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Wonderfront Wednesdays

5-7 p.m. every Wednesday
October 13 - December 15
Live Music
Food and Drink Specials





Friends drinking and eating at Mike Hess Brewing - Wonderfront Wednesdays


Wonderfront Wednesdays wordmark - 490


Whether you have visited dozens of times or have yet to soak in the Pacific vibes, a new experience is waiting for you every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Embarcadero on San Diego Bay. Every Wednesday, October 13 through December 15, 2021, Wonderfront Wednesdays will feature live music with amazing bay views, delicious food and drink specials at bayside restaurants, and exciting entertainment and shopping options. Make a night of it and hop from one location to the next with your friends and family. It’s all at the Embarcadero Experience! 

Check out what’s happening on Wonderfront Wednesdays at the Embarcadero below and be sure the check back for updates and new additions throughout the fall.

Odysea Lounge - Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Food specials every Wednesday:

  • $16 8-piece wings
  • $7 chips & salsa

Drink specials every Wednesday:

  • $6 domestic beers
  • $6 house wines
  • $8 imported beers
  • $10 house brand old fashions

Live music every Wednesday:

  • October 13 – A special appearance by the Wonderbus outside the Hilton San Diego Bayfront featuring Ginger Roots, reggae music
  • Enjoy a variety of live music every Wednesday in Odysea Lounge

Odysea Lounge, “A Liquid Adventure,” is a waterfront destination featuring distinctive flights of both popular and one-of-a-kind drinks. Odysea’s perch beside the water – including an outdoor terrace – is a main gathering place!

Visit Odysea at the Hilton Bayfront website


The Odysea bar - Hilton Bayfront


a couple sits in front of a fire at Roy's San Diego

Roy’s Restaurant – Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina 

Drink specials every Wednesday:

Live music every Wednesday:
Enjoy beachy and island vibes live music every Wednesday from October 13 through November 24

  • October 13 - Melanie Medina
  • October 20 - Jehua Evans
  • October 27 - Lele Rose
  • November 3 - Ben Benavente
  • November 10 - Koa
  • November 17 - Jehua Evans
  • Then join us for holiday themed live music December 1, 8 and 15

Roy’s San Diego, situated on the grounds of the Marriott Marquis, offers sweeping views of the marina and San Diego Bay. Enjoy indoor and patio dining.

Visit Roy’s at the Marriott Marquis website



Sally’s Fish House & Bar – Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

Food specials every Wednesday: 

  • $7 select food items including Grilled Mahi Mahi Taco, Fried Shrimp Taco and Short Rib Birria Quesotaco

Drink specials every Wednesday: 

  • $7 glass of wine including Sally’s Chardonnay or Red Blend 
  • $7 house margaritas
  • $7 sangria 

Live music every Wednesday:

  • October 13 - Helena Holleran, eclectic sounds drawing from multiple genres
  • October 20 - Lou Shook, acoustic folk and rock with a beach attitude
  • October 27 - Tim Wray, smooth and encompassing sounds
  • November 3 - Lady Ri, folksy, southern soul music
  • November 10 - Helena Holleran, eclectic sounds drawing from multiple genres
  • November 17 - Lady Ri, folksy, southern soul music
  • November 24 - Lou Shook, acoustic folk and rock with a beach attitude
  • December 1 - Holiday themed music
  • December 8 - Holiday themed music
  • December 15 - Holiday themed music

Sally’s Fish House & Bar sits on the Embarcadero Boardwalk with panoramic waterfront views from their indoor dining room and expansive waterfront patios. Enjoy a craft cocktail, glass of California wine and dine on fresh, locally-sourced seafood while you cozy up next to the firepits and take in the incredible view.  

Visit Sally’s at Grand Hyatt website


tacos on a plate at Sally's Fish House & Bar


people in lounge chairs watch a movie on a roof

Rooftop Cinema Club – Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

Movies on the rooftop every Wednesday at 8 p.m.:

Enjoy an exclusive 20% off admission using special code: RCCWEDNESDAYS.  A full bar and food menu is available.

Screenings for December include:

  • December 1 - 5 p.m. Jungle Cruise & 8 p.m. Elf
  • December 8 - 5 p.m. How the Grinch Stole Christmas & 8 p.m. Elf
  • December 15  - 8:30 p.m. Love Actually

Located on the fourth floor rooftop at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Rooftop Cinema Club is a unique outdoor movie theatre experience. Bring the family and enjoy a magical night. 

Visit Rooftop Cinema Club website



Seaport Village

Food and drink specials every Wednesday:

Live music every Wednesday:

  • Enjoy jazz every Wednesday in the Carousel District
  • Enjoy a roaming folk duet every Wednesday in the Lighthouse District  

Check out Seaport Village’s holiday themed activities

A destination for discovery, Seaport Village is a vibrant, waterfront hub showcasing more than 50 shops and eclectic retailers alongside art galleries, cafes, restaurants and a historic, hand-carved carousel.

Visit Seaport Village Website

Two people enjoy a walk along the San Diego Bay. The Bay is on the left and shops on the right.


a couple enjoy drinks and a park setting at Carnitas Snack Shack

Carnitas Snack Shack 

Music every Wednesday:

  • Enjoy music from DJ Bakerman every Wednesday

Situated on the Embarcadero waterfront, Carnitas Snack Shack offers thoughtfully sourced, pork-centric American cuisine to complement our panoramic views of San Diego Bay. 

Visit Carnitas Snack Shack Website



Broadway Pier 

Live entertainment on select Wednesdays in December:

  • December 1 - 5 to 7p.m. Taiko Drummers 
    Naruwan Taiko is a community group of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels that performs the Japanese art form of Taiko drumming. 

  • December 8 - 5 to 7p.m. Culture Shock Dance Troupe 
    This holiday pop-up performance will feature artists from the hip-hop dance organization Culture Shock San Diego. 

  • December 15 - 5 to 7p.m. transcenDANCE Youth Arts Group 
    The pop-up performance series will close with an appearance by transcenDANCE Youth Arts Group. transcenDANCE provides classes, workshops, and camps for young people in underserved San Diego County communities. 

Celebrate the holiday season by taking in an incredible view of San Diego Bay, a selfie with the JOY art installation, and the excitement of three unique pop-up performances at Broadway Pier. 

JOY Sculpture installed during holiday season at the Broadway Pier


wonderbus - a bus that drives music around San Diego


Live music from the Wonderbus on three select days:

  • October 13 – Outside the Hilton San Diego Bayfront featuring Ginger Roots, reggae music
  • November 10 – Outside the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina featuring Open Arms, a Journey cover band
  • November 24 – Outside the Manchester Grand Hyatt featuring Rock of Ages-Total 80's Devotion

The Wonderbus will be making three special appearances along the Embarcadero during Wonderfront Wednesdays. Enjoy live music with a view of San Diego Bay.


The Port of San Diego values the businesses and the dynamic waterfront of San Diego Bay, but we are more than just a place for commerce. We are the people’s Port, a place where we can meet the needs of our community and visitors alike. We know the value of outdoor fun has increased in the past year and a half, and the Port is here to give families a safe place to create memories through fun experiences. We take pride in creating opportunities to remind San Diegans about the richness of our waterfront and all it has to offer.