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170 Wine & Spirit Purveyors • 70 of San Diego's Top Chefs
Celebrity Chefs • Cooking & Wine Tasting Classes
Big Bottle Auction • Continuous Food and Wine Tastings
Over 800 Wines • $50,000 Chef of The Fest Competition

2011 Host Hotel

San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina
333 W. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

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Wine Weekend Getaway!  Two Great Options

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Do you plan to make a long weekend out of your trip to San Diego for the Festival? Do you live in town but want the convenience out of staying at a nearby hotel? Take advantage of these great Wine Weekend Getaway vacation packages including San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival tickets and choice of hotel. Packages are available while supplies last.

Packages start at $599

  • Wine Weekend VIP Treatment Package (VIP):
    Two Reserve Tasting ticket ($200.00)
    Two Grand Event VIP Pass ($350.00)
    Four Wine Tasting and/or Cooking Class tickets of your choice ($340.00)
    Two Festival VIP Gift Bags w/ poster, Collector's Festival wine, and lots of goodies "En Suite" ($200.00)
    Two Tickets to the Celebrity Chef Luncheon ($300)
    VIP Lanyards Providing You Special Access
    Early Event Access & Exclusive Access to VIP Tent during Grand Event
    2 Nights
    hotel (Choice of Participating Property below)
    $1,390 in Tickets, Plus Hotel Room

Packages start at $1,168

Participating Hotels Include:

  Hotel   GEP   VIP  
  Marriott Marquis   $815   $1,382  
  Manchester Grand Hyatt   $741   $1,308  
  Embassy Suites    $767   $1,334  
  Omni San Diego    $697   $1,262  
  Porto Vista    $599   $1,169  
  Paradise Point     $822   $1,389  
  Kona Kai   $649   $1,216  
  Holiday Inn on the Bay    $649   $1,216  
  Hyatt Regency Mission Bay   $791   $1,358  
  Doubletree Mission Valley   $649   $1,216  
  Doubletree Downtown   $626   $1,193
  Indigo   $743   $1,310  
  Bristol Hotel   $673   $1,240  
  Catamaran Hotel & Spa   $697   $1,262  
  Bahia   $599   $1,169  

Each Package Includes Tickets, 2 Nights Stay, and Hotel Taxes
To take advantage of these special Wine Weekend packages call 877-385-9595



Official Transportation Partner

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Come to the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival the carefree, car-free way on Amtrak California's Pacific Surfliner®. Sit back, enjoy the scenery and arrive at the Festival rested, relaxed, and ready to have fun.

Amtrak California's Pacific Surfliner® is pleased to offer a special 10% rail discount to San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival attendees. To book your reservation, visit and enter the Fares Order Code V809. This code cannot be booked via phone. Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to San Diego between November 16 - 21, 2010.

For reservations and schedules, please call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit

The 10% Fare Discount is only for attendees going to the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival. Misuse of the Fare Discount may result in voiding the discount and be removed from activation.



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Parking Options:

Grand Tasting Event – Saturday, November 19, 2011

  • San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel - $10 Flat Rate
    7-level parking structure is located on the South End of the Convention Center, on the corner of Park and Harbor Drive, connected to the bridge
  • San Diego Convention Center - $10 Flat Rate

  • Additional Parking Lots nearby – Prices Vary

  • Note: Seaport Village’s parking lot will NOT be open for Event Parking. Please respect their wishes and do not park in their lots.

Shuttle Pick Up / Drop Off Points:

Hilton Bayfront
Between the San Diego Hilton Bayfront and garage on Gull Street

Marriott Hotel & Marina for Exhibitors Only
South end of the Ground Parking Lot

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
At start of “loop” before guard stand entrance to Embarcadero Park Parking Lot

Coach America Shuttle Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.           
Three Coach America Shuttles will run from the Hilton Bayfront Hotel to the San Diego Marriott Marquis to the Convention Center to the Grand Tasting event at the Embarcadero.  Loop runs approximately every 10 minutes

Safe Ride Program

The 2011 Coach America Shuttle covers the Downtown area, up to Del Mar and Mira Mesa and out to San Diego State University and South Bay.

  • Guests receive complimentary transport on Coach America
  • Multiple signs will be placed around the Grand Tasting event that indicate pick up location, where the shuttle runs, and times the shuttle will leave.
  • If guests live outside the service area, Festival Management will call a local taxi service for them.

If guests require any other service, guests can call a Taxi at 619-444-4444
Service Hours:

2:30 p.m.         All Coach America Shuttles Start Loading
3:30 p.m.         All Coach America Shuttles Depart Promptly

Shuttle and Safe Ride Programs Sponsored by:
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El Cajon, CA  92020

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