Take a peek below for the latest news, information, and tips for your next visit to San Diego’s cultural gem – straight from the Balboa Park Explorer Team.

Celebrate the holidays with Balboa Park!

♫ Dashing through the Park, on a Bird Scooter today, I wonder how museums … celebrate the holidays! ♫ Well, wonder no further! Balboa Park loves the holidays, so December is chock full of wonderful wintry events perfect for guests of all ages. Eager to fill up... read more...

Spend your Thanksgiving at beautiful Balboa Park!

Turkey season is upon us! Finally, the house is spotless, groceries bought, recipes lined up … now all that’s left is figuring out how to entertain Grandma and Grandpop after their long flight to the city. While there are plenty of amazing San Diego holiday activities... read more...

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It’s Food Truck Friday! The fleet of food trucks will roll into the park at 5 PM 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.

Plus! Visitors can still enjoy extended museum hours:

▪️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: www.niwa.org

▪️Old Globe: 2019 Shakespeare Festival presents performances on the outdoor stage on Friday nights. Additional performances presented on indoor stages. See website (www.theoldglobe.org) 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.

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It's #Friyay!✨ Balboa Park Museums including the San Diego Zoo will be open today and resume its regular operating hours!

What will you be exploring today? Share your adventures with us! 📸 #BalboaPark

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