Twilight in the Park, music, museums, and more!
Performances, exhibits, lectures, films, and special musical interludes fill summer evenings in Balboa Park. From the popular Twilight in the Park concerts (schedule below), Nighttime Zoo, the Centennial Preview Concert Series; the new Free Summer Film Series at The Old Globe and the Summer Shakespeare Festival at The Old Globe, the 2015 Centennial International Summer Organ Festival in Spreckels Organ Pavilion, and much, much more!
NEW THIS YEAR! The Outdoor International Film Series will follow Twilight in the Park concerts Thursday nights in July at 8pm.
Also, The Art of Music Concert Series at The San Diego Museum of Art and Films in the Garden at The San Diego Museum of Art
And in the Plaza de Panama the Centennial Music Series "Music in the Park" continues through the summer.
In addition, many of your favorite museums will have extended summer hours!
San Diego Museum of Man: through Labor Day, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 8:30pm. Includes Californai Tower Tour!
Museum of Photographic Arts: through Labor Day, Thursday until 8pm
San Diego History Center: through August 6, Thursday until 8pm
San Diego Museum of Art: July 17-September 11, Friday until 8pm
Mingei International Museum: July 10 - August 14 (July 24 excluded) Friday unil 7:30pm
Live music throughout the summer at Panama 66 (times vary)
SD Auto Museum: 7/23-8/27, Thursday until 7pm
Japanese Friendship Garden: Mon.-Fri. until 6:30pm
This page will be updated as information is available
Twilight in the Park - 2015 Summer Concerts
From June 16 - August 27: Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Schedule subject to change without notice
Tue. 16th Marine Band – Traditional Military
Wed. 17th Bayou Brothers – Cajun/Zydeco
Thur. 18 Hillcrest Wind Ensemble – Special Concert Music 100 years ago
Tue. 23th The Cat-illacs – vintage rock 'n' roll
Wed. 24th Stars on the Water – Tropical Rock & Roll
Thur. 25th Afrotruko - Salsa Orquestra
Tue. 30th Real Jazz Big Band
Wed. 1 Chula Vista Mariachi - Traditional Mexican Music * Concert appreciation Night
Thur. 2 145th St. – Contemporary Blues Band
Tue. 7 Bi-Nacional de Mambo Orchestra
Wed. 8th Breez’n – Jazz, Blues, R & B
Thur. 9th Stoney B Blues - Blues
Tue. 14th Grupo Relax T.J. - Latin Music
Wed. 15th Cool Fever – R & B, Motown. Swing
Thur. 16th Dixie Express - Traditional & Swing
Tue. 21st San Diego Youth Symphony
Wed. 22th City Guard -
Thur. 23th San Diego Civic Dance, Park & Recreation Department – Family Day
Tue. 28th Kearny Mesa Band – Community Concert Band
Wed. 29 SantanaWays - Tribute Band to Santana * Concert appreciation Night
Thur. 30st Uncle Bob & The Earth Movers – Chicago Blues
Tue. 4st Heliotrope – 1915 Music of the Day.
Wed. 5th The Supremes - a tribute
Thur. 6th Swamp Critters - Cajun
Tue. 11th San Diego Concert Band – Classical Pops
Wed. 12th Harvey and 52nd Street Jive Blues
Thur. 13th El Cajon German Band – Polka / Waltz
Tue. 18th Coronado Big Band – Swing
Wed. 19th Working Cowboy - Country
Thur. 20st Navy Wind Ensemble
Tue. 25th Moon Light Serenade Orchestra * Concert appreciation Night
Wed. 26th Coronado Concert Band – Best of Hollywood & Broadway
Thur. 27th The Legends –San Diego’s Original Oldies Show Band
Special Activities for the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration
June 18 - 100 Years Ago - antique cars, barbershop quartet, dancing lessons, history information
July 1 - Viva Mexico - ballet folklorico dancers, information tables
July 7 - Latin Cultures - salsa lessons, information tables
July 23 - Family Day - kids activities for all ages
August 4 - 1915 in the Park – Ice Cream Social, Ice Cream Sunday cups while they last, antique cars, barbershop quartet, dancing lessons, history information.
August 25 - Swing Time - period cars, harmony singers, swing lessons
August 27 - Rock & Roll Finale - 50's cars, hula hoops, dance lessons
Activities start at 5:30. Concerts at 6:30. Come early and bring a picnic.