San Diego is home to the best small party venues in California. Whether you want to celebrate your birthday in a loft overlooking Balboa Park or host a dinner party in one of the elegant restaurants in the Gaslamp Quarter, America’s Finest City has much to offer. We’ve collected the top intimate spots in the city, so you can find and book your favorite in no time! Get your closest friends together and go out on the streets of San Diego, that’s where the wildest parties take place!
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Contrary to popular belief, a small venue doesn’t mean less fun. Choosing the right venue is extremely important when organizing a party that your guests won’t stop talking about any time soon! Thanks to Tagvenue, finding the perfect venue for your party has never been easier! Our filters can enable you to search by area, type of venue, and price range. If you’re thinking of hosting a party with just close family and friends, book an intimate venue - we assure you, it’ll be the best choice for your event. It’s also a great way to celebrate on a budget as most venues will offer drink and food packages that will accommodate all of your needs.
Are you still not 100% sure whether you should host your intimate event in one of the city’s venues? Well we've got a few things to share that will help you make up your mind! Check out our list of some of the biggest advantages of booking a party venue below.
There are a few things to consider before renting the ideal space for your intimate celebration. And no, we’re not exaggerating! Have a look at our guide and keep all of these points in mind when looking for THE venue!
Depending on your chosen location or venue, the rental costs in San Diego vary greatly. You can rent a tiny place for $75 per hour, or somewhere slightly bigger for up to $500 per hour. Some venues offer special packages that start at $15 and get up to $75 per person. (All data from Tagvenue.)
We’re certain you’ll love La Jolla’s selection of small venues that are ideal for all kinds of small celebrations. Whether you’re dreaming of a small banquet hall, a private function room, or a terrace, we highly recommend checking it out. Downtown is home to rooftop venues where you can celebrate with sprawling city views as a backdrop. Around Gaslamp Quarter and East Village you’ll find plenty of venues that will suit your requirements and your style. North Park is the epicenter of great restaurants and quirky bars if that’s the direction you want to go.
A good rule of thumb is the earlier, the better! If you’re interested in one of the more popular venues in San Diego, you should book at least 5 to 6 weeks in advance. Planning your party early increases your chances of securing your desired space.
Catering for a small party can cost anywhere between $20 and $80 per person. These packages include the rent for the space, as well as food and beverages. If you have a tight budget, we suggest you consider doing a BYOB or a cash bar for your guests.
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It was really easy to find a wide range of potential locations, and I could contact many different venues with ease. Tagvenue allowed me to be very dynamic when organising my event. Would definitely use again!