Parking Details

Parking Details

BIG BAY BOOM July 4, 2022 at 9 p.m.

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Getting to the Port of San Diego
Parking is in high demand on holidays and plan to arrive early. We encourage you to utilize public transportation, bike, ride-share, or travel by foot.

Public Transportation
Metropolitan Transit System – MTS will be operating a Sunday schedule and the Trolley will be adding significant service on all three lines! Parking is free at park-and-ride lots throughout the system. Prime viewing locations are near the following stations: County Center / Little Italy, Santa Fe Depot, America Plaza, Seaport Village, Convention Center and Gaslamp Quarter.

FRIENDS RIDE FREE on July 4, 2022 ─ a friend may ride free with a fare-paying customer on all MTS routes on Independence Day.

Parking options for the Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom fireworks show on July 4, 2022 are below. This list contains the information available at time of publication and is not inclusive.

Reserve your parking for Big Bay Boom online. First Come First Served

4th of July Special Airport Parking for Harbor Island
San Diego International Airport – Airport Long Term Lot 1, east of Airport Terminal 1 at Harbor Drive and Winship Lane
Rates: $15/day paid on entry.
Other airport lots are available at an hourly rate with max daily rate of $32/day.

Harbor Island Parking
Public parking at ABM Parking Lot, 1149 Harbor Island Drive, on Harbor Island Drive across from the Sheraton Hotel.
Rate: $20 per vehicle on July 4 – use pay stations upon entry.

Spanish Landing Parks
Public parking at Spanish Landing
Rate: Free Metered Parking – 4 hours maximum on July 4
Posted Time limits will be enforced from 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Park closes at 10:30 p.m.
Park at nearby ABM Parking Lot on Harbor Island or the Airport Parking for all day parking.

Navy Pier Parking Lot (next to the USS Midway Museum)
Ace Parking lot on Navy Pier, 910 N Harbor Dr.
Rates: Midway Patrons $10 – until 4:00 p.m. or $25 if staying throughout day for fireworks
$20 after 4:00 p.m.

B Street Pier Parking Lot
ABM Parking surface lot on B Street Pier, 1140 N Harbor Dr.
Rate: $30 per vehicle on July 4
Must exit lot by midnight.

Parking Near the County Administration Center
Public Parking Garage Under Waterfront Park. Electric Car Charging.

County Administration Building at Ash Street
Rate: $20 per vehicle on July 4
Must exit lot by midnight.

Kettner Cedar Garage, 715 W Cedar St. Electric Car Charging.
Rate: $20 per vehicle on July 4

Must exit lot by midnight.

Metered and Pay Station parking
Port of San Diego and City of San Diego Parking Meters
Rate: Free Metered Parking on July 4 – Posted time limits at all Port meters and Port pay stations will be enforced. Use off-site parking for extended time limits.

Posted time limits will be enforced until 8 p.m. at the Embarcadero
Posted time limits will be enforced until 6 p.m. on Shelter Island
Posted time limits will be enforced until 10:30 p.m. at Spanish Landing

San Diego Convention Center
Public Parking Garage, 111 W. Harbor Dr.

Rate: $35 per vehicle on July 4
Enter garage from the west side from the Marriott Hotel driveway.

San Diego Bayfront Garage adjacent to the Hilton Hotel
Parking Garage, 1 Park Boulevard. Electric Car Charging.
Rate: $35 per vehicle on July 4

Seaport Village/The Headquarters
Public Parking Lot, 849 W. Harbor Dr.
Rate: $25 per vehicle starting at 2 p.m. on July 4

Area Hotels and Visitor Attractions –
July 4 Parking rates subject to change. First Come – First Served and based on availability – operated by Ace Parking

  • Marriott Springhill Suites/Residence Inn Bayfront, 900 Bayfront Court
    Rate: $35, Based on availability
  • Intercontinental Hotel Garage, 901 Bayfront Court
    Rate: $35, Based on availability
  • Ace Parking Surface lot at Broadway and Pacific Highway
    Rate: $30 until 5 p.m. and $40 after 5 p.m.
  • Ace Parking Surface Lot at Fifth Avenue Landing, 600 Convention Way
    Rate: $35 per stall
  • Horton Plaza Garage, 801 Forth Avenue
    Rate: $20 per vehicle
  • Columbia Garage
    Rate: $25 per vehicle
  • 6th & K Parkade Garage, 289 Sixth Avenue
    Rate: $15 per vehicle
  • Park It On Market Garage, 614 Market Street
    Rate: $15 per vehicle

If parking in downtown, try utilizing Circuit/FreeRide (FRED) app to get a free ride from your parking location to the waterfront and back to your car.