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Old Fashioned Boardwalk Fun At Belmont Park
San Diego

Belmont Park San Diego is located right at Mission Beach, close to Mission Bay. It's kind of like a traditional amusement park along the lines of Pacific Park at the Santa Monica Pier or the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

If the kids happen to need yet another thing to do on their San Diego beach vacation, no worries, take them to Belmont Park. There are lots of rides, arcade games and food items to keep them entertained for awhile.

Check here for wristband tickets.

Belmont Park Roller Coaster In San Diegoroller coaster at Belmont Park

Basic Visiting Info 

Parking at Belmont Park is free and so is admission. You pay per ride or attraction. You can find it at 3146 Mission Blvd. in Mission Beach San Diego.

The hours vary by season, but in the winter, the rides are closed Monday through Thursday, but the arcade is open 11-6. On Fridays and Saturdays the whole place is open 11am to 10pm and on Sundays closes at 8pm. 

In spring and fall, the weekdays are open until 8 or 9, and Sundays until 10.

In summer, even weekdays and Sundays are open until 11pm, and till midnight on Friday and Saturday. But please check the current schedule for the day you plan to go on the official Belmont Park website.

The Rides At Belmont Park San Diego

The Giant Dipper is famous for being one of the original oceanfront roller coasters built back in 1925. It was since restored in 1990.

Other rides at Belmont Park San Diego include the Beach Blaster, Octotron,  Vertical Plunge, Krazy Kars, Tilt-A-Whirl, Control Freak, Crazy Submarine, Thunder Boats, bumper cars and an old fashioned carousel. 

Other Attractions

Updated July 2015:  Unfortunately, the Plunge pool is closed temporarily due to reconstruction, but it is expected to open again in 2017.

Then there's the arcade, glow in the dark miniature golf, a lazer maze, a mirror maze, rope climbing and coconut tree climbing.

And what amusement park would be complete without the midway games?  Belmont Park has these too, where you can try and win various prizes like oversized plushes to carry around.


Concerts are occasionally held at the Wave House.  Also, the Summer Kids Series features free crafts and events every Wednesday at Belmont Park.

Ticket Prices

As mentioned before, admission is free at Belmont Park San Diego. You can pay individually for the rides or buy a bonus pack and receive 45 ride tickets. 

The unlimited ride wristband is for kids under 48 inches tall. 

Click here for wristband tickets.

Attractions have their own prices that vary, but you can buy a combo ticket to save money.

Please note: all prices and hours are subject to change from the time of this writing.

Pictures Of Belmont Park

Bumper Cars At Belmont Park San Diego
Boat Ride at Belmont Park
A Carousel and Cotton Candy for sale

Bumper cars at Belmont Park in San Diego.

What could be more relaxing than a boat ride at Belmont Park?

Cotton candy or carousel first? 

A carnival booth at Belmont Park San Diego
Old fashioned roller coaster at Mission Beach
Seashells in the window

Win a plush at a carnival game.

The Giant Dipper is an historical roller coaster.

See seashells by the seashore at Belmont Park in Mission Beach.

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