For a thrilling sightseeing experience, head to San Diego Gaslamp District’s Halloween festivities, which take place the entire month of October in the popular downtown neighborhood. Located just blocks away from our boutique hotel in San Diego, this chilling celebration includes ghoulish costume balls, wild parties and haunted houses, along with plenty of impromptu shenanigans from the fun-loving San Diego locals. A historic area once known for crazy characters, San Diego’s famous old neighborhood now lures tourists and locals alike to the dark recesses of old buildings to celebrate a Gaslamp District Halloween. Hosting a range of scary and fun events throughout the Halloween season, the Gaslamp District’s best attractions include the annual Monster Bash masquerade (taking place October 27, 2012) and the Haunted Hotel, a creepy basement tour of a haunted building (Wednesday through Sunday nights in October). Along with these frighteningly fun attractions, you’ll discover heaps of exciting places to go during the Gaslamp District Halloween celebrations, including wicked dance clubs, costume parties, chilled-out lounges and all sorts of live entertainment. In this historic neighborhood, ghost stories abound – bring your family and friends and write your own when you experience San Diego’s Gaslamp District Halloween.