San Diego Event Venues

Welcome to the San Diego Event Venues page where you will find venues to have your event in different neighborhoods within San Diego. Also, please be sure to check our catering styles that will be applicable to all those San Diego event venues.

La Jolla - Pacific Beach Venues

Darlington House

Darlington House

Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting

1925 Seville-style villa blocks from the ocean in La Jolla, elegantly decorated interior, brick patios lined with rose gardens and other foliage.

Phone (858) 454-7625

Soledad Club

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views

Delight in the endless views of the city of San Diego, Pacific Ocean, beaches, pools or escape into nature for a walk through Kate Sessions Park.

Contact: Renee Hirsh, Phone (858) 405-9734

La Jolla Cove Bridge Club

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views

Beautiful setting in La Jolla Cove, with ocean view, seating inside, and an outdoor patio perfect for dancing.

Contact: Tom Sauer, Phone (858) 257 7229

La Jolla Wedding Venues

Birch Aquarium ar Scripps

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views

The tide-pool patio provides a beautiful outdoor setting; the indoor galleria is perfect for cocktail receptions, meetings or dinners; and the spacious outdoor courtyard is exceptionally versatile. All three areas provide sensational ocean and sunset views.

Phone (858) 534-3474

Contemporary Art Museum

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views

Unique venue with spectacular ocean views and distinctive architectural design, indoor facilities and garden settings.

Contact: Eric Reichman, Phone (858) 454 3541 x166

Congregation Beth Israel


Beautiful indoor facilities located in the Golden Triangle.

Contact: Administration/Clergy Office, Phone (858) 535-1111

La Jolla Community Center


Convenient indoor facility.

Contact: Office, Phone (858) 459-0831

La Jolla Presbyterian Church

Indoor, Outdoor

Located right in the heart of beautiful La Jolla.

Contact: Lori Thrower, Phone (858) 729-5551

Congregation Beth El


Located in hills of La Jolla, Kosher kitchen.

Contact: Office, Phone (858) 452-1734

Good Samaritan Episcopal


Indoor facilities surrounded by beautifully landscaped meditation gardens.

Contact: Office, Phone (858) 458-1501″

Balboa Event Venues

Japanese Friendship Garden

Outdoor, Garden Setting

Explore the lush manicured landscapes, winding pathways, ancient lanterns, tranquil waterfall and Koi Pond of the Japanese Friendship Garden. The Garden is the perfect balance of Zen and style along with a spectacular location to make your event truly unforgettable.

Contact: Christina Zakimi or Jennifer, Phone (619) 232-2780

Museum of Photographic Arts


Situated along the Prado in historic Balboa Park, MoPA offers a sophisticated venue for events and provides guests with a rare opportunity to privately view MoPA’s impressive exhibition galleries while dining and socializing.

Contact: Melissa Pfeiffer, Phone (619) 238-7559 x290

Casa del Prado Patio B

Outdoor, Courtyard Setting

The courtyard provides a large open area with scenic views of the twin domes of the adjacent theatre, the Botanical Building gardens to the west and the historic Morton Bay Fig tree in front of the Natural History Museum to the East.

Contact: Permit Center, Phone (619) 235-1169

San Diego Event Venues

San Diego Air & Space Museum


At the San Diego Air & Space Museum, an atrium under the stars, art deco architecture and historic aircraft set an unforgettable scene for your event. Exclusive access to Museum Galleries, Motion Simulators, 4D Theater, Photo Booth & more!

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 234-8291 x117

Balboa Wedding Venues

SD Natural History Museum


Spaces include a four-story soaring atrium that can accommodate 2000 guests or a rooftop area offering a spectacular city view.

Contact: Front Desk, Phone (619) 255-0182

San Diego Museum of Man


San Diego History Center is located in San Diego’s historic Balboa Park. Consisting of a beautiful grand atrium and five different galleries, this museum is ideal for a unique private event. Also inside the museum are the Large Education Center, the Hans & Margaret Doe Small Education Center and the Thornton Theatre, perfect for meetings, lectures or small conferences.

Contact: Event Coordinator, Phone (619) 232-6203 x 109

Spanish Village Art Center


Historic village featuring artists working in studios – unique outdoor locale for any event.

Phone (619) 233-9050

San Diego Automotive Museum


Historic venue built in 1935, unique venue with cars from yesteryears.

Contact: Paula, Phone (619) 398-0308

San Diego History Center


This museum boasts spectacular interior and exterior architecture that lends to dramatic production and design possibilities for any size event.

Contact: Teri Saffon, Phone (619) 239-2001 x15

Fleet Science Center

Indoor, Outdoor

Indoor Venue with an Outdoor Patio. Our galleries provide the perfect ambiance for an elaborate sit-down dinner, cocktail reception, corporate event, awards banquet, dancing and more. The fleet is also ideal for outdoor receptions. There a meeting space for lectures, board meetings, small group presentations and luncheons.

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 685-5761

Balboa Park Club


The historic Balboa Park Club building was first constructed for the park’s 1915 exposition to house the state of New Mexico’s exhibits. It was later remodeled and enlarged for the 1935 exposition. It was during this period that sculptor Frederick Schweigardt and painter Belle Baraceneau created their striking fountain and mural which adorn the building’s grand foyer.

Contact: Permit Center, Phone (619) 235-1169

San Diego Museum of Art

Indoor, Courtyard Setting

An event at the San Diego Museum of Art is not only a memorable experience, but also helps the Museum continue its mission of enriching lives through art. Events may coincide with the Museum’s exciting exhibition schedule and docent tours are available upon request, pending availability.

Contact: Special Events Manager, Phone (619) 696-1924

Veterans Museum/Memorial


The museum offers facility use for your event in a beautiful and historical setting. Many of the event rooms are available day or night. The Main Chapel is an ideal and beautiful setting for virtually any event. Our featured special exhibit gallery is a wonderful addition for a main chapel event. The gallery space is perfect for beverage service area or a small buffet. Also available are the Military Women’s History Room and the Lower Level Meeting Room.

Contact: Event Director, Phone 619-239-2300

Central San Diego Event Venues

Junipero Serra Museum

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views, Courtyard Setting

Junípero Serra Museum, located in Presidio Park, is an ideal setting for a stunning and upscale event. The striking mission-style building, constructed in 1929 is perched atop a hill above San Diego’s historic Old Town. The museum boasts a spectacular view overlooking the City and the Pacific Ocean and offers a partially covered loggia for an outdoor event and an interior gallery for a more intimate setting.

Contact: Event Coordinator, Phone (619) 232-6203 x 109

St. Paul’s Cathedral

Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting

The Great Hall was built in 1928 and, designed like a medieval banqueting hall, can accommodate 130 dinner guests for any special event. St. Paul’s can recommend caterers, florists, photographers or DJs to ensure your event is professionally managed. An exterior courtyard, opened by Queen Elizabeth II, following her visit to St. Paul’s, is also available for use. With ample parking nearby, The Cathedral, Great Hall and Queen’s Courtyard provides our community with one of the most magical venues in the city.

Contact: Canon Brooks Mason, Phone (619) 298-7261 x325

Heritage Park


Surrounded by the restored Victorian homes, it is a unique and beautiful setting.

Contact: Reservations, Phone (858) 565-3600

Temple Emanu-El

Indoor, Courtyard Setting

A Reform Synagogue in the Del Cerro area of San Diego.

Contact: Office, Phone (619) 286-2555

Coronado Event Venues

Coronado Community Center

Indoor, Ocean Views

This community room is a popular venue for events that accommodates up to 250 people with a fully equipped kitchen and spectacular views of Glorietta Bay. Perfect for weddings, receptions, galas, and other gatherings.

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 522-2455

Downtown San Diego Event Venues

USS Midway Museum

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views

Aboard a aircraft carrier – unique downtown location and 360-degree view – hangars or flight deck venues.

Contact: Pat Pfohl, Phone (619) 398-8257

Embarcadero Marina Park

Outdoor, Ocean Views

Grassy, waterfront area within walking distance of Downtown’s Seaport Village.

Contact: Park Permits, Phone (619) 686-6200

Contemporary Art Museum


The Jacobs and Copley Buildings can be used for special events in combination or separately. The Strauss Gallery and Figi Family Concourse can comfortably accommodate large groups for standing receptions with a distinctly urban flare. The Berglund Room, with its adjoining Woods Terrace, is a dynamic venue for meetings, lectures, and more intimate gatherings.

Contact: Eric Reichman, Phone (858) 454-3541 x166

The New Children’s Museum


Come and play at the Museum for your next corporate event, holiday party or special occasion. Allow your guests to experience three floors of fun and creativity, sure to provide a memorable event.

Contact: Liz Zajd, Phone (619) 795-1698

San Diego Central Library

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views, Courtyard Setting

Whether it is for a business meeting, a wedding, or holiday party, the new San Diego Central Library at Joan and Irwin Jacobs Common has many highly desirable special event spaces for rent.

Contact: Special Events Office, Phone (619) 236-5800 Phone (858) 454-7625

East County Event Venues

La Mesa Community Center

Indoor, Rural Views

Located in MacArthur Park, this spacious air conditioned room opens onto large patios with vine covered brick columns and a view to the golf course.

Contact: Facilities Specialist, Phone (619) 667-1307

Ronald Reagan Community Center

Indoor, Outdoor

Facilities are ideally suited for receptions, meetings, seminars, and other special events.

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 441-1673

Lakeside Community Center

Indoor, Rural Views

Venue sits on the shore of Lindo Lake, which provides a scenic background for your event.

Contact: Events, Phone (619) 443-9176

Alpine Community Center


The Alpine Community Center is a beautiful facility nestled in the scenic foothills of the Cuyamaca Mountains. Enjoy our quiet rural setting and peaceful atmosphere.

Contact: Facility Rentals, Phone (619) 445-733

Lake Jennings

Indoor, Outdoor, Rural Views

Now you can have your youth or adult retreat, corporate meeting, wedding, birthday, company BBQ, or other special event at beautiful Lake Jennings! Rentals are available weekdays or weekends.

Contact: Rental Coordinator, Phone (619) 390-1623

North County Coastal Event Venues

Powerhouse Community Center

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views

Perched on a bluff overlooking the ocean with cool, trellis-covered verandas with perfectly framed views of palm trees, the Powerhouse has become one of the finest and most beautiful public facilities anywhere.

Contact: Liza Rogers, Phone (858) 755-1524

Seagrove Park

Outdoor, Ocean Views

This beautiful and intimate park, with dramatic views, is on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Contact: Liza Rogers, Phone (858) 755-1524

St Elizabeth Seton

Indoor, Courtyard Setting

Nestled in the rolling hills near historic Carlsbad. The perfect setting to complete any special occasion. Furnished with state-of-the-art technology and full-service amenities.

Contact: Greg Picone, Phone (760) 607-5025

Temple Solel

Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting

Beautiful courtyard and social hall with Kosher kitchen.

Contact: Main Office, Phone (760) 436-0654

Summer Party in San Diego

Carlsbad Seapointe Resort

Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views

Beachy-chic clubhouse offers unparalleled ocean view perched atop the Pacific Ocean.

Contact: Brenda Doyle, Phone (760) 827-3230

San Diego Botanic Garden

Outdoor, Garden Setting

Formerly Quail Botanical Gardens, San Diego Botanic Garden has rapidly become San Diego County’s location of choice for a unique, picturesque and memorable outdoor wedding. With a mild year-round climate, the Gardens can be assured temperate most times of the year. We offer daytime weddings all year long and sunset weddings from April through October.

Contact: Events Department, Phone (760) 436-3036 x206

North County Inland Event Venues

Rancho Bernardo Courtyard

Outdoor, Courtyard Setting

Landscaped courtyard with fountain featuring Spanish architecture.

Contact: Events, Phone (760) 644-0589

Fairbanks Ranch Clubhouse

Indoor, Outdoor

Beautiful facility in the heart of Fairbanks Ranch. Requires residency or sponsorship by a resident of Fairbanks Ranch.

Contact: Crescent Jakubs, Phone (858) 756-4793

Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club

Indoor, Outdoor, Garden Setting

Elegantly landscaped garden for outdoor wedding and indoor reception – corner of La Granada and Avenida de Acacias.

Contact: Facility Rentals, Phone (858) 481-3081

Orfila Winery Venue

Outdoor, Rural Views

Fully landscaped event areas with manicured lawns and flowering gardens with spectacular views of San Pasqual Valley and our cascading vineyards.The Vineyard Courtyard features a beautiful white canopy framed with sparkling lights.

Contact: Special Events, Phone (760) 738-6500 x24

Bernardo Winery

Outdoor, Indoor, Rural Views

Located in a working vineyard with three beautifully situated venues to suit any size wedding or private party. For over 25 years, weddings and events have been designed with you, the client, in mind. Choose from Rosario’s Pavilion, The Barrel Room, or Vito’s Park to make your special day even more special.

Contact: Events, Phone 858-487-1866

Temple Adat Shalom

Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting

1925 Seville-style villa blocks from the ocean in La Jolla, elegantly decorated interior, brick patios lined with rose gardens and other foliage.

Phone (858) 454-7625

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