Parkwide Events

Balboa Park is home to hundreds of events every year.  But it is a special treat when the bulk of the Park comes together as one, to focus on a specific occasion or theme.  Whether it is a event that has become an honored, annual tradition, or something new to celebrate nature, innovation, or creativity, mark your calendar so you don't miss the next Parkwide event!

 


Halloween Family Day - October 28, 2017

Children at Halloween Family DayDog Costume Contest at Halloween Family Day

Families can enjoy a fun and culturally inspired kickoff to their Halloween activities. Over two dozen participating museums and cultural attractions will present free craft projects for kids, costume parades, and other spooky surprises while participating museums offer free admission to children 12 and under with paying adult.

 

 

 

 

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Balboa Park December Nights - December 1 & 2, 2017

Christmas Tree in the Spreckels Organ PavilionBalboa Park December Nights logo

The first Friday and Saturday in December each year, Balboa Park comes alive with the holiday spirit.  2 days and nights of music, dancing, performances, lights, food, and more!

 

 

 

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