Ruocco Park

San Diego



Ruocco Park is the Port of San Diego's 18th park. The 3.3-acre park overlooks San Diego Bay and the city's downtown skyline. The park features a new public artwork, "The Riparium," a sculptural gateway of eucalyptus tree branches designed by local artist Roman de Salvo. Guests can walk along landscaped walkways or romp on the hybrid Bermuda grass that fills the park. Located near the popular Gaslamp District, your guests will enjoy some of Southern California’s best restaurants, beaches and entertainment. You can rest easily knowing that Ruocco Park is the perfect location for your wedding celebration. With spectacular views throughout your ceremony and reception, your guests will be in awe of this perfect park. Exchange your vows in the outdoor breeze as the sun sets in the background. Your wedding at Ruocco Park will be remembered forever as it captures the bliss and romance of your love.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Ocean/Waterfront View, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start as early as 6:00AM. Day prior set up is allowed. Decorations on property overnight would require security for a fee. Events must end by 10:30PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $35 to $300 (depending on total guest count) for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $35 to $300. An alcohol permit from the Port district is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Ruocco Park is estimated at between $3,462 and $13,608 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Outdoor lighting
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Large parking lot
Picnic tables available

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Music must end by 9:00PM
Alcohol permit from the Port district is required
Live music is allowed
No open flame