August 23, 2019 (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Fridays are for Food Trucks! Friday evenings at 5 pm, a fleet of food trucks roll into Balboa Park’s El Prado walkway to provide a wide range of gastronomic options from appetizers to desserts to everything in between(vegetarian and vegan options included!). There will be musicians playing in the Plaza de Panama, games and activities for everyone. Enjoy these Fridays in the park now through September 27th!

Plus! Visitors can still enjoy extended museum hours (through 8/31/19):

▪️Fleet Science Center: Open until 10 pm. Discounted pricing from 6 pm to 10 pm. Beer and wine are available at the Fleet’s Craveology Café.

▪️Museum of Photographic Arts: Open until 8 pm.

▪️Japanese Friendship Garden: Open until 7 pm most Fridays. For more information:

▪️Old Globe: 2019 Shakespeare Festival presents performances on the outdoor stage on Friday nights. Additional performances presented on indoor stages. See website ( for schedule and ticket information.

▪️San Diego History Center: Open 12 pm to 7 pm. History Happy Hour, 4 pm-7 pm, includes free seating inside the museum atrium with beer and wine available for purchase. Curiosity Cart in front of the Casa del Balboa offers activities for families.

▪️San Diego Natural History Museum: Open until 10 pm. Rooftop bar opens at 5 pm, serving beer and wine will be open. All ages welcome.

▪️Spanish Village Art Center: Free “DIY” arts and crafts activities for kids, 5 pm–7 pm. Select studios will be open late and ice cream! (while quantities last)

▪️The San Diego Museum of Art: Open until 8 pm.

For more details visit and calendar visit: Balboa Park Conservancy


By Zia Sinclair Hance| Balboa Park Explorer