The sparkling lights, the chilly nights, the food, the parties, and the time with friends and family are all what makes the holidays the most wonderful time of the year. If you want to make your holiday season extra wonderful, then a trip to Balboa Park is in order. From bedazzling decorations and colorful lights […]
November is all about giving thanks and there is plenty to be thankful for this month in Balboa Park. From opportunities to get your om on to unique holiday shopping to new exhibits on lowriders, insects and reclusive critters, this month should give you plenty of gratitude for San Diego’s cultural heart.
This is where it all began—not just the city of San Diego but the modern history of what we know as California. On the hill just behind Old Town, the Spanish built the first mission in what is today the Golden State. By the mid-1800s, Old Town was as happening as anywhere in the West. […]
Looking to scare up some interesting things to do in October? Then Balboa Park should be on your list. From Halloween happenings to thought-provoking panels to sake sipping at sunset, it’s frightening how much there is to do in the park this month.
From amazing beaches to museums and art to taco shops, the surfing culture permeates throughout San Diego County. Surfing was recently dubbed California’s official state sport. But San Diego has been ahead of the trend for decades, embracing a city-wide laid-back surf culture and serving as one of the top surfing destinations in the world.
Summer might be coming to a close, but September in Balboa Park is still filled with a stunning array of mind-expanding exhibits and events. From Mexican Independence Day celebrations to secret scientific soirees for the 21-and-up set to blockbuster plays to food trucks on Fridays, Balboa Park is by no means falling down on the […]
Guild Fest is back for another year! Join the San Diego Brewers Guild and more than 60 independent breweries for 2019’s Guild Fest. This year’s event takes place at a new location—Embarcadero South in Downtown San Diego on November 2nd, 2019. This annual event celebrates San Diego Beer Week and the independent brewing community that […]
Breaking News – Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival, November 22-24, 2019, has released their daily festival lineup!
Affectionately called San Diego’s jewel box of fine art, the Timken Museum of Art provides an intimate setting (not to mention free admission) to get up close and personal with an impressive collection of European old masters, 19th century American art and Russian icons. While all the art is worth a look, here are five pieces you won’t want to […]
As summer heads into its dog days, the fun also heats up in Balboa Park. From movies on the park’s lush lawns to awe-inspiring concerts on the world’s largest outdoor instrument to festivals celebrating the circle of life to fairy tales taking flight on stage, Balboa Park in August is a fever pitch of festivities.