5 Incredible Things to Do on the San Diego Waterfront

Editorial StaffMay 11, 2021
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Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1. Watch a movie under the stars at Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero.

This fall, guests can enjoy Halloween-themed décor and movies throughout October. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, visitors will be treated to holiday movies and festive decorations.

Located on the 4th floor rooftop terrace of Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, this outdoor cinema-lounge hybrid provides a singular movie-going experience after dark. Come early to catch the sunset and enjoy a drink and bite to eat, then stay for the feature film as the city lights twinkle in the background.

Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

2. Experience Wonderfront Wednesdays along the Embarcadero

Every Wednesday from 5 – 7pm on October 6 – December 15 watch as the walking trail along the waterfront Embarcadero comes alive with the sounds live music, performers, photo booths, and more during Wonderfront Wednesdays. With miles of waterfront walking and biking trails, direct access to Seaport Village and museums including USS Midway and Maritime Museum, the Embarcadero waterfront is a multi-day adventure unto itself.

Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

3. Dine on the waterfront at Sally’s Fish House & Bar.

Imagine sipping a handcrafted cocktail or savoring a seasonal California seafood dish while overlooking the iconic San Diego Bay. Such are the rewards at this family- and dog-friendly tavern at Manchester Grand Hyatt. Enjoy plump oysters, fresh assorted sushi and the classic fish tacos and more.

Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

4. Shop, dine and sight-see in Gaslamp Quarter.

The historic heart of San Diego – and its legendary promenade of upscale boutiques, local dining and historical exhibits – is just steps from the Embarcadero waterfront area. Enjoy fare from local favorites like barleymash, Huntress Steakhouse, Rustic Root, and more.

5. Do an overnighter at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego.

Did you know Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego is the tallest hotel on the West Coast? Yes, it’s true. Each of the Manchester Grand Hyatt’s upscale suites – not to mention its two rooftop pools – also provide vast ocean views, and the waterfront hotel has been an iconic fixture of the San Diego skyline for nearly two decades. Make it home-base for your San Diego waterfront adventure.

Photos courtesy Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

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