Tag: Old Town San Diego

Popular Mezcal Bar and Kitchen Relaunches Weekend Brunch

| July 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Popular Mezcal Bar and Kitchen Relaunches Weekend Brunch

Just in time for summer, mezcal bar and kitchen Tahona in Old Town, located at 2414 San Diego Avenue, announces the return of its Oaxaca-inspired brunch service, beginning Sunday, June 12 and available thereafter each Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Notably, this marks the first time Tahona’s once-popular brunch will be served since early 2020 – and now, […]

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San Diego Superior Court at the Whaley House

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Superior Court at the Whaley House

From 1868 to 1871, the Whaley House in Old Town San Diego served as the courthouse and seat of San Diego. The County of San Diego rented the courthouse for $65 per month until the highly contested move to “new town” in downtown San Diego. On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Presiding Judge Richard S. Whitney […]

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A New Historic Park Opens in Old Town San Diego

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

This past October, the Grand Opening of Iipay ~ Tipai Kumeyaay Mut Niihepok -Land of the First People took place in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Located at the corner of Taylor Street and Juan Street, the 2.5 acre historic site is dedicated to the First People, the Kumeyaay. It celebrates twenty years […]

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Cinco de Mayo Returns to Old Town San Diego With a Vibrant Mercado and Food Experience

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cinco de Mayo Returns to Old Town San Diego With a Vibrant Mercado and Food Experience

Grab your family and head to historic Old Town San Diego to spice up your weekend for the Free Fiesta Old Town Mercado – a Cinco de Mayo artisan market and dining extravaganza! After 37 years of fiery fun plus one dynamic virtual party in 2020, Fiesta Old Town will bring back the fuego as […]

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Old Town San Diego 2020 Dia de los Muertos

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
Old Town San Diego 2020 Dia de los Muertos

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on festivals and large gatherings, Dia de los Muertos will look a lot different in Old Town this year. Old Town San Diego will not be hosting a traditional procession or displaying an altar in the El Campo Santo cemetery. Yet, you will be able to find Old Town decorated in […]

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Bazaar del Mundo’s Annual Santa Fe Marketplace

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Bazaar del Mundo’s Annual Santa Fe Marketplace

Celebrating the colorful cultures of Native Americans and the American Southwest, Bazaar del Mundo’s annual Santa Fe Marketplace returns to Old Town, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 20 through 22. Transformed into a vibrant outdoor marketplace, Bazaar del Mundo (located at 4133 Taylor […]

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A Festive Flair for the Holidays

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Festive Flair for the Holidays

For more than 45 years, Diane Powers has been helping San Diegans shop and dine in vibrant holiday fashion with lots of color, personality and flavor. A lively and colorful entry to San Diego’s Old Town community, Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, located at 4133 Taylor Street in San Diego, have been one of San […]

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California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

| October 3, 2018 | 1 Comment
California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

California State Parks and Senator President pro Tempore Toni Atkins hosted a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday, September 24, to announce the transformation of a Caltrans’ District 11 Office Complex (Complex) in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (Old Town) into a new public open space, located at 2829 Juan Street in Old […]

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Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

On July 24 delegates celebrating the 152nd anniversary of the formation of the Buffalo Soldier Regiment visited the Casa del Rey Morro African American Museum on Congress Street in Old Town San Diego. The Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce/Business Improvement District President, Fred Grand joined in the celebration with other supporters and presented […]

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Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

This past month, a large group of Mission Hills’ residents who live in the Presidio Hills area went before the Mission Hills Town Council trustees to voice their serious concerns regarding the physical condition of the park and the increasing number of homeless encampments that are becoming a common problem. They also shared the fact […]

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