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2018 Entertainer Pre-Application

About December Nights

Balboa Park December Nights is San Diego’s largest free festival with more than 350,000 guests. During the two-day event, guests enjoy artistic performances, feast on delicious and diverse culinary treats and experience Balboa Park museums during early evening hours, free of charge.

2018 Event Dates

  • Friday, Dec. 7, 3 —11p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 8, Noon —11p.m.

Performer Pre-Application Process

Requests from entertainers seeking to perform on one of the five stages at December Nights has steadily increased. Due to the number of entertainers that would like to perform at the event, the Performer Pre-Application has been established.

Plans for the 2018 event include increasing the variety of individual and performance groups; particularly to highlight the music and dance of San Diego’s diverse cultures. To be considered for the 2018 event, please complete the Performer Pre-Application. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until all spaces are filled. Submission of the Performer Pre-Application does not guarantee acceptance.

Performer Notification Process

The Entertainment Coordinator will notify performers of acceptance during the summer months of 2018. All selected performers will be required to complete the Performer Registration Package which includes detailed information regarding the performance group’s stage needs, etc.


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