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Artist’s home, light filled, blue-grey kitchen
  • $95/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (44)
  • 44
  • Instant book
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Perfect for small productions and lifestyle photo shoots. Our home is light and bright designed to bring light into every room. The blue grey house exterior is gorgeous as a backdrop and has a poured cement look. A huge yard has a fire pit and garden area. The house has tons of raw wood elements and calming colors. Furniture and wall hangings can be moved to create your perfect scene as long as they are put back. Clawfoot tub in master bath can be filled with water for bathtub and water beauty shoots for an additional cleaning fee. Take a look at the gallery at just a few of the shoots done here. We are located just a few min from the beach and next to a nature preserve. Please note that any filming or large shoots over 5 people and two cars will need to get a city permit from Costa Mesa/Orange County. Permitting number to call for info (714) 754-5323
Spacious Private Gym w/ Lots of Natural Light
  • $180/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (5)
  • 5
  • Instant book
  • Costa Mesa, CA
7,000 sq ft private training facility with multiple rooms to and lots of natural lighting. We also have exposed wood beams, 2 showers & changing rooms, 2 bathrooms, makeup room, and office space
Photo /Video 5 Wall Eggshell Cyc Studio
  • $70/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
  • 4
  • Instant book
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Our 1410 sq. ft. studio is located at Costa Mesa, Ca next to the Orange County Airport, 55 at 405 freeway, the 5 wall eggshell cyclorama measures 30' wide, 28' deep with a 12' ceiling, there no windows or skylights, there is a 10'x10' truck and 36" access door, 9-20 amp outlets. A/C and heater yes, - Wi-Fi, Bluetooth stereo receiver - Assigned Parking for 8 cars and free street parking - Make-up station, Under the counter fridge, Krupps coffee maker, sink, make-up station, 1 clothing rack,1 full length mirror, 1 shooting cart for computer,1 Restroom, 10 chairs. No lighting is included and for rental we have Canon cameras, lighting choices are strobe, hot lights or fluorescent, and grip. Studio works well for: Photo Shoots, Commercial Shoots, Music Video Shoots, Interviews, Talking Heads, Dance Shoots, Cars & Trucks, SOUND, The space is NOT 100% soundproof, meaning that some sound from outside make it through, but those sounds tend to be for a few seconds. We are located next to the Orange county Airport. **Note the cove floor is delivered walked on white, if your shoot needs the floor to be pure white, the fee to paint the floor is $100.00 and you return it walked on white.
Professional Workspace in Costa Mesa
  • $850/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Orange County sunshine meets professional sophistication at our South Coast Metro coworking space. Two floors in this 15-story building are dedicated to our workspace, boasting sleek private offices, collaborative conference rooms, and art-filled lounges to connect and inspire your team. Proximity to both Los Angeles and San Diego allows you to expand operations easily from this location. Plus, onsite parking makes commuting a breeze. Amid countless shops, a performing arts center, and just moments from the ocean, it’s easy to mix work with play at our South Coast Metro office space. Schedule a visit to find out more.
Beautiful Large Photo Cove
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Costa Mesa, CA
We are a furniture company + showroom located in Costa Mesa, CA. We built the cove to shoot our products and have recently made it available for photoshoots, headshots, and more. It is a perfect space to get pure white images in our large cove. Our 1200 square foot space includes a 24 x 19 foot cove, wifi, and lighting rentals upon request. Half of this space is used as storage for our furniture, but you will have access to the whole 1200 SF space. The cove is cleaned before each use/booking. There is a bathroom/changing room on site. There is a large roll up door to bring in large items and have natural light/air. Look forward to hosting you. We have 2 strobe lights available :$100 for the day for both. We have two Alien Bees (one B1600 and one B800) both with Paul Buff Softboxes, and with a hot-shoe wireless shutter mount.
Impressive Recording Studio In the Heart of Orange County
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Near the 405 freeway off Fairview close to Orange Coast college. Music Recording & Video production Studio. Impressive Analog equipment on site!
Boutique Photo Studio
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Costa Mesa, CA
A boutique photo studio in Costa Mesa. Available for photoshoots, creative gatherings, and video production. Our 2250 square foot space includes a 20ft x 20ft infinity cove, make-up vanity, changing room, wifi, and 1345 square feet of open studio space

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Costa Mesa?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Costa Mesa on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Costa Mesa?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Costa Mesa at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Filming locations are available in Costa Mesa?
Right now, there are 16 Filming locations available in Costa Mesa.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Costa Mesa bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Costa Mesa guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Costa Mesa locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Costa Mesa?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Costa Mesa. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Costa Mesa booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Costa Mesa?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Costa Mesa is $324 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Costa Mesa?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Filming locations in Costa Mesa, CA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $850.
Which Filming locations are most popular in Costa Mesa, CA in 2022?
How do I book a Costa Mesa location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Costa Mesa reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Costa Mesa

Situated between Los Angeles and San Diego and only a short drive from many of the most beautiful beaches in the state, Costa Mesa is found in the heart of California’s Orange County. Established in 1953, Costa Mesa was originally farmland with a small but densely packed population. Since its founding, the city has dramatically grown and now includes such popular attractions like incredible shopping venues, fine arts events, and exceptional dining options.

Costa Mesa received its name in 1920. Originally titled Harper, many who visited the area confused this urban center with nearby Harperville. To help prevent further confusion, the residents of this city decided to host a contest and award $25 to the person responsible for suggesting the best name. It was a teacher by the name of Alice Plumer who took home the top prize when she coined the phrase “Costa Mesa,” meaning coastal tableland.

When it comes to great places to host film shoots, it’s hard to go wrong with Costa Mesa. If you’re on the lookout for the ideal Costa Mesa filming locale, the biggest decision you’ll face here is narrowing your choices down to only one.

Filming Options in Costa Mesa

Finding the ideal Costa Mesa filming location can take some serious decision-making. Once you’ve settled on your ideal spot, your next job is securing the right professionals to help you get your venue ready for filming to commence. Costa Mesa has many top-tier supply vendors, rental companies, and set designers that can help you get the place ready to roll in no time.

  • Audio-Visual Equipment Rentals
    In need of some new equipment for your Costa Mesa filming locale? Is your budget a little too tight for a big purchase right now? Not to worry. Costa Mesa is home to many exceptional audio-visual equipment rental companies. Stocking a large inventory of the latest equipment for the film, photo, and video industry, you’re sure to find everything you need here.

  • Security
    Since it’s just not possible for one of your cast or crew to be on-site at your Costa Mesa filming locale at all times, it’s a good idea to hire a professional security team to keep your property and possessions protected at all times. From on-site uniformed guards to video surveillance systems and even high-tech alarms, the right Costa Mesa security company has got you covered.

  • Catering
    Ensuring your cast and crew have access to snacks and meals during your Costa Mesa filming is an excellent way to help keep production on schedule. Whether you are looking for simple coffee and tea service, paninis, soups, and salads, or a hot meal or pasta station, the right Costa Mesa catering company can design and deliver a menu that is sure to keep your staff well-fed and ready to deliver Oscar-worthy performances.

Filming Companies in Costa Mesa

Now that you’ve found the perfect place to do some Costa Mesa filming, it’s time to put the final details in place for an effective shoot. Whether you need someone to help with set décor, are looking to rent a few pieces of equipment, or require a caterer to keep hot joe and snacks continually on the go, you’ll find everything your heart desires with Costa Mesa’s top professionals working for you.

  • PROtog Rentals
    PROtog Rentals is a professional audio-visual equipment rental business located in the heart of Costa Mesa. A team that takes great pride in its exceptional customer services, PROtog Rentals stocks a wide selection of fine equipment including cameras, lenses, lighting, and video software. The staff at PROtog Rentals have experience in the film and photo industries, giving them the expertise you need to provide detailed advice when it comes to product selection and technical support.

  • PacWest Security Services
    A private security firm founded in 1994, PacWest Security Services has more than 27 years of experience keeping their residential and commercial clients’ property and possessions well protected. Providing service throughout the entirety of California, this Costa Mesa-based security team also has locations in Los Angeles, San Diego, Ontario, and Hayward.

  • 24 Carrots Catering and Events
    A catering company and event planning service located in SoCal, 24 Carrots Catering and Events specializes in handcrafted cuisine that is innovative, beautiful, and exceptionally delicious to keep your guests coming back for more. A team that prioritizes a personal approach to the planning process, the culinary professionals at 24 Carrots Catering and Events involved you in each step of the menu development to ensure your complete satisfaction.

Pros and Cons of Filming in Costa Mesa

A city with its own quaint charm, Costa Mesa is a great place to call home or to make your next vacation spot. Still, there are positives and negatives to doing some filming here.


  • Affordable cost of living
    Costa Mesa offers its residents a wonderful lifestyle for an affordable price. Expenses for living in Costa Mesa are considered to be lower than in other urban centers in the state.

  • Low crime rate
    When compared to other populous areas in California, Costa Mesa has a low crime rate. Its residents report feeling quite safe here.

  • Consistently beautiful weather
    A city that enjoys sunshine, blue skies, and warm temps nearly every day of the year, Costa Mesa’s consistently beautiful weather is a big drawing card for those who live here and those who visit.


  • Heavy traffic
    Since Costa Mesa is wedged between two large metropolitan centers, it is also subject to heavily congested highways and streets. Expect lengthy commute times when traveling to and from places in Costa Mesa.

  • Overcrowding
    Costa Mesa’s beautiful beaches make it a destination hotspot for locals and tourists alike. This influx of tourists can lead to overcrowding in the streets, on the roads, and also in shops and restaurants here.

  • High number of property-related crimes
    Though on the whole Costa Mesa sees very little crime, offenses involving property are higher here than in some other California cities.

Famous Locations in Costa Mesa

  • Noguchi Garden
    For true lovers of the great outdoors, a trip to Noguchi Garden is not to be missed. In the late 20th century, construction began on this property to yield almost two acres of incredibly landscaped gardens featuring plants, flowers, and trees from countries all over the world.

  • South Coast Repertory Theater
    First opening its doors to the public greater than 50 years ago, the South Coast Repertory Theater is a popular spot for concerts, plays, and other live entertainment events in Costa Mesa. With a season that extends from early fall to early summer, you’ll find everything here from classic rock, trendy musicals, and modern comedies to murder mysteries, workshops, and private poetry readings.

  • Fairview Park
    Fairview Park is a natural space measuring more than 200 acres, offering you plenty of pristine property to explore at your leisure. For those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors, Fairview Park’s many hiking trails are a true delight. Other activities here include picnicking, flying kites, and even people-watching. Several festivals and other annual events are also held here for the public to enjoy.