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San Diego's

Nightlife Scene

The Hottest Party on the West Coast

It's Time to Party

Follow the music to San Diego, where the nightlife is one of the most buzzing scenes on the West Coast. The nightclubs are bumping with world-class DJs, the craft cocktails are true works of art and dance floors are filled with people soaking up the bright vibes of San Diego after sundown. It all starts in the Gaslamp Quarter with 16 walkable blocks packed with over 180 restaurants, 50 bars and 10 nightclubs.  But the good times are rolling throughout the city, from sunset to sunrise and back again. The party is on in San Diego and you're invited.  

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Nightclubs

After an afternoon at the beach or touring San Diego, a night on the town can cap off the perfect day. The heart of San Diego's nightlife action is found in Downtown's lively Gaslamp Quarter. Here, 16 walkable city blocks are filled with rooftop bars, hot nightclubs boasting celebrity DJ's, moody jazz clubs and happening restaurants spilling out onto the sidewalk. Many of the clubs feature live music or stage shows with themes ranging from flamenco dance to burlesque. In other parts of the county, you'll also find iconic rock clubs, intimate concert venues, and a host of opportunities to get out and party.

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Bars

San Diego's bar scene offers a delectable variety of flavors and vibes. From casual dives and lively pubs, to sultry wine bars, exclusive speakeasies and coveted tequila tastings, you're sure to find a bar stool or private booth that fits your mood and spirit.

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Dan Soder

Oct 18 - Oct 20, 2018

Dan Soder is a New York City based comedian and actor who’s best known as ‘Mafee’ on the hit Showtime Billions series. He has a new Half Hour Special on Netflix’s “The Standups”. His first hour-long stand-up special, Not Special premiered last year on Comedy Central. Other credits include: Comedy Central’s Half Hour, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer, and @midnight. Dan also hosts Sirius XM’s The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson, every Monday and Wednesday at 6pm ET

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September Supper Club

Sep 17, 2018

Prohibition, the Gaslamp Quarter’s underground speakeasy located at 548 Fifth Ave., is getting crafty with supper, and cocktails, with an exclusive, four-course Supper Club dinner paired with cocktails made with Bols Genever on Monday, Sept. 17.


Styled as a “reverse pairing” dinner, GBOD Hospitality Group’s beverage director, Ryan Andrews, will craft four unique cocktails for the evening, each made with Bols Genever, which will be paired with four courses. Guests will also learn about Bols Genever and how each dish was created to complement the cocktail-forward menu.


Prohibition’s Bols Genever Supper Club is priced at $85 per person plus gratuity and will begin with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Space is limited and reservations may be made online at www.prohibitionsd.com/supper-club.

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The Shift, Second Cousins and Sometimes Julie

Sep 19, 2018

This indie rock outfit is one of the catalysts behind The Shift from the current establishment's music chained by labels and record deals, to the unique, untethered landscape of true independent music!
 

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The Spazmatics and Livin' On A Prayer

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This band offers up the ultimate 80s new wave experience, with their lively renditions of iconic 80s hits from Duran Duran, Billy Idol, Devo, and many more!
 

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Valid: Aug 20, 2018 - ongoing

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