Parking along San Diego Bay fills up quickly and Shelter Island is usually full by 1 p.m. Last year, Shelter Island was closed to incoming traffic at 1 p.m. It is expected to close at about the same time this year. Harbor Island usually fills up by 4 p.m. Once all parking is taken there, the Harbor Police will close it.
Bus Shuttle Service to Harbor Island begins at 6pm from the Port parking adjacent to the Port Administration building at 3165 Pacific Highway (Click for Google Map). You will be dropped off at the Harbor Police parking lot off the Rental Car Access Road across from the Sheraton Hotel on Harbor Island Drive. From this drop off and pick up location you can walk to the bay on Harbor Island. Click to download Shuttle Pickup and Drop Off locations PDF file
After the show, the bus shuttle service will pick you up at this same location in the Harbor Police parking lot off the Rental Car Access Road. Please be patient as the buses will fill up rapidly but will be making round trips to your car at the Port parking lot off Pacific Highway until 11pm. Click to download Shuttle Pickup and Drop Off locations PDF file
Free shuttle service to Shelter Island for the fireworks show.
All shuttles will begin departing from designated parking lots at 6 p.m. and will run continuously until passengers have been taken to their respective destinations.
Old Town Trolley Shuttle – From Shelter Island, shuttle pick up will be at the corner of Carleton Street and Rosecrans Street in Point Loma, adjacent to West Marine. Only street parking is available at this location. The shuttle will drop passengers off in front of the gazebo on Shelter Island. Old Town Trolley
After the Show
There is one pick-up spot. On Shelter Island, riders should meet the shuttle at the Shelter Island Gazebo.
The first shuttles will leave shortly after the fireworks show. Please be patient while waiting for additional shuttles as the wait time may be significant. The final shuttle run from the islands will be at 11 p.m.
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