California State University San Marcos

Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunions
Leisure Travel
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Retreat/Camps


When it comes to meeting and event space in San Marcos, California, there’s no better event venue than the Quad at California State University San Marcos. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the University is just a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and an hour from the U.S.-Mexico border, making it the ideal venue to host a memorable and fun-filled event in the area. The Quad has a host of amenities that are available to enhance your social event such as fire pits, a grilling area, and a rooftop terrace. Be sure to get a quote today for our great event space!

Featured Amenities

In-House Catering
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


200 E Barham Dr,

San Marcos San Marcos, 92078

Nearby Cities

Oceanside, Carlsbad, Escondido, Vista, San Diego

Things to Know


Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes


Smart Classrooms & Portable AV/IT Equipment

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen
  • Sound System