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Hotel & Travel

Getting here

The NGA Show takes place at the San Diego Convention Center over a total of four days...


Through our official housing partner, Connections Housing, we provide reduced hotel rates...

About location

With its great weather, miles of sandy beaches, and major attractions, San Diego is known worldwide as one of the best tourist destinations

Getting Here

Flying into San Diego? The San Diego International Airport is the best airport to fly into for the show. Located just 3 miles away and with options such as buses and taxis, it's easy to make your way to the San Diego Convention Center. 

Parking at the San Diego Convention Center
On-site private vehicle parking is available at the 1,950-vehicle underground garage located below the San Diego Convention Center.  Rates may range from $15 to $35 on days when there is special event activity at Petco Park or other downtown events.

The lot is owned by the Port of San Diego and managed by Ace Parking. Questions? Call Ace Parking at 619-237-0399

  • Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
  • There are 31 ADA compliant parking stalls with elevator access to the convention center.
  • No overnight or RV parking is permitted.

Parking in Downtown San Diego
irectly across the street from the center, on the corner of Harbor and 8th Ave., is a 2,000 space parking structure. Off-site parking is available at numerous nearby parking lots and garages in downtown San Diego, many are within walking distance of the convention center. Lots and garages are individually owned and operated, prices vary by location.

Metered street parking is available in some areas. Parking meters are enforced Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., unless otherwise posted. Metered spots are free on Sunday and designated holidays. Meters accept nickels, dimes, quarters, and prepaid electronic debit cards.

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Public Transportation in the Area
Take advantage of first-time rider discounts from Uber and Lyft. Use these special promotions to save on your travel to and from the San Diego Convention Center.


Through our official housing partner, Connections Housing, we provide reduced hotel rates and travel discounts for your trip to San Diego for The NGA Show. Book through the simple-to-use reservation website or with helpful and friendly booking agents.


Benefits of booking in the official housing block:
Book through Connections Housing to ensure you pay the lowest price and get the best service with reservation protection, flexibility 
and assistance—before, during and after your stay.

Best Rate Pledge

  • The lowest room rates available have been negotiated at official hotels. 
  • Other booking channels are monitored to track down rival rates.
  • Rates are lowered when necessary and applied to already-booked rooms.

Please note: Connections Housing is the ONLY official housing company associated with The NGA Show. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences. Benefits of booking in the official housing block: Book through Connections Housing to ensure you pay the lowest price and get the best service with reservation protection, flexibility and assistance—before, during and after your stay.

If you have any questions regarding hotels or your reservation, please contact Connections Housing at 855-476-6976.

Information on the coronavirus outbreak in China:
The NGA Show continues to monitor the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation closely.  Ensuring the safety of all exhibitors and visitors to our events is our top priority, and we will keep attendees fully informed of any developments.  There are no attendees to The NGA Show registered from China or Hong Kong.  We strongly recommend you follow your own country’s advice on travel before starting your journey to the Show.


When making your travel plans, you may want to consider extending your stay to experience all this great city has to offer … from shopping, dining and gambling to family-friendly attractions. There's something for everyone in San Diego. Start planning your trip here.

Indulge in some retail therapy
Stroll the many outdoor shopping malls and outlet centers, poke around at vintage antique stores and quaint neighborhood boutiques, or discover 
hand-crafted artisan treasures at the weekly farmer's markets.

Lady luck has a spot at the table for you
Developed by Native Americans on their tribal lands, San Diego's casinos reflect another facet of the rich cultural diversity in this region. With a thriving community of 18 tribes, San Diego has the largest tribal concentration of any single county in the U.S. — many of them contributing 
in the region's successful gaming business.

From exotic animals to thrilling rides, you’ll find it all here
San Diego is home to many of Southern California’s top attractions, with plenty of options for adventure-seeking, fun-loving explorers and families. Have a close encounter with an exotic animal. Take a wild ride down a 375-foot water slide. Step aboard a real aircraft carrier. Or even take a day trip to Disneyland, just a short drive north to Anaheim.

Take time for yourself, you won't regret it
San Diego offers a myriad of spa sanctuaries where you can do yoga in a eucalyptus grove, enjoy a massage in a seaside cabana, sit under a Roman waterfall, learn to meditate, walk a labyrinth, soak in a 
hydrotub, relax during a beer-and-pretzel pedicure and more.

Find Your Perfect Beach
Discover the best beaches for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers and the best beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more.  Get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

Any Questions?

Please contact The NGA Show Registration Team at