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

Established in the memory of park lover Sandra B. Phelps-Wilson, this fund helps ensure Balboa Park has the resources it needs for the park’s beautiful and historical landscapes. Thanks to the vision of Sandra’s husband, Mr. Bob Wilson, Friends of ...
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dedicate a tree
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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dedicate a bench
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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HOH Photos
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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Click here to read more about these ongoing and annual programs funded by the Friends of Balboa Park.