La Jolla & North County Coast entertainment

Live Music in Solana Beach

Belly Up

Live venue hosting a range of acts, local and international. Previous artists have included Ben Harper, BB King and Jimmy Cliff. Expect everything from ukulele, country, jazz and funk, and even the occasional hip-ho…
Horse Racing in Del Mar

Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds

Del Mar’s biggest draw during summer months was founded in 1937 by a prestigious group which included Bing Crosby. It’s worth trying to brave the crowds on opening day (tickets from $10), if nothing else to see the …
Comedy in La Jolla

Comedy Store

One of the area’s most established comedy venues, the Comedy Store also serves popcorn, drinks and barrels of laughs. Expect a cover charge (from $10 on weekdays and $20 on weekends, with a two-drink minimum) and so…
Cinema in Encinitas

La Paloma Theatre

Built in 1928, this landmark – and central Encinitas’ main venue – shows arthouse movies nightly and The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Fridays at midnight, and stages occasional concerts.
Theater in La Jolla

La Jolla Playhouse

Inside the Mandell Weiss Center for the Performing Arts, this theater has sent dozens of productions to Broadway, including Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher and 2010 Tony winner Memphis.
Classical Music in La Jolla

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus

Come here for quality concerts at UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium running from October to June.