Welcome to Old Town San Diego!

WANDER through lush gardens and plazas. SHOP specialty stores for treasures from around the world. INDULGE in authentic cuisine and nightlife. DANCE to strolling mariachis and baile folklórico. ENGAGE with rich history at museums, historic sites, and cultural events.

OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO, Birthplace of California!

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Old Town San Diego Unites for Successful Clean Up Event

On March 25, the Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce and CalTrans, with the support of the Mormon Battalion Historic Site, organized the Old …

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Tacos for Every Taste at Casa de Fred’s

San Diego is a mecca for taco lovers, but with so many options, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. Fortunately, …

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Make Your Reservations for Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, & Graduations!

As spring approaches, it’s time to start planning for some special events in Old Town San Diego! Whether it’s Easter, Mother’s Day, graduations, or Father’s …

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30 Years of Beachy Style at Treasures by the Sea

For over 30 years, Treasures by the Sea has been a staple in Old Town San Diego, offering visitors a wide selection of stylish and …

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Old Town Gems Highlight San Diego Restaurant Week

If you’re a foodie searching for an unforgettable culinary experience in San Diego, you won’t want to miss the 20th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week! …

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Explore Heritage County Park’s Victorian Treasures

Looking for a unique travel destination that will take you back in time? Look no further than San Diego’s Heritage County Park! This magnificent 7.8-acre …

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Elevate Your Style at Dante’s Leather

Located in the historic Old Town San Diego, Dante’s Leather is a store that specializes in offering premium leather products suitable for individuals of all …

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Remembering Antonio Garra: A Hero of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination

Antonio Garra was a Native American leader of the Cupeño tribe who lived in what is now Southern California in the mid-19th century. Garra is …

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Restoring History: Explore the McCoy House

Looking for a historic destination in sunny San Diego that offers a glimpse into the life of one of the city’s most prominent figures? Look …

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Remembering Juana Machado: The Florence Nightingale of Old Town San Diego

The Machado y Silvas Museum in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is proud to present a temporary exhibit dedicated to Juana Machado Alipas …

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New in Old Town: Flor’s Farm to Table Brings Brunch with a Fresh Twist

San Diego’s Old Town is known for its rich history and vibrant culture, with numerous Mexican restaurants and shops lining its streets. Recently, a new …

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Unleash Your Creativity at The Nest Tattoo

The Nest Tattoo in Old Town San Diego is a hidden gem for anyone looking to get a unique tattoo experience. Located in the heart …

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Don’t Miss Out on Antonio Garra Day and Youth & Social Pow Wow on March 18th!

Join the Pala Band of Mission Indians and the San Diego Unified School District’s Native American Education Program on March 18, 2023, for a day …

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Step into the Colorful World of South America at Sol y Quito

Sol y Quito is a unique and vibrant business located in the heart of Old Town San Diego, within the wonderful Fiesta De Reyes. This …

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Old Town’s Best Spots

St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate all things Irish, and in Old Town San Diego, there are plenty of great places to do …

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Taste the Quality and Care at Harney Sushi

Harney Sushi in Old Town San Diego is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves sushi. Located in the historic Old Town area, this sushi …

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Discover San Diego’s Top Tours and Attractions for Free with the Hometown Pass Program

Are you a San Diego County resident looking for a fun way to explore your hometown? Look no further than the Historic Tours of America …

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From Mild to Wild: The Crazy Pepper Offers Hot Sauces for Every Taste

The Crazy Pepper is a hot sauce specialty store located in the lively Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. This …

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