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Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in San Diego

If you’re visiting during Labor Day Weekend, don’t forget to include Old Town Trolley Tours in your itinerary.

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Ghosts & Gravestones Haunted Tours

Explore San Diego’s haunted past on Labor Day Weekend before the Halloween crowds start up. Visit some of the city’s spookiest sites, including the Whaley House, Old Town, El Campo Santo Cemetery and much more. Climb aboard the Trolley of the Doomed for a chilling “frightseeing” tour you’ll never forget. Tours run most dark & stormy nights.

Shopping at Old Town Market San DiegoOld Town Market

Learn more about Old Town San Diego’s rich history at the Old Town Market. Home to over 40 unique shops, the market is the perfect location for outdoor shopping and listening to live performers on Labor Day. The Old Town Market opens at 10am daily.


Balboa ParkBalboa Park

Balboa Park is the nation’s largest urban cultural park with over 15 major museums, pretty gardens and the expansive San Diego Zoo. More than 4,000 animals reside at the zoo, including penguins, koalas, hippos and more. From the famous Spreckels Organ Pavilion to the San Diego Air and Space Museum, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on Labor Day at Balboa Park.

san diego museum of manOld Town Trolley Tours of San Diego

Old Town Trolley has provided vacation guests and locals with more than 20 years of historic tours, news, and events. Each month the Trolley Team publishes upcoming events in San Diego for visitors and residents to enjoy. If you’re visiting during the San Diego Labor Day Weekend, don’t forget to include the Old Town Trolley Tour in your itinerary. The best way to visit all the San Diego attractions and historic sites in one weekend is to hop aboard Old Town Trolley when you arrive and see the best sites first. This allows you to plan your vacation around the activities that interest you and your family the most. You can hop on and off at your leisure.

If you are a San Diego resident, take advantage of the Old Town Trolley Tours Hometown Pass program. After your registration is verified, you will receive free admission to the historic San Diego Tour each time you bring a full paying adult guest.

Learn more about the Hometown Pass today.

Annual Labor Day Pier Swim

The pier at Oceanside Beach hosts an annual one mile swim that begins and ends on the beach around the Oceanside Pier. This swim is a fundraiser for the Oceanside Swim Club, a non-profit organization & competitive children’s swim team.

Tour PETCO Park

Take a tour of PETCO Park with breathtaking views of San Diego. Architecturally magnificent, it celebrates the sea, the sky, the natural beauty, cultural diversity and unique spirit of our region. The MLB offers tours of the park almost every day, conveniently located at Stop G of Old Town Trolley. While you’re there, see the Breitbard Hall of Fame.

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