Entertainment & Nightlife
Wondering what to do after the sun goes down on The OCeanfront? Below are a few ideas to keep the fun going into the midnight hours; or check out our Trip Ideas for more can’t-miss experiences!
This oceanfront lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel features panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the blanket of stars overhead. Perched 162-feet above Salt Creek Beach, 180blu is the perfect spot to sip hand-crafted cocktails, nibble on small plates from Raya, and enjoy a little slice of heaven on earth!
- Live music Friday and Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.
- Specialty cocktails, beer and wine
- Appetizer and dessert menu
A locals’ favorite, the Red Chair Lounge at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach is an idyllic spot to catch up with friends, play billiards or cozy up next to the outdoor fire pit. An added bonus is the Lounge’s nightly Champagne specials – just be sure to get there before 7:00p.m!
- Social Hour Sunday-Friday from 5:00– 7:00p.m. and all day Thursday
- Hours vary seasonally; call 714.698.1234 for information.
Guests and visitors to Montage Laguna Beach love the Lobby Lounge for its comfortable setting, panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, and Craftsman-inspired decor featuring rich hues, plush wood furnishings, and a cozy fireplace. Perfect in any season, indoor and outdoor seating allow guests to sit back, relax and soak in the true California beach experience. The Lounge offers cocktails and live entertainment by Steve Siu and David Allen Baker.
- Hours: Seven days a week
- 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Cocktails
At Surf & Sand Resort, two nightlife options let guests choose to stargaze while enjoying live music, or sip artisanal cocktails within reach of the waves.
15FiftyFive Lounge – Fire pits, cocktails, and small plates under the stars! Plus, seasonal specials mean there’s always something new to try. Live music Saturdays 5:00-8:00p.m.
Splashes Bar – Sip a glass of bubbly or enjoy a casual late-night dinner at this aptly-named bar, where the nighttime tide sends waves splashing right up to the windows! Call 888.869.7569 for the latest specials.
Named for the legendary John Wayne (a frequent visitor to Balboa Bay Club & Resort), Duke’s Place is the only OCeanfront spot offering nightly live music – so grab your dancing shoes and head over!
- Specialty cocktails, live music, and bayside views
- Lounge food and mid-week casual dinner menus available
- Open nightly till midnight; noon to 2:00a.m. Friday-Saturday
Night owls and guests at The Waterfront Beach Resort can find an energized bar scene every night of the week at Shades PM, where fire pits and ocean views contribute to the sizzle. Enjoy live entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights; come early Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and taste wines from around the world at Shade’s casual Wine Tasting Thursday events.