Events in Balbo Park

San Diego Pride Festival
The Pride Festival is San Diego’s largest two-day event, highlighting the best in LGBTQ+ entertainment, interactive exhibits, cultural presentations, and community resources. The San Diego...
Japanese Friendship Garden brings back Tanabata Festival
Enjoy the summer sun and join the Tanabata Festival at the Japanese Friendship Garden! Originating from Chinese folklore, the Tanabata celebration centers on the meeting...
Twilight in the Park Concert Series
As summer unfolds, Balboa Park becomes the heart of cultural vibrancy in San Diego. From June through August, the park invites you to immerse yourself...
Nat at Night at San Diego Natural History Museum
It’s that time again…the after-hours series at the San Diego Natural History Museum! Nat at Night is Back! Explore all four floors of the Museum...
World Bee Day At The Japanese Friendship Garden
The Japanese Friendship Garden & Museum is partnering with other Balboa Park and community organizations to celebrate World Bee Day at the garden! Join World...
Open Hearts Gala: A Charity Event Benefitting Unity 4 Orphans
It’s time for the annual Open Hearts Gala, held each year to generate funds that help drive Unity 4 Orphans’ five incredible programs in 16...
San Diego American Indian Health Center To Host 2022 Pow Wow
San Diego American Indian Health Center’s Pow Wow Festival is a celebration and showcase of Native American culture and traditions. Native singers, drummers, and dancers...
Mingei Concert Series With Camarada Presents Soundtrax
Save the date for a night of nostalgic live music when the Camarada Concert Series presents the ensemble Soundtrax at Mingei International Museum in Balboa...
Art Alive 2023 at The San Diego Museum of Art
The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) is in full bloom this spring, with floral designers interpreting works of art from the Museum’s collection into...
Fresh From the Garden
Experience a rejuvenating journey at the Japanese Friendship Garden and Museum with their latest offering—a fresh-from-the-garden meditation concert! Enjoy a spring rejuvenation guided by the...
Japanese Friendship Garden and Museum
Looking for a delightful day out with the kids? Look no further than the Children’s Day at the Japanese Friendship Garden and Museum! This enchanting...
On the Steps at SDMA Event Korea in Color
The San Diego Museum of Art invites you to a free On the Steps event honoring Korea in Color: A Legacy of Auspicious Images on...