Nightlife in Santee

Sample American Craft Beer and Cheese Pairings at Venissimo Cheese

Craft Beer and Cheese Tasting

Marina

$40 $40

Learn about the art of making cheese and pairing it with American craft beer in a workshop that includes five cheese and beer samples

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist at House of Blues San Diego on October 1 at 9 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist - Renegades of Rhythm Tour

House of Blues San Diego

$41 $20

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DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist collaborate using Afrika Bambaataa’s original record collection to celebrate his & Zulu Nation's 40th anniversary

Demi Lovato with Christina Perri and MKTO at Viejas Arena at SDSU on September 28 at 7 p.m. (Up to 61% Off)

Demi Lovato

Viejas Arena at SDSU

$63.50 $25

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Actress and singer blends pop, R & B, and emotive lyrics on hits including "Skyscraper" and "Give Your Heart a Break"

2014 San Diego International Kids' Film Festival at AMN HealthCare Theater on September 5–7 (Up to 60% Off)

2014 San Diego International Kids' Film Festival

AMN HealthCare Theater

$12.54 $5

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International film festival features movies made for and by children, with 38 countries represented

$75 for Mystery Comedy Dinner Theater for Two with Magnets at Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater ($130 Value)

Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater

The Imperial House Restaurant

$130 $75

Four-course meal and commemorative show magnets accompany a live, comedic mystery performance with audience participation

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at San Diego Cellars (Up to 45% Off)

San Diego Cellars

Little Italy

$20 $12

Tasting room hosts groups of two or four who sample six pours of wine apiece

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at The Wine Bank (Up to 56% Off)

The Wine Bank

Gaslamp

$40 $20

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Taste five wines from noteworthy vineyards selected from a temperature-controlled wine cellar

$19 for $35 Worth of Speed Dating — Cloud9 Speed Dating- San Diego

Cloud9 Speed Dating / Speed Networking

San Diego

$35 $19

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$89 for Flamenco Dance Show and Three-Course Spanish Dinner with Sangria at Cafe Sevilla ($163 Value)

Cafe Sevilla

San Diego

$163 $89

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Flamenco performers accompany traditional Spanish dinners centering on paella studded with seafood, chicken, and sausage

1 or 2 Groupons, Each Good for a Movie Outing with Popcorn and Soda for 2 or 4 at UltraStar Cinemas (32% Off)

UltraStar Cinemas

Mission Valley at Hazard Center

$35.50 $24

Hollywood hits dazzle patrons as they munch popcorn and sip sodas; refills on popcorn and soda included

One, Two, or Four Passes to Downtown Pub Crawl from San Diego Pub Crawler (Up to 52% Off)

San Diego Pub Crawler

Gaslamp

$30 $16

The guided pub crawl includes a welcome shot, drink specials, and waived covers at top bars, lounges, and hidden gems in the Gaslamp Quarter

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lenora Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Lenora Winery

Ramona

$24 $13

Join the winemaker and sample wines made from grapes grown at the vineyard and enjoy stunning views of the vineyard and rolling hills

$25 for a Wine Tasting and Artisanal Cheese Pairing for Two at Wine A Bit ($44 Value)

Wine A Bit

Coronado

$44 $25

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A vast selection of boutique wines, live music, flatbread pizzas, and gourmet cheese boards are available at this cozy wine bar

Up to 50% Off Wine Tasting — Carruth Cellars

Carruth Cellars

Solana Beach

$10 $5

Premier vineyard grapes are crushed on-site to craft award-winning wines served in tasting room with local artwork lining walls

Four-Hour Southern California Valley Brewery Tour for One or Two from Uncorked Tours (45% Off)

Uncorked Tours

Uncorked Tours Southern California

$140 $79

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Four-hour tour of 3 breweries aboard a limo coach includes tastings, 50 digital photos, and complimentary appetizers

Wine Tasting with Glasses for Two or Four at California Fruit Wine (Up to 50% Off)

California Fruit Wine

Vista

$20 $11

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Winery breaks grape-based conventions with arsenal of handcrafted varieties crafted from such fruits as pomegranates and blueberries

Beer Tasting for Two or Four People at On The Tracks Brewery (Up to 50% Off)

On The Tracks Brewery

Carlsbad

$26 $15

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Sample house-brewed stouts, porters, and IPAs in tasting room

$16.99 for Two Movie Tickets and Two Large Popcorns at Moviemax Theatres (Up to $32.50 Value)

Moviemax Theatres

Carlsbad

$32.50 $16.99

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Guests munch on large popcorns while watching Hollywood hits on the big screen, courtesy of new, high-definition digital 4K projectors

Wine and Meat and Cheese for Two or Four at The Wine Loft (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

The Wine Loft

Carlsbad

$48 $28

Deep reds and crisp whites pair with wine-friendly trays of cheese and meats

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Mattucci Winery (Up to 57% Off)

Mattucci Winery

Oceanside

$70 $30

Each patron samples four wines; wines spend between 15 months and two years aging in oak barrels

Tour and Tasting for Two or Four with Logo Glasses at Estate d'Iacobelli Winery (Up to 53% Off)

Estate d'Iacobelli Winery

Fallbrook

$40 $19

Hilltop estate with small-batch boutique wines influenced by Italy

$60 for a Wine Tasting and Tour Experience for Two at Keyways Vineyard & Winery ($246 Value)

Keyways Vineyard & Winery

Temecula

$246 $60

After touring the vineyard, guests can sample pours of wine in the barrel room, then select 12 samples of wine paired with gourmet snacks

Boutique-Wine Tasting and Winery Tour for Two or Four at Doffo Winery (Up to 38% Off)

Doffo Winery

Temecula Wine Country

$130 $80

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Guests learn about the vineyards' farming methods and see the property's vintage-motorcycle collection; tour ends with premium-wine tastings

Petite or Standard Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Briar Rose Winery (50% Off)

Briar Rose Winery

Temecula

$22 $11

Vintners describe the flavors of house varietals as they pour samples of reds and whites made from grapes grown onsite

Weekday or Weekend Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lorimar Vineyards and Winery (Up to Half Off)

Lorimar Vineyards and Winery

Temecula

$28 $15

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Visitors build their own tasting with a choice of six wines off of the premium tasting menu

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Oak Mountain Winery (Half Off)

Oak Mountain Winery

Murrieta

$30 $15

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Taste six wines and get a 15% discount on any wine purchased that day

Wine Tasting for One or Two at Miramonte Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Miramonte Winery

Temecula

$15 $8

Guests sample six wines in the indoor and outdoor tasting spaces overlooking the site's beautiful garden and lawn

Wine Tasting with Meat and Cheese plate and Take-Home Bottles of Wine at Frangipani Estate Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Frangipani Estate Winery

Temecula

$70 $35

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Sip on six wine samples and savor complementary meat and cheese amid rural views of the De Portola Wine Trail and surrounding foothills

Barrel Tasting Package for One or Two with Meat and Cheese Platter at Frangipani Estate Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Frangipani Estate Winery

Murrieta

$110 $55

Try three reds and one dessert wine in the barrel room, accompanied by paired meats, cheeses, and chocolate, then try two tasting-room pours

$48 for Wine Tasting for Two with Souvenir Glasses and Bottle of Wine at Fazeli Cellars ($96 Value)

Fazeli Cellars

Old Town Temecula

$96 $48

Visitors each enjoy five samples of Fazeli Cellars' wines before taking home souvenir glasses, wine key, and bottle of Shiraz

$11 Off Beer-Tasting for Two at Panini & Hops ($17.98 Value)

Panini & Hops

Temecula

$17.98 $11

Samples drawn from multiple varieties of Belgian beers and 35 local craft beers

Wine Tour and Tasting for One, Two, or Four on a Weekday or Weekend at Danza del Sol Winery (Up to 63% Off)

Danza del Sol Winery

Temecula

$55 $25

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Winery tour and wine class with tastings and appetizer pairings on a 35-acre estate with a Spanish-mission-style clubhouse

Wine-Tasting for Two or Four at Hamilton Oaks Winery (Half Off)

Hamilton Oaks Winery

Hamilton Oaks Winery

$30 $15

Winemaking duo presents guests with five naturally produced varietals

Dinner and Jazz Event for Two at Empowering Success Now presents Twilight Dinner and Jazz (50% Off)

Empowering Success Now presents Twilight Dinner and Jazz

Lake Elsinore

$190 $95

Musicians such as Kenny Rice, J. Boykin, and Vaughn Fahie create dulcet tones to accompany dinner, served by Summerly Grille Restaurant

Rockefellas Music Festival at Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium on November 15 or 16 (Up to 50% Off)

Rockefellas Music Festival

Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium

$30 $20

Musical tributes to The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and Tom Petty, along with local bands and classic car show

$39 for a Wine-Tasting Package for Two with Take-Home Wine at Laguna Canyon Winery ($88 Value)

Laguna Canyon Winery

Laguna Beach

$88 $39

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Vintners unveil 10 wines for sampling

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Frisby Cellars Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Frisby Cellars Winery

Lake Forest

$30 $15

Local grapes meet their full potential in these wines, which show off the unique notes of the area's terroir

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Rancho Las Lomas (Up to 53% Off)

Rancho Las Lomas

Silverado

$80 $39

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Guests gather in the Barn Bar to enjoy five flights of wine, plus cheese tastings, then take a stroll in the wildlife zoo afterward

"Top Rock" at Hard Rock Hotel, August 1–September 20 (Up to 50% Off)

Top Rock

The Hard Rock Hotel

$30 $15

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Revue pays homage to '80s and '90s rock hits with a fully choreographed stage show

ComedyJuice Standup-Comedy Show at Irvine Improv (Up to 57% Off)

ComedyJuice

Irvine Improv

$30 $15

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ComedyJuice shows pair national headliners with up-and-comers on Tuesday night bills at storied comedy-club chain

Murder Mystery Dinner Show for Two or Four at The Gourmet Detective (Up to 32% Off)

The Gourmet Detective

Multiple Locations

$144 $99

Guests enjoy a three-course meal while playing along with the detective during murder mystery dinner show

Tasting for Two, Glasses, and Cheese with Option for One or Two Take-Home Bottles at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 62% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Newport Beach

$70 $29

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Urban microwinery crafts rich vintages with California grapes and pairs pours with vintner-selected cheese plates

Seated Luxury Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Optional Take-Home Bottles at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 62% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Orange Coast Winery Ocean Cellar

$60 $29

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Soft leather chairs hug guests as they sample limited-production wines paired with gourmet cheese bites

Beer Flights and Pints for Two or Four at Kat Daddy Brewery (Up to 58% Off)

Kat Daddy Brewery

Moreno Valley

$18 $9

Former U.S. Air Force sergeant serves flights and pints of his small-batch craft beers, including cask and nitro brews

Take-Home Dry Growler with Four Pints of Beer for One or Two at Packinghouse Brewing Co. (50% Off)

Packinghouse Brewing Co.

Riverside

$40 $20

Take home a growler to use later; sip four pints at brewery with offerings such as Black Beauty Cream Stout and Heritage Pale Ale

In-Home Wine-Tasting Event for Up to 12 from PRP Wine International (Up to 73% Off). Two Options Available.

PRP Wine International Wine Tasting

Redeem from Home

$168.69 $45

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Experienced wine consultants reveal grapes' backgrounds and regions and lead guests through the qualities of six varietals

Mediterranean Food and Hookah at Mirage Grill and Hookah Lounge (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Mirage Grill and Hookah Lounge

Huntington Beach

$40 $20

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Exotic flavors culminate in Mediterranean dishes in the dining room and in shisha flavors in the hookah lounge

Sports Bar Food at Caddies Sports Tavern (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

Caddies Sports Tavern

Holtville

$35 $19

Tavern at the Barbara Worth Resort dishes out food such as wings, bacon cheeseburgers, tuna melts, beer-battered fish and chips, and pizza

Merlin's Magic & Comedy Dinner Theatre for Two or Four at Rib Trader (Up to Half Off)

Merlin's Magic & Comedy Dinner Theatre

Rib Trader

$119.80 $60

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Medievally clad magician weaves mystical tricks before entranced audiences over a dinner of sumptuous barbecue ribs and chicken

Beer Flights with Souvenir Pint Glasses for Two or Four at Hangar 24 Craft Brewery (46% Off)

Hangar 24 Craft Brewery

North Redlands

$28 $15

Sample brews like Orange Wheat Beer, Betty IPA, and Chocolate Porter at a regional brewery across the street from Redlands Municipal Airport

Craft Beer Tasting for Two or Four at Wild Donkey Brewing Co. (Up to 44% Off)

Wild Donkey Brewing Co.

Northwest Redlands

$34 $19

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Year-round and seasonal brews pour from wall-mounted taps and include a Vanilla Blonde Ale and a seasonal Watermelon Wheat.

Gut Busters Comedy Show for Four at The Hub Bar and Lounge on Wednesdays through October 1 (Up to 50% Off)

Gut Busters

The Hub Bar & Lounge

$20 $10

Weekly comedy show headlined by local funnyman Rick Rome

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Leila Parello has been teaching ballet for more than 40 years. At The School of Ballet Arts, which Leila founded in 1974, she and her team of professional instructors cultivate a noncompetitive environment in which students can learn the joy of dance through the lens of classical ballet. They teach proper ballet technique, pointe, classical variations, stretch, and jazz, culminating in a well-rounded curriculum for dancers of all ages and skill levels.

8921 Carlton Hills Blvd
Santee,
CA
US

Cooks at The Flinn Springs Inn sizzle up hearty pub grub, including cheeseburgers and tacos, as tap masters pour cold draft beers or expertly mix cocktails within a bar and grill replete with exposed-brick walls and leather-topped barstools. Guests can play a game of billiards inside, or make their way to the sprawling outdoor patio to watch live music and college-level math lectures on the stage or hurl horseshoes in the regulation pits. After dancing, singing karaoke, or playing beer pong all night, patrons can return the next morning for pancakes and bloody marys.

15505 Olde Highway 80
El Cajon,
CA
US

El Cajon Grand has been keeping the tradition of the neighborhood pub alive since 1950, and today it's still a great spot to nurse a drink while watching the big game. Inside the newly remodeled, 3,500-square-foot space, post up near one of nine flat-screen TVs or head outside to the patio for a leisurely game of horseshoe. Nightly specials include deals on appetizer baskets and craft beers and well drinks from the bar.

351 W Main St
El Cajon,
CA
US

Chtaura Mediterranean Restaurant treats its visitors to a feasts of hot and cold mezzes, beef and lamb kabobs, and sizzling plates of steak. Guests savor charbroiled lamb chops, spicy Lebanese beef kibbe, and creamy hummus dip, paired with earthy wisps of flavored smoke from a hookah pipe. On weekends, singers croon Arabic tunes and live DJs spin pounding tracks. That music animates belly dancers, who hypnotize diners with graceful movements. They can even light the entire bar on fire, forcing guest to choose to watch the dancers, the fire, or the sudden flock of moths.

6062 Lake Murray Blvd, Ste 102-105
La Mesa,
CA
US

There are pool tables as far as the eye can see inside On Cue Billiards. At least it feels that way ? there are actually 25, which host rounds of everything from eight-ball to bank pool until 2 a.m. nightly. Since opening in May of 1992, On Cue has also crowns pool champs every Monday night with its in-house nine-ball tournament. Win or lose, everybody can feast like victors at the bar, which supplies pub classics like spicy chicken fingers alongside eight draft beers.

8308 Parkway Dr.
La Mesa,
CA
US

UltraStar Cinemas cossets moviegoers in cushy seating as they enjoy Hollywood hits alongside buttery servings of popcorn. Film buffs can peruse the current showtimes to handpick an action-packed flick, romantic comedy, or chilling thriller featuring inexplicably aggressive hamsters. The concession stand outfits moviegoers with snacks, drinks, and buckets filled with warm kernels, keeping stomach grumblings to a minimum during showings and providing crunchy projectiles in case of sudden younger-sibling attacks.

13475 Poway Rd
Poway,
CA
US