Join us as we celebrate the art, science, culture, of Balboa Park with a year of breathtaking performances, awe-inspiring exhibitions, and historical experiences with a reverence to how San Diego has grown, and how Balboa Park has evolved over the last century.
San Diego never fails to bring out your bright side. Come soak in our laid-back and fun-loving vibe while you unwind poolside, at the spa, on the beach or even on the golf course at one of the area’s many great hotels and resorts.
From the surf to the city and everywhere in-between, our local aficionados give you the inside scoop on San Diego. Watch their videos as they each dish on everything from burritos, hikes, their favorite spots and secret hangouts - all so that you can experience the good stuff like a local.
Cali-Baja CuisineTroy JohnsonTroy is an award-winning humorist, restaurant critic and TV host. Watch as he gets to the bottom of the Cali-Baja culinary movement.
Craft BeerMike HinkleyMike is the CEO and co-founder of Green Flash Brewing Co. The West Coast IPA helped establish San Diego as the home of the super-hoppy brew style.
NightlifeAyla SimoneAs one of California’s top female DJs, Ayla is helping solidify downtown San Diego as a West Coast nightlife icon, and is dishing out the knowledge.
Fan ExperienceMatt SchulteMatt is a San Diego Padres superfan and an expert on the entire Petco Park experience—especially the awesome food scene.
Surf SpotsRob MachadoShimmy into your wetsuit as this pro surfer spills his favorite places to grab a wave, catch a show and find an awesome burrito.
Art GalleriesAaron ChangWatch as this pro surf and action photographer dishes on San Diego's art scene, inspiring views and the don't-miss galleries.
GolfTina MickelsonPGA-certified teaching professional and mom, Tina Mickelson, talks about her family's favorite places and what makes golf different in San Diego.
SeaWorldChristie KreiderGet ready to get your hands wet as SeaWorld San Diego’s Senior Animal Trainer lets you in on the best up-close animal encounters at the park.
Craft BeerGreg KochBeer geek and co-founder of Stone Brewing Co. shares his thoughts on San Diego's booming craft beer scene and the best way to taste them all.
SymphonyJahja LingWorld-renowned conductor of the San Diego Symphony, Jahja Ling, shares his most inspirational sites and favorite arts and cultural experiences.
WildlifeJody WestbergSeaWorld’s Stranded Animal Coordinator takes you behind the scenes of the Animal Care Center and shares her favorite spots outside the park to catch a glimpse of San Diego’s wildlife.
Mexican FoodMarcela ValladolidCelebrity chef, Marcela Valladolid dishes on San Diego's flavorful, foodie scene and where to find the most delicious Mexican dishes.
San Diego ZooRick SchwartzGrab the family and watch as animal trainer, Rick Schwartz, takes you behind the scenes of some of San Diego's best areas for kids of all ages.