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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.-4:30 p.m. daily and museum hours vary by institution.

Upcoming event at Balboa Park

Earth Summit Series

  • Monday, September 23, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Earth Summit is a series of events each First Monday Evening of each month at 6 p.m. for social networking and 7 p.m. for the program, at the Balboa Park Club Santa Fe Room. The only exception to the schedule will be this September when the meeting will be the second Monday (September 9) due to Labor Day. We will be announcing the first few dates as we resolve the ... Read more

All upcoming events at Balboa Park

CARR's Pop-Up Senior Coaching ClinicsStarts September 13, 2019

Food Truck Fridays In Balboa ParkStarts May 31, 2019

Earth Summit SeriesSeptember 23, 2019

The Haunted TrailSeptember 27, 2019

San Diego Alzheimer's Walk: The Walk4ALZOctober 19, 2019

Timken Travel Day: J. Paul Getty CenterOctober 24, 2019

Past events

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