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Entertainment & Events in San Diego, California

Special Events

  • San Diego Civic Theatre
    1100 3rd Ave
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located Within the San Diego Concourse
    619-615-4111
    This beautiful 2,992 seat theater is considered to be one of San Diego's major cultural venues and it is the premiere venue for productions, such as presentations of San Diego Opera, California Ballet, La Jolla Chamber Music Society, and Broadway San Diego.

Cinema

  • Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 & Imax
    10733 Westview Parkway
    San Diego, CA 92126
    858-635-7716
    This cinema shows first-run Hollywood movies and Imax films, plus it features comfortable seating and a large concession stand. more

  • UA Horton Plaza 14
    475 Horton Plaza
    San Diego, CA 92101
    619-234-4661
    Enjoy first-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films while at this cinema that also provides a large concession stand and comfortable seats. more

Night Life

  • Deco's Restaurant & Nightclub
    731 Fifth Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Downtown Historic Gaslamp Quarter
    619-696-3326
    A one-of-a-kind South Beach, Miami-style nightclub that is filled with 1930s Art Deco, serving fine dining, VIP rooms for private events, as well as dancing. The Nightclub has several levels of dancing indoors and outdoors to music ranging from top 40s to R&B to hiphop, and more. Deco's is also an ideal place for your full-service private event. more

  • House of Blues
    1055 Fifth Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92101
    619-299-2583
    A world famous dining and entertainment establishment that features concerts, eclectic southern cuisine, and the world's largest collection of folk art. more

  • Martini Ranch
    528 F Street
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located in Gaslamp Quarter
    619-235-6100
    An upscale bar, lounge, and nightclub that provides dancing, live music, big screen sports, specialty martinis, and a full service bar. more

  • Air Conditioned Lounge
    4673 30th Street
    San Diego, CA 92116
    Between Adams Ave and Madison Ave
    619-501-9831
    Keeping your Neighborhood Cool, One Cocktail at a Time! more

  • Fumari
    330 G Street
    San Diego, CA 92101
    619-238-4949
    Fumari opened as San Diego's first Hookah Lounge, in the heart of downtown's Gaslamp District, back in 1997. Since, Fumari has become nationally renowned with Hookah lovers. The Hookah Lounge has remained grassroots in appeal and welcomes all guests with a come-as-you-are type atmosphere. The combination of service with a smile and fresh hookah tobacco has been Fumari's secret to a most memorable hookah experience. You can always bring the charm of Fumari home. Shop their wide selection of 50+ flavors and hookahs while at the lounge.  more

  • Reef Bar, The
    557 4th Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92101
    619-795-8820
    The Reef is an exotic, exciting bar where young people go to dance and have a good time.  more

Concerts & Performances

  • Lyric Opera San Diego
    610 A Street, Suite 101
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located in Balboa Park
    619-231-5714
    This opera company presents European and American operas in a wide range of styles, from classics to modern, complete with a full orchestra at the Casa Del Prado Theater. more

  • Starlight Theatre
    2005 Pan American Plaza
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located in Balboa Park
    619-544-7827
    This professional musical theatre produces large scale Broadway quality musicals at Starlight Bowl in historic Balboa Park. more

Plays & Productions

  • Olive Tree Players of Mission Valley
    2111 Camino del Rio South
    San Diego, CA 92108
    619-297-4366
    This theatre group was formed in early 2002 and is now the only playgoer's theatre in Mission Valley. They are a Christian-based theatre group that offers a variety of plays, events, and activities to the members of the First United Methodist Church and to the San Diego Community. Throughout the year we offer the opportunity to participate (as audience, performer, or technical person) in various events and activities. Including major productions, biblical vignettes, Playgoer's Series, play reading nights and other special events. Their mission is to offer a journey of Christian faith for theatre people, sharing divine inspiration and entertainment with the community.

  • Broadway San Diego
    3666 Fourth Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92103
    619.564.3000
    This company provides subscriptions for touring Broadway shows that will travel to either the Balboa Theatre or the Civic Theatre in San Diego. There are several selection options with special discounts, as well as amenities for the subscriber, including select restaurant discounts. Broadway fans can also join the VIP President's Club. more

  • San Diego Repertory Theatre
    79 Horton Plaza
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located in Downtown San Diego
    619-231-3586
    This professional theatre company presents a six play season that includes dramas, musicals, and four annual festivals. more

  • Spreckels Theatre
    121 Broadway #600
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located in Downtown San Diego
    619-235-9500
    This venue for live stage presentations is a 1,466 seat historic theatre reminiscent of a London opera house. more

  • Old Globe, The
    1363 Old Globe Way
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located in Balboa Park
    619-234-5623
    Internationally reknowned for its Summer Shakespeare Festival and attraction to well-known actors, this regional theatre produces musicals and plays on its three stages, Old Globe Theatre (580 seats), the Arena Stage (250 seats) at the new Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre (612 seats).

Art Exhibits

  • Art Alive
    1450 El Prado
    San Diego, CA 92101
    Located at San Diego Museum of Art
    619-232-7931
    This annual "floral extravaganza" is held each spring. Amateur and professional floral designers create spectacular arrangements based on the works housed in the San Diego Museum of Art. There are several events held to compliment the main event, such as a gala, lectures, family workshops, and more.

Festivals & Fairs

  • Lavender Days Festival
    12460 Keys Creek Road
    San Diego, CA 92082
    760-742-1489
    Taking place each June for two days, this festival provides live music, cooking with lavender demos and tastings, lavender crafting, and a visit from the beekeeper to learn how bees make honey.

  • La Jolla Festival of the Arts
    The UC San Diego Warren Field
    760-753-1670
    Close to 200 juried artists using such mediums as watercolor, oil, serigraph, glass, ceramic, paper, wood, metal and photography, live musical entertainment, and delicious food can be enjoyed at the annual La Jolla Festival of the Arts. Funds raised go to support San Diegans with disabilities. more

  • Gator by the Bay
    Spanish Landing Park
    619-234-8612
    Zydeco, Blues and Crawfish Festival- What cha' gonna do with 8,000 lbs. of crawfish? Eat them with friends and family while enjoying the lively music. 4 stages of fun zydeco and blues.  more

Sporting Events

  • Lakeside Western Days and Rodeo
    Located at Lakeside Rodeo Grounds
    619-561-4331
    This annual three-day rodeo is held each April and it features seven major rodeo events, as well as offers arts and crafts, a carnival, great food, and entertainment.

  

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