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San Diego Symphony

750 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
1-619-235-0804
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Ranked #30 of 245 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Symphonies, Performances
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Moorhead, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I've been to many concerts and events in San Diego and this location is my favorite. The summer pops is a great way to see the San Diego Symphony play in a completely unique setting with unusual artists. Wether it's movie themes, motown classics, or traditional orchestral (albeit well known & popular) concerts, it's always fantastic. You can bring in... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Did not regret getting front-row tickets to Summer Pops. The weather was fantastic and the atmosphere was really free and casual. Nothing like strings and fresh air to improve a tired evening. If you can, try to see a movie-soundtrack live - getting to look at how it's done via the conductor's instruction screen/prompts is totally worth it.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

WOW!!!!!!!!!!! I booked this without telling my husband or kids. They have been to a couple of Cirque shows so I felt semi-confident but was not prepared by how "cool" my teens thought the show was. First, the backdrop on the water is spectacular. You can sit on the lawn but I booked some table seats - very close for... More

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San Diego
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

From the end of June to the end of August, you can combine a casual dinner with good entertainment and delightful San Diego weather outdoors along the water. While most who attend are probably locals, this is a great alternative to another restaurant meal and an aimless evening for travelers. Pops deserves its own TripAdvisor attraction entry. No indoor concert... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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366 reviews 366 reviews
88 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our party of four got tickets on the grass for the ABBA concert - a Swedish band replicating ABBA. And they did a passable job - some songs like the original, others less so. Maybe it was the "yet" lag. Nevertheless, I'd do it again because it was a well paced, entertaining 2 hour+ show. The setting is impeccable. Right... More

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San Diego, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

For locals and visitors alike, the San Diego Symphony Summer Pops concerts are a unique opportunity to hear and see our symphony in a beautiful and casual setting. Ticket prices allow everyone to enjoy the event depending on the experience you want. Lawn seating is the most affordable and can be the most fun. Bring a picnic in a small... More

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Rancho Mirage, California, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The SD Symphony sis a great job with their July 4th Celebration concert. They exceeded my expectation as a terrific orchestra…I wasn't as thrilled with the vocalist that they chose for the concert however BUT I still look forward to seeing the Symphony again.

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San Diego, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Really beautiful older music hall. For symphonies, you lose a lot of visibility range setting up front on the main floor but the acoustics are still very nice. The San Diego Symphony is just awesome

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San Diego, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I attended most of the City Lights performances this season. I was also so pleased at the Ballet performances for 2013/2014. The San Diego Symphony is more than just classical music. There are great Ballet performances, concerts by well known artists, both for older and younger audiences. The Hall is spectacular and I believe the best venue in San Diego... More

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Europe
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Family and I attended the James Bond concert with Sheena Easton and had a great time. The concert hall is great and all the seats have a good view. The also have camera's roaming amongst the symphony and shown on TVs so you can watch as well. The drinks at the bar were expensive, but the cost goes towards the... More

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