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.
Come be a part of one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in southern California this February. Held in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, this all-night party includes 20 of the area's hottest restaurants, nightclubs, and bars. Expect Double Deuce, Onyx, the Keating Hotel, and Greystone Steakhouse, to name a few. Continue reading
Kick start your festive fun with a triple axel, or simply stay standing in the outdoor skating rink at Horton Plaza. With your $14 adult admission, you'll support Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego. Do a great deed this holiday season while you work your magic on the ice. Continue reading
If visions of sugarplum fairies have ever danced through your head, this is the seasonal event for your San Diego trip. From December 13 through December 22, reserve your seats at Spreckels Theatre to experience the one and only masterpiece The Nutcracker by the City Ballet Orchestra. This performance is sure to kick off your holiday spirit. Continue reading
Experience the beautiful music of Sir James Galway with the Irish Chamber Orchestra at Copley Symphony Hall in San Diego. A master of classical flute, Sir Galway is a musical virtuoso who has toured the world and sold over 30 million albums. Now on a tour of America, Sir James Galway entertains San Diego audiences with his passionate flute solos at Copley Symphony Hall for an uplifting concert of Irish and world classical music. Continue reading
San Diego, California is a spectacular destination to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family. Whether you want to give back to the community or gather around a festive holiday table, Thanksgiving in San Diego is a wonderful experience. Enjoy a Thanksgiving 5k run through Balboa Park, go ice skating at Horton Plaza and enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner at one of downtown San Diego's wonderful restaurants. Continue reading