San Diego Beer Week

| Activities, Entertainment, Events


Mark your calendars for November 6th-15th. Ocean Park Inn is a preferred hotel for the 2nd Annual San Diego Beer Week. Visit and enter promo code “BEERWEEK” for a discounted rate and a growler of beer from our sister company Abnormal Beer Co. at check in as well as a $25 gift card to use at The Cork & Craft, home of Abnormal Beer.

Abnormal Beer

Join us for the 13th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego. This two day event is the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week. Enjoy samples from more than 50 San Diego County breweries! The event raises funds for local charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild.

VIP Brewer Takeover

Rub elbows with some of San Diego’s award-winning brewers and see why San Diego beer is taking over palates everywhere. This exclusive event will showcase San Diego’s finest, rare, and specialty beers from local breweries, including offerings brewed just for this event. All-inclusive ticket includes unlimited beer samples offered throughout the evening coupled with unlimited food samples from local craft-beer friendly restaurants.

The best way to start off SD Beer Week is with a Two Day Pass, so you can enjoy the festivities on BOTH Friday and Saturday at a discount!

SD Brewers Guild Festival

Enjoy the Guild Festival with a commemorative tasting cup and unlimited beer samples. The event showcases San Diego County’s finest craft breweries! Food will be available for sale from local, craft-beer friendly restaurants and food trucks. And to top it all off, musical entertainment will be provided by some of San Diego’s most talented musicians!

Premier Access (Saturday Only)
Want to get in early and beat the crowd, then pick up a Premier Access Pass and enter the festival 1 HOUR early at 1 PM!
Event is rain or shine.

Attend Beer College during the San Diego Brewers Guild Festival general admission session on Saturday, 11/7. Each session will be approximately 30 minutes – first come, first serve.

2:00 — 2:30 PM
Come learn about the effects wild yeast can have on the flavor of beer. We will be focusing on Brettanomyces and discussing the characteristics, fermentation, handling, and propagation. Samples will be served to attendees.

2:45 — 3:15 PM
Join us to learn about Barrel Aged Beers through an introduction to the process and the different types of barrels used. Samples will be served to attendees.

2kids Brewing Co.
32 North Brewing Co.
Abnormal Beer Co.
Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment
AleSmith Brewing Company
Alpine Beer Company
Amplified Ale Works
Arcana Brewing Company
Automatic Brewing Co.
Aztec Brewing Company
Bagby Beer Company
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Belching Beaver Brewery
Benchmark Brewing Company
BNS Brewing and Distilling Company
Bolt Brewery
Booze Brothers Brewing Co.
Breakwater Brewing Company
Callahan’s Pub & Brewery
ChuckAlek Independent Brewers
Coronado Brewing Company
Council Brewing
Culture Brewing Co.
Dos Desperados Brewery
Duck Foot Brewing Co.
Fallbrook Brewing Company, Inc.
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Green Flash Brewing Co.
Groundswell Brewing Company
Guadalupe Brewery
Helm’s Brewing Co.
Hillcrest Brewing Company
Intergalactic Brewing Company
Iron Fist Brewing Company
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Kilowatt Brewing
Latitude 33 Brewing Company
Legacy Brewing Co.
Lightning Brewery
Magnetic Brewing LLC
Mike Hess Brewing Co.
Mission Brewery
Modern Times Beer
Monkey Paw Brewing
Mother Earth Brew Co.
New English Brewing
Novo Brazil Brewing Company
Offbeat Brewing Company
Oggi’s Sports Brewhouse Pizza
On The Tracks Brewery LLC
O’Sullivan Bros. Brewing Co.
Pacific Beach Ale House
Pizza Port Brewing Co
Prohibition Brewing Company, Inc.
Quantum Brewing
Rip Current Brewing
Rock Bottom La Jolla
Rough Draft Brewing Company
San Diego Brewing Co.
San Marcos Brewing Company
Second Chance Beer Co.
Societe Brewing Company
South Park Brewing
Stone Brewing Co.
Stumblefoot Brewing
The Homebrewer, LLC
The Lost Abbey
Thorn Street Brewery
Toolbox Brewing Company
Twisted Manzanita Ales
Urbn St Brewing Co
Valley Center Brewery
Wavelength Brewing Company
Brothers Provisions
Currywurst Frankfurt
Flagship Cruises & Events
Islands Restaurants
Luigi’s At The Beach
Pacific Pizza
Slater’s 50/50
Sliced Pizza
The Pearl Hotel


VIP Brewer Takeover
The Flocculators
Stone Brewing Co.’s House Band includes: Mitch Steele, Jeremy Moynier, Mike Martinez, Tom Modifica, Ken Wright & Tony Davis

San Diego Brewers Guild Festival
My Own Holiday
Presented by Karl Strauss Brewing Co.
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble
Billy Watson & the International Silver String Submarine Band

© 2015 San Diego Brewers Guild
Funded in part (or in whole) by the San Diego Tourism Marketing District Corporation with City of San Diego Tourism Marketing District Assessment Funds.


Foodies Unite at San Diego Restaurant Week

| Entertainment, Events

San Diego Restaurant WeekConsider 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!

San Diego Warmly Welcomes Home Winter Solstice

| Entertainment, From Ocean Park Inn

In some parts of the country, the Winter Solstice, which marks the shortest day of the year, also marks the beginning of a long and cold winter. However, in San Diego, the Winter Solstice is nothing but another sunny Southern Californian day! With school and work breaking for the holidays, come celebrate the Winter Soltice away from your town’s freezing weather at the Pacific Beach’s premier beachfront hotel, the Ocean Park Inn. Snowmans Family At Sea Beach In Santa Hat. New Years And Christm

From experience, we can tell you there is nothing better than a vacation spent with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand. The Ocean Park Inn is located in the heart of San Diego’s Pacific Beach, where you can enjoy local eats and nightlife, as well as a sunset stroll down the boardwalk.

Here are some of our favorite things to do in San Diego during the winter:

1. Arrival of Surfin’ Santa:
Santa will ditch his red suit, dress up in his surfing attire and arrive at Seaport Village to celebrate the holiday season in true Southern California style. Families near and far venture to Seaport Village to enjoy a unique visit with the board shorts-clad Santa, and to explore more than 50 local shops all decked out for the holidays.

2. Ice Skating at Horton Plaza:
Gather up family and friends alike and head downtown to San Diego’s premier shopping district, where you can enjoy hot chocolate and get the feel of the holiday season. The ice skating rink will be set up alongside Horton Plaza’s beautiful Christmas tree, making it a great place to spend time with your loved ones.

3. Get out and explore the beauty of San Diego:
You can explore the wonders of San Diego by going on hikes throughout the city or renting bicycles to ride down the seaside boardwalk. If you can tear yourself away from your relaxing oceanfront room at the Ocean Park Inn, you may also want to consider renting paddleboards or kayaking in nearby Mission Bay. Enjoy the many wonders of San Diego as you unleash your adventurous side this winter!

Whether you are escaping the freezing temps or just visiting family in San Diego, Ocean Park Inn is the place to stay. You can watch the sunset from your balcony or visit the many different restaurants, bars and shops surrounding the hotel. Although it is the beginning of winter you will feel like summer has just arrived! San Diego is your summer getaway from winter, so book yourself some sunshine today!

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Tis the Season: Kick off your holiday season at Balboa Park December Nights

| Entertainment, Events, Greater San Diego

Kick off this holiday season by attending Balboa Park’s December Nights! On December 5th and 6th, the 36th annual holiday festival will bring families and friends together to learn about the cultural value of San Diego’s Balboa Park, all set to the undeniable sights and sounds of the holiday season.

Balboa Park December Nights Event, San Diego Holiday Events 2014Attending the premier holiday festival in 2014? Consider booking your stay at Ocean Park Inn, where you can enjoy gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean during the day, then head into Balboa Park for holiday cheer by night. This boutique, ocean front hotel makes the perfect home away from home this holiday season. Whether you are visiting family in San Diego, want to attend Balboa December Nights or simply just want to escape your city’s winter weather, Ocean Park Inn is the place for you.

The December Nights event will host over 350,000 visitors and is among one of the largest free holiday festivals in the community. In the spirit of the holiday season, participating museums will open their doors from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., free of charge. In addition to free entry into participating museums, there will be a wide variety of entertainment options and holiday exhibitions to round out the festivities.

But the fun doesn’t stop at lights and music! If you’re attending December Nights, be sure to come hungry. Each year, vendors gather to bring the community the best of their holiday treats, including delicious offerings from around the globe. Balboa Park will be decorated for the holiday season with lights illuminating the entire park and a decorated Christmas tree in the center of the venue.

Learn more about Balboa December Nights and join our community to kick off the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday’s are a time to visit with family and friends, so book your stay at Pacific Beach’s boutique family hotel and enjoy a holiday that you’ll never forget.

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Halloween 2014 in San Diego

| Entertainment, Events, Greater San Diego

Celebrate Halloween Beach Side At Ocean Park Inn

Halloween Pumpkin On The BeachIt’s that time of year again! The ghost and goblins are set to make their appearances, and San Diegans are preparing to dress up in their favorite costumes. San Diego hosts a ton of Halloween events to fit just about every taste, and there’s no better place to rest your head after a long night of celebrating than at Pacific Beach’s top boutique hotel, Ocean Park Inn. This beachfront hotel is located within walking distance to many restaurants and bars, and sits just exits away from some of the largest Halloween celebrations in San Diego.

The hardest part of Halloween in San Diego will be choosing which event to attend! Check out our top picks for spooktacular fun this October 31st:

Haunted Hotel
Where: Market Street

Make your way through the largest haunted house in all of San Diego and experience the most heart-pounding and shiver-inducing special effects in town. The haunted Hotel will have you screaming from start to finish! If you dare, explore Freddy Krueger’s workshop, and visit rooms inspired by Legion and Shutter Island. Haunt World Magazine named Haunted Hotel as one of the top 13 haunted houses in America. Purchase your tickets online here and get ready for a night full of fright!

Haunted Trail
Where: Balboa Park

Balboa Park’s mile-long haunted trail will have you twisting through mysterious groves of pines and gnarled oaks. Our best tip? Don’t get too caught up in worrying about what will jump out ahead of you…be aware of what might catch you from behind! This year’s trail takes you through a haunted old Plantation and Bourbon Street, offers the chance to meet the murderous residents of Silent Hill, squeezes participants  through a crowd of creepy clowns in the Haunted Ghoul Bus, and even gives you the chance to survive live scenes from American Horror Story. Buy your tickets now and discover all Balboa Park has to offer for Halloween weekend.

Monster Bash Block Party
Where: Downtown San Diego

On Friday night, the scariest demons, most lustful vampires, spookiest ghosts, and craziest villains will take over the Gaslamp and East Village, covering over eight blocks for the largest Halloween Party in California. The Monster Bash Block Party will boast five over-the-top decorated stages, and will feature over 17 of the best DJs in the nation. Monster Bash is known for its insane costume contest, so make sure dress your best to be eligible to win up to $5,000. Buy your tickets here before this popular event sells out.

Haunted Halloween Carnival
Where: Hard Rock Hotel

Enjoy the most remarkable Halloween night-life in all of San Diego at Hard Rock Hotel’s Haunted Halloween Carnival. This event will have over 20 DJs, three floors and five epic rooms decorated to theme with Halloween surprises around every corner. Put together your most creative costume, grab your friends and plan for a night filled with drinks, dancing and fun. Buy your tickets from Hard Rock Hotel and don’t miss out on the party of the year!

Whether you plan to make your way downtown for Halloween festivities, or would like to stay close to your luxury Ocean Park Inn accomodations in beautiful Pacific Beach, there will be plenty to do on Halloween weekend. Dress up in your best-looking costumes and check out some of the local bars, including nearby Firehouse, Miller’s Field, Duck Dive or Tavern. You simply can’t go wrong spending a spooky, sun-filled Halloween in America’s Finest City.

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