This summer, Balboa Park comes alive after 5. On Fridays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, enjoy extended evening hours at eight museums, as well as food trucks and entertainment throughout the Park. Visit the following institutions until 8:00 PM on Fridays* this summer:
Japanese Friendship Garden, Mingei International Museum, San Diego Art Institute, Spanish Village, San Diego Museum of Man (In addition to the museum being open until 8:30 PM each weekend, enjoy special sunset tours of the California Tower (timed tickets required) and the newly opened Living With Animals exhibit), San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT), The San Diego Museum of Art, (Art After Hours every Friday. Special $5 admission price), Fleet Science Center (Open until 8 PM Fridays with half-priced IMAX films at 7 PM in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater in May and June. Open extra late on Fridays in July and August for video game madness in Game Masters).
*Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) is open until 8:00 PM on Thursdays (not Fridays). The San Diego Museum of Man is open until 8:30 PM Friday-Sunday, plus Labor Day and Memorial Day. Extended hours at other museums may vary and are subject to change. Please visit the website of the institution you wish to visit for more information.
Kick off your weekend with some Balboa Park cultural greatness by taking advantage of this limited-time special program and experience something new every weekend this summer. General admission rates apply unless otherwise noted.
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