Balboa Park is home to hundreds of events every year. But it is a special treat when the bulk of the Park comes together as one, to focus on a specific occasion or theme. Whether it is a event that has become an honored, annual tradition, or something new to celebrate nature, innovation, or creativity, mark your calendar so you don't miss the next Parkwide event!
Holiday Food Truck Festival - December 26-30, 2018
Celebrate the holidays with visiting family and friends under Balboa Park’s dazzling holiday light display. For five days and evenings between Christmas and New Year’s Day, the annual Holiday Food Truck Festival serves up gourmet food from over a dozen of San Diego’s top food trucks, along with free live entertainment and fun activities for families. Food trucks will be in the park beginning at 12 noon, with live entertainment and other activities starting at 2:00pm. The Holiday Food Truck Festival is a program of the Balboa Park Conservancy in partnership with the City of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation. For updated information on the food truck rosters, entertainment, and activities for each date visit the event page.
Balboa Park December Nights - December 6 & 7, 2019
The first Friday and Saturday in December each year, Balboa Park comes alive with the holiday spirit. 2 days and nights of music, dancing, performances, lights, food, and more!