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Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

The region’s largest free Halloween carnival celebrates its 11th year of providing families a fun, safe, and culturally inspired kickoff to their Halloween activities. The Balboa Park Halloween Family Day on October 26, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., features dozens of free craft projects for kids, Day of the Dead-themed displays and activities, costume contests and parades, carnival games with prizes, live entertainment, and food trucks. Participating museums also offer free admission to children 12 and under with paying adult.

Balboa Park
House of Hospitality
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 239-0512
info@balboaparkconservancy.org

Date & Time

Oct 26, 2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
All activities 11am to 4pm

Price

Free museum admission for 12 and under with adult

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