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.
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
Discover Balboa Theatre, San Diego's historic 1920s vaudeville-style performance hall. This unique local treasure hosts a variety of live shows and movies - check out the upcoming calendar and make plans to see a performance today. Continue reading
Ooey, gooey, and absolutely delicious - macaroni and cheese is a dish that everybody loves. Vote for the best of the best at the 2nd Annual Mac N' Cheese Fest, taking place at Waterfront Park in San Diego on Saturday, October 15. Continue reading
Ghostly happenings. Haunted saloons. Historic funeral parlors. Explore the dark underbelly of the Gaslamp Quarter on a guided ghost tour of the neighborhood. Tours last 90 minutes and depart every Friday at 5 pm. Reservations are recommended. Continue reading