East Village, the biggest of the downtown San Diego communities is a busy and charming part of San Diego. Located in a very important part of the downtown area, East Village lies alongside I-5 bad has been renovated extensively in recent years, since the construction of San Diego's Petco Park in 2004, which is the home stadium of the San Diego Padres Baseball Team.
The San Diego Padres, who used to share San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium with the San Diego Chargers Football Team, now call Petco Park home. Petco Park is a major San Diego attraction as it is fairly new and has a wonderful open-air design. Petco Park also holds several other kinds of events, such as special city festivities, concerts, and other various competitions. During baseball season, East Village is a-bustle with baseball fans from all over the county on game days and also busy on other days with sport fanatics who use the public park that is in the park's outfield area.
Residents of East Village are in luck because they are in a prime San Diego Downtown location to enjoy San Diego attractions, landmarks, and recreational opportunities. East Village is close to Embarcadero Marina Park, a peaceful waterfront park that offers a relaxed get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. In addition to this park, East Village is closely to San Diego's main park, Balboa Park, which hosts a number of museum, recreational, and cultural opportunities, including the San Diego Museum of Man, the San Diego Museum of Art, the Museum of Photographic Arts, the San Diego Art Institute the San Diego Model Railroad Museum, the Natural History Museum, the San Diego Historical Society, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, the Reflection Pond, the latticed Botanical Building, the Bea Evenson Fountain, and Timken Museum of Art.