Balboa Park December Nights 2014

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Balboa Park December Nights is the San Diego’s premier holiday festival. It will take place for the 37th consecutive year on Friday, December 5, 2014, 3-11pm, and Saturday, December 6, 2014 noon-11pm. This  event brings friends and families together to spread and share holiday joy, understand the cultural value of Balboa Park and kick-off the “most wonderful time of the year.”

Balboa Park Museums who are participating will open their doors free of charge from 5-9 pm both evenings and more than 350,000 visitors are expected to experience the joy of San Diego’s largest free community festival. Those who attend will participate in a truly multicultural experience, enjoying food, music and entertainment from around the world.


Watch top-notch musical and dance performances, enjoy delicious and diverse food choices and help spread a heavy dose of holiday cheer. Some of the more well-known traditions include food from around the globe at the International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottages; the annual Santa Lucia Procession at the Plaza de California; unique gift shopping at the museum stores and with the artisans of Spanish Village; and musical and dance presentations from the San Diego Junior Theatre, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Del Cerro Baptist’s Christmas Story Tree, and more.


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