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Playing Your Cards Right

FUN SAN DIEGO DATE IDEA: Go To a Magic Show San Diego | DateOxygen.comWine sipped in a cozy wine bar, slight of hand inside a red parlor, local history + architecture, and a romantic dinner at one of the city’s oldest homes turned boutique hotel. Very well played cards. Bring your wine into the intimate theater belonging to a master card manipulator and get your minds rattled. After the show, explore the city’s birthplace on foot. Stop for dinner near the old town square. Before the curtain comes down on the date, stop off at the hotel saloon and toast a ghost.

  • WHERE: Old Town/Mission Hills
  • VIBE: Eat & Drink, Music & Theater, Shop, Learn
  • INVESTMENT: $$$, $$$$
  • WHEN: Evening, Night
  • HOW LONG: 2-4 hours, 4-6 hours
  • MEAL: Cocktails, Dinner
  • DRESS: Casual, Classy


  1. Arrive about an hour before showtime to leisurely sip wine at…
    Christopher’s on Congress
    2539 Congress Street, San Diego, CA 92110
  2. Open your minds to some manipulation at…
    Red Spade Theater
    2539 Congress Street, San Diego, CA 92110
  3. Enjoy a stroll amongst Old Town’s old and new treasures until it’s time for dinner at…
    The Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant
    2660 Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA 92110


Wear a coat that allows you to hide a dozen small roses in an inside pocket. Throughout the evening, look surprised as roses magically appear in odd places…on your date’s chairs, empty plates, inside water glasses, between your teeth.


  • Pre-purchase your tickets for the Red Spade Theater showtime of your choice. Be sure to check for a deal on Goldstar.com.
  • Reservations are suggested at The Cosmopolitan…and, of course, request the most romantic table in the house or on the patio.


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