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San Diego Surf Co Has Expanded

Those familiar with Seaport Village are most likely also familiar with San Diego Surf Co..

Well, your favorite surf themed shop has expanded!  San Diego Surf Co took over the former Mystic Mermaid store and opened its new doors late May. 


The extended shop includes men’s, women’s and children’s apparel from T-shirts, flip flops, Nixon watches to hats and dresses.  It’s truly a one stop shop for the whole family. 

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Come visit the newly expanded shop and spend the day at our beautiful village.

Boardwalk Betty

Extended Summer Hours

Summer is here at Seaport Village with longer days and more sunshine.  So naturally, we’re gearing up with new extended operating hours.

Seaport Village shops & restaurants will remain open an extra hour, 10 am- 10 pm June through August 31st.   Some restaurants may have further extended hours. 


So, grab the family and head on over.  Let’s spend the summer together!

Boardwalk Betty

Discover the Art Galleries of Seaport

Seaport Village and the Headquarters at Seaport are filled with picturesque natural views, but did you know that the Seaport  area also houses 4 different galleries with beautiful pieces?

Let’s get to know the galleries located in the Seaport area!

Aaron Chang Ocean Art Gallery- Located inside the Headquarters at Seaport 

If you’re a San Diegan, then you’ve heard about the famous photographer Aaron Chang.  Aaron is an award winning, internationally acclaimed artists whose work has been published all over the world.  His work includes ocean shots, surfing, wild life, historic locations and so much more.  Aaron Chang was a senior photographer for Surfing Magazine for 25 years.  We are lucky to have Aaron and his talented work at the Headquarters. Headquarters at Seaport is located across the parking lot from Seaport Village.

Aaron Chang Photography

Aaron Chang Photography

Agora Galleries- Located inside  Grand Hyatt 

A San Diego Fine Art Gallery that offers decor, antiques, lighting, jewelry, and both modern and classic artwork by artists such as Victoria Kovalenchikova, Brett Moore, Fabian Perez and Graeme Hagan to mention a few. Conveniently located in the lobby level of the  Grand Hyatt steps away from Seaport Village and the Headquarters at Seaport, Agora Galleries' mission statement is, “to provide art collectors with one of a kind statement pieces while guiding diverse international artists to our site.” Including exceptional customer service and a large selection of beautiful unique artwork, Agora Galleries will make sure that you receive the special attention you deserve.  Grand Hyatt is located directly next door to Seaport Village.  If you are visiting from out of town we recommend that you stay there.  It is not only centrally located, the service they provide is over the top!

agora gallery

agora gallery

Exclusive Collections Gallery- Located inside Seaport Village 

Another favorite San Diego  gallery, EC Gallery opened its doors at Seaport Village to fellow art lovers in the summer of 2009. The gallery features artists such as Michael Flohr, Paul B. Lotz, Gloria Lee and more who have proved that a painting is so much more than just colors.  EC Gallery was founded on the premise that art is a discovery for everyone.  Stop by and get lost in their beautiful pieces. Exclusive Collections Gallery is located next to our beloved ponds in the center of Seaport Village.

EC Gallery

EC Gallery

Wyland Galleries- Located inside Seaport Village

  Renowned marine life artist, Robert Wyland changed the way people think about our environment when he started painting life-size whales on the sides of buildings in the 1980s.  Today, the Wyland name has become synonymous with the new generation of awareness about environmental conservation.    Be sure to check out this environmentally focused gallery featuring statues, ocean and marine life paintings and more.  Wyland Galleries is located right next to our food court in Seaport Village.

Wyland Gallery

Wyland Gallery

We are very lucky to have such talented artists with beautify galleries nearby.  Next time you’re down in the Seaport  area, be sure to stop by at these galleries.

Boardwalk Betty

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About Boardwalk Betty & her blog:

Consider this a window to the best views in town, an abundance of tips, secrets and downtown chatter. Boardwalk Betty cruises the cobblestone to bring you the splendor of Seaport Village. Join in her experiences, her observations and interactions as she shows you how Seaport Village is where the magic of the sea comes to life.  Also, a list of her favorite blogs below!