Bacon Lovers Rejoice! The Big Bite Bacon Fest is returning to San Diego

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Bacon has managed to establish quite the cult-like following, adding an odd but delicious twist to everyday foods. From chocolate covered bacon to bacon ice cream, this food item has become the new “must have” ingredient. This year, locals and visitors can celebrate its greasy goodness at the Big Bite Bacon Fest at the San Diego Fair.

On July 5th, guests will have the chance to taste all sorts of bacon dishes at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. There are two separate tasting events, the first from noon to 3 pm and the second 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This event is expecting bacon dishes from up to 40 restaurants and celebrity cooks from the San Diego area and further afield. The beer offerings are coming from about 30 different breweries in the San Diego and Southern California region.

Tickets are available for advance purchase and on the day of the event. General admission tickets include unlimited bacon dish samples and the visitors’ choice of 10 samples of beer that are 3 ounces each. Advance tickets for general admission are $55, while general admission tickets the day of the event are $65. VIP ticket holders get everything available to general admission guests, and they are allowed into the event an hour earlier and have special seating during the event. The cost of these advance VIP tickets is $75 with an additional $10 added for purchases on the day of the event. Piglet and Sober Pig tickets range in price from $45 to $75, depending on the date they are purchased. Piglets and Sober Pigs get the same wonderful selection of bacon featured food, but the ticket does not include the beer samples as they are catered towards the kids and designated drivers in the group.

Other exciting activities at the tasting include interesting bacon-themed games, promising fun for the whole family. Gear up for the 2014 Bacon Fest by booking your hotel near San Diego Bay in Downtown, a great place for post-festival pork dishes.

If you’re in need of an affordable downtown San Diego hotel room, call Marina Inn & Suites at 1-800-571-2933 to ask about our available rooms, discounts and complimentary amenities.

 

Vans Warped Tour ’14

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The amazing travelling music festival Vans Warped Tour 2014 will be making a stop in Chula Vista at the Sleep Train Amphitheater on Wednesday, June 25. See all your favorite bands in one place with a stunning lineup including The Ghost Inside, The Summer Set, For Today, Falling in Reverse, Front Porch Step, Air Dubai and more. Here’s what you need to know, a guide to the Vans Warped Tour, presented by the Marina Inn & Suites in downtown San Diego.
Tickets

Tickets are available on-line through your local tour date page on the Vans Warped Tour website, which also includes information on the bands playing at your locale, parking and transportation logistics, and more. Buy tickets from Ticketmaster or at select outlets located at Kroger, Giant Eagle, Wal-Mart and other retailers. Be sure to bring your ticket or print-out to the concert. If you haven’t purchased ahead, tickets are usually available the day of the show; check the website before heading to make sure of availability. Minors (under 18) are allowed one complimentary parent or guardian admission per show; escort tickets are non-transferable and are available only at the yellow-top Vans Warped Tour guest van near the entrance venue.

Schedule

Doors usually open at 11:00 am the day of the concert and shows are closed down by 9:00 pm. Folks aiming to get in early and avoid long lines can head to the Feed Our Children NOW! Tent and make a $5.00 donation contribute three canned goods or donate a used cell phone; in return you’ll get a skip the line wristband and do some good too.

To Bring and Not to Bring

Stay cool and comfortable by wearing comfortable sneakers, a hat and plenty of sunscreen. One sealed bottle of water is allowed, which can be refilled at hydration stations throughout the venue. Bottled water is also available. You’ll also want to bring a snack, small camera, sharpie for autographs and a fully charged cell phone. Items not allowed include chains, professional cameras, recording devices, alcohol, firearms, weapons, knives or illegal substances.

Stay Cool

Along with free water refills, Warped offers designated shade tents, misting stations and an awesome slip and slide. There’s even a Reverse Day Care air-conditioned tent for parents needing a break from the heat and music.

Where to Stay

If you’re visiting from out of town, consider staying at the cheap Marina Inn in downtown San Diego. With affordable rates and a central location, less than 20 minutes from the venue, you can enjoy everything that downtown San Diego has to offer before and after the actual day of the concert. Our San Diego Zoo hotel is near the famous Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy and so much more. For more information about cheap hotels for the Vans Warped Tour, contact a Reservation Specialist at 1-80-571-2933.

An Insider’s Guide to the 2014 San Diego County Fair

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Beginning on June 7 and running for nearly a month, the San Diego County Fair delights Southern Californians and visitors alike – and has been an annual attraction since the 1880s. Beginning as a strictly agricultural exhibition space, the fair had different names and locations until settling in at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, where it has remained since 1936.

While plenty of animal and commercial exhibits remain, the emphasis at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is on entertainment, fun and food. The theme this year is “The Fab Fair”, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arriving in America.

Read these tips to make your San Diego County Fair experience more enjoyable and don’t wait to schedule your stay at one of the cheap hotels in downtown San Diego.

Ticketing

Daily passes are available for purchase at the fairgrounds and several San Diego area merchants offer discount coupons on specific days. A pass for the entire run of the fair is an economical buy for enthusiasts, and the $24 ticket is available at area Albertson’s grocery stores. Children under 5 are always free, and the 6-12 age group gets free admission on two Tuesdays. There are many other deals and discounts offered which can be viewed at sdfair.com.

Parking

Public transportation via train or bus means you don’t have to hassle with driving, but if you take the car, ample parking is available at the grounds for $10. Insiders know that free parking with a complimentary shuttle is located at Torrey Pines High School, MiraCosta College in Cardiff, and the Horsepark on El Camino Real in Del Mar.

Music and Entertainment

The fair is full of musical acts and entertainers from morning until night, including bands of national note as well as amateur talent competitions. Many of the shows including some of the biggest acts are free with your fair admission. A complete line up of the entertainment scheduled is viewable online at the fair’s website.

Food, Food, Food

One of the best things of any fair, and it’s no exception here, is the broad selection of fun and unique fair foods. No matter your taste of budget, you’ll find plenty of food and beverage options at the fair. Be sure to bring money for your favorite fried foods, ice cream, turkey legs and cotton candy.

Just for the Kids

There are many games and competitions geared towards children, who are admitted free on two Tuesdays: June 24 and July 1. Popular food stands will be selling reduced size kids’ portions at discounts this year and you can also look for “Kids Meal Deals” signs throughout the fair for other targeted refreshments. Family Funfield, located in the infield area of the track, has special exhibits, entertainment and attractions that are family-oriented.

Services

A host of services are designed to make your visit more enjoyable including picnic areas, ATMs, information booths, stroller and wheel chair rental, and a lost and found.

Directions

From the South, take Interstate 5 (the San Diego Freeway) twenty miles north of downtown until you reach the Via de la Valle exit, turning left on Via de la Valle until you reach Jimmy Durante Boulevard, where you will take another left. Follow the signs and parking personnel from that point.

Make transportation and accommodations easy by grabbing a cheap hotel near San Diego airport. Marina Inn and Suites is a top and trusted budget inn located near freeway access to the fairgrounds, top local attractions and of course, the San Diego Airport. Make the most of your summer vacation by booking at room with family friendly amenities at Marina Inn.

For more information on our available vacation packages and room discounts at Marina Inn hotel San Diego, call us at 1-800-571-2933.

Last Minute Tips for the San Diego Health & Fitness Expo

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The San Diego Health & Fitness Expo will take place May 30 and 31 at the San Diego Convention Center. The two day event will be packed with over 80 exhibitors and demonstrations designed to enhance your healthy life. The expo is put on in conjunction with the San Diego Rock n’ Roll Marathon, which kicks off at 6:15 AM on Sunday, June 1. Expect downtown San Diego delays as over 30,000 pairs of jogging shoe clad feet swarm the streets along with road closures which will surely impact driving conditions on race day. For a complete list of road and freeway closures visit the race website at runrocknroll.competitor.com. A surefire way to beat the traffic is to make reservations at one of the city’s cheap San Diego convention center hotels.

Once visitors make it into the Expo inside the San Diego Convention Center, they’ll be treated to a vast array of health-inspired fun. Products on display will include the very latest in running shoes, athletic apparel, health and nutrition products and much more.

Speakers and Demonstrations

Every 30 minutes on Friday and Saturday, starting at 12:30 PM on Friday, and 10 AM Saturday, expo attendees will be able to meet and hear from some of America’s running champions, including past winners of the Boston Marathon and staff from Competitor Magazine. World class marathoners will explain ways to find a balance with family life and the grueling training the marathoners undergo.

Before and After the Expo

With the convention center’s location in San Diego’s famous Gaslamp Quarter – consisting of 16 blocks of restored historical buildings housing restaurants, shops, and nightspots – you might consider extending your vacation in San Diego to include some of the nearby sights, attractions and nightlife. There are plenty of cheap hotels in downtown San Diego offering extended stay discounts
Just need to relax? On the bayside of the convention center, you’ll find the Embarcadero Marina Park South complete with bike and hiking paths, exercise stations, picnic tables, gazebos, concessions stand and a fishing pier.

Hours, Tickets, Parking

Doors to the fit expo open at 11 a.m. on Friday, and 9 a.m. on Saturday, with early entry available to “TourPass” purchasers, otherwise admission to the expo is free.

Parking at the convention center is $15; however, alternative parking locations are available throughout downtown San Diego in nearby parking garages for a similar fee.

As traffic to and around the convention center is expected to be congested both days during the expo, San Diego public transportation can make your day less stressful. The San Diego Trolley has two stops on the Green Line located directly in front of the convention center. There are also plenty of taxi cabs and pedicabs available downtown to help you navigate San Diego streets.

 

There’s no need for transportation if you booked a room at Marina Inn, located less than two miles from the San Diego Convention Center. Our cheap San Diego marathon hotel is the perfect race day getaway, located walking distance to everything in Downtown San Diego and we offer all hotel guests a free buffet breakfast every morning.

To book a room before we sell out, call a reservations specialist at 1-800-571-2933 and be sure to ask about our available discounts.

Military Tributes and Music Fill San Diego this Memorial Day Weekend

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With its captivating beaches, world-class attractions and incredible history, San Diego is a fun place to visit any time of year. However, Memorial Day weekend holds a special place in San Diego as this city serves nearly 100,000 uniformed military men and women. Pair that with San Diego’s deeply rooted military history and you get Memorial Day celebrations that are particularly unique and memorable.

Jump aboard the USS Midway!

Families in town for the weekend will find a full schedule during the Legacy Week festivities at the USS Midway Museum. Events kick off this Saturday, May 24 at 9 a.m. with a Veterans’ Wreath Ceremony. The Midway’s Kids Adventure Discovery Zone delights families throughout the weekend, while Sunday’s celebrations include a “Meet The Aviators and Their Planes” event and a rousing Navy Band performance. Monday’s Memorial Day Ceremony features a vintage WWII plane flyover, guest speakers, family fun and much more.

There are several ways to save on admission to the Midway’s daytime events. The Saturday Wreath Ceremony is free, and attendees also receive free admission to the Midway Museum after the ceremony. Donating blood during the Memorial Day blood drive also comes with free Midway admission.

Arguably the biggest Memorial Day event at the Midway will be Saturday evening’s patriotic rockers concert. The Annual American Freedom Festival Concert will feature classic big-name performers from Santana, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Boston and Steppenwolf. Proceeds benefit several military charitable organizations, including the Wounded Warrior Support Network and ReBoot Workshops. It’s a sell-out event on the flight deck of the Midway, so you’ll want to get your tickets early.

Free Memorial Weekend Activities

If you’re looking to save some money while still enjoying your weekend in San Diego, you can take advantage of plenty of free memorial events, including:

  • Saturday Veteran’s Museum Memorial Service and 21-gun salute in Balboa Park
  • Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony
  • Memorial Day ceremony in Coronado’s Star Park features a stirring rendition of “Taps” and a group singing of “God Bless America.”

Another way to save money is by booking a room at one of the affordable Hotels near San Diego Bay in Downtown. Marina Inn is the most affordable bay front hotel, located just a block from the water and less than one mile from the USS Midway and close to all other major San Diego attractions.

Non-military Happenings

With Memorial Day acting as the unofficial start to summer, you better believe San Diego is pulling out all of the party stops. This weekend you can enjoy the sounds of the San Diego Jazz Festival at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, you could take a break from fast food to enjoy the flavors of the House of Pacific Relations’ Ethnic Food Fair on Sunday from noon to 4 pm at Balboa Park, or head to downtown San Diego’s Petco Park for the Padres game and a special military salute.

Whether you spend the entire weekend honoring our military or relishing in all of the town’s many pleasures, Memorial Day weekend in San Diego is sure to be an unforgettable experience but a very busy one at that. Be sure to book a room at one of the top cheap hotels in Downtown San Diego today and if you make a reservation at Marina Inn & Suites, you could qualify for our early booking discount!

Marinna Inn is one of the most budget-friendly hotels near Seaport Village, Little Italy and the Gaslamp Quarter, putting you in a prime location to enjoy all of the Memorial Day weekend activities.

For more information on our special room rates and complimentary amenities, or to reserve a room right now, call us at 1-800-571-2933.

The San Diego Wildfires: How Are They Impacting Vacationers?

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Numerous large wildfires fanned by Santa Ana winds are blazing in the drought-stricken mountains of San Diego County, but travelers shouldn’t have much trouble with delays or closures. “Impact on visitors to San Diego is minimal,” the San Diego Tourism Authority noted on the morning of May 16. “All the region’s attractions, beaches and tourist offerings are open for business.”

The eight vigorous blazes, which are scattered around northern San Diego County, have blackened more than a combined 25,000 acres as of May 19. They’ve caused evacuations and school closures in some communities and have been responsible for at least one death in Carlsbad. Power outages related to this disaster forced LEGOLAND in Carlsbad to shut down rides on May 14, but the theme park is now fully reopened.

As of May 19, there are no standing school closures, highway closures or evacuation orders. Thankfully, the San Diego International Airport if far enough away so it has not been affected and is open for business as usual. Those traveling in and out of San Diego for business or pleasure might find it useful to stay in a cheap hotel near the San Diego airport, close to major attractions and far from any of the fire-related destruction.

Firefighters hope the balance is starting to tip in their favor as cool and moist onshore breezes begin blowing inland this week, replacing the unseasonable Santa Ana winds that have been fueling the flames. As of this morning, all of the fires are at least 90% contained, with full containment expected by May 22.
If you’re planning a trip to San Diego in the coming weeks, you most likely won’t be affected by the wildfires. The best course of action is to keep apprised of fire updates on the San Diego Tourism Authority website (www.sandiego.org) or the San Diego County Emergency Site (www.sdcountyemergency.com). It will also be best to avoid the areas of the county that were affected the most: Carlsbad, San Marcos, Oceanside and Camp Pendleton. The Camp Pendleton Marine Core base still has 3 ongoing fires, which are mostly contained, but as much as 18% of the base has already been burned. As our troops and local firefighters continue to battle the flames, you can support our country’s marines by visiting the Marine Core Recruit Depot located near Old Town San Diego. An affordable hotel near the MCRD will allow you time to visit the MCRD museum, historic Old Town San Diego and you’ll also be a few trolley stops away from Downtown San Diego.

What San Diego needs now more than ever is support from incoming tourists. With over $25 million worth of damage, even the most frugal of travelers will help boost San Diego’s recovery efforts. So don’t let these fires hinder your upcoming travel plans! Book your cheap San Diego hotel today at Marina Inn & Suites, located near Downtown San Diego to save money on your vacation without sacrificing your favorite amenities. Call Marina Inn today at 1-800-571-2933 to see how much money we can save you during your San Diego summer vacation.

 

The San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon

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The San Diego Rock n’ Roll Marathon is an annual event in Southern California that attracts thousands of visitors for a 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half-marathon. The event is unique in that participants can stay motivated during their route by listening to live entertainment throughout the course. After the race concludes, an additional concert will begin at Finish Line Festival, featuring a number of local bands for a party that’s open to the public.

Those interested in participating in the Rock n’ Roll Marathon can register online at www.sandiego.org with prices now starting at $145. All registration fees are non-transferrable and non-refundable. Online registration closes on Sunday, May 25 at 11:59 PST or until tickets sell out.

The marathon begins at 6th Avenue & Quince Street near Balboa Park on Sunday, June 1 at 6:15 a.m, while the half marathon and relay begin at 6:45 a.m. That gives runners enough time to enjoy their complimentary breakfast at an affordable hotel near the San Diego airport before lacing up.

The San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon will include a route that takes runners through Little Italy allowing them to enjoy spectacular views of the San Diego Bay during the race. Click here if you’d like to learn more about the neighborhood of Little Italy before embarking on your run. Once reaching the finish line at Petco Park, runners will receive an official tote bag with a finisher’s medal. Each runner will also be able to relax in the Secure Zone, which is a fenced-in area only accessible to participants where refreshments and live entertainment is provided.

Approximately 20,000 runners are expected to participate with over 100,000 spectators present. Participants can plan to meet their family members and friends in the Family Reunion area, which is located near the finish line. The large reunion area will feature tall signs with letters ranging from A to Z. Be sure to pick a letter before the race begins so your family and friends know where to meet you within the Family Reunion Area.

Since upwards of 100,000 people will be swarming downtown San Diego streets during the race weekend, from May 30 through June 1, traffic and parking will be nearly impossible. That is why we recommend booking a cheap room at one of the nearby San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon Hotels. Marina Inn & Suites is a great option located 1.5 miles from the race starting location and the San Diego Convention Center, where the Rock n’ Roll Health & Fitness Expo is taking place. Leave your car in our hotel parking lot for free and enjoy the scenic walk to all of your race related events.

If you’re looking for a way to save money during your Rock n’ Roll weekend in San Diego, book a room at Marina Inn today! We have some of the most competitive room rates in San Diego, plus we offer additional discounts for AAA, AARP and military members. All military and government employees could also qualify for savings on race registration.

To reserve your Rock n’ Roll room at Marina Inn and Suites, call 1-800-571-2933 before we’re booked solid!

Dive into the Highlights of San Diego Food Trucks

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The San Diego food truck scene is as plentiful as it is diverse, brimming to the top with eclectic culinary choices that can expand one’s palate just as easily as they can satisfy a deep-seated craving. The current food truck craze can trace its origins back to early truck-based taco purveyors in Southern California, so it is only fitting that some of the best street grub today is found here in sunny San Diego. Don’t waste any time after you’ve finished unpacking in your affordable hotel near the San Diego airport, let’s get out there and grub on some good food!

For the more adventurous eater, there is just as much variety to be found amongst food trucks as at local brick and mortar restaurants. The aptly-named Eat at Recess, typically housed in the Mission Valley area, describes itself as “mobile playground” and serves up modern takes on lunchtime snacks. Think: Grilled Cheese “TOTwich” stuffed with tater tots, melted cheese and smokin’ BBQ Sauce and we recommend adding the crispy Applewood smoked bacon.

For some diversity try God Save the Cuisine in Pacific Beach which offers British fare on the cheap. Try their Big Ben Burger complete with aged English Cheddar and a tangy smoked salmon flatbread.

If you’re looking for a chance to try the much-lauded Korean fusion cuisine popular among modern food trucks, the Tabe BBQ Truck in La Jolla offers up Korean BBQ Beef Sliders and the Sorong Burrito, a behemoth of multiple meats, fries, rice, and veggies, doused in salsa for good measure.

On the more traditional side of things, there are plenty of Latin American food trucks cruising around the greater San Diego area. Tacos La Mezcla in South Park is a classic, offering traditional and modern fare, including jerk chicken tacos and grilled fish- perfect for the traveler staying in a nearby Little Italy budget hotel. The tacos al pastor come highly recommended and are suitable for any sweet and savory pork cravings. Wading into more ethnic waters, the Mariscos el Prieto truck in Chula Vista offers some of the best Mexican seafood in Southern California. Upon arrival you’ll receive a complimentary cup of their fish stew in a Styrofoam cup – this is true no-frills dining – before you chow down on marlin tacos, mussels and a Mexican-style shrimp cocktail doused in tomato sauce.

San Diego offers all of the diversity of a larger metropolitan area like LA or NY with fewer crowds and better weather: two factors ideal for al fresco dining on the cheap. Whether you seek traditional or more unusual cuisine, there’s certain to be a restaurant on wheels ready to serve you.

For anything and everything food truck related in San Diego County, visit sdfoodtrucks.com and for the perfect family friendly and affordable hotel in Downtown San Diego visit Marina Inn. We’re only a few miles away from a weekly food truck gathering in South Park on Grape Street. Every Tuesday night from 5:30 to 8:30 pm food trucks flock to the corner of Fern and Grape Streets to greet hungry passerby’s.

Come May 23-24 you can get a weekend’s worth of Food Truck fun during the Food Truck Invasion in Valley Center. For more information on the event visit their Facebook listing at facebook.com/westerndays. While you’re at it, add Marina Inn on Facebook to stay up to date on hotel discounts and San Diego events.

 

The Little Italy ArtWalk offers Free Family Fun this Weekend

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Start gearing up for one of San Diego’s biggest art events, kicking off this weekend in Little Italy. This year’s 30th Annual Little Italy ArtWalk and Festival will take place April 26 and 27,throughout Little Italy from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This family-friendly free event draws in upwards of 100,000 attendees every year so parking will be limited. We recommend getting a nearby cheap hotel for the Little Italy ArtWalk that offers free parking. The Marina Inn is only 3 blocks from Little Italy’s India Street and your affordable hotel room comes with free parking, free WiFi and free breakfast!

After unpacking in your downtown San Diego hotel room near the Little Italy ArtWalk, throw on some sneakers and get ready for 2 days of art-filled fun. Here’s some of what you can expect at this weekend’s Little Italy ArtWalk and Festival:

  • Create your own Mandala with artist Deb DeLisi. A mandala uses geometric forms to represent one’s journey through life.
  • On Saturday come out from noon to 4 pm to watch four artists at the Off the Wall Live Street Painting exhibit. They’ll be creating art from scratch right in front of your eyes.
  • KidsWalk encourages art education among children and will be a prominent part of ArtWalk 2014. Participating organizations will set up shop on the streets of Little Italy where kids will have the opportunity to create their own kites, drawings, chalk art, paper lanterns, music and much more.
  • Live music will line the streets on four different stages. Some special guests include Josh Damigo and The Heavy Guilt.
  • Dancers on the EDGE will take to stage 5 for must-see performances throughout the weekend. Expect to witness a variety of different styles of dance, from hip hop and jazz to ballet and contemporary.

This weekend is a great time to plan a San Diego vacation, just be sure to book your Little Italy ArtWalk hotel today! If you book your room at Marina Inn and Suites in advance you could qualify for an early booking discount of up to 12% off on already competitive rates. Come out to San Diego to enjoy our cheap hotel next to the Gaslamp Quarter. To ask about our other special discounts or to book a kid-friendly hotel room, call Marina Inn at 1-800-571-2933.

For more information on the Little Italy ArtWalk visit their website at artwalksandiego.org and don’t forget to follow Marina Inn on Twitter (@MarinaInnSD) for more San Diego travel tips and events.

Belmont Park’s New Beer Restaurant

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Belmont Park in San Diego, CA has a fun and relaxed atmosphere for inexpensive summer fun full of theme-park style attractions, an arcade with laser tag, and plenty of new restaurant options. The Mission Beach boardwalk’s newest addition, Draft, offers an exciting place for casual, relaxed, beachfront enjoyment with your friends or family. This new craft beer hotspot is sure to be one of your favorite pit stopsalong the shoreline during your weekend vacation in San Diego.

Draft knows its craft. This beer lover’s paradise has over 60 beers on tap and over 80 bottles for a true exploration of flavors. With a daily happy hour and a bottle sharing program, you have no excuse not to try a vast array of brews. Bottle sharing is a unique experience where beer aficionados bring a personal bottle of a rare brew to share with everyone in attendance. With events like these, a view that can’t be beat and constantly rotating beer seasonal beers there’s always a new reason to visit Draft.

While it may have a good selection of specialized craft beers on tap, Draft isn’t stuck up. The owners are making a concentrated effort to make sure Draft is comfortable for long time connoisseurs and casual beach goers alike. There may be over 140 beers to choose from, but no one will judge you for ordering a good old fashioned Coors Light and watching the sun go down on their expansive patio.

Draft has an intriguing menu prepared by Chef Brad Wise to pair with its beer selection. Pork belly corn dogs with truffled mustard and pistachio encrusted salmon are just some of the fare available at this location. These gourmet flares on boardwalk classics add to the relaxed yet sophisticated vibe.

The space itself can hold 500 customers at a time and has a large video projector screen, in case people-watching isn’t enough to keep you entertained. Whether you’re brand new to beer tasting and are looking for a little Beer 101 or you know exactly what you’re looking for, Draft is a fun addition to a budget friendly summer day in San Diego and is a great way to wind down after heart-pumping rides at San Diego SeaWorld or Belmont Park.

During your vacation in San Diego you can get the best of both worlds by staying at the Downtown Marina Inn hotel located less than 2 miles from Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter and less than 7 miles from Mission Beach, CA.

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