San Diego Symphony Outdoor Music Venue

Located in the Embarcadero Marina Park South in Downtown San Diego the $45 million outdoor concert and events venue will sure become a San Diego landmark. This incredible location will offer incredible bay and skyline views making it a world class outdoor venue.

The new venue will boast a 13,015-square-foot outdoor stage, ensconced by a 57-foot steel shell that measures 33,000 square feet, weighs 270,000 pounds and is covered with two layers of a white, PVC-like fabric. Its appearance may remind some concertgoers of a more intimate version of the iconic Hollywood Bowl, relocated to a panoramic bayside setting.

The Shell will have a flexible seating capacity that will enable it to host between 2,000 and 10,000 attendees per event.

In addition to its permanent new stage, The Shell will include backstage dressing rooms with showers, an on-site music library to house the musical scores performed by the orchestra, a VIP lounge, and more.

The rear of the stage area will include a 5,445-square-foot public viewing deck with concrete steps. The symphony is also building a permanent, 68-stall restroom, part of which will be open year-round to the public. The concert site will also be rented out, be it for private functions, groups meeting at the adjacent San Diego Convention Center or other events.


This outdoor music hall will be a great addition to the downtown San Diego entertainment scene, and will surely attract many festivals and concert series to take place in this incredible downtown setting.

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