Sails Pavilion

Considered our most iconic space, the Sails Pavilion offers 90,000 sq. ft. of sweeping views of the city and bay. Glass-enclosed with an industry standard tradeshow floor, the area is flexible for any type of event activity ranging from upscale receptions to exhibits.

Customize your event with LED lighting that is visible both inside and outside, illuminating the San Diego skyline and waterfront.


90,000 sq. ft.

meeting space


event space



Sails Pavilion
Hall Dimensions Sq. Ft. Ceiling Ht.
Sails Pavilion 299' x 305'5" 90,000 Varies


Sails Pavilion
Hall Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
Sails Pavilion 8,700 6,100 4,000 8,700


Concrete flooring and sails roofing were recently replaced.

Lighting Designer is available for fully customized lighting events and special programs.

Floor Load is 150 lbs. per sq. ft.

Floor utility boxes are on 30 ft. centers; all boxes have phone and electrical.

Ceiling height is 27’ to the bottom of lighting encasement.

Access to two freight elevators.

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  • San Diego Convention Center
    111 W Harbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92101
  • 619.525.5000