"The intimate screening area features a surprisingly fun ambience thanks to the decor of palm trees and hammocks reminiscent of a remote paradise." -- San Diego Union-Tribune


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The Pearl Hotel presents "Dive-In Theatre," a FREE weekly "cinema social" combining eclectic film selections, food and drink, and light conversation. The event takes place at our poolside lounge and theater located outdoors and connected to EAT at The Pearl. Scheduled films are projected onto a 10' x 13' foot projection screen with full sound, overlooking our vintage, oyster-shaped swimming pool. Guests are invited to enjoy a range of classics, blockbusters, foreign and independent features from The Pearl’s private library. Showtime is 8:00 pm; Food served until 10:00 pm; and bar open until 11 PM. Reservations for all party sizes accepted. FOR CABANA RESERVATIONS (ten-person maximum per cabana) AND/OR LOUNGE RESERVATIONS (forty maximum ) contact sales@thepearlsd.com. If you are inquiring about regular dinner reservations for groups of six or more, please call 619.226.6100. NOTE: Swimming pool open to hotel guests for free and others with a drink purchase.



  • 05 Zoolander (2001 / 89 minutes)
  • 12 Beerfest (2006 / 110 minutes)
  • 19 Pearl Peeps Viewers Choice (TBD)
  • 26 Planes,Trains and Automobiles (1987 / 93 minutes)


  • 03 Bad Santa (2003 / 91 minutes)
  • 10 Elf (2003 / 97 minutes)
  • 17 A Christmas Story (1983 / 94 minutes)
  • 23 Frozen (2013 / 102 minutes)
  • 30 Mrs. Doubtfire (1993 / 125 minutes)