San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Summer Nights


In July and August, the Bayside Summer Nights concert series in San Diego draws music-lovers from around the world. Enjoy a sprawling picnic on the lush green lawn or reserve a table with a complimentary bottle of champagne. From the grandstand seating to your private spot curled under a tree, there are countless ways to enjoy an evening under the stars serenaded by the award-winning San Diego Symphony.

Special guest artists are making splashes throughout the summer with every genre and style of performance imaginable at this popular series. Check the official website for the full schedule, including additions and guest performances. Just a short drive from your Santee hotel, it’s the perfect pick for a family outing, date night, or solo venture to enjoy everything the area has to offer.

The Perfect Night

The long-running series is located on the Embarcadero Marina Park South, giving attendees incredible views and a once in a lifetime experience. From pop music to classical, you’ll enjoy ten weeks of music starting the last weekend in June and running through Labor Day Weekend.

Every Sunday evening, the music starts at 7:30 p.m. with gates opening at 6 p.m. On Friday and Saturday nights, you’ll want to arrive when the gate opens to snag a seat with the best view of the fireworks. Tickets range from $18 – $91, with a pre-paid parking option for $25. Visit for tickets, or call 619-235-0804.