This month Balboa Park is filled with sights, bites and a few frights in honor of Halloween. From makers to music to pop culture to hair-raising art, there is so much to do in October it’s almost scary.
Between San Diego’s playhouses, museums, galleries, and theaters, there’s always plenty going on in the local art scene. This fall is no different, with an arts lineup that offers something for everyone. Here are five shows, exhibits, and festivals to add to your arts bucket list this season.
Let the summertime fun continue well into September by visiting Balboa Park for special events from to foreign films to musical tributes to even more food trucks on Fridays.
August is, as they say, summer’s last stand, and Balboa Park is not letting the season slip into fall without a full slate of fun and fanciful events. From fairy tales taking flight to insights into extraterrestrial earthquakes to summer secrets unsealed, exploration is in the air throughout the park this August.
The San Diego neighborhood of Clairemont more than holds its own when it comes to hidden gems. Located between La Jolla and the Convoy district, Clairemont is loaded with so many international food options that it surely deserves to be recognized as its own distinct and diverse food destination.
The Goldfinch and Washington Street intersection in Mission Hills packs a lot into just a few short blocks. Here you’ll find a bevy of farm-to-table and neighborhood restaurants, along with shopping and entertainment, set in a fashionable urban community. Cinema Under the Stars Where: 4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, California 92103Catch a classic or contemporary movie […]
As summer heats up, so are the good times in Balboa Park. Friday nights continue to sizzle with food trucks, folks and fun featuring extended hours at many of the most popular museums. But every day in the park offers plenty to explore with provocative new exhibits, theater productions and more.
Just a stone’s throw from the coast in Solana Beach and running parallel with Highway 101, this North Coastal shopping district features more than 85 stores. It’s known as the epicenter for renowned architects and interior design firms. From breakfast to late-night music venues, art, furniture, cute cafes, and stylish hair salons, Cedros Avenue Design […]
Beaches and breweries aren’t the only sceneries well worth your time in San Diego. The city is also home to a vibrant clutch of local artists working in every medium imaginable. Recent years have seen startup galleries and spaces burst onto the scene dedicated to featuring this homegrown talent. Here are some of the best […]
San Diego’s Convoy Street runs through the central neighborhood of Kearny Mesa. Strip malls packed with restaurants whose signs—in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and other Asian languages—bear the names of some of the best eateries in town. Popular favorites among locals include Shabu Shabu, Tofu House, and dim sum at Emerald restaurant. But excellent ramen, poke, […]