Parking is in high demand on holidays so plan to arrive early. We encourage you to utilize public transportation, bike, ride-share, or travel by foot.
Metropolitan Transit System – MTS will provide expanded Trolley service to the Big Bay Boom show! Parking is free at MTS Park & Ride lots throughout the system. Download the PRONTO App to your phone or pick-up and add money to a PRONTO card (one-time $2 fee) at any Trolley ticket machine or at any participating retail network location.
FRIENDS RIDE FREE on July 4, 2023 – a friend may ride free with a fare-paying customer on all MTS routes on July 4, 2023.
Parking options for the Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom fireworks show on July 4, 2023 are below. This list contains the information available at time of publication and is not inclusive. Rates may vary and parking is based on availability.
Coronado Ferry Landing
1201 First Street. Coronado, CA
Public Parking: Rate: $40 per vehicle on July 4 Based on availability
Kettner Street/ Cedar St. Garage, 715 W Cedar St.
Electric Car Charging. Rate: $20 per vehicle on July 4
Must exit lot by midnight.
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.
Navy Pier Parking Lot (next to the USS Midway Museum)
Ace Parking lot on Navy Pier, 910 N Harbor Drive
Rates: Midway Patrons $10 – until 5:00 pm & Public Parking $20 after 4:00 p.m.
B Street Pier Parking Lot
ABM Parking surface lot in front of B Street Pier
1140 N Harbor Dr. Rate: $40 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.
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: $40 per vehicle starting at 2 p.m. on July 4
Metered and Pay Station parking
Port of San Diego and City of San Diego Parking Meters
Rate: Free Metered Parking on July 4th – Posted time limits at all Port meters and Port pay stations will be enforced on the holiday.
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
Area Hotels, Lots, Garages and Visitor Attractions –
July 4 Parking rates subject to change. First Come – First Served and based on availability.
Operated by Ace Parking/spACE Online Reservations
Reserve your Parking HERE!
Operated by ABM Parking
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