Balboa Park December Nights
Start a tradition of your own. Join us for our 40th year.
Balboa Park December Nights is the nation's premier holiday festival and the heart of the holidays for San Diego families and friends. Featuring dazzling lights; dancers, choirs, and bands; incredible food; amazing attractions; and free admission, December Nights is a treasured tradition that starts the season for more than 350,000 each year.
Grab your friends and bring your families to:
- Spark the season with spectacular holiday lights
- Spoil your taste buds with foods from around the globe
- Wander the wonders of the Balboa Park museums with complimentary admission from 5-9pm
- Put your smiles on overdrive with holiday sights, sounds and performances
- Start (and finish) your holiday shopping