Balboa Park After Dark!

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Balboa Park After Dark returns this summer! Spend your Friday nights exploring Balboa Park. - #BalboaParkAfterDark

From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, enjoy extended evening hours at eight museums. On select dates, you'll also be able to enjoy San Diego's tastiest food trucks* and unique entertainment throughout the Park.

Museums that will stay open until 8 PM on Fridays include:
Fleet Science Center **
Japanese Friendship Garden
Mingei International Museum ***
San Diego Art Institute
San Diego Museum of Man ****
San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)
The San Diego Museum of Art *****

The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) is open until 8 PM on Thursdays only.

You'll also be able to visit the artists at Spanish Village Art Center - Balboa Park!

Balboa Park Explorer passholders recieve free general admission to all participating museums. Learn more:

*Please note, Food Truck Friday begins in conjunction with Balboa Park After Dark starting June 2nd! For more information, visit:

** Open until 8 PM. Fridays, with half-price admission (including a 7 PM. IMAX® film) after 6 PM. through June 23! Open extra late on Fridays starting June 30 for video game madness in Game Masters.
*** Mingei will be participating in Balboa Park After Dark from Friday, July 7 to September 1. Special $5 admission after 5pm!
**** The San Diego Museum of Man is open until 8:30 PM every Friday - Sunday, including Memorial Day and Labor Day. Enjoy special sunset tours of the California Tower (timed tickets required) and the newly opened Living With Animals exhibit.
***** The San Diego Museum of Art holds Art After Hours every Friday with a special $5 admission price.

Some museums will be offering special programming and discounts during these evening hours. Visit each museum’s website for detailed information on their offerings.
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