Balboa Park December Nights



December 1, 2017
3pm to 11pm


December 2, 2017
Noon to 11pm



Home Entertainment Eat & Drink Shopping Know Before You Go Transportation/Parking Map

Free Cox logo Wi-Fi!

The City of San Diego and Cox have teamed up to bring free Wi-Fi access to December Nights!

Hotspot Name: FreeCoxWifi

Thank you for attending, San Diego!

An estimated 375,000 visitors made the 40th annual December Nights one for the record books. Guests enjoyed performances on multiple stages, specialty foods, spectacular light displays and a new activity area, the Starlight Winter Marketplace. December Nights will also get the star treatment when it is featured on the TV show, Carnival Eats in spring 2018. Thanks again for making 2017 a fantastic forty!

Interested in participating in December Nights 2018?

December Nights Tree Lighting 2017

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Enjoy the performers and museums

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Eat & Drink 

Bring your appetite

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Check off your Christmas list

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Know Before You Go

Rules and guidelines

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Getting There

Transportation and parking

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View a graphical map of Balboa Park

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