Nightlife in San Marcos

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

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

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

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

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.

$26 $15

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

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

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 37% 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

$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

Beer Tasting with Pints for Two or Four at Reckless Brewing Company (36% Off)

Reckless Brewing Company


This Nanobrewery’s taps feature delicious and unique beers such as Honey Badger, Oral Pleasure and Poor Social Skills (17% ABV)

$22 $14

$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

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

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

Club-Crawl Admission for 2, 5, or 10 from (Up to 67% Off)

VIPs host fun-filled bar hops around San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter and other trendy neighborhoods

$60 $29

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

Steel Panther on Saturday, November 12, Doors at 8 p.m.

Steel Panther with Magnetico

House of Blues San Diego

Hair-metal pranksters tour their latest raunchy, hard-riffing album

$32.50 $21

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

$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

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

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 50% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.

San Diego

Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $29.99

"A Nice Family Christmas"

The Broadway Theater


$23.50 $17.25

San Diego Zombie Crawl

Fluxx Nightclub

Central San Diego

$50 $40.50

"God of Carnage"

New Village Arts Theatre


$36 $23

Beer Flights and Pint Glasses for Two or Four at Quantum Brewing (Up to 44% Off)

Quantum Brewing

Eastern San Diego

Try this brewery’s unique beers, each steeped in experimentation and a love for brewing

$26 $15

"The Bad Seed"

Lamplighters Theatre

La Mesa

$20 $13.75

"Rented Christmas: The Musical"

Lamplighters Theatre

La Mesa

$20 $13.75

Select Local Merchants

  • Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina
    Take a table at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina in San Marcos and look forward to your next meal. Tired of the same healthy meals? Come to Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina for healthy, innovative eats. Drinks all around! Pair your dinner with a beverage from this restaurant's full bar. Having trouble finding that family-friendly restaurant everyone will love? This restaurant serves all ages, so little ones are welcome to come along, too. Make sure to check out Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina's happy hour for a great way to decompress from the workday. Take a great restaurant, add perfect party food and a fun group of people, and get a night for the ages at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina. Wifi access is totally free at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina, perfect for catching up on the news, hopping on social media, or even working. Bask in the sun and enjoy a fresh meal outside at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina. Pull your partner onto the dance floor — the restaurant provides more than enough room to twist the night away. Weekend visitors to the restaurant are well advised to take advantage of the reservation system — crowds tend to pack the place on Fridays and Saturdays. Don't spend time or money shopping for a new dinner outfit Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina's laid-back vibe accepts jeans, T-shirts, and everything in between. Getting your food to go is also an option. Catering from Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina will take your party to the next level. For drivers, a nearby lot is available for use. Make use of the safe and efficient bike parking at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina. Expect to spend less than $15 per person at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina. Conveniently charge by major credit card when cash isn't an option. Whether you're hungry first thing in the morning or prefer to eat a little later, Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Cantina is conveniently open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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    San Marcos, CA US
  • Churchill's Pub & Grille
    Snack on tasty pub fare at Churchill's Pub and Grille, a local favorite. The chefs at Churchill's Pub and Grille know how to prepare tasty, gluten-free and low-fat meals. Why watch TV at home when you can catch the game at Churchill's Pub and Grille? Gather the whole family for a trip to this bar — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here. Whether you have a group of five or a group of 20, Churchill's Pub and Grille can seat both large and small groups. Stay connected at no cost thanks to Churchill's Pub and Grille's wifi. Weather permitting, come enjoy a wonderful meal outside at Churchill's Pub and Grille. Weekends can get packed, so take advantage of the bar's reservations. Keep it casual at Churchill's Pub and Grille, and save that little black dress for a different occasion. You can call it in, then carry it out. Aside from the delicious, mouth-watering food and drinks, what's the best thing about us? Our free parking. Plain and simple. Store your bike at one of the many racks outside of Churchill's Pub and Grille. Meals at Churchill's Pub and Grille are incredibly tasty and reasonably priced around $30. If breakfast isn't your thing, Churchill's Pub and Grille also serves lunch and dinner, so you can be sure to swing by at some point during the day. For an indulgent bite, Churchill's Pub and Grille serves up some of the finest pub-food creations around. A top British pub in San Marcos, Churchill's Pub and Grille is a must for visitors and locals alike.
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    San Marcos, CA US
  • The Jumping Turtle Bar & Grill
    Explore the world of craft beers at The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill. For your viewing pleasure, The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill also stocks TVs in the bar area. Dine under the sun (or stars) at The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill with their charming outdoor seating. Whether you have a large or small group, The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill can accommodate both. If dancing is on the menu, the bar also features live bands and an open floor. A relatively loud bar, this is not the place for a quiet night out. If you're heading to the bar on a Friday or Saturday, don't get stuck in line with the rest of the crowds — reservations are accepted. The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill is a casual spot to dine, so don't worry about being underdressed. It's time to gather up the party people. Serve them great food from The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill. Tired of driving in circles? Head to The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill for a bite to eat and find quick parking in the lot next door. You'll also find plenty of safe spaces to lock up your bike if you prefer to cycle to the bar. Prepare to spend about $30 per person when dining at The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill. The Jumping Turtle Bar and Grill serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you.
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    San Marcos, CA US
  • Cow Shed Bar & Grill
    Find delicious sandwiches at other American favorites at Cow Shed Bar and Grill. If gluten is something you try to avoid, check out the G-free menu at Cow Shed Bar and Grill. Low-fat fare is also available for those keeping an eye on their diet. TVs are also readily available in the bar area to broadcast the best games. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful weather during your meal at Cow Shed Bar and Grill. For entertainment while you dine, the restaurant organizes live music or hosts a DJ spinning. Dining at Cow Shed Bar and Grill comes with dancing and a DJ, so make sure to wear your party shoes. The restaurant can get tied up on the weekends, so allow yourself time to wait for a table. Worried about finding parking? Don't fret! Cow Shed Bar and Grill is located near plenty of options. Commute by bike to Cow Shed Bar and Grill and find easy bike parking. Cow Shed Bar and Grill is creating dishes any foodie will love at around $30. Stop what you're doing and pay a visit to Cow Shed Bar and Grill's restaurant today.
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    San Marcos, CA US
  • Hooters
    Take a table at Hooters in San Marcos and look forward to your next meal. You'll find a wonderful selection of drinks from this restaurant's full bar to top off your meal. You won't need to get a sitter before heading to this restaurant — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. At Hooters, diners can score happy hour deals. Surf the web from your tablet or laptop on Hooters' complimentary wifi. For comfortable outdoor service, Hooters sets up a seasonal patio. Weekends are when crowds really head to Hooters, so plan accordingly. Good luck spotting a suit and tie at Hooters — casually-dressed diners are the norm here. Some say walking is the greatest thing in life. This restaurant knows it's carryout. At Hooters, you can safely park just around the corner. Make use of the safe and efficient bike parking at Hooters. Prepare to spend about $30 per person when dining at Hooters.
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    San Marcos, CA US
  • Old Cal Coffee House
    Head to Old Cal Coffee House for a steaming cup of joe. The whole family can enjoy a meal at this coffee shop with its kid-friendly fare. Check email, shop online, or get the latest game scores on Old Cal Coffee House's free wifi. Take your meal to the next level on the patio at Old Cal Coffee House. You pup can accompany you to Old Cal Coffee House, which welcomes dogs. Weekend diners may find themselves waiting for a table, as Friday and Saturday nights tend to draw a crowd. Ordering food? You can pick it up yourself! Don't fuss with street parking. We've got some parking available. At Old Cal Coffee House, bikers can lock their bikes safely outside. When you need a morning pick-me-up, make your way over to Old Cal Coffee House for a cup of coffee.
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    San Marcos, CA US