Annual Fall Back Festival is a traditional street fair for children. It is an event that shows kids what life was like in the past. The event takes place at the Gaslamp Museum at Davis Horton house in San Diego. It is a one-day event for the entire family to engage in the old west atmosphere that the festival brings to life annually.
Children get entertained with the historical events like gold panning with real prospectors as well as experience the butter churning and candle dipping. Kids will have a chance to see blacksmith play his trade. They will experience the pony ride and vintage cars and magician as well as caricatures and face painting. They can also learn about how different people have contributed to various fabrics that make San Diego by visiting the Culture booth. The children will have the fun of seeing the old fashion attires and the town jail and get free candy and food.
The Fall Back Festival is a free public event. It is a historical event that is interactive and educative as well as entertaining and filled with activities. Fall Back Festival is produced by the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation. Its goal is to preserve the culture and history of the Gaslamp Quarter as well as provide a living history of San Diego.
Learn and have fun with the historical events at Gaslamp in front of the William Heath Davis House between Market Street and J Street. Enjoy free food and a variety of snacks from the Gaslamp’s favorable food shops such as complimentary quesadillas that come from Mr. Joey Taco Shop. Enter into eating competitions that include spaghetti or pie or ice cream for a chance to win incredible prizes.