A trip to Old Town provides you with a bunch of options for things to do in San Diego today, from catching a play to exploring the cemetery, and more. One of the most fun things to do in Old Town is to explore its centerpiece, Fiesta de Reyes
Fiesta de Reyes is the place to go in Old Town whether you’re looking to pick up some souvenirs or gifts or hoping to grab a bite to eat. On most days the area is where you can go to hear live mariachi music, see people dancing, and generally feel like you’ve stepped back in time to San Diego in the 1800s. Get some authentic Mexican food and margaritas at popular restaurants like Casa de Reyes or the Cosmopolitan and dine outside while you soak in the one of a kind atmosphere of Old Town and Fiesta de Reyes. You’ll feel like an old westerner when you belly up to the bar at the Old Town Saloon to order a beer. There are 19 incredible shops in Fiesta de Reyes where you can buy everything from hot sauce and beef jerky to toys and souvenir shirts and hats. If you’re looking for things to do in San Diego tonight, there is also plenty of nightlife in and around Old Town and Fiesta de Reyes, with a theater right next door and numerous lively bars to choose from.
Eating fantastic Mexican food in Old Town is one of the top things to do in San Diego and Old Town’s best restaurants can be found in Fiesta de Reyes. What better way to spend a sunny San Diego afternoon than dining outside in Old Town and being serenaded by mariachis? The hours of the restaurants, bars, and shops vary so be sure to check to make sure they’re open if you plan on heading over later in the evening. Of course, there are also seasonal events that take place at Fiesta de Reyes like the popular Cinco de Mayo and Dia de los Muertos celebrations which draw thousands to the area.
Funseekers can purchase a FunGig that pairs them with an in-the-know local who can steer them to the best restaurants, shops, and points of interest in Fiesta de Reyes and Old Town. Funbassadors can use their local insight to show someone the highlights of one of San Diego’s best destinations.