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11th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park

Experience the magic of ballet in Balboa Park!

Join the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet for the 11th Annual "Fairy Tales in the Park," a whimsical, magical dance performance that merges the beauty of ballet with the excitement of four classic, unforgettable stories - all right within the cultural heart of Balboa Park! Featuring a professional storyteller, an interactive experience in the lobby of the historic Casa del Prado Theater, and all tickets priced at $12, it is perfect for families of all ages!

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet
1650 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Aug 17 - Aug 18, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Performances at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day.



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