Planning to spend your day in one of San Diego's museums in Balboa Park? On December 2 & 3, extend your stay after dark to enjoy the Balboa Park December Nights activities in the park. But you don't have to wait until evening; the festive activities start at 3pm on Friday and at noon on Sunday.
San Diego's Best Museums
Some of San Diego's best museums are in Balboa Park, including the San Diego Air & Space Museum, the San Diego Museum of Art, the San Diego Museum of Man, and the San Diego Natural History Museum. Admission to all the park's museums will be free from 5-9pm during the December Nights activities.
Holiday Fun in the Park
Besides the museums, Balboa Park will have special holiday activities during December Nights. There will be holiday lighting throughout the park. Stroll to see the lights. Stop strolling to enjoy a music or dance performance by local organizations like the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, and then indulge in foods from around the world at the International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottage. There will be special holiday shopping at Spanish Village.
Enjoy The Dana December Nights
The Dana on Mission Bay is less than 10 miles from Balboa Park and other San Diego attractions, making it a great place to stay to enjoy the best of San Diego. When you aren't enjoying Balboa Parks December Nights, you can enjoy all the December nights here on our property. Stroll our grounds and end the day watching the sunset over Mission Bay. Indulge in an outdoor dinner by the firepit at Firefly Restaurant and let the sparks of the fire spark your thoughts of your next great day in San Diego.