Free Mobile Apps & WiFi
Whether you’re looking for a new cafe to try, an IMAX film to see, or a fun garden to explore with your kids, free Balboa Park mobile apps can lead the way.
Balboa Park on Meridian
Compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch devices & Android-powered devices.
- Turn-by-turn directions to events and places throughout the 1,200-acre Park
- Event listings by category and venue
- Restaurant listings by budget and taste
- Attractions guide for more than 80 points of interest
Inside of Meridian you will also find location-aware guides to other cultural destinations around the country, such as the Portland Art Museum.
If you previously downloaded the branded Balboa Park iPhone app, please download Meridian for the very best Balboa Park mobile experience!
Set in the Park
For Android-powered devices
The app introduces visitors to movie scenes that have been filmed at San Diego’s Balboa Park and encourages participants to imagine their own scenes that could take place within its 1,200 acres.
Set in the Park is designed for visitors of all ages, offering families a fun new way to experience the Park. Users can:
- Take a tour of Balboa Park attractions that have appeared on the silver screen
- Browse a list of scenes and settings perfectly suited to Balboa Park's diverse architecture and landscape
- Use their imagination and phone camera to catalog locations throughout the Park that could be used as movie sets
- Plan out and save a series of shots like a professional Hollywood filmmaker
Developed with support from the Motorola Mobility Foundation, Set in the Park is available free from Google Play.
Balboa Park WiFi
Free public WiFi is available in the majority of the museums and theatres in Balboa Park. See map and details.