1101 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 427-1616
Fax: (831) 427-9053
1101 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, US, 95060
- Phone: (831) 427-1616
- Fax: (831) 427-9053
Pub and cocktail lounge featuring blues on Thursdays and punk and rock music from Friday to Sunday. A hub for motorcyclists. Open until 2:00 a.m.
If you are looking to spend an evening in a high-energy nightclub with thumping music blaring out of the speakers, then the award-winning club Motiv is just the right place for you. A popular hangout for young people, the club is host to a number of renowned DJs catering to the music sensibilities of hip-hop, pop, techno/house, salsa and reggae music followers. The club is also open for lunch, with several small-plate options like chips, nachos and sliders, as well as bigger fare like pizzas and burgers. The nights are backed by a team of expert mixologists who ensure the constant flow of cocktails and other beverages to the dance floor. One of the best places for a late-night hangout, check their website to know more about Motiv.
The Catalyst is one of the best music and nightlife venues in the Santa Cruz area, offering up live bands covering many genres, as well as DJs on certain nights. The nightclub has a main dance area, an enormous bar that serves up beer, wine and cocktails and an upstairs lounge with pool tables and a game room. The calendar is constantly changing so be sure to check the website for upcoming acts, hours and cover charges. The nightclub can also be rented out for private functions.
The Blue Lagoon is a popular nightlife spot among Santa Cruz locals including many of the students at UCSC. They come here for the live music, DJ dance party nights, special events and the beer and cocktail specials. Every day from 4.00p to 9.00p is happy hour which makes it a whole lot easier to party on a budget and on top of that, there is an additional drink special for the night like Monday's or Thursdays. Whether you are coming for the cheap drinks or the music, you won't leave without a smile.