Events Calendar

San Diego History Center hosts dozens of public programs and special events each year. Programs range from walking tours, historic homes tours, lectures, workshops, exhibition  openings and receptions. With numerous activities to choose from, there's something for  everyone! Please see the calendar below for upcoming events. All locations at San Diego History Center unless otherwise stated. Programs are subject to change or cancellation.

For more information, or to sign up for an event, call (619) 232-6203 ext.129 or email Gabe Selak, Public Programs Manager


July 2015
Jul 30 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Extended Summer Hours Wyatt Earp: Life After Tombstone! with author Garner Palenske!
History Center is open from 5-8 on Thursdays!
August 2015
Aug 1 2015 - 10:00am - Aug 7 2015 - 5:00pm
WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? WEEK KICK-OFF EVENT!!
In celebration of the Dr. Seuss' new book What Pet Should I Get?
Aug 1 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Aug 6 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are required, however walk ups are welcome. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of each tour so our experience can begin on time.
Aug 6 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are required, however walk ups are welcome. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of each tour so our experience can begin on time.
Aug 6 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Extended Summer Hours
History Center is open from 5-8 on Thursdays!
Aug 9 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dr. Seuss's Books of Practical Wisdom for Children
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Reserve online today!
Aug 11 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Balboa Park Centennial Lecture Series, Part 10: A World Divided / A City United: Military Presence at the Exposition
A World Divided / A City United: Military Presence at the Exposition
Aug 13 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-23-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Aug 13 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Throwback Thursdays at the San Diego History Center | #tbtBalboaPark
Vintage happy hour with fun-filled nostalgia, hosted bites and beverages
Aug 20 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Extended Summer Hours
History Center is open from 5-8 on Thursdays!
Aug 27 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Extended Summer Hours
History Center is open from 5-8 on Thursdays!
Aug 29 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are required, however walk ups are welcome. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of each tour so our experience can begin on time.
September 2015
Sep 3 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Extended Summer Hours
History Center is open from 5-8 on Thursdays!
Sep 5 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are required, however walk ups are welcome. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of each tour so our experience can begin on time.
Sep 5 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are required, however walk ups are welcome. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of each tour so our experience can begin on time.
Sep 17 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Balboa Park Centennial Lecture Series
A World Divided/A City United: Military Presence at the
Sep 17 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Centennial Lecture Series FINALE: Charles Birnbaum, Balboa Park and the Future of Urban Cultural Parks
Advance ticket purchase required, event will sell out.
Sep 26 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are required, however walk ups are welcome. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of each tour so our experience can begin on time.