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.
In its 12th year, the San Diego Film Festival is an event movie lovers won't want to miss. In addition to debuts and screenings of limited-release, independent films, you can choose from over 100 offerings like documentaries, foreign films, and short subjects. Director, screenwriter, and producer Judd Apatow will be honored with the Visionary Filmmaker Award at a gala event that's sure to be the toast of the town. Continue reading
Experience the dramatic and enchantingly funny plays of William Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Festival at the Old Globe in San Diego. The Old Globe's Shakespeare Festival returns this summer with rotating performances of classic Shakespeare plays that bring drama, comedy and enchantment to the outdoor stage. See Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream and The Merchant of Venice and Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Continue reading
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Celebrate the brightest full moon of the year at the Family Moon Celebration at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. This ancient Chinese tradition is an annual celebration of the moon and the bounty of the autumn harvest. Sample delicious mooncakes, see beautiful Chinese arts and crafts, enjoy cultural demonstrations and learn about Chinese legends in the beautiful Chuang Garden. This is a wonderful and unique cultural event that honors the Chinese community of San Diego. Continue reading
Every August, San Diego Magazine invites the businesses highlighted in its "Best of" and "Best Restaurants" issues to share their food, drinks and entertainment. At this sophisticated party, you'll get a chance to sample unlimited food and drinks, and even take home fun souvenirs like cool Stella Artois beer glasses. It takes place August 23 at the NTC at Liberty Station, one of the most unique parks around. Continue reading