Ongoing Programs

Our Core Programs reflect our most important and basic (core) values to:

  • Preserve and enhance parkland, park structures, and infrastructure
  • Contribute to visitor safety & security
  • Enhance park access & understanding
  • Promote community & culture
  • Preserve Balboa Park’s legacy

Dedicate a Tree in Balboa Park
Friends of Balboa Park has partnered with the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department since 2008 to plant new trees in Balboa Park for future generations. This special partnership has provided an opportunity to incorporate the help of ...
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Dedicated Bench Program
Thank you for your interest in honoring a loved one through a bench dedication in Balboa Park! This is a momentous gift that available in designated locations throughout The Park. Friends is the only organization that offers this rare opportunity ...
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Friends of Balboa Park is proud to be extending the Adopt-A-Plot Program in partnership with the City of San Diego’s Park and Recreation Department through July 2017. This program is powered with dedicated volunteers from various backgrounds that include professional ...
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Public Forums on Behalf of Balboa Park
Friends of Balboa Park convenes public forums to educate and inform the public about park needs and assets. We are Advocates on behalf of Balboa Park to preserve park resources ...
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Easter Lily Floral Display
The spring seasonal floral display features beautiful white Easter Lilies. This display is installed prior to the Easter holiday through the month of May. Easter Lilies traditionally symbolize life, purity, hope, peace, and beauty. This seasonal floral display is made ...
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Click here to read more about these ongoing and annual programs funded by the Friends of Balboa Park.