Traffic Alerts

Balboa Park is a public park, and can be permitted with the City of San Diego by groups to hold large events, like charity walks, runs, and Parkwide Events.  Please check this page when you are planning your visit for communications on street closures, alternate routes and other notifications.

America's Finest Half Marathon - August 18, 2019, 6:30 am - 11:00 am

Events and closures around Park Blvd & President's Way Lawn, Palisades Parking Lot, Pan American Road, Cabrillo Bridge, & Balboa Drive.

Balboa Park 4 Miler - August 31, 2019, 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Events and closures around Balboa Drive, Juniper, & Marston Loop.

Heart Walk - September 21, 2019, 6:00 am - 10:30 am

Events and closures around 6th Avenue, Cabrillo Bridge, Pan American Road, ParkBlvd., 163 North, Robinson Avenue, & Balboa Drive.

Aids Walk - September 28, 2019, 7:00 am - 9:30 am

Events and closures around Village Place, Cabrillo Bridge, Balboa Drive, Marston Loop, Park Blvd. & 6th Avenue.

Alzheimers Walk - October 19, 2019, 6:00 am - 11:00 am

Events and closures around Park Blvd. & President's Way, President's Way, Pan American Road, Palisades Parking Lot, Federal Parking Lot, Cabrillo Bridge, Balboa Drive South, & Marston Loop.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - October 19, 2019, 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Events and closures around 6th & Laurel Street South Lawn, Cabrillo Bridge, Pan American Road East, President's Way, Park Blvd., 163 North, Robinson, 6th Avenue (North & Southbound), & Balboa Drive.

Halloween Family Day - October 26, 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Events and closures around Plaza de Panama, El Prado, & Village Place.

Race for the Cure - November 3, 2019, 6:00 am - 11:00 am

Events and closures around 6th Avenue & Laurel North Lawn, Balboa Drive, Cabrillo Bridge, Pan American Road, President's Way, Park Blvd., 163 North, & Lower Inspiration Point Parking Lot.

JRDF Walk to Cure Diabetes - November 9, 2019, 6:00 am - 11:00 am

Events and closures around 6th & Laurel North Lawn, Balboa Drive, & 6th Avenue.

SOSL Walk - Walk in Remembrance with Hope - November 10, 2019, 6:00 am - 11:00 am

Events and closures around6th Avenue & Laurel Street South Lawn, Balboa Drive South, & Juniper Street.

Father Joe's Thanksgiving Day Run - November 28, 2019, 6:30 am - 11:30 am

Events and closures around Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Plaza de Panama, Cabrillo Bridge, Park Blvd., Village Place, & El Prado.