December Nights At Balboa Park Is Back For 2022!

Join us on December 2nd and 3rd for San Diego’s largest free holiday festival and one of the community’s favorite traditions of the year – the always beautiful December Nights at Balboa Park!

December Nights At Balboa Park Is Back For 2022!

Holiday treats at December Nights

The family-friendly event brings the community together to enjoy the lights, the sounds, the attractions, and of course, the amazing food of the holiday season.

Savor international delicacies, sample homemade treats, or sip on something to keep you warm. 

You can get the full lineup of food vendors at December Nights in Balboa Park here.

Balboa Park's December Nights

Entertainment at December Nights in Balboa Park

Entertainment is one of the big reasons 350,000 people start their holidays with December Nights. From ballet and banjos to parades and puppetry, the holiday entertainment is top-notch and non-stop.

You can get the full December Nights entertainment schedule here.

all girls christmas chorale

It pays to have a plan for December Nights!

December Nights is incredibly popular, and the crowds and traffic can be a bit much at times, so it pays to have a plan of attack for getting in and out of the festivities as efficiently as possible.

In order to make your experience more enjoyable, we’ve compiled a list of tips HERE to help you get to Balboa Park and enjoy the festivities without losing your mind.

For more info and updates, visit here.

See you there!

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  • Start Date
    December 2, 2022 3:00 pm
  • End Date
    December 3, 2022 11:00 pm
  • Status
    Upcoming
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    • Balboa Park
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