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.
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.
June is the start of full slate of summer fun in Balboa Park – from food trucks to extended hours at many of the most popular museums to a plethora of 21-and-up parties. Here are some of this month’s highlights.
When it comes to things to do in May, Balboa Park is not fooling around. From Cinco de Mayo to crafty cocktails, there is plenty to see and do all throughout the park.
One of the best ways to soak in the splendor of Balboa Park is with a leisurely picnic. The good news is there are picnic spots for every age and desired experience.
When it comes to things to do in April, Balboa Park is not fooling around. From secrets to star gazing to sonnets in celebration of Shakespeare, there is plenty to see and do all throughout the park.
It’s February and love is in the air and there is plenty to love in Balboa Park, too. From the science of love to pop-up Latin art to strolling Japanese gardens in a kimono, the park is alive with experiences you won’t want to miss.
In 1916, Dr. Harry Wegeforth, a local physician, exclaimed “Wouldn’t it be splendid if San Diego had a zoo! You know…I think I’ll start one.” With a rag-tag collection consisting of a row of cages along what is now Park Boulevard, with wolves, coyotes, bears, monkeys, lions, and a few other small species, plus groups of bison, […]
In this episode of Destination San Diego, we’ll introduce you to City Heights – an urban neighborhood that is a true melting pot of different ethnic groups. Home to authentic ethnic restaurants and markets, hidden artworks and live music venues, City Heights is an undiscovered destination in San Diego. We’ll also check in at the […]
Tune in to this edition of Destination San Diego to learn more about two of Balboa Park’s neighbors – North Park and South Park. These revitalized urban neighborhoods are fueled by art galleries, diverse restaurants and nightlife, and North Park proudly holds claim to being “the best beer neighborhood in the nation.” In North Park’s […]