Balboa Park December Nights

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El Prado Area

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Eat & Drink

Balboa Park Visitor's Center

Snacks and drinks


HOURS: Event Hours
VENUE: House of Hospitality
AREA: El Prado

Dahlia Society/Boy Scouts Troup 295

Donuts, cinnamon rolls, coke & water


HOURS: 3 pm - 11 pm Friday, 12 pm - 11 pm Saturday
VENUE: El Prado Lawn
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Chorus of Sweet Adelines International

Baked potatoes, chili, hot dogs, nachos, cold drinks, bakesale goods.


HOURS: 3 pm - 11 pm Friday, 12 pm - 11 pm Saturday
VENUE: El Prado Lawn
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Civic Dance Association/San Diego Civic Dance Arts

Tomato basil soup, pasta & nachos


HOURS: 3 pm - 9:45 pm Friday, 12 pm - 9:45 pm Saturday
VENUE: Casa del Prado
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Floral Association

Individually wrapped gingerbread cookies


HOURS: 3 pm - 11 pm Friday, 2 - 11 pm Saturday
VENUE: Case del Prado Arcade
AREA: El Prado

Museums

Museum of Photographic Arts

Photography, photo exhibits


HOURS: 5 pm - 9 pm Friday, Saturday
VENUE: Museum of Photographic Arts
AREA: El Prado

San Diego History Center

Discover San Diego's rich history through family-friendly interactive displays.


HOURS: 10 am - 4 pm, 5 - 9 pm Friday, Saturday
VENUE: San Diego History Center
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

The world's largest operating model railroad museum - 28,000 square feet.


HOURS: 5 pm - 9 pm Friday, 11 am - 9 pm Saturday
VENUE: San Diego Model Railroad Museum
AREA: El Prado

Shops

Balboa Park Visitor's Center

Light-up accessories, holiday gifts, Balboa Park themed gifts, sundry items.


HOURS: Event Hours
VENUE: House of Hospitality
AREA: El Prado

Blind Community Center

Santa & Mrs. Claus light up figures and knited caps


HOURS: Event Days & Times
VENUE: El Prado Lawn
AREA: El Prado

Gift Shop - Museum of Photographic Arts

Unique Gifts, Photographic


HOURS: 5 pm - 9 pm Friday, Saturday
VENUE: Museum of Photographic Arts
AREA: El Prado

Gift Shop - San Diego History Center

Vintage, Locally Sourced, Exihibition Themed Gifts, Souvenirs


HOURS: 10 am - 4 pm, 5 - 9 pm Friday, Saturday
VENUE: San Diego History Center
AREA: El Prado

Gift Shop - San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Railroad Themed Toys, Books, Games, Gifts, Souvenirs


HOURS: 5 pm - 9 pm Friday, 11 am - 9 pm Saturday
VENUE: San Diego Model Railroad Museum
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Floral Association

Protea for sale


HOURS: 3 pm - 11 pm Friday, 2 - 11 pm Saturday
VENUE: Casa del Prado Room 101
AREA: El Prado

More Fun

Event Information Booth

Event Information, Directions, Schedules, Lost Children, Lost & Found, First Aid


HOURS: Event Hours
VENUE: El Prado
AREA: El Prado

Museum of Photographic Arts

After exploring the galleries, take a moment to create your own frame-worthy shot with MOPA's photo activity


HOURS: 5 pm - 9 pm Friday, Saturday
VENUE: Casa de Balboa
AREA: El Prado

Prado: Ballroom

Cookie making, crafts, kids


HOURS: TBD
VENUE: House of Hospitality
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Civic Dance Association/San Diego Civic Dance Arts

Cookie decorating, pictures with Santa & Elves


HOURS: Event Days & Times
VENUE: Casa del Prado
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Floral Association

Thirty beautifully decorated trees.


HOURS: 3 pm - 11 pm Friday, 2 - 11 pm Saturday
VENUE: Casa del Prado Room 101
AREA: El Prado

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Santa visits with children in attendance.


HOURS: 5 pm - 9 pm Friday, 11 am - 9 pm Saturday
VENUE: Casa de Balboa
AREA: El Prado


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