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Tidelands Activation Program

As part of our efforts to support a vibrant and active waterfront, the Port of San Diego offers sponsorship to community organized events through the Tidelands Activation Program, or TAP.

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Tidelands Activation Program (TAP)

This annual grant program supports events, large and small, that engage the community and inspire visitors to enjoy San Diego Bay.


The Port of San Diego offers sponsorship to organizations through the Tidelands Activation Program (TAP), a grant initiative that has provided service fee waivers to non-profit organizations for events that engage the community and inspire visitors to enjoy San Diego Bay.


Details regarding the FY23 TAP Program are coming soon. 
Most recent update: 6/17/2022


What's Happening at the Port?

Waterfront Development

Officials from the Port of San Diego and the City of Chula Vista gathered for a historic event on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, to ceremonially break ground on the Gaylord Pacific Resort and Convention Center – the catalyst project for the Chula Vista...
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