Be Prepared for an Emergency

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

In light of recent natural disasters and global seismic activity, it is a good time to review emergency preparedness for your home and workplace. San Diego is prone to earthquakes and wildfires and should do an annual review of safety precautions, planning and supplies. Your safety may depend on how well-prepared you are. San Diego Gas & Electric has some … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Alyssa Gardner!

Veronica AllendeBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Alyssa is the Development Coordinator at the San Diego Natural History Museum. As a long time regular of Balboa Park, Alyssa combines her visitor services background and knowledge of the institutions to her new position at the NAT. 1. How did you first get involved with the Natural History Museum? I grew up participating in Junior Theatre, so I was always … Read More

Balboa Park Conservancy Embarks on Urban Forestry Project

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

Tree Balboa Park is a comprehensive project by the Balboa Park Conservancy that will bring 500 new drought tolerant trees to the Park through a community-driven tree planting initiative.  The project will increase San Diego’s urban forest, reduce storm water runoff, improve water savings and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Years of sustained drought has negatively impacted Balboa Park’s tree canopy. … Read More

SDG&E Power Your Drive Program Benefits Businesses, Residents and the Environment

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

California leads the way in electric vehicles (EV’s) accounting for nearly half of all sales in the United States. Of those EV’s about 25,000 are roaming the streets of San Diego. EV’s are becoming more accessible with rapid technological advances and lower prices, and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) is working to set the groundwork for this increase in … Read More

Great Places to Eat at Balboa Park

Timer PaidaBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Explorer

Great Places to Eat at Balboa Park

Balboa Park’s exciting museums are pretty awesome. You know what else are awesome? Balboa Park’s restaurants and cafes! Here are three noteworthy places to eat at Balboa Park: 1. The Prado Treat yourself to The Prado’s Tres Leches dessert, this cold and perfectly sweet dessert is moist and paired with just the right amount of texture. Coming on a Monday? Be sure to … Read More

Maker Faire San Diego 2017

Stephania VillarBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Public Events

Maker Faire San Diego 2017

Grab your safety glasses, and get ready to dive into creativity, engage with new, quirky tech, and get your hands dirty with Maker Faire San Diego, in Balboa Park on October 7+8, 2017. This year, attendees will have access to multiple circuits in Balboa Park. To make the most of your time at Maker Faire San Diego, you’ll want to “complete the circuit”. … Read More

Press Release: Summer is Going Strong at Balboa Park with August’s Exclusive Explorer Passholder Event

Timer PaidaBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Explorer

Explorer Annual Pass - Complimentary Month with Purchase

AUGUST 3, 2017 (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Summer in San Diego is still hot, and so is this month’s Balboa Park Explorer Experience. The Old Globe Theater is offering Explorer Annual passholders a FREE behind-the scenes tour on Sunday, August 20, 2017, pre-registration required. Learn how the theater’s spectacular costumes are built and how the Scene Shop creates such fantastic sets. See … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Barbara Forsyth!

Veronica AllendeBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Barbara is the first ever Senior Manager of Collections and Registration at the Mingei International Museum. Her passion for the art of design and craft, and dedication to its preservation and organization has lead her towards working at her dream institution. 1.How did you first get involved with the Mingei International Museum? I grew up in San Diego and first … Read More