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Top Meetup spaces in San Diego, CA

Wine Tasting Room in San Diego
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • San Diego, CA
Vintage Inspired Venue
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (5)
  • 5
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • San Diego, CA
Italian Bistro in Hillcrest
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • San Diego, CA
Private Outdoor Event Space
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • San Diego, CA
Oceanfront Brewery Sports Bar
  • $1250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • San Diego, CA
Rooftop Sushi Lounges
  • $1500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • San Diego, CA

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What people are saying about Meetup on Giggster

Marisa L.
$ 700
4 hours
60 people
3 months ago
We had such a wonderful time throwing my parents a birthday party here -- Gene was so flexible and sweet and the space was absolutely perfect. Would absolutely recommend.
Noah H.
$ 440
8 hours
15 people
3 months ago
Gene was very understanding and approachable. The environment was very welcoming for everyone, and the host and venue made the whole production much easier and more comfortable.
Robert A.
$ 400
4 hours
30 people
7 months ago
Gene was an excellent host, very responsive, friendly, and provided us with a great deal of flexibility. The space was perfect for my wife’s surprise party, it’s got a vintage, artsy interior with some cool lighting, good sound system for ambient music, and plenty of tables and chairs to move around according to the needs of the event. I highly recommend the space for your event and it would be a pleasure to work with Gene again.

Frequently Asked Questions about Meetup venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in San Diego?
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 San Diego 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 San Diego?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in San Diego at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Meetup spaces are available in San Diego?
Right now, there are 136 Meetup spaces available in San Diego.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in San Diego. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my San Diego 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 San Diego?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in San Diego is $533 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in San Diego?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select 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 Meetup spaces in San Diego, 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 $1500.
Which Meetup spaces are most popular in San Diego, CA in 2024?
The top 3 Meetup spaces in San Diego, CA right now are Wine Tasting Room in San Diego, Vintage Inspired Venue and Italian Bistro in Hillcrest.
How do I book a San Diego 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 San Diego reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About San Diego

San Diego is a coastal city located in Southern California, USA. It is the second-largest city in the state, with a population of over 1.4 million people. The Mediterranean climate makes it ideal for outdoor activities such as swimming, surfing, and sunbathing, which explains why San Diego is known as America’s Finest City.

Aside from its natural beauty, San Diego offers many benefits for hosting meetups. The cost of living compared to other major cities in California is much lower, making it an affordable option for event planners. Moreover, because of its location on the Pacific Coast with easy access to Mexico and Los Angeles, San Diego attracts professionals and entrepreneurs from all over the US who benefit from networking opportunities within its thriving tech scene.

Hosting meetups in San Diego exposes your project to some of the leading names in innovation today. Finally, thanks to its temperate climate year-round, you can plan your meetup regardless of season — even during wintertime when most other parts of the US experience cold weather!

Meetup Options in San Diego

  • Photography
    For photography, consider whether you want someone to capture candid moments or if you prefer more posed and formal shots. If hosting a casual get-together, a photographer who works on candid photography may be a good fit. For a more formal event, consider hiring a photographer who can also do portrait sessions.

  • Catering
    As for catering, it depends on the overall tone of the event. Finger foods and buffet-style dining suit a casual meetup, while a more formal affair might warrant sit-down service and plated meals.

  • Event Marketing
    Event marketing is another crucial consideration. How will you get the word out about your event? Will you use traditional methods like flyers, posters, social media, or online advertising?

Meetup Vendors in San Diego

  • San Diego Taco Company
    San Diego Taco Company provides professional and delicious on-site taco catering. Guests will be thrilled to experience these Mexican street tacos, each lovingly crafted to please even the most discriminating of palates. Their team ensures everything runs smoothly, from casual events like backyard bashes to corporate events and weddings.

  • Net Snipers Media
    For over a dozen years, Net Snipers Media has been helping clients achieve their digital marketing goals with the highest quality of service imaginable. Net Snipers Media is dedicated to delivering a superior, cost-effective service that will assist businesses in expanding their online presence. They tap into the global talent pool and provide ample job opportunities locally.

  • The Right Light Photography
    The Right Light Photography is a professional event coverage company specializing in group shots, corporate headshots, and stock imagery. They understand the importance of capturing those significant moments in every event. The company has a team of highly skilled photographers who are experts in their field and know how to get the right shots without disturbing or interrupting your guests.

Pros and Cons of Meetup Spaces in San Diego

There are certain aspects to consider when hosting a meetup space in San Diego. To make an informed decision, here are some of the advantages and disadvantages that come with this type of rental:


  • From tech and sports to cooking, art, and gaming — whatever your interest may be, there is likely a meetup space for it!

  • Meetup spaces provide an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals in a relaxed setting.

  • Since many meetup spaces are relatively small, they are often inexpensive compared to other event venues.


  • You may need to travel outside the downtown core to find a meetup space you like.

  • Some meetup spaces require advance registration, which can be challenging to remember.

  • You may not always know what to expect from a meetup space, as they can vary in structure and format.

Tips on How to Organize Meetup Events in San Diego

Want to know how to put together an effective meetup in San Diego? Here are some top tips for executing your event with success:

  • Size: Before beginning your event planning, be sure to factor in the size of the space. Ensuring everyone has enough room to move around and interact is essential for a successful social gathering; grand occasions may require renting an even bigger area.

  • Atmosphere: Little adornment or furniture is necessary for a relaxed meetup. But if your event has an official note, ensure your space has tasteful decorations and seating that suits the occasion.

  • Food and Drinks: People will most likely expect to eat at a meetup event, and it is thoughtful to prepare food and drinks that attendees can munch on. The food does not have to be extravagant unless it is a more formal affair.

  • Promotion: Finally, promote your event! Be sure to share it on social media and post flyers in relevant locations around town.

Famous Locations in San Diego

  • Spanish Landing Park
    Spanish Landing Park is one of the most treasured San Diego destinations. With its sandy beaches, marina views, and public art displays, it is no wonder that the park attracts global art lovers and nature enthusiasts. But Spanish Landing Park is more than just a pretty face. It is also the point where two historic expeditions came together: Father Junipero Serra's expedition from Mexico and Gaspar DePortola's expedition from Monterey.

  • The San Diego Zoo Safari Park
    This 1,800-acre park is a world-renowned wildlife sanctuary that houses over 3,000 animals from across the globe. The Safari Park is located in San Pasqual Valley, only 30 miles from downtown San Diego. In addition to its noteworthy array of animals, the park also has over 3,500 types of plants and 1.75 million individual specimens. The Safari Park's veterinary hospital is one of the largest in the world and provides top-notch care for all resident animals.

  • Coronado Beach Coronado Beach in San Diego is quite the sight, With its gorgeous white sand and crystal-clear water. You might think you are watching a movie with the well-known Hotel del Coronado as a backdrop — it is all real! Swimming, sunbathing, and surfing are popular activities, plus the 200-foot tall Coronado Bridge nearby offers spectacular views of the beach and community.