DEC 31 - JAN 3 SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER

Location & Parking

Location

The San Diego International Auto Show takes place at the San Diego Convention Center, which is located downtown along majestic San Diego Bay with the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter at our doorstep.

Address: 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Parking

At the San Diego Convention Center

  • On-site private vehicle parking is available at the San Diego Convention Center’s underground garage located below the building. Enter the parking garage on Harbor Drive between 1st Ave. and 5th Ave.
  • The daily rate is $15.
  • Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
  • There are 31 ADA compliant parking stalls with elevator access to the convention center.
  • No overnight or RV parking is permitted.
  • Electric vehicle charging is available. Ask an attendant to direct you.
  • Parking questions? Call ACE Parking at 619-237-0399.
In Downtown San Diego

  • Directly across the street from the center, on the corner of Harbor and 8th Ave., is a 2,000 space parking structure.
  • Off-site parking is available at numerous nearby parking lots and garages in downtown San Diego, many are within walking distance of the convention center. Lots and garages are individually owned and operated, prices vary by location.
  • Metered street parking is available in some areas. Parking meters are enforced Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., unless otherwise posted. Metered spots are free on Sunday and designated holidays. Meters accept nickels, dimes, quarters, and prepaid electronic debit cards.
  • For more information: Gaslamp Quarter Parking Information

Getting Here

If you are arriving by train we are conveniently located less than one mile from the Amtrak Station. The San Diego Trolley has two stops directly in front of the convention center at Harbor Drive/First Avenue and Harbor Drive/Fifth Avenue.

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Driving Directions

Driving South on Interstate 5

  • Take Front St. exit.
  • Continue on Front St. until you reach Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
Driving North on Interstate 5

  • Take Cesar Chavez Pky. exit, turn left.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
Driving West on Interstate 8

  • Take Highway 8 (West) to 163 South.
  • Follow into city (will turn into 10th.)
  • Follow 10th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on 94

  • Take 94 West into the city.
  • 94 West will turn into “F” St.
  • Follow “F” St. to 8th Ave.
  • Take 8th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
From Coronado

  • Cross Bay Bridge staying in the right lane.
  • Take the National Ave. exit.
  • Turn left on Cesar Chavez Pky.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.