Known for its beaches and sunny, warm weather, San Diego is located on the Pacific Coast and boasts nearly perfect weather year-round. San Diego is aptly named California’s beach city with 70 miles of gorgeous coastline, a thriving art scene, endless dining options, and a cool nightlife scene, making it the perfect spot for happy hour. Whether you’re a local indulging in the city’s countless beaches and water sports, or visiting from out of town, San Diego offers something for everyone and will not disappoint. You could spend weeks in San Diego and never run out of things to do. If you want to celebrate with a one-of-a-kind happy hour, look no further than City Cruises San Diego and raise a toast to good times, good foods, and good friends. 

Put the “Happy” in Happy Hour in San Diego with City Cruises 

san diegoHappy hours originally began in the early 1900’s when sailors in the United States Navy could relax, socialize, and enjoy some free time. The Naval Base San Diego was established in 1922, and after several operational changes, the base in San Diego became the principal homeport of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in the 1990s. Experience incredible views of the United States military ships set against the beautiful San Diego skyline with a floating happy hour aboard a City Cruises yacht. Mingle with great people and imbibe in some cocktails, hors d‘oeuvres, and unwind surrounded by amazing views. You work hard all week and when it’s time to play you want to do something fun and adventurous and a little different to relax. Spend time with your friends and family and make new friends while kicking back and letting go of all life’s stressors while enjoying a refreshing drink or two with a new twist. The restaurant and bar happy hour scene all seem to run together, none offering anything spectacular. It’s the same old crowded areas with lackluster views offering the same old appetizer and drink specials in cramped dimly lit spaces making for a not so “happy” happy hour. Well, that’s where City Cruises comes in, with something special and unique that will be an experience for all, not just a night out. There’s no better way to celebrate life than aboard a City Cruises Sights & Sips Cruise on the San Diego Bay with the sparkling waters and cool breezes providing the perfect setting to let it all go and have a great time. Spend an evening with your favorite crew munching on delicious appetizers, scrumptious desserts, and drink specials in our breezy outdoor dining area, or cozy and climate-controlled interior, and get your weekend off to a great start. Let loose and kick it up a notch with live DJ entertainment and get out on the dance floor and have a little fun in a casual setting. Snap some Instagram-worthy shots or TikTok reels to capture fun-filled times with a happy hour like no other. 

Sights, Bites, and Cocktail Delights in San Diego 

Happy hour is a great time to get together with like-minded people where the drinks flow freely, and conversations are easy. As the sun begins to set,san diego group with drinks there’s no better way to unwind than aboard a City Cruises Sights & Sips Cocktail Cruise to get your weekend underway. In addition to a fully stocked bar, you will find mouthwatering appetizers such as Assorted Mini Quiche, Seared Chicken Parmesan Sliders with Marinated Portabellas, Arugula, and Vine-Ripened Tomatoes atop a Brioche Bun, Chef-crafted Bruschetta, Mozzarella Caprese Skewers, and Tandoori Chicken Skewers served with lemon mint yogurt sauce. Artisan Cheese Displays with assorted crackers and crostini, as well as Roasted Garlic and Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus, Tzatziki, and Seasonal Roasted Vegetables, served with pita chips and naan will provide the perfect accompaniments to your wine or cocktail of choice. Take your hors d’oeuvres outdoors for some fresh air and spark conversations with others as the sun dips behind the setting of the Coronado Bridge and feel the stresses of the day melt away. 

Have a Happy Hour Filled with Cocktails and your Crew in San Diego 

When the weekend hits, we want to get away from all that the work week entails and let loose a little. Spending time on the water with the gentle sway of the waves makes for a unique and fun-filled way to toast to the joys of life and bask in the beauty of nature surrounding you. At City Cruises San Diego, our attentive crew will keep the drinks flowing so that you are free to relax and enjoy yourself. Take in the rich mahogany woodwork of our comfortable interior spaces, or experience our spacious outdoor decks, cocktail in hand as you explore the wonders of marine life as you cruise along the picturesque San Diego Bay. You may just get lucky enough to spot playful dolphins or sea lions as well as majestic sea birds with the beauty of the golden hour upon you. You will have plenty of opportunities to capture all the sights while you sip with an unforgettable happy hour in San Diego. Share laughter, good conversation, and stunning sunsets with City Cruises. We think you just found your new “happy hour” spot! Welcome aboard. 

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