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Balboa Park December Nights 2023 in San Diego

An amazing two-day celebration of Christmas and winter holidays

Dates: December 1–2, 2023

Balboa Park December Nights
Balboa Park December Nights

Balboa Park December Nights in San Diego is a free annual event, celebrating winter holidays over two days in early December in Balboa Park. It welcomes you, your family, and your friends to enjoy the twinkling light displays, live music performances, attractions, and mouth-watering foods. The hours of operation are from 3 pm to 11 pm on Friday and from 11 am to 11 pm on Saturday. Make sure to check out the vibrant and cozy family zone, where you can take free shots with Santa.

During these two days, you have the opportunity to cherish Christmas with your beloved ones while walking and mingling on El Prado and in the gardens. The main performances are happening at Spreckels Organ Pavilion. Be sure to plan your visit in advance to avoid crowds. If you want to visit museums (and there are over ten of them) for free, check them out from 9 am to 5 pm.

Please contact the organizers via their official website if you have any questions. We attached it in the External Resources section below. Also, you can use the map below offering the best accommodation nearby for the best price.

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Authors: Olha Savych