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Waterfront Park

1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
Park & Reservations: (619) 232-7275
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Park Hours: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m., daily
Park Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., daily
North and South Fountain Jet Hours*:
Temporarily Off
North and South Fountain Reflecting Pool Hours*: Temporarily Off

PARKING: Street parking and pay lots available nearby. Public transportation is recommended. Get additional parking information.

*FOUNTAIN UPDATE: The Waterfront Park fountains are currently shut off for maintenance and leak repair. An investigation has determined that the issue is due to cracking in the drains and in the waterproof materials that line the basin. A repair project started in May; we will be able to share updates in late summer 2024. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

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ABOUT THE PARK: Welcoming residents and visitors alike, Waterfront Park is the most significant waterfront open space in downtown San Diego. The historic landscape and landmark County building form the park’s center, while an interactive splash fountain extends from the building and into the park defining a large green lawn area. View fountain safety tips. The park also features an innovative play area, intimate garden rooms, benches, restrooms and several picnic areas. 

FLYER: Grand Opening Event, July 22, 2024 - New Active Recreation Area

EVENTS IN THE PARK: The Park can accommodate special events of many sizes, including concerts, festivals, farmer's markets, birthdays, weddings and anniversaries. It’s also the park that hosts the County's first Summer Movie in the Park each year. Want to hold an event at Waterfront Park? Complete this form and email it to park staff

NOTE: Waterfront Park is a smoke- and alcohol-free park. Alcohol is only allowed when appropriate permits are obtained. View additional park rules.

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Innovative play area, benches, and several picnic areas within downtown San Diego


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