Get your puns and witty banter ready, because we’re bringing you another #CaptionClassySD contest for January! Throughout January, our Facebook fans will have the opportunity to caption our photo of the month. Each caption submitted is entered into a contest where entrants will have the chance to win a $100 credit toward a stay at Ocean Park Inn. How do you ensure that your caption wins the grand prize? Get the most votes for your caption!
Here is our January photo. This month, our photo recognizes one of the biggest industries in San Diego and it’s also what brings most of our clients to town: the hospitality industry. We’re giving a shout out to our bartenders that pour drinks and witness all of the hipster, beer-loving locals in their natural element.
Use this link to enter the contest, http://woobox.com/ivkneb. Caption your heart out and let the smack talk begin. Don’t worry. As locals, we’re also loyal San Diego sports fans. We can handle the truth.
Dreaming of a weekend getaway to unwind from the madness of the holidays? The Martin Luther King holiday weekend is just around the corner, and San Diego makes a great destination for a quick weekend trip! For accommodations, look no further than Ocean Park Inn, which is located just across the boardwalk from the Pacific Ocean, and close to all of the action in San Diego.
On Saturday, January 17th, start off the weekend watching San Diego State University’s Aztecs vs. UNLV’s Runnin’ Rebels. Tip off is at 3:00pm at the Viejas Arena, and you can still get your tickets here. If you’d rather take in the game on TV, check out nearby Pacific Beach hotspots like The Local Pacific Beach, where you can enjoy brunch with $10 bottles of Champagne!
On Sunday, January 18th make sure to check out the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in downtown at the San Diego Bay Waterfront! The festivities start at 2 p.m. on Harbor Drive and are a must attend for all ages. The parade is a San Diego tradition and will include everything from detailed floats to peace and youth group gatherings. Enjoy the beauty of the waterfront with the family or friends. It is the perfect way to honor the holiday, and explore “Americas Finest City.” If you have extra time, stop by Seaport Village after the parade to enjoy local cuisine, and tour the 50+ shops it has to offer!
And the best part of Sunday during a holiday weekend? No work on Monday! Continue your weekend fun by walking the Pacific Beach boardwalk directly in front of Ocean Park Inn and explore fun shops, restaurants and beautiful scenery. San Diego has everything you could want in a long weekend getaway: great eats, exciting events, and gorgeous sandy beaches. Visit www.oceanparkinn.com to book your stay in Sunny San Diego.
Consider yourself a foodie? How does your pick of 180 restaurants sound? Well food lovers, it’s time to unite in San Diego! This January 18th – 24th, the California Restaurant Association presents a delectable foodie experience known as San Diego Restaurant Week. The event spans seven days’ worth of culinary creations and amazing cuisine. Need a place to call home after filling yourself to the brim with San Diego’s hottest cuisine? Look no further than Ocean Park Inn in Pacific Beach, which will serve as the perfect destination for relaxation between meals.
San Diego is home to some of the greatest food around, and with 180 restaurants participating, you’ll need a plan of action for this tasty event. The cuisine opportunities will span all 12 regions of San Diego county, so you have the option to search for your top choices based on type of food, neighborhood, and pricing.
Want to hit up the unique deals and offerings for lunch? Choose from two-course meal offerings for just $10, $15, or $20. There are even options close to your comfortably accommodations at the Ocean Park Inn. Simply enjoy a light stroll over to Pacific Beach Alehouse for a delicious $15 lunch, or try the Patio on Lamont Street for a $20 feast! Most participating lunches include an appetizer or sweet dessert along with your main course.
Dinner more your scene? San Diego Restaurant Week boasts three-course meals set at $20, $30, $40, or $50. Change up your scenery for dinner by hopping in a cab from Ocean Park Inn to gorgeous downtown, and satisfy that sushi craving at Azuki Sushi for a $40 dinner!
We saved the best part for last…NO tickets required at all! Just dine out at as many or as few participating restaurants as you’d like during San Diego Restaurant Week. The possibilities are endless!
Book your stay with Ocean Park Inn today and get ready to delight your taste buds in San Diego!
Another year has quickly slipped past us and it’s time for the countdown to 2015 to begin! New Year’s is just around the corner and before you start planning your resolutions, make sure to book your perfect New Year’s Eve celebration in San Diego. Whether you are looking forward to spending time with your family or celebrating with your friends, San Diego has an event to suit your needs.
First things first: the perfect New Years accommodations at a beautiful beachfront boutique hotel in exciting Pacific Beach. Make the Ocean Park Inn your home base as you ring in 2015 to enjoy the sights and smells of the Pacific Ocean along with the perfect proximity to an abundance of friendly and exciting restaurants and nightlife hotspots.
A few of our favorite spots to watch the ball drop this New Years are as follows:
Moonlight NYE Cruise: Set sail under the moonlight on a large luxury yacht and enjoy breathtaking views of the San Diego skyline while indulging in an open bar and appetizer buffet. Spend your New Year’s dancing the night away with a lively crowd and two amazing DJs, then head to the deck to check out the fireworks launched over San Diego Bay. Purchase your tickets for the Moonlight Cruise and open bar before they sell out!
New Year’s Eve Party at the Hard Rock: If you want to ring in the New Year at one of the hottest parties in San Diego, this is the event for you. With three floors, five venues, and 20 DJs, you are sure to find your groove and dance until the lights turn on. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego, the Hard Rock party will put you at the heart of all the New Years action. Visit Hard Rock for tickets to the venue.
Big Night San Diego: This New Year’s Eve gala at the Hilton Bayfront features 12 party areas, 6 dance floors and the hottest DJs in town. Big Night San Diego an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve event where you will enjoy first-class service, a buffet, and fully stocked bars all night long. You will be showered with champagne and gifts, so buy tickets for Big Night San Diego and let the countdown begin!
Watch Fireworks In Downtown San Diego: On New Year’s Eve, downtown San Diego’s skies will be illuminated with an abundance of fireworks to help ring in the New Year. You can take a boat out on the bay, sit and watch from Coronado Island, or enjoy the sights from downtown. Regardless of your venue, New Year’s Eve in San Diego is sure to be one to remember.
Come down to San Diego and book your stay at Ocean Park Inn, located just steps away from the sand, as well as Pacific Beach’s hottest restaurants and bars. Ocean Park Inn is also located just a taxi ride away from some the New Year’s celebrations listed above!
Another College football season is coming to an end, meaning we get to shift our focus to the exciting bowl games! San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium will play host to two of these games, starting with the Poinsettia Bowl on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, and closing with the Holiday Bowl on Saturday, December 27, 2014.
Whether you are tailgating and attending the actual games or simply planning to watch them at your favorite local bar, the Ocean Park Inn will make the perfect home base during your San Diego fun. Located within walking distance to Pacific Beach’s most sought-after sports bars, as well as a short taxi ride away from the stadium, the Ocean Park Inn is your best choice for a post-holidays San Diego getaway.
The Holiday Bowl isn’t all football, however! To mark the kickoff of this exciting game, San Diego presents a 5k, Balloon Parade and more! The 20th Annual 5K Bumble Bee Foods Run/Walk will take begin on the corner of Harbor Drive and Ash Street and finish near Tuna Harbor Park. After the run you will have the chance to stay and watch the Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade where you will be able to enjoy the scenic bayside streets of San Diego. The parade boasts live marching bands, beautiful hand made floats, drill teams and a balloon ceremony. If you are not participating in the 5K run/walk, you can purchase your tickets at the Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade site.
Make your way down to Pacific Beach and enjoy a weekend filled with football festivities and family fun. Gear up and join us for a touchdown weekend!