Festival Location and Directions

The 2015 San Diego Bird Festival will be held at the Baja Room at Marina Village Conference Center, 1936 Quivira Way, on Mission Bay.

From Interstate 5:

Take the Sea World Drive exit. From Sea World Drive, take West Mission Bay Drive on your right. When you see the large green sign that says Quivira Road, get in the farthest left of the two left turn lanes. Turn left, go one very short block and turn left again. Drive about one-half mile and Marina Village will be on your right. Turn right into the parking lot when you see the sign for the office. Then, just look for the Bird Festival signs that will direct you to our registration area, classes and our Optics Fair.

From Interstate 8:

Take the West Mission Bay Drive exit to the right. You will be on Ingraham Street for a short distance from which you will take the next exit marked West Mission Bay Drive on your right. When you see the large green sign that says Quivira Road, get in the farthest left of the two turn lanes. Turn left, go one very short block and turn left again. Drive about one-half mile and Marina Village will be on your right. Turn right into the parking lot when you see the sign for the office. Then, just look for the Bird Festival signs that will direct you to our registration area, classes and our Optics Fair.

Places to Stay

The Dana on Mission Bay is the Festival’s host hotel and the nearest hotel to Festival headquarters at the Marina Village Conference Center. It’s an easy walk and free shuttles will run each morning to Marina Village. To reserve a room reservation directly with The Dana, call toll-free 1-800-445-3339 or locally 619-222-6440 and mention that you are with the San Diego Bird Festival. To register using our discounted Festival/Assembly rates, click here.

Additional area hotels are posted here.

 Campland by the Bay - www.campland.com ,1-800-422-9386, or locally 858-581-4260, is also close by and available for RV hookups and tent camping. Located at 2211 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, Campland is on the northeast side of Mission Bay Park overlooking the Kendall Frost Wildlife Preserve. Campland offers a 20% discount on any site to Bird Festival registrants. Campland is a 5-minute drive from Marina Village via Pacific Beach Drive and Ingraham Street south to Quivera Basin.

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  • Printable 2016 Bird Festival Brochure part 1 [PDF]
  • Printable 2016 Bird Festival Brochure part 2 [PDF]
  • Printable Registration Worksheet/Mail-in Registration Form [PDF]
  • Adult Release Form [PDF] (Available Jan 1, 2016)
  • Parental Release Form [PDF] (Available Jan 1, 2016)
  • 2016 Silent Auction Donor Form (look for it in August 2015)
  • Complete list of sightings from 2015 Festival
  • A listing of our Ethical Birding Guidelines
 
 
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Contact Info

4010 Morena Blvd
Suite #100
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 273-7800

Office Hours

Our office is staffed by volunteer receptionists. Please call (858) 273-7800 before planning your visit to ensure someone will be there to assist you.