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Discover our Park Social schedule of performances, activations, and installations. Park Social is free and open to all. Check back for updates!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

All dates/times/locations are subject to change.

Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 10

Musical Playground

2:00PM to 6:00PM - Views West Neighborhood Park View Map

2:00PM to 6:00PM

Views West Neighborhood Park View Map

The Honeycomb Harmonies - Keenan Hartsten

Park Social artist Keenan Hartsten hosts a drop-in musical playground in the park. Park-goers can creatively express themselves through music and chalk drawing in an immersive environment inspired by bees.

Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 17

Reading to Strangers

12:00PM to 3:00PM - Canyon Hills Open Space View Map

12:00PM to 3:00PM

Canyon Hills Open Space View Map

Reading to Strangers - Allison Wiese

Listen as Park Social artist Allison Wiese hosts a marathon reading of novels. During the readings, park-goers can come informally, staying to hear as little or as much as they like.

Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 17

Dance Performance

4:00PM to 6:00PM - Olive Grove Community Park View Map

4:00PM to 6:00PM

Olive Grove Community Park View Map

Choreo & Kickball - Zaquia Mahler-Salinas

Join Park Social artist Zaquia Mahler Salinas and dance-based organization DISCO RIOT at this performative event to explore sports while watching dances crafted around the theme of the park space, community, and team sport.

Sun Sep 18
Sun Sep 18

Dance Performance

4:00PM to 6:00PM - Olive Grove Community Park View Map

4:00PM to 6:00PM

Olive Grove Community Park View Map

Choreo & Kickball - Zaquia Mahler-Salinas

Join Park Social artist Zaquia Mahler Salinas and dance-based organization DISCO RIOT at this performative event to explore sports while watching dances crafted around the theme of the park space, community, and team sport.

Sat Oct 1
Sat Oct 1

Exhibition

Time TBD - Otay Valley Regional Park Ranger Station View Map

Time TBD

Otay Valley Regional Park Ranger Station View Map

In Collaboration with the Passerby - Ingram Ober and Marisol Rendón

Park Social artists Ingram Ober and Marisol Rendón host a culminating project retrospective, providing an opportunity for project reflection and discussion with park goers.

Sat Oct 1
Sat Oct 1

Drawn Together Workshop

2:00PM to 6:00PM - Kensington Park View Map

2:00PM to 6:00PM

Kensington Park View Map

Barely Touching - Trevor Amery

At this hands-on Drawn Together workshop, Park Social artist Trevor Amery demonstrates how to make rubbings from the Barely Touching sculptures and shows park-goers how to make collages from their rubbings. An exhibition at the culmination of the installation will highlight artworks made during the workshop.

Sat Oct 8
Sat Oct 8

Community Celebration

11:00AM to 4:00PM - Kennedy Neighborhood Park View Map

11:00AM to 4:00PM

Kennedy Neighborhood Park View Map

Paletas Communal Social Club, a mobile lab - Mario Mesquita

Park Social artist Mario Mesquita hosts a culminating event to celebrate the community and share expressions collected during his Mobile Lab days, providing an opportunity for further reflection, listening, and looking towards the future.

Sat Oct 8
Sat Oct 8

Reading to Strangers

12:00PM to 3:00PM - Canyonside Community Park View Map

12:00PM to 3:00PM

Canyonside Community Park View Map

Reading to Strangers - Allison Wiese

Listen as Park Social artist Allison Wiese hosts a marathon reading of novels. During the readings, park-goers can come informally, staying to hear as little or as much as they like.

Sat Oct 8
Sat Oct 8

Community Celebration

1:00PM to 3:00PM - Chollas Lake Park View Map

1:00PM to 3:00PM

Chollas Lake Park View Map

The Park Social at Chollas Lake - Brian & Ryan

Celebrate with Brian & Ryan as they conclude their time at Chollas Lake Park. Indulge in ice cream treats and grab a copy of the publication that documents their project in the park.

Sat Oct 8
Sat Oct 8

Drawn Together Workshop

2:00PM to 6:00PM - Kensington Park View Map

2:00PM to 6:00PM

Kensington Park View Map

Barely Touching - Trevor Amery

At this hands-on Drawn Together workshop, Park Social artist Trevor Amery demonstrates how to make rubbings from the Barely Touching sculptures and shows park-goers how to make collages from their rubbings. An exhibition at the culmination of the installation will highlight artworks made during the workshop.

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Past Events

Past Events

Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 18

Memory Collection Workshop

3:00PM to 5:00PM - San Ysidro Community Park View Map

3:00PM to 5:00PM

San Ysidro Community Park View Map

Collective Memory - Sheena Rae Dowling and Yvette Roman

Park Social artists Sheena Rae Dowling and Yvette Roman invite community members and visitors to a drop-in memory collection workshop in preparation for their community event and picnic to be held this summer.

Sat Jun 25
Sat Jun 25

Remote Controlled Flotsam

3:00PM to 5:00PM - Chollas Lake Park View Map

3:00PM to 5:00PM

Chollas Lake Park View Map

The Park Social at Chollas Lake - Brian & Ryan

Join Brian & Ryan for their intervention "Remote Controlled Flotsam" as they pilot remote objects in the Chollas Lake.

Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 15

Opening Reception

4:00PM to 8:00PM - Centro Cultural de la Raza (Balboa Park) View Map

4:00PM to 8:00PM

Centro Cultural de la Raza (Balboa Park) View Map

Toltec Totems - Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon

Artists Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon temporarily deploy their Toltec Totems, which feature influential Chicano artists, in brightly colored images. Join the artists for an opening reception at the Centro Cultural de la Raza.

SAT JUL 16
SAT JUL 16

Park Social Exploration Day

Numerous Parks

Explore art and parks during our free roving public Park Social Exploration Day. Park-goers will meet many Park Social artists and experience pop-up events and installations in the following City parks: Balboa Park (Plaza de Panama), John P. Baca Park, Kate Sessions Park, Mira Mesa Community Park, North Park Community Park, Plumosa Park, Rolling Hills Park, San Ysidro Community Park, and Standley Park. Learn more about Park Social Exploration Day.

Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 16

Toltec Totems Pop-up

9:00AM to 7:00PM - South of Centro Cultural de la Raza (Balboa Park) View Map

9:00AM to 7:00PM

South of Centro Cultural de la Raza (Balboa Park) View Map

Toltec Totems - Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon

Artists Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon temporarily deploy their Toltec Totems, which feature influential Chicano artists, in brightly colored images.

Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 16

Toltec Totems Pop-up

9:00AM to 7:00PM - Plaza de Panama (Balboa Park) View Map

9:00AM to 7:00PM

Plaza de Panama (Balboa Park) View Map

Toltec Totems - Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon

Artists Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon temporarily deploy their Toltec Totems, which feature influential Chicano artists, in brightly colored images.

Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 16

Toltec Totems Pop-up

9:00AM to 7:00PM - North of Centro Cultural de la Raza (Balboa Park) View Map

9:00AM to 7:00PM

North of Centro Cultural de la Raza (Balboa Park) View Map

Toltec Totems - Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon

Artists Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon temporarily deploy their Toltec Totems, which feature influential Chicano artists, in brightly colored images.

Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 16

Toltec Totems Pop-up

9:00AM to 7:00PM - Plaza de Balboa and the Bea Evenson Fountain (Balboa Park) View Map

9:00AM to 7:00PM

Plaza de Balboa and the Bea Evenson Fountain (Balboa Park) View Map

Toltec Totems - Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon

Artists Mario Torero and Sarah Bella Mondragon temporarily deploy their Toltec Totems, which feature influential Chicano artists, in brightly colored images.

Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 16

Community Event

10:00AM to 1:00PM - John P. Baca Park View Map

10:00AM to 1:00PM

John P. Baca Park View Map

Treeline - Kasi Muñoz and Kline Swonger

Park Social artists Kasi Muñoz and Kline Swonger host this a one-day community event where park goers can participate in a variety of fun, line explorations and engagements, culminating in an installation the artists will later hang between existing trees in the park.

Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 16

Temporary Installation

11:00AM to 6:00PM - Kate Sessions Park View Map

11:00AM to 6:00PM

Kate Sessions Park View Map

Essential San Diego - David White

Experience a pair of "scenic overlook" style binoculars like no other. In this temporary installation by Park Social artist David White, park-goers can see a different view of the city.

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