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Holiday Food Truck Festival

Eat, drink, and be merry in Balboa Park!

Experience the park’s colorful seasonal light displays as you sample a wide assortment of gourmet dishes from a dozen popular San Diego-area food trucks. Free live music performances in the Plaza de Panama will provide additional family-friendly fun. The Spanish Village Art Center will also present arts and crafts activities for kids, and the Fab Trailers Vintage Photo Booth will help visitors capture the moment. For a listing of food trucks and other event details, visit https://www.facebook.com/BalboaParkConservancy/.  

The Holiday Food Truck Festival is a program of the Balboa Park Conservancy in partnership with the City of San Diego Department of Park and Recreation.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Balboa Park
House of Hospitality
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

info@balboaparkconservancy.org

Date & Time

Dec 26 - Dec 30, 2017
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
live entertainment between 4:00 & 7:00 pm

Price

Free live entertainment; food purchases extra

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