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The Legend Lives On

130 Years of InDELible Memories. One Year of Epic Experiences.

We invite you to partake in a year of epic experiences celebrating The Del’s 130th anniversary. Make your own inDELible memories – from fireworks over the sea and spectacular sunset champagne toasts, to ice skating on the beach and DELicious events with top chefs – as legends from the worlds of entertainment, culinary, the arts, and wellness converge within the charms of this iconic seaside hotel. Celebrate the enchantments of the Grand American Beach Vacation that make The Del so special. The Legend Lives On.

Celebrate 130 years of an icon with our 130th Anniversary Collection including a collectable Crown Ornament, custom Raen sunglasses and more.

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130th Anniversary Offer

Enjoy a $130 Resort Credit

We’re celebrating all year! Receive a $130 resort credit with any two-night stay in 2018. Stay a little longer and enjoy an additional $65 resort credit per day. Learn more

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Summer Clambake Series

July 28, August 18

Settle into the warm beach sands for The Del’s signature shellfish feast with legendary guest chefs from California and Baja. Guest Chefs include Javier Plascencia on July 28 and Tim Hollingsworth on August 18.

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Drag Me to The Del

July 12

Join us as we celebrate the LGBT community at our first ever Drag Me to The Del event.  This night is the official kick-off party for San Diego Pride Week and features headliners Alyssa Edwards, from RuPaul’s Drag Race, the iconic Lady Bunny and DJ Lina Bradford in additional to top local talent from SD and LA. All ticket proceeds will benefit San Diego’s LGBT Community Center and San Diego Pride.

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Chef Throwdown


Be a part of an evening of epicurean splendor showcasing the talents of over 25 of the best chefs from San Diego and Baja at 2018 Chef Throwdown, benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The progressive evening brings together local foodies who vote for a ‘People’s Choice’ award and a Culinary Council of celebrity top chefs and food critics, award the Chef Flor Franco Awards for Culinary Excellence. 

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Hallo-wine + Spirits®

October 27

Celebrate Halloween at San Diego’s famous haunted hotel on Saturday, October 27. Wear your best costume and join us for the 8th annual, adults-only, Hallo-wine & Spirits® Party full of spooky surroundings, great eats, drinks and dancing until you drop! This year’s theme is Legendary Screams from the Silver Screen.

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Coronado Island Film Festival

November 9-12

Join the community of Coronado, Leonard Maltin, and the makers and lovers of film from around the world – for a fun-filled holiday weekend. Celebrate Coronado’s enduring love affair with Hollywood which first began when stars like Errol Flynn, Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin were drawn to the iconic Hotel del Coronado. Since those early days of film, Coronado’s world-class beaches, perfect weather, and proximity to Hollywood have made it a favorite go-to spot for screen legends.

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A Christmas Legend

November 22 - December 31

The 2018 holiday season will celebrate 130 years of Christmas at The Del with thousands of lights, vintage-inspired decorations, the return of Skating by the Sea, holiday feasts, and some legendary surprises. More details to come!