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Contact or give her a call at 858 481 8040 and she'll help you create your rockin' night here at the Belly Up!

Belly Up may be known as San Diego’s best live music venue, but it is also a unique, first-class atmosphere with a true Southern California feel. We have the ability to transform the venue into any theme you can imagine.

Rent the Belly Up for

  • Company Dinners & Parties
  • Breakfasts, luncheons & matinees (great for non-profits!)
  • Birthday & Anniversary Parties
  • Holiday Parties
  • Post-Convention/Trade-Show Parties
  • Employee Appreciation Parties
  • Product Launches
  • Client Entertaining
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Charity Fundraisers

Belly Up also has availability for group sales into one of our existing shows (ages 21 and over, please). The facility has so much to offer including:

  • Located just two blocks from the beach, close to local hotels and train station
  • State of the art sound and lighting system (see production page for details)
  • Complete backline (see production page for details)
  • Experienced talent buyer to assist with booking your entertainment
  • Full kitchen with in-house chef & party planner to customize your catering needs and budget
  • Two full bars
  • Two HD projection screens (great for video montages, product launches, sponsor logos & power point presentations)
  • Three flatscreen TVs
  • Use your imagination…we can do a formal seated dinner for 100 or a cocktail reception for 600.


  • Your personal marquee message
  • Up to 10 hours of venue use for a full venue buy out
  • House lighting & sound systems
  • Security Staff
  • Event Manager
  • Bar & Wait staff
  • All in house AV & backline
  • Dressing Rooms

Existing Seating including:

  • Black Chairs w/back: 72
  • Folding Chairs: 100
  • Downstairs
  • Bar Stools w/o back: 102
  • Hi-Boy Tables: 18 w/bench seating & barstools
  • Upstairs
  • Hi-Boy Tables: 8 w/bench seating
  • 21 black chairs w/backs
  • Cocktail Rounds: 8
  • 8’ Banquet Tables: 8

On a budget? Belly Up is also avail for matinees (Sat & Sun, 3 hour window), happy hour buy outs (Friday only, 5-8pm) and group sales into shows!


  • Q: Can minors attend private events?
  • A: No, unfortunately, Belly Up is a 21+ venue by law.
  • Q: How late can we stay?
  • A: 1:00 a.m., We would like to have staff out by 1:30.
  • Q: Can we bring in alcohol?
  • A: Because we hold a public liquor license all alcohol service must go through the Belly Up, but we can tailor your bar service to fit your budget!
  • Q: Can we bring in our favorite caterer?
  • A: No, all catering is service through the Wild Note Café. Our chef will tailor a menu to your palette & budget!
  • Q: How many guest can the venue accommodate?
  • A: 600 for a cocktail reception. For a dinner, up to 350 will fit comfortably in the Belly Up. If the party #s increase, we recommend utilizing the Wild Note Café and possibly the outback lounge for additional seating. Ask Beth for more info.


Belly Up brings the best in new, up-and-coming artists as well as established legends in genres ranging from alternative rock, indie rock, rock, reggae, and hip-hop to blues, folk, jazz, Latin & more!

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143 S. Cedros Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075 (map)
(858) 481-8140
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All seating for general admission is LIMITED and NOT GUARANTEED.

There are no refunds, exchanges, or transferring tickets.