Welcome to the Bristol Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in downtown San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the city's latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, the San Diego Zoo, Petco Park and more.
Red and green lights shimmer in the water at the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a festive holiday procession featuring more than 80 decorated boats and yachts. This event is so popular, it's taking place twice this year - December 11 and 18. Continue reading
Snowflakes dance. Toy soldiers charge. A mouse is king, children are heroes, and Christmas comes to life during The Nutcracker ballet. Buy tickets now for this beloved holiday performance, which takes place December 10-24 at San Diego Civic Theatre. Continue reading
Sleep in an extra hour on the morning of November 6, and then head over to the Gaslamp Quarter for the family-friendly Fall Back Festival. Enjoy free snacks, historical demonstrations, and an old-fashioned atmosphere of the 1880s Wild West era. Continue reading
Join 7,500+ runners on Thanksgiving Day for the 15th Annual Father Joe's Villages Thanksgiving Day Run in Balboa Park. Raise money for charity, and enjoy special holiday deals from our nearby hotel this season. Continue reading
Spreading out over eight city blocks like a haunted nightmare, Monster Bash is the ultimate Halloween party. Put on your wildest costume for this October 29 event, which features five stages of music, 20 DJs, and a $5,000 costume contest Continue reading