What Will You See Next in Costa Mesa?
Did you see our latest video? We're asking one important question...what will you see next in Costa Mesa?
With Michelin-star dining, world-class shopping and Broadway productions and concerts,
there's always something new, fun and exciting to see in the City of the Arts®.
Now that you've seen it, let us tell you more about these great Costa Mesa hotspots.
Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa is in the center of the action, just 2.5 miles from John Wayne, Orange County Airport. Costa Mesa offers a wide variety of hotels from the world's top brands. Whether your travel to OC requires a 4-diamond luxury experience or a budget stay, Costa Mesa offers a hotel for every visitor. See special offers here.
OCMA is SoCal's newest museum, opened in 2022, and is already making waves as a top spot for innovative, cutting-edge modern art. Located on the spectacular Segerstrom Center for the Arts plaza, and with free admission due to a generous endowment, it's sure to be on your list of stops in Costa Mesa.
A great mural pic for the 'gram is a must in the City of the Arts®. Painted in 2021 by local artist David Gilmore, the mural on the side of STRUT Bar & Club is not only an homage to the LGBTQ+ community's reverence of Dolly Parton, but also her contribution to finding the COVID-19 vaccine.
You've heard of teppanyaki, but what about a la plancha? Descanso welcomes you to a fun dining experience where their taquero chefs cook right at your table. When you see the flame and the spatulas moving, you know you're in for their delicious Mexican cuisine - don't forget to add a specialty margarita!
Arguably Costa Mesa's hottest lounge and late-night spot, Mesa is the place to see and be seen. Enjoy the uniqueness of an open-air lounge with "sky door" and live tree inside the bar. Featuring craft cocktails, live music, a variety of late-night snacks including pizzas and charcuterie boards, it's a place you must see.
A fantastic indoor/outdoor retail and dining space, The OC Mix has a carefully curated selection of clothing, gifts and goods representative of everything trending in SoCal. With a fun collection of retail stalls, a cheese shop, award-winning coffee and even a Michelin Star restaurant, The OC Mix has an afternoon of fun for everyone. The girls are shopping at Threads by Blue Skies.
A hub for new and upcoming theater productions around the country, South Coast Repertory is a professional resident theatre, founded in 1964 by David Emmes and Martin Benson. SCR offers a variety of outreach and education programs and is renowned for its new play development program of works by emerging and established writers, presented each season in public reading and during the Pacific Playwrights Festival.