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Celebrate the Arts

Known as the Smithsonian of the West, Balboa Park hosts an incredible concentration of arts and culture offerings including 17 museums and performing arts venues. San Diego is also home to two Tony® Award-winning theaters, historic sites, public art, music venues, dance performances, film festivals, galleries, missions and much more to explore.

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San Diego's Rich and Diverse Culture

From Balboa Park to Chicano Park to Oceanside, San Diego is home to three state-designated cultural districts that embody the very best of the region.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

Just minutes from downtown, explore the history, legacy, and future of this ever changing, always amazing cultural park.

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Fort Rosecrans Memorial Day

May 27, 2024

The Fort Rosecrans Memorial Day celebration is one of San Diego's largest and most celebrated memorials dedicated to our fighting men and women. On this day we honor all of our fallen soldiers and remember them for their ultimate sacrifice to our country.

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San Diego French Film Festival

Jun 2 - Jun 5, 2024

San Diego Francophone Event of the Year

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San Diego County Fair

Jun 12 - Jul 7, 2024

With a nod to nostalgia and a focus on fun, the 2024 Fair will give our yesteryears another moment in the San Diego sun. Bop your way around the happy days of the ‘50s. Twist, shout, and shake it into the bewitching ‘60s. Move and groove through the disco nights of the ‘70s. Moonwalk it back to the gnarly age of big hair, shoulder pads, and parachute pants of the ‘80s. And enjoy the era of flannel and floppy drives of the ‘90s.

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Miramar National Cemetery Veterans Memorial Service

May 26, 2024

Miramar National Cemetery's Memorial Day service is free and open to the public, and honors those who gave their lives for our country as part of the U.S. Armed Services.

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Fort Rosecrans Memorial Day

May 27, 2024
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Jun 2 - Jun 5, 2024
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Jun 12 - Jul 7, 2024
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May 26, 2024
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Galleries & Museums

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San Diego Natural History Museum
Valid: Dec 4, 2023 - ongoing

Save $3 on Adult Admission and $2 off other admission categories at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Admission includes access to 3D films. 

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So Diego
Valid: Mar 22 - ongoing

Summer is near, and while you're planning your trip to San Diego, we'd like to offer you a 10% off of one of our daily food and drink tasting tours.  They are a great way to get to know our...

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La Mesa Depot Museum

Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
Valid: Jul 26, 2023 - ongoing

Join us:  Hours for the La Mesa Depot Museum in La Mesa, CA Admission to the La Mesa Depot Museum is always free.  Donations are accepted. Train Display: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week...

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