Skip to Main Content


1209 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-8070

Get Directions

visit website

Social Media


MOTIV creates a space for “inspired culture”, engaging passions on many levels. The vital components of MOTIV’s DNA are music, art, food, drinks, politics, social causes and community events. Voted Santa Cruz’s best nightclub, best DJ and best bartender; MOTIV is also recognized for its fresh tapas-style menu and its gallery for local art. With live music seven nights a week, passionate employees, amazing food and incredible drinks, MOTIV is the standout venue for pushing everyone's creative threshold.

Nearby Shop

Nearby Eat

Nearby Parking