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Balboa Park

Welcome to Balboa Park - the nation's largest urban cultural park. Home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens, the San Diego Zoo and other attractions, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction.

The Balboa Park Visitors Center, located in the National Historic Landmark House of Hospitality building, is your primary resource for information about the Park. Each year, the Visitors Center staff and volunteers assist more than 500,000 Balboa Park visitors from all over the world. To help Balboa Park guests decide how to spend their time in the Park, Visitors Center volunteers offer brochures, maps, audio tours and information about museum exhibits, special events, recreational activities, free Park guided tours, transportation, dining options and more.

The Balboa Park grounds are open 24 hours a day, the Visitors Center is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, and museum hours vary by institution.

Upcoming event at Balboa Park

Festival Of Spring Flowers

  • Saturday, March 4, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego's spring flower show will take place March 4-5, 2017 in Room 101, Casa del Prado at Balboa Park. Enjoy Ikebana arrangement demonstrations on both days. Festival of Spring Flowers Saturday & Sunday, March 4-5 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Demonstrations at 12:30 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. *Free admission Presented by San Diego Wabi Study Group and co-sponsored by San Diego Botanic ... Read more

All upcoming events at Balboa Park

Festival Of Spring FlowersMarch 4, 2017

Earth Day Fair In Balboa ParkApril 23, 2017

Ilan-Lael Foundation Presents: 2017 Gateway ConversationsApril 28, 2017

Past events

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