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Inquire Today, and be among the first to host your event at The Shell!

Rental events are coordinated by the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Padres’ Special Events team

For Ticketed Events & Concerts

Phone:  619.236.5423

For Private Events

Phone: 619.795.5025


The Shell
222 Marina Park Way
San Diego, CA 92101

Park Permits

Interested in hosting a small gathering at Jacobs Park during regular Park hours? Inquire for a Park Permit Application by emailing

Do I need a permit?

  • Park Permits are required for any group of more than 25 people.
  • A permit is also required for a group of any size if you plan to serve alcohol or hire any services including but not limited to catering, rental services or furniture, or entertainment/attractions.



All scheduled rental events are subject to existing State of California, County, and City Health Mandates regarding venue capacity and safety protocols for implementation of safety in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. San Diego Symphony reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event in conformance with any health mandate in effect on the date of an event or for operational needs to safely comply with public health orders.