Welcome to the Empress Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in La Jolla, San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings and nearby attractions, including La Jolla Cove, Torrey Pines Golf Course, UC San Diego and more.
"Christmas in the Future" is the theme of this year's La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival, which takes over the streets of the village on Sunday, December 4. Cheer on the colorful procession of marching bands, floats, and vintage cars. Continue reading
Featuring tasting events, pairing classes, and a gorgeous waterfront backdrop, the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival is Southern California's largest culinary celebration. Sip, sample, and savor your way through the weeklong event on November 14-20. Continue reading
Jingle all the way to the finish line at the San Diego Santa Run, a jolly holiday fun run that takes place on Saturday, December 10 at Pacific Beach. Sign up for the 5K or one-mile event, and relax in style after the race at our luxurious hotel. Continue reading
Arts and crafts. Pottery and jewelry. Music and strolling entertainment. Enjoy a vibrant celebration of handmade treasures at the Del Mar Harvest Festival on October 21-23. Shop at more than 300 booths in a festive harvest atmosphere. Continue reading
Are you participating in the San Diego Triathlon Challenge at La Jolla Cove on October 23? Stay at our boutique hotel, and enjoy special rates along with an exceptional place to rest and relax before and after the event. Continue reading