Be a March reveler this year and conquer the countless fun things to do in San Diego this Spring! Right off the bat, March kicks off with a delicious Mardi Gras inspired jubilee in Downtown San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. On Saturday, March 2 from 1 PM to 5 PM the Big Easy Bites and Booze Tour will take you on a tantalizing self-guided excursion to sample 20 New Orleans inspired bites and 20 Carnival cocktails from 20 of the top bars and restaurants in the Gaslamp Quarter, all for just $25! Add some beads, an exclusive VIP after party at a secret location, Brazilian dancers and you have yourself the best pre-Carnival celebration in town! For more information to purchase tickets visit The party doesn’t end there! Just two weeks after this edible extravaganza, San Diego’s largest St. Patrick’s Day block party, San Diego shamROCK, hits the Gaslamp Quarter for its 25th year of Irish revelry! On Saturday, March 16 from 2pm to Midnight, San Diego shamROCK will transform the Gaslamp Quarter into an Irish Wonderland for an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day!


Let the Irish Times roll, Lads! Get ready to shamROCK your world with 3 stages of non-stop music, flowing green Bud Light beer, Tullamore Dew Whiskey libations, an all-new interactive shamROCK Shenanigans Block, and more! In addition to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in San Diego with live music and plenty of booze, for just $30 through Midnight on February 18th your shamROCK wristband grants you no cover charge and food and drink specials at 25 participating restaurants and bars throughout the Gaslamp Quarter. Elevate your San Diego shamROCK experience with the most exclusive benefits as a Lucky Leprechaun VIP for just $70 through Midnight on February 18th! VIPs enjoy all the benefits of General Admission plus front of the line entry. All VIPs receive $1 off all drinks at the VIP Lounge Bar, access to the exclusive VIP Lounge, VIP restrooms, and complimentary booze! Receive 7 complimentary drinks; 3 at the Lucky Leprechaun VIP bar within the shamROCK venue and 1 drink at VIP hotspots American Junkie, The Dive SKC, Patron’s Corner, and Vybz all located in the Gaslamp Quarter! Machu Picchu, American Junkie, and The Dive SKC will serve up a thirst-quenching cocktail as a lucky VIP perk! Feeling extra green? Head to McFadden’s who will be giving our lucky leprechauns an exclusive Green Frozen Slushy. Talk about having the most gold in your pot at the end of the rainbow!


Frolic through the Gaslamp Quarter and live your best leprechaun life as a lucky VIP all weekend long. The San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter and The Bristol San Diego are both offering exclusive room rates for shamROCK attendees, now that’s the luck of the Irish at play! Wake up Saturday and Sunday in the epicenter of all the action to commence the Irish affairs early. ShamROCK’s doors open at 2 PM, so be prepared to raise your green beers, Whiskey libations, and say “Sláinte”! (cheers)! Dive into the festivities and party like the Irish knowing you will be waking up to Sunday Brunch at The Field, proud sponsor of this year’s shamROCK. Their brunch menu items paired with a Traditional Irish Coffee that will recharge your batteries for yet another day of St. Patrick’s Day craic (fun) in the Gaslamp Quarter! For more information and to purchase tickets to this year’s San Diego shamROCK, visit