Nightlife in Carlsbad

"God of Carnage"

New Village Arts Theatre


$36 $23

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

On The Tracks Brewery


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

$26 $15

Two or Four Pints and a Filled Growler at Latitude 33 Brewing Co. (Up to 40% Off)

Latitude 33 Brewing Company


Rotating selection of craft brews including a vanilla porter, citrus sour ale, black IPA, and strong blond ale

$42 $25

Pirates Dinner Adventure for One Adult or Child (Up to 47% Off)

Pirate's Dinner Adventure

Buena Park

Guests feast while cheering for their section’s mascot as Broadway-scale, pyrotechnics-enhanced pirate show unfolds on indoor lagoon’s ship

$41.15 $28

$39 for Date Night with Two Movie Tickets and $100 eGift Card ($124 Value*)

Ultimate Date Night Package

Online Deal

Create your own ultimate date with movie tickets and a $100 eGift Card for dinner

$124 $39

MJ Live: A Michael Jackson Tribute Concert (Through August 1, 2017)

MJ Live

Stratosphere Hotel, Casino & Tower

The tribute dance show aims to match the energy and excitement of the biggest hits with a sing-along stage spectacle that’s just as huge

$60.50 $35

Brewery Package for Two or Four at Kilowatt Brewing (42% Off)

Kilowatt Brewing

San Diego

Guests at a hip, lively nano brewery can try selections made by the resident brewmaster from their very own take-home pint glasses

$42 $25

Driftwood Festival feat. Jerrod Niemann and Rodney Atkins on Saturday, November 12, at 11 a.m.

Driftwood Festival

Doheny State Beach

Hit-makers behind “Drink to That All Night” and “Farmer’s Daughter” lead a Veteran’s Day weekend celebration full of beer and barbecue

$65 $65

Two or Four Beer Flights with Growlers at 32 North Brewing Co. (Up to 44% Off)

32 North Brewing Co.

32 North Brewing Co-Moniker General

Sample some of this brewery’s unique one-of-a-kind beers, which include a Berliner Weisse brewed with wild yeast.

$52 $29

Beer Tasting for Two or Four with One or Two Growlers at Dos Desperados Brewery (Up to 53% Off)

Dos Desperados Brewery

San Marcos

Sample a wide variety of brews, from a farmhouse ale to a West Coast–style IPA to an imperial stout

$60 $30

One Movie Outing with Popcorn and Soda for Two at UltraStar Cinemas (32% Off)

UltraStar Cinemas

Mission Valley at Hazard Center

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

$39.50 $27

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 44% Off). Four Options Available.


Online Deal

Smartphone app lets users reserve movie theater tickets at major theaters nationwide, saving them time and money

$17.99 $12.99

The Comedy Palace 20-Year Anniversary Special 2-Year Comedy Membership for Two Through December 21, 2017

The Comedy Palace: 20-Year Anniversary Special

Multiple Locations

Upcoming talent includes performers seen on E!, Comedy Central, and at clubs across the country

$199.90 $20

Rock 105.3 Presents Boo Ball on Saturday, October 22, at 8 p.m.

Rock 105.3 Presents Boo Ball

House of Blues San Diego

House of Blues’ annual Halloween party features DJs, Go-Go dancers, and a costume contest amidst spooky decor

$35 $17.50

$99 for Flamenco Dance Show and Three-Course Spanish Dinner at Cafe Sevilla ($170 Value)

Cafe Sevilla

Cafe Sevilla

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

$170 $99

Big Brother and The Holding Company on Saturday, October 22, at 8 p.m.

Big Brother & The Holding Company

The Holding Company

Janis Joplin’s original band, Big Brother and The Holding Company, joins Quel Bordel and DJ Mancat for an night of classic psychedelic rock

$30 $12

One-Hour Billiards Package with Beer and Fries for Two or Four at On Cue Billiards (Up to 54% Off)

On Cue Billiards

La Mesa

Duos or quartets face off in rounds of pool before muching on some fries and toasting to their best bankshots over some beer

$45.50 $21

Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show on December 6 at 8 p.m.

Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show

Comedy Palace

Chippendales tour alumni steam and shake their way through a high-energy show

$31.92 $18

Young Dubliners - Friday November 25, 2016 / 8:00pm

The Coach House

The Coach House

$20 $13.75

Queensryche with Armored Saint and Midnight Eternal on Friday, November 18, at 8 p.m.

Queensryche with Armored Saint and Midnight Eternal

House of Blues San Diego

Prog-rock metal masters behind “Silent Lucidity” and the iconic album Operation Mindcrime tour their 2015 release, Condition Hüman

$35 $12

Beer Flight with Take-Home Glass for Two or Four at Groundswell Brewing Company (Up to 45% Off)

Groundswell Brewing Company


Sample a flight of beers before ordering a full pint of one; styles include Double IPA and Undulation White IPA

$32 $18

Six 6-Ounce Beer Flight with Souvenir Glass for One or Two at Balboa's Tap House (Up to 40% Off)

Balboa's Tap House

Clairemont Mesa East

Enjoy a flight of six 6-ounce beers from a constantly changing list of 32 craft beers, plus a 16 oz. souvenir pint glass to take home

$25 $17

Annual Comedy Passes for Two (Through December 31)

Mad House Comedy Club

Mad House Comedy Club

Sets from nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, in sitcoms, and in movies

$200 $19.95

$75 for a Comedy Mystery Dinner Theater Experience for Two at Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater ($129 Value)

Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater

The Imperial House Restaurant

Pairs dine on salads, entrees such as braised beef short rib, and decadent desserts while watching award-winning comedic show

$129 $75

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

Cloud9 Speed Dating / Speed Networking

San Diego

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

$35 $19

"The Rat Pack: Live from Las Vegas" - Sunday November 27, 2016 / 7:00pm

The Coach House

The Coach House

$20 $13.75

"A Nice Family Christmas"

The Broadway Theater


$23.50 $17.25

"Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks"

Cabrillo Playhouse

Pier Bowl

$20 $13.75

Intro to Brewing Class or a Beer Tasting for Two or Four at The Homebrewer/Home Brewing Co. (Up to 44% Off)

The Homebrewer

North Park

Learn the ropes around making your favorite brews or stop in to taste beers and learn what separates one from another

$16 $9

One, Two, or Four Passes to Downtown Pub Crawl from San Diego Pub Crawler (Up to 43% Off)

San Diego Pub Crawler


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

$30 $19

Select Local Merchants

  • Boar Cross'n
    Fill up on fries and other comfort food at Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill, a savory spot for American cuisine. Calling all gluten-free and low-fat diners! Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill has a multitude of dishes right up your alley that are freshly-prepared and taste amazing. The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). The whole family can enjoy a meal at this restaurant with its kid-friendly fare. Home to one of the happiest happy hours, pop in after work for great drinks and good company. If dining outdoors is your idea of a good time, you'll love the gorgeous patio seating at Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill. Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill is a local restaurant that accommodates both large and small groups. Customers here often groove to live music or a DJ. There's often a DJ spinning as well, and patrons are encouraged to step out on the dance floor. The music and crowds can create quite a racket at Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill — noise levels can reach the upper registers. Don't let your weekend plans get spoiled! Be sure to reserve a table if you're heading to the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday since it can get pretty crowded. Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill's diners will appreciate the free parking in a lot next door. Bicyclists will also find lots of space to safely lock up their bikes. Lunch and dinner are easy as pie (and you might as well get a slice) at the delicious Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill. So take your next meal to the next level and indulge in some great American eats at the highly-rated Boar Cross'n Bar and Grill.
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    Carlsbad, CA US
  • Argyle Steakhouse
    Argyle Steakhouse in Carlsbad takes their beef seriously, earning them a multi-star rating from their many loyal customers. Keep your diet in check at Argyle Steakhouse, a local restaurant with gluten-free and low-fat menu items. This restaurant also operates a bar, so a round of drinks with dinner is not out of the question. You won't need to get a sitter before heading to this restaurant — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. Sometimes it's hard to find space for everyone in your party, but Argyle Steakhouse makes it easy. Book your room today. Argyle Steakhouse provides a fun vibe with a great happy hour atmosphere. Make the most of the warm summer months by dining outdoors in Argyle Steakhouse's beautiful outdoor seating area. Don't let your weekend plans get spoiled! Be sure to reserve a table if you're heading to the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday since it can get pretty crowded. Enjoy the vibe here with a business casual dress code. Catering is also available if you'd like to serve Argyle Steakhouse's tasty dishes at your next party. We understand parking is expensive. That's why we've got a parking lot for you. Spend your money on our delicious food and drink. Fancy snacks do come at a higher price, but wow are they delicious. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it's the dinner menu that really draws the crowds. So why not find out for yourself why everyone is talking about Argyle Steakhouse? Your very own steak is right around the corner. For the best cuts in town, you just have to try Argyle Steakhouse.
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    Carlsbad, CA US
  • Coyote Bar & Grill
    Hungry? Get ready to lick your plate clean at Coyote Bar and Grill in Carlsbad. Find time to peruse the wine list here — this restaurant offers a variety of drink options. At this restaurant, everyone will find something they love — kids included! From cheap drinks to good eats, Coyote Bar and Grill's happy hour is a steal. Free wifi is on hand here as well. Bask in the sun and enjoy a fresh meal outside at Coyote Bar and Grill. Score quick and easy seating for groups of any size at Coyote Bar and Grill. Coyote Bar and Grill also serves live tunes with dinner, so guests should wear their dancing shoes. A tad noisy, the restaurant is well-suited for those who don't mind a little extra hustle and bustle. Patrons pack the restaurant on weekends, so it's a good idea to make a reservation to ensure prompt seating. At Coyote Bar and Grill, business casual is the norm, so save your suit and tie for another day. You can also grab your food to go. You can also serve food from Coyote Bar and Grill at your next party — the restaurant offers catering. We're nicer than our competitors. We have free parking in our own lot at no charge to you. Make use of the luxurious bike racks at Coyote Bar and Grill. Coyote Bar and Grill knows how to put a smile on your face the fairly-priced fare is easy on your taste buds as well as your wallet.
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    Carlsbad, CA US
  • Hennessey's Tavern
    Grab some friends and head on over to Hennessey's Tavern for great pub grub. Fear not you gluten-free or low-fat eaters, you'll have plenty of choices here. The bar at this restaurant is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Children are more than welcome to dine at this restaurant, where there's something for everyone on the menu. Swing by after work for happy hour, featuring a wide range of discounted drinks and appetizers. Hennessey's Tavern is the perfect spot to enjoy a great meal outside (weather permitting). Score quick and easy seating for groups of any size at Hennessey's Tavern. Live music is often featured for patrons' enjoyment. At Hennessey's Tavern, "dress to impress" is a thing of the past, and jeans are the new norm. Can't get enough of Hennessey's Tavern's tasty dishes? They also offer a catering service for parties and events. Can't stay at this restaurant long? Pick up and go home. Don't waste time or money searching for a parking space — pull into the lot next door at no extra charge. Bike parking is also available outside the restaurant. Eat your way through the day at Hennessey's Tavern — diners can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner here. Hennessey's Tavern certainly has all your pub favorites to make an evening comfortable for the whole gang!
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    Carlsbad, CA US
  • Islands
    Can you really transform a burger? Islands says yes with its innovative take on this American classic. Enjoy a low-fat or gluten-free meal at Islands, a local favorite. Drinks all around! Pair your dinner with a beverage from this burger joint's full bar. This burger joint is a terrific spot for families to gather with its kid-friendly ambience and menu. Raise your glass at Islands' happy hour. Heading over after work? Make sure to call ahead to reserve your table since crowds tend to pack Islands on weeknights. Islands will even bring the amazing food from their kitchen to yours. If time is of the essence, this burger joint's take-out option may be a better fit. Park in the open lot next to Islands and score easy and free parking. Cyclists will love the spacious bike racks outside of Islands. At Islands, you can pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or any other major credit card. Three meals a day are served at Islands, so you can choose to start your day or end your evening here. For a juicy burger piled high with all your favorite toppings, be sure to try Islands. Try a burger at Islands if you're looking for a meal that's easy and delicious. Islands serves up high quality and top-notch burger options. Stop by today and fill up on one of the signature burgers.
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    Carlsbad, CA US
  • Grand Grill
    Enjoy classic barbecue dishes at Grand Grill in Carlsbad and embrace the mess. The chefs at Grand Grill know how to prepare tasty, gluten-free and low-fat meals. Find time to peruse the wine list here — this restaurant offers a variety of drink options. Score happy hour deals and steals at Grand Grill. Grand Grill is a fine restaurant for those with large and small parties. Wanna soak up the sun? Come grab a bite at Grand Grill and sit out on their gorgeous patio. You'll want to save quiet conversations for another spot, though — the restaurant can get noisy. Grand Grill offers an informal dining experience for those who are allergic to jackets and ties. If you're strapped for time, take out food from this restaurant. Impress the patrons at your next gathering by calling in Grand Grill for catering. Whether you're heading to Grand Grill for lunch or dinner, parking is always free in the adjacent lot. Commute by bike to Grand Grill and find easy bike parking. Grand Grill happily accepts all major credit cards as a form of payment. If breakfast isn't your thing, Grand Grill also serves lunch and dinner, so you can be sure to swing by at some point during the day. If you want finger-licking good barbecue, it's clear you'll want to head straight to Grand Grill.
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    Carlsbad, CA US