Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtown Location

1100 Kettner Boulevard San Diego, CA
Max Capacity: 500 people
Located in the heart of San Diego, MCASD Downtown offers the perfect urban setting for the modern couple. Choose from uniquely crafted spaces featuring new media art and design in either our Jacobs Building or adjacent Copley Building. From large social gatherings surrounded by exquisite architecture in our Figi Family Concourse & Farrell Gallery to upscale cocktail and dinner parties on our Woods Family Terrace overlooking San Diego, our Downtown location is the ideal setting for any occasion. We also offer security guards and event coordinators as well as the option to have your guests enjoy guided tours of our internationally recognized galleries. MCASD’s approved caterers are extremely accustomed to working in our event spaces, and along with our event coordinators can advise about how to make your dreams come true in our venues.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Major Credit Cards Accepted.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 500
  • Nearest Airport: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 5
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot Off-site
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Year Renovated: 2007
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Capacity: 200
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Capacity: 250
$2,500-$4,000 per event
A beautiful 5000 square feet, high ceiling hall with a fireplace set inside historic adobe structure, within the rolling hills of Bonsall, California just minutes from Fallbrook and Oceanside, California. We are set on a 2 acre property with fruit trees, a rose garden and white peacocks to provide for a truly unique setting. Located in north San Diego County, we are the perfect destination for your wedding or special event.
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Capacity: 350
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San Diego, CA  
Capacity: 300
$750 per event
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Capacity: 400
$20-$52 per person
The Handlery Hotel San Diego has built our reputation on a family tradition of hospitality, attention to detail and phenomenal food. With 217 guest rooms and 18 unique event areas encompassing 42,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, the Handlery Hotel San Diego is the perfect place to meet or celebrate.
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Capacity: 300
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Capacity: 300
$22-$42 per person
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Capacity: 300
$12-$95 per person
Quad Ale House is a unique and prime location to host your rehearsal dinner, corporate reception, dinner meeting, lunch or brunch gathering, and so much more. Whatever the occasion, Quad Ale House is ready to celebrate with you! We are located in downtown San Diego in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter on 5th Ave and are within walking distance to all the major hotels and convention center. Our 3rd floor location has large open windows giving you the unique experience of aerial views of 5th Ave and a beautiful view of the lights and life of the city, it is no wonder we call it "Brews with a View". We are proud to offer a very large variety of local craft beers, craft whiskeys, and beer-infused cocktail specials. Let your guests experience why San Diego is called the "Craft Beer Capital of the World". Our Party Packages are both plentiful and affordable and our selection of San Diego inspired dishes are sure to please each member of your party. Born in 2015, Quad Ale House will impress your party with it's new and stunning decor. Surrounded by natural wood, our fun and funky, yet classy decor will certainly be a venue to remember. Give us a call today to book your party and let us do all the work!
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Capacity: 300
$19.99-$71.99 per person
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Capacity: 600
$20-$200 per person
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