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.

~The Cabrillo Bridge may experience Intermittent Road Closures to vehicles from September 16 - January 15, 2020

San Diego Walk for Life - January 18, 2020, 6:30 am - 12:30 pm

Events and closures around 6th Avenue & Laurel North Lawn to Quince.

St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival - March 14, 2020, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Events and closures around 6th Avenue & Laurel North Lawn to Quince, 5th Avenue, 6th Avenue, & Balboa Drive.

Hot Chocolate 15k/5k - March 22, 2020, 5:00 am - 10:00 am

Events and closures around Florida Street, Upas, Jacaranda,. Pershing, & Golden Hill Park.

Race for Autism - March 28, 2020, 6:45 am - 10:45 am

Events and closures around 6th Avenue, Cabrillo Bridge, Pan American Road East, & Pan American Road West.

Earth Fair - April 19, 2020, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Events and closures around the Central Mesa & Palisades Parking Lot.

March for Babies - April 25, 2020, 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Events and closures around 6th Avenue & Laurel Street South Lawn, Cabrillo Bridge & Balboa Drive.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages Ethnic Food Fair - May 24, 2020, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Events and closures around House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Pan American Lawn, & Pan American Place.

Rock & Roll 5k - May 30, 2020, 6:00 am - 10:00 am

Events and closures around Balboa Drive, 6th Avenue, Juniper, El Prado, Quince on-ramp & Upas.

Rock & Roll Marathon - March 14, 2020, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Events and closures around Balboa Drive, 6th Avenue, Juniper, El Prado, Quince on ramp, & Upas.