The Pool House

The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is a prominent rooftop lounge that captures the spirit of Southern California life and offers some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter. The indoor/outdoor area is modern and stylish, and it is positioned above the famous 5th Avenue in the Gaslamp Quarter. The Pool House hosts laid-back daytime and evening events with a signature bar and cocktail experience that guests can’t get enough of.

DIP Dayclub

  • Location: Sycuan Casino Resort
  • Days Open: Monday – Sunday
  • Club Hours: 9AM-7PM Monday through Thursday; 9AM-8PM Friday through Sunday
  • Music Type: EDM, Hip Hop, and Deep House

Originally launched in the summer of 2019, DIP Dayclub has become an icon in daytime entertainment here in San Diego. Hosted at the Sycuan Casino Resort, DIP Dayclub allows guests to get the most out of their summer with the promise of cool water, good food, and delicious drinks. Treat yourself and take a dip into the good life!

Beach House

  • Location: 3125 Ocean Front Walk
  • Days Open: Monday – Sunday
  • Club Hours: 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Music Type: EDM

While some venues can claim to have beach front views, how many can claim that they are actually on the beach (hint: Beach House can)? Beach House, which is complete with outdoor tiki bars, fire pits, and tropical palm trees, is a classic San Diego day bar that creates the ideal Southern California atmosphere for you to unwind with a refreshing beer and a selection of delectable foods.


  • Location: Quartyard, 1301 Market St
  • Days Open: Monday – Saturday
  • Club Hours: 8AM – 10PM Monday through Thursday, 8AM – 12AM Friday & Saturday
  • Cover Charge: $10 – $40
  • Music Type: Subject to change, please check upcoming events

In the East Village neighborhood of Downtown San Diego, you’ll find Quartyard which is an urban park and event location that is made out of recycled shipping containers. Quartyard hosts a variety of cultural events, outdoor concerts, private events, street markets, and community activities. Open 7 days a week, Quartyard provides visitors with an outdoor experience unlike any other thanks to the use of sustainable and innovative design.

Sunburn Pool Lounge at Hard Rock

  • Location: Hard Rock Hotel
  • Days Open: Saturday only
  • Club Hours: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Cover Charge: Free for hotel guests
  • Music Type: Open Format

Hard Rock’s rooftop pool deck, as known as Sunburn Pool Lounge, gives guests a place to unwind in a setting that constantly changing throughout the day. The rooftop pool, which is elevated above the Gaslamp Quarter, is furnished with private cabanas. Sunburn Pool Lounge has something for everyone, because as the day progresses, the venue goes from an urban garden setting in the morning to a tranquil sanctuary in the afternoon to a lively party scene at night.

San Diego Pool Party & Dayclubs FAQs

What are the hottest pool parties & day clubs in San Diego right now?

The Pool House, DIP Dayclub, and Beach House are among the best pool parties in San Diego.

What are the most popular pool & day clubs in San Diego?

The most popular pool party San Diego has to offer would have to be either Beach House or The Pool House.

Where to party in San Diego?

There are a ton of amazing San Diego pool parties that you can join the free guest list, purchase tickets, or reserve bottle service on this page. You can search for a venue that fits what you’re looking for and find upcoming events and artists! If you want to explore San Diego nightlife, we recommend checking out our list of the best nightclubs in San Diego for more options.

What do you wear to a pool party in San Diego?

You can never go wrong showing up to a San Diego pool party in classic swimming trunks. A nice looking bikini or one piece is also a classic. Accessories like sunglasses, hats, and other similar items will be allowed and definitely help to boost your style. In terms of shoes, flip-flops, sandals, and wedges are always a great option.

How do San Diego pool parties guest list work?

Signing up for the guest list at pool clubs San Diego is a fantastic way to get into the best pool parties at no cost to you. The way the guest lists work is that they allow you to sign up for an event beforehand, and as long as you arrive early and follow the dress code, you get access to free entry. However, being on the guest list does not mean you will always get into the club. All San Diego day clubs reserve the right to turn anyone away at the door, so we highly encourage showing up early if you’re on the guest list. If you don’t want to take any chances of not getting into pool parties San Diego, you can always purchase tickets or reserve bottle service to guarantee your entry.

What isn’t allowed in a San Diego day club?

There are a few items you need to make sure to avoid if you’re heading to party hotels in San Diego. Leave any drinks and snacks that you have at home. Clubs make almost all of their money from selling food and beverages, so they will not allow you to bring them with you. We shouldn’t have to say it, but drugs and illegal substances will not be allowed on the premises of any dayclub in San Diego.

Is it possible to get in pool parties in San Diego for free?

Don’t tell anyone we told you, but there’s actually a super easy way to get into San Diego pool parties 2023 for free! The way you do this is by signing up for the free guest list at the best pool clubs in San Diego. You can find venues and sign up online through our web app or on the free Discotech app, and the best part is that it doesn’t cost you a dime. Just put in a bit of information and you’re ready to start partying.

When do pool parties start in San Diego?

Most San Diego pool parties start at 11:00 AM. 

How long does a San Diego pool party last?

Being that most pool parties in San Diego open at 11:00 AM (with certain earlier exceptions such as 9:00 AM at DIP Dayclub) and close between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM, then that means that the average San Diego pool party lasts between 7 and 8 hours.

What are the best hip hop pool parties in San Diego

You can find a full list of the best hip hop clubs in San Diego here.

What is the age limit?

Unfortunately for the younger crowd, the best party hotels San Diego has available are restricted to a 21+ crowd. You will be required to show a valid license or ID, so if you’re bring a fake, make sure it’s convincing. 

How much does San Diego pool party bottle service cost?

The total bill for reserving table service at the best dayclubs in San Diego will depend on multiple factors, so it’s always best to plan a budget before you start the day. These factors include:

  • What venue you decided to party at will play a big role. Certain venues naturally have much higher or lower minimums to reserve a space
  • Bottles can range anywhere between $200 and $1,000+
  • Most San Diego pool clubs will require at least 1 bottle for every 5 to 6 people
  • The 8% tax and 20% tip are not included in these calculations

What months are pool parties open in San Diego?

Pool party season in San Diego usually kicks off at the end of May with the celebration of Memorial Day. The glorious summer fun lasts all the way up until the start of September when the weather starts to become a bit too cold.

Are there pool parties in San Diego during the week?

Yes! Venues such as the Pool House and Beach House host events every day of the week, so it doesn’t matter whether you want to go to a weekend Sunday pool party San Diego or a pool party in the middle of the week, you’re sure to always find at least one venue hosting an event.

What is the difference between a hotel pool and a pool party?

The biggest difference between a hotel pool and an actual pool party is that the hotel pool is built for a more mellow crowd. Hotel pools are perfect to relax in the sun with a cold drink in your hand, while a pool party is a great place to have a wicked good time with loud music, beautiful people, and as much indulgence as you can fit into one afternoon.

What San Diego hotels have the best pool parties?

These are the best party hotels in San Diego:

Hotel Venue
Sycuan Casino Resort DIP Dayclub
Hard Rock Hotel FLOAT / Sunburn Pool Lounge
Pendry Hotel The Pool House


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