Seize the night! Balboa Park After Dark is a great opportunity to explore some of the city's world-class museums and enjoy a festive evening atmosphere. On every Friday now through Labor Day weekend (September 1), eight Balboa Park museums will be open late so that you can explore their collections of natural treasures, amazing artwork, cultural artifacts, and science exhibits.
During Balboa Park After Dark you'll also encounter gourmet local food trucks for nighttime noshing, plus live music and entertainment throughout the park. Eight museums and attractions in the park will be open until 8 pm or later, including:
- Japanese Friendship Garden
- Mingei International Museum
- San Diego Art Institute
- Spanish Village
- San Diego Museum of Man
- San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)
- San Diego Museum of Art
- Fleet Science Center
Want to visit several museums? With a Balboa Park Explorer pass, you'll receive free admission to all 16 museums. Balboa Park is a true San Diego treasure - and it's located just 9.6 miles from our cool beachfront hotel.
Book your stay today to enjoy the best of Pacific Beach from our premier location, along with an outdoor heated pool and hot tub with ocean views. From relaxing rooms and suites to expert concierge services, you'll have everything you need for an amazing San Diego vacation. Contact us today!