Events

We support park-wide events and activities that promote the Park’s historical significance, achievements, cultural heritage, architecture, and natural beauty. We encourage and support outreach activities that bring visitors to the park and educate them about the park.

December 2017
Museum of Man

Exhibits and Performances

December 2017. Thank you to the Balboa Park Visitors Center for compiling this monthly list. Download and Print the list Centro Cultural de la Raza ...
October - November 2017
Fall Display Botanical Garden

Adopt a Pumpkin

Adopt A Pumpkin in the Balboa Park Botanical Building This year, Friends of Balboa Park is pleased to announce a new fundraising initiative in partnership ...
December-January
poinsettia display

Annual Poinsettia Display

Help us fund the Annual Poinsettia Display in the Balboa Park Botanical Building. The annual display opens the first weekend in December and runs through ...
December 1-2, 2017
December Nights Information Booths

December Nights Information Booths

December Nights has been a tradition within Balboa Park for over the past 40 years. This event is a San Diego tradition to celebrate the ...
Friday, April 28, 2017
Arbor Day in Balboa Park

Arbor Day in Balboa Park

Friends of Balboa Park has brought back the tradition of celebrating Arbor Day in Balboa Park. On Friday, April 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. – ...
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Balboa Park Garden Party

Balboa Park Garden Party

Since the Balboa Park Centennial in 2015, we are proud to have been part of the team to begin a new annual tradition in Balboa ...
Saturday, May 27, 2017
butterfly garden

Annual Butterfly Celebration!

Friends of Balboa Park has hosted the Annual Butterfly Release in Zoro Garden since 2007. Each year, we look forward to releasing hundreds of Painted ...
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Celebrate National Carousel Day in Balboa Park

Celebrate National Carousel Day in Balboa Park

In July 2017, Friends of Balboa Park became the new owner of the historic Balboa Park carousel, a landmark feature that has contributed to the ...
June 21 - September 1
twilight-concert

Twilight Concerts in the Park

Summer Concerts The Twilight in the Park Concert Series in Balboa Park have been a 30 + year tradition that began with a dedicated volunteer ...
October 17th, 2017
Annual Awards Luncheon

Annual Awards Luncheon

Friends would like thank all those who supported the 17th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 17, 2017. The event’s “Magical Menagerie” theme celebrated Friends’ acquisition ...