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.
Fashion Week San Diego is back this fall! Beginning Sept. 30, 2013, emerging fashion designers will get the chance to showcase their brand new, never before seen creations. More importantly, this is their opportunity to be noticed and celebrated. A ticket gives you access all three runway shows, plus panels with experts on beauty and style, as well as the fabulous Trunk Show on the last day. Continue reading
In San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, you'll find Halloween frights and fun unlike any others. If it's icky, blood-spattered gore you're after, head to the Haunted Hotel, which is open year round, but of course gets even scarier during All Hallows' Eve. For a fun, sexy party, get tickets to the 13th annual Monster Bash, a gigantic Halloween bash stretching 8 blocks. Continue reading
The San Diego Chargers take the field at Qualcomm Stadium this fall. Part of the NFL's AFC Western Division, the football team is looking for a fresh start in 2013, with a new head coach and general manager. Come to a game in the sunny Mission Valley, and cheer on Southern California's only professional football team! Continue reading
Spend a sunny summer day at a park, enjoying gourmet food, live music, and the work of over 100 artists. ArtWalk, run by and for artists, has organized festivals for a number of years and now added this location at the heart of the city's arts and culture district. Support the local art community and even buy a piece which catches your eye directly from the creator. Continue reading
One of the world's top comic book conventions comes to downtown San Diego every summer: Comic-Con International, a giant four-day celebration of comic book art, pop culture and science fiction. Over 130,000 attendees take part in this colorful event, which features hundreds of events, games, industry awards, costume competitions, celebrity sightings and more. Continue reading