Parking along San Diego Bay fills up quickly. Get there early and plan where to park. We strongly encourage you to use our transportation partners.
Our transportation partners will help move you in and out of the bay. The Port of San Diego has set up:
Trolleys, Buses, Trains – Metropolitan Transit System
After the Fireworks, Green Line trains will depart every 7.5 minutes or better toward Santee until 11:30pm, with the last train to Santee departing Twelfth & Imperial at 12:06am. The greatest frequency will be immediately after the end of the fireworks. Blue and Orange Line trains will depart every 15 minutes immediately after the conclusion of the show as needed, then every 30 minutes until just before midnight.
Use Compass Cloud on your Apple or Android phone to buy day passes anytime, anywhere. Travel with the whole family on one smartphone with the multiple rider option. Regional Day passes are good on MTS buses & Trolleys, as well as NCTD SPRINTER & BREEZE. NCTD COASTER fares are also available on Compass Cloud. Visit sdmts.com/compass-cloud for full details
Coaster — North County Transit District
Guaranteed San Diego Bay Parking
San Diego Convention Center & Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel Garages
The Ace Parking garage below the San Diego Convention Center and the garage next to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel have parking facilities; see parking details for rates.
ABM Parking has a 620-space lot open at the T intersection on Harbor Island for $20 per vehicle.
The San Diego Airport is providing discounted parking for attendees at the following location. Note: Attendees can also park in any of the terminal lots at the posted rates: parking rates are in half-hour increments with a max daily rate of $32, so Long-Term Lot 1 would be the best option.
Long-Term Lot 1
2378 Winship Lane San Diego, CA 92101
$15 dollars a day, pay on entry
All metered parking on streets will be free on July 4th. Posted time limits at meters and payboxes will be enforced at Embarcadero, Shelter Island, and Spanish Landing