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Posts Tagged ‘Balboa Park

13th Annual Hawaiian Plumeria Festival…LABOR DAY WEEKEND !!!

August 25, 2012

13th Annual Hawaiian Plumeria Festival 2012 Flower Show & Plant Sale Presented by the Southern California Plumeria Society Last year’s Festival was amazing! Thanks to the vendors, volunteers, and of course our over 3,000 visitors and buyers! You can download the list of winners in the Flower Show (PDF). See photos below. PHOTOS: 2011 Plant […]

Support & Donations for the BALBOA PARK Lily Pond Repairs ….

August 14, 2012

Support Lily Pond Repairs Thank you for your concern for Balboa Park’s iconic Lily Pond. The pond suffered unexpected damage this past weekend, as explained in former posts, news and numerous media outlets Friends of Balboa Park are accepting donations for the City’s Lily Pond restoration effort. (You can donate under “Other” until the special […]

Nighttime Zoo begins at San Diego Zoo…June 23 through Sept. 3.

June 18, 2012

The San Diego Zoo  kicks off its extended-hours summer program, with a celebration of Chinese animals and culture, with themed entertainment from 2 to 9 p.m. daily, June 23 through Sept. 3. Activities include Chinese acrobats and dance performances,  a panda trek, giraffe feedings, animal meet and greets, and more. free with paid admission; free […]

Babycakes Balboa Park…Morley Field… GRAND OPENING…June 15..12-8PM

June 13, 2012

We are so excited to introduce to you our new pride and joy – Babycakes Balboa Park @ Morley Field  It’s a chip off the old block with a twist. The new cafe is a California Casual dining experience in the park!  Currently open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Babycakes Balboa Park is located […]

5th Annual Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival …Friday, June 15, 2012 6:30 pm

June 10, 2012

Too Good to Be True? Chocolate that’s good for you! If rich, dark, yummy chocolate is actually a healthy food then 700 happy wine, cheese and chocolate lovers will find out this as they gather once again in beautiful Balboa Park’s Spanish Village to sample some of the best wines, cheese and chocolate  that California […]

2012 San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon…Sunday, June 3, 2012 6:00 am..

June 3, 2012

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon To Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® Dates/Times: Sunday, June 3, 2012 / Time: 6:15 am Location: 6th Avenue & Quince Street San Diego, CA Join in the fun for the 15th annual San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.  The best SoCal marathon and half marathon! […]

SPRECKLES ORGAN CONCERT every Sunday begining 5/20 thru August in Balboa Park

May 20, 2012

SPRECKLES ORGAN CONCERT FREE… 2PM EVERY SUNDAY John D. and Adolph Spreckels donated the Spreckels Organ,  one of the world’s largest outdoor pipe organs, to the City of San Diego in 1914 for the Panama-California Exposition. This unique organ contains 4,530 pipes ranging in length from the size of a pencil to 32 feet and […]

A Titanic Dining Experience at The Prado…April 15…10 Course FIRST CLASS DINNER

April 5, 2012

THE PRADO AT BALBOA PARK AND THE SAN DIEGO NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM SALUTE THE TITANC WITH A GRAND 10-COURSE  “TITANIC CENTENNIAL FIRST CLASS DINNER” On April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 a.m., the “unsinkable” R.M.S Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean, claiming more than 1,500 lives. The San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) kicks off its […]

2nd Annual Pysanka Celebration …Mar 31, 2012

March 22, 2012

PYSANKA CELEBRATION Just in time for Easter, House of Ukraine will host its 2nd Annual Pysanka Celebration  (Ukrainian Easter Eggs)   Saturday, March 31st, 2012 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Discover the Ukrainian pysanka (Easter Egg) View pysanka exhibits. Observe demonstrations by skilled pysanka artists. Learn the mysteries of pysanka symbols and designs. Purchase a […]


March 14, 2012

 Starting with a Flag Raising Ceremony in Balboa park at 9:45 a.m followed by the Parade at 10:30 a.m. from Sixth Avenue and Juniper Street, travels north on Fifth Avenue to Upas, then over to Sixth Avenue and South on Sixth to conclude at Juniper Street. The Parade.   With over 120 entries, includes Marching Bands, Floats, Police […]