Balboa Park is home to hundreds of events every year. But it is a special treat when the bulk of the Park comes together as one, to focus on a specific occasion or theme. Whether it is a event that has become an honored, annual tradition, or something new to celebrate nature, innovation, or creativity, mark your calendar so you don't miss the next Parkwide event!
EarthFair 2018 - April 22, 2018
Our annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world. EarthFair 2018 will be our 29th annual event! Each year, the EarthFair draws around 60,000 visitors. Produced by 300 volunteers, EarthFair 2018 will feature more than 300 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Children's Activity Area, four entertainment venues, the Children’s Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse.
Balboa Park December Nights - December 7 & 8, 2018
The first Friday and Saturday in December each year, Balboa Park comes alive with the holiday spirit. 2 days and nights of music, dancing, performances, lights, food, and more!