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Adult Birthday Ideas in San Diego

Adults birthday celebration in San Diego on a Speed Boat Tour


From high speed boat rides around San Diego Harbor to cruising across the bridge to Coronado Island on the newest and coolest electric car, these adult birthday party ideas will bring out the kid in you again while setting the bar high for next year’s party. Check out these birthday ideas in San Diego!



Adventurous Birthday Party Ideas in San Diego

a small boat in a body of water

Speedboat Adventures

Experience an adventure of a lifetime in an exhilarating speed boat tour around the San Diego harbor. Become the captain of your own speed boat while following a tour guide who will show you around the Harbor and give you plenty of information about the different areas. San Diego Speed Boat Adventures offers up to ten boats that hold two people in each so this is a great way to explore San Diego with a large group and enjoy the fast speed thrill. You will get the chance to zip along the coastline and get a unique view of the Maritime Museum, Star of India, Navy base, and go right under the USS Midway!

Birthday Electric GoCar Tour and Cruise to Coronado Island

Electric GoCar Cruise to Coronado Island

Take a fleet of electric Go Cars with your Birthday group and get the chance to discover California’s Crown Jewel, Coronado Island. With a top speed of 75 mph you’ll be able to experience an open-air adventure with the silence of an electric motor. These Go Cars have a talking navigation system that will give you directions that take you to the best spots in Coronado while giving you fun facts about the different areas! This is the perfect group activity to celebrate your birthday in style with Go Car’s brand new E-sport vehicles.

a man riding a motorcycle down a dirt road

Exotic Vanderhall Blackjack Driving Experience

Take an exhilarating and scenic drive through the mountains to Julian in the Vanderhall Blackjack. Experience driving the Vanderhall Blackjack through the beautiful area of Julian and check out all their fun attractions they have to offer! This luxury vehicle will take you all the way to the heart of the beautiful Cuyamaca Mountains into a quaint town called Julian. Julian is the perfect place to visit if you are looking to get out of the city for your birthday and enjoy the calmness of nature. While in Julian you can experience a working gold mine tour, grab some lunch and of course sample Julian’s famous apple pie!

Birthday Axe Throwing in San Diego

Axe Throwing Party

Another unique, fun and thrilling birthday experience San Diego has to offer is Ax throwing at Battle Axe in Mission Valley. Your birthday group can have some fun competition and will get to throw an ax at the wooden target and score points based on where it lands! The beauty of Battle Axe is that they can take a group up to 100 people because it’s the largest ax throwing facility in Socal. If you’re thinking about having a large group for your birthday celebration then this could be the perfect activity! Even if you’ve never thrown an ax or even played a game of darts, Battle Axe will show you the proper way to throw and go over all safety information for your group.

Birthday Party Group in Escape Room

Visit an Escape Room

Looking for a fun way to bond with your friends and work together to solve problems? Red room escape room might be the perfect fit for you. Located in Fashion Valley, they have three different escape rooms to choose from: beginner, intermediate and advanced! This is an amazing way to bond with your friends on your birthday and beat the clock to escape the room! 


Classic Birthday Party Ideas in San Diego Adults Still Enjoy 

Birthday Bowling in San Diego

Mission Bowling Club

Grab some friends and celebrate your birthday dining, drinking and bowling at Mission Bowling Club! Reserve a private area for you and your guests to enjoy while getting the chance to have some friendly competition. Don’t miss out on an unforgettable bowling experience and book your lanes!

Coin Op in San Diego is great for Adult Birthdays

Coin Op – Game Room, Bar & Restaurant

Channel your inner kid and check out this fun, unique game room, bar and restaurant! Coin Op has two locations, North park and Downtown San Diego. This is a great way to hang with friends, laugh while enjoying some of their new games and some of their throwback games from the 80’s!

Play Mini Golf on your Birthday in San Diego

Boomers Mini Golf

Don’t have time to play a full 18 holes on your birthday? Boomers might be the perfect option because of their unique mini golfing course! Not only do they offer mini golfing but they have batting cages, restaurants, drinks and even a miniature water park! 

Del Mar County Fair for June Birthday

Del Mar Fairgrounds

If your Birthday is in the upcoming month of June then you’re in luck because the county fair is going on the whole month! During the month of June, when tourism has not yet peaked, San Diego offers their county fair all month long at the Del Mar Fairgrounds! This is the perfect place for you and your friends to celebrate a birthday and enjoy the wonderful food, art, entertainment and rides Del Mar has to offer. 


Take a cooking class for your Birthday

Cucina Migrante Cooking Classes

Take a cooking class either in person or virtually from Cucina Migrante!

Although they do offer in person classes, they understand the importance of everyone feeling safe and have virtual options that are just as fun and interactive! Cucina Migrante will create a custom menu for your birthday group and teach you everything you need to know in order to create a delicious and fun experience. They will even come to your location to make it even easier for your party! 

Birthday Ideas for the Partier 

San Diego Comic Con

Attend one of San Diego’s World-class Festivals for Your Birthday

San Diego Comic Con

Have a birthday in July? Well you’re in luck because San Diego holds their annual comic book event, Comic Con! This event is perfect for a birthday celebration, especially if you are a fan of comics. You can explore comic books, meet your favorite comic creators, comic art and overall culture this event entails!

Boozy Birthday Brunch in San Diego

Birthday Brunch at Duck Dive

Looking to start your birthday out with some extra fun? Brunch in San Diego is unbeatable. Head to Pacific Beach where there are tons of restaurants right on the beach where you can start your morning with some delicious food and bubbles! Duck Dive is serving up bottomless mimosas every weekend and the location can’t get any better, your group will be right on the beach!

Wine Tasting Birthday in San Diego

Wine Tasting Near San Diego

Does your group like to taste fine Vino? Just about 45 minutes outside of San Diego is one of the most beautiful wine countries in California, Temecula. With over 40 wineries next to each other, you can’t go wrong with celebrating your birthday here for the day. Check out the amazing views at Bottaia Winery and then head over to another popular winery called Akash Winery. Rent a party bus and spend the day tasting delicious wine, eating amazing food and celebrating your birthday! 

San Diego Birthday Brewery Tour Cheers

Birthday Brewery Crawl

San Diego is known for its craft beer which is why they have nearly 30 tasting rooms in addition to its 137+ breweries! If you and your group are fans of craft beer, there is no better place to spend your Birthday than San Diego. Spend the day hopping from brewery to brewery and check out the famous Ballast Point, Stone Brewery, Karl Straus and so many more!


Birthday Party Ideas in San Diego that Let You Discover The City 

Group Birthday Scooter Rental and Tour in San Diego

Explore Balboa Park and Downtown San Diego on an Electric Scooter

Electric Scooter Tours

Do you want to spend your Birthday exploring some of San Diego’s greatest sights? Go Car Tours has the perfect solution! Besides their vehicles, they have the newest electric scooters which have a talking navigation system built in that will give you directions to the best spots! Take a two hour tour of Balboa park and downtown with friends and explore the different areas. Best of all, they have up to 20 scooters so if you have a large group, that won’t be a problem! 


Point Loma GoCar Tour in San Diego

GoCar to Point Loma

Take a unique 3 hr. tour of San Diego’s Point Loma area and check out the city’s natural beauty and naval history on your birthday! This is the perfect route to take if you want to learn more about the Navy while getting to drive around the coast in a fun GPS navigating GoCar. You will get to check out Liberty Station, Shelter Island, Point Loma Ecological Preserve, Cabrillo National Monument and stop to look at tidepools!


San Diego Birthday Idea Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Explore San Diego’s beautiful pacific ocean and go whale watching! Check out Adventure Whale Watching and you will get to take a private tour offshore and get the chance to see whales and dolphins. This is the perfect activity for your group if you enjoy being outdoors and want to explore the marine life of San Diego!

Birthday Sky Diving in San Diego


If you really want to see ALL of San Diego on your birthday… What better way to do that than skydiving! You’ll be able to see every inch of San Diego and experience a thrill of a lifetime. Get your birthday group together and check out SkyDive San Diego if you are seeking some adrenaline on your birthday!

Birthday Ideas eBike Rentals and tours in San Diego

Rent an E-Bike

If your group wants to explore all of San Diego, there is no better way than renting some e-bikes! You’ll start in Old Town and then the adventure is up to you! Head to downtown, Balboa Park, Point Loma, Hillcrest, etc. Check out iRide where they have all of the news bikes and have over 25 to offer for your group! 


There is no better spot to celebrate a birthday than San Diego. The activities are endless and no matter what you choose, you are guaranteed to have the time of your life!