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Balboa Park: Historic Highlights & Secret Spots

Explore a Cultural Treasure w/Optional 1-Day Pass

Explore one of the country’s best urban cultural parks. Balboa Park has a bit of everything, including grand architecture, diverse museums, cultural institutions, and captivating gardens. You will visit spots that even locals don’t know about. OPTIONAL ADD ON - add an adult One-Day Explorer Pass to any tour departure. Visit 4 of 16 participating museums for an additional $40.

Tour Highlights

Discover the inspiring, quirky, and fascinating history of one of the nation’s largest urban cultural parks
Uncover historical and architectural treasures hiding in plain sight
Explore a botanical garden’s vibrant collection of more than 2,100 plants
Learn about the early 20th century expositions that shaped Balboa Park
Find the best spots to photograph Balboa Park’s beautiful Spanish colonial revival architecture

Neighborhood: Downtown

Sefton Plaza at Founder's Statue

Laurel St. between Balboa Drive and 6th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92121

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Contact Info

619-432-7560
info@sandiegourbanadventures.com

Date & Time

Jan 10, 2020 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Recurs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

$44

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Laurel St. between Balboa Drive and 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92121

Next to Founder’s Plaza statues between 6th Ave and Balboa Drive on Laurel Street at the west entrance of Balboa Park. They are located in Sefton Plaza and are directly across the street from the Lawn Bowling Club.

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Nov 6 - Nov 15, 2020

A 10-day celebration, promoting more than 150 independent craft breweries in San Diego County. San Diego Beer Week is brought to you by the San Diego Brewers Guild, with participation from the region's local craft breweries, allied and affiliate members. Taking place November 6-15, 2020, events are held throughout San Diego County at participating breweries, bars, restaurants, and more! Check out SDBEER.COM/EVENTS for specific event times and details.

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The hottest Fall floral arrangement trend? Overflowing Pumpkin Floral Arrangements! Select a beautifully painted pumpkin and fill with your favorite faux fruits and real, lush walled-toned, florals to create an amazing centerpiece that is perfect for your Thanksgiving tablescape.

Come join us with TBD's very own talented floral extraordinaire Tuesday, November 24, 2020

$95.00 per person

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Champagne Vineyard Adventure

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing

Enjoy an evening of ample tastes in San Diego wine country on a fully guided, VIP all-inclusive experience!

PERFECT for a romantic date night or any sparkling wine lovers!

NO NEED TO DRIVE! We'll pick you up directly from your hotel/residence*!

Champagne Vineyard Adventure Includes:**

• Approx. 3.5 hour*** VIP guided adventure to stunning and unique local vineyard.
• Ample tastings at one (1) custom-appointed winery (about 5 different wines!)
• Entertaining commentary on local history, and viticulture.
• Celebrate with bubbly to start off a lovely dinner!
• Wine tasting appreciation presentation, and guided winery tour.
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• Complete coordination by San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours. 

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Full Moon Dinner Cruise Aboard a Hornblower Yacht

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Celebrate in San Diego with a romantic full moon over the Bay. Whatever you're celebrating, few places are as beautiful as the deck of a Hornblower yacht on the night of full moon over San Diego. Enjoy champagne, an elegant dinner, and plenty of time to stargaze on the outdoor deck with the ones you love.

2020 Full Moon Cruise Dates: Jan 10, Feb 9, March 9, April 8, May 7, June 5, July 5, Aug 3, Sept 2, Oct 1, 31, Nov 30, Dec 30

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2020 San Diego Beer Week

Nov 6 - Nov 15, 2020
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Jan 10 - ongoing
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