Balboa Park Gardens
Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater
This theater in the Palisades Building puts on terrific hand- and rod-puppet and marionette shows for the little ones. There have been...
San Diego Museum of Man
This is the county's only anthropological museum, with exhibits spanning ancient Egypt, the Mayans and local indigenous Kumeyaay people,...
St Paul’s Cathedral
Old Globe Theaters
Balboa Park’s Old Globe Theaters date from the 1935 Exposition, and in the 1970s the main stage was rebuilt in the style of the original...
In this corner place with modern rustic ambience, business gets done, celebrations get celebrated and friends hug and kiss over refined...
Balboa Park Gardens information
Balboa Park includes a number of gardens, reflecting different horticultural styles and environments, including Alcazar Garden , a formal, Spanish-style garden; Palm Canyon , with more than 50 species of palms; Japanese Friendship Garden ; Australian Garden ; Rose Garden ; and Desert Garden (best in spring). Florida Canyon gives an idea of the San Diego landscape before Spanish settlement. Free weekly Offshoot tours depart the Balboa Park visitors center and cover a rotating selection of themes including history and botany.