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8 Best Birthday Party Venues in San Diego

8 Best Birthday Party Venues in San Diego

Are you hoping to throw a memorable birthday party in San Diego? While throwing a party at home is always an option, we recommend looking into birthday party venues in San Diego to experience something new. 

When you rent a venue for a party, you avoid cleaning up, cooking food, or hosting guests in your home. Instead, you have access to a unique space where you can enjoy your big day. 

What are the best birthday party venues in San Diego? Read on to find out. 

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Cruise San Diego

If you’re looking to enjoy your birthday out on the water instead of on land, Cruise San Diego is a great venue space to check out. 

The cruise agency allows you to rent out the Ohana for events, a 65-foot vessel that was built in 1960 by the Wrigley family. The Ohana can host up to 128 people, and it comes with a double-decker outdoor event space. 

The Ohana has many amazing features to make your birthday top-notch, including the Mahalo Bar, a built-in sound system, and an upper and lower deck

Sparks Gallery

Located in San Diego’s Gaslamp District in the historic Sterling Hardware Building, Sparks Gallery functions as a contemporary art space for both collaborative and solo exhibitions. 

If you’re hoping to be surrounded by surreal and impressionistic art, this event venue is the place to host your party. The gallery’s event space features exposed red brick walls, high ceilings, and vintage wood floors. The space is also within walking distance of many Gaslamp Quarter hotels, making it a convenient spot for your guests. 

FemX Quarters

FemX Quarters is a women-owned and operated event space located right next to Old Town San Diego. It’s also just five minutes from downtown San Diego and five minutes from the airport, making it a convenient venue for those hosting out-of-town guests. 

The 3600-square-foot building offers views of the bay and downtown, and the space can host up to 150 people. You can even check out their website to take a virtual tour of the space. 

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Deck 655

If you’re looking for a unique event space for your birthday party, Deck 655 has you covered. Deck 655 offers both indoor and outdoor party amenities, and it includes a sound system on deck, four flatscreen monitors, an outdoor fireplace, lounge furniture, and street views of Broadway and India Street. 

The 8500-square-foot space can hold up to 350 guests, and it’s within walking distance of many hotels in the city. Best of all, Deck 655 has an arcade room that’s equipped with air hockey, ping pong, foosball, cornhole, basketball, Jenga, and other old-school arcade games. 

Luce Loft

The Luce Loft is another great space to check out for your San Diego birthday party. Located in the East Village in the heart of Little Italy, Luce Loft offers a blank canvas for you to customize your event any way you wish. 

Luce Loft offers full-day event rentals, and when you book through the loft, you get full access to a complete list of vendors, helping you take the guesswork out of your party planning. 

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Ultimate Skybox at Diamondview Tower 

The Ultimate Skybox at Diamond View Tower is located in the East Village of Downtown San Diego. They offer both indoor and outdoor party spaces with a contemporary vibe. 

You’ll have views of the San Diego skyline, the bay, and Coronado, making for an unforgettable backdrop for your birthday party. The Skybox features a 100-foot-long patio, ceiling to floor bay windows, five flat-screen TVs, wireless internet, a full culinary kitchen, and a large bar area with a built-in limestone bar.

Gas Lamp Quarter
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Vasa is the perfect venue for those looking to host a classy birthday party. The event space comes complete with a ballroom, garden courtyard, and private lounge. 

The main ballroom is 5,000 square feet, making it the perfect space to dance the night away. When guests need a break from all of the partying, they can head to the garden courtyard to cool off and refresh. 

Brick San Diego

Brick is another great birthday party venue space to check out in the San Diego area. One of the great things about the Brick is that it offers three types of beverage services. You can choose from a cash bar, a full-service bar with top-shelf liquor, or, if you’re looking to save money, you can make the event BYOB. 

If you’re planning a small birthday party, you can opt for Brick’s intimate gathering package, which allows you to host up to 50 guests in a six-hour period. The package also includes set up and tear down. If you want to celebrate your birthday during the daytime, you can opt for Brick’s brunch package, which can also accommodate up to 50 guests. 

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