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


October 2014
Oct 30 2014 - 12:00am - 11:00am
Lecture: Haunted San Diego with Program Manager, Gabe Selak
Lecture is FREE with museum admission. Registration is available by calling 619-232-6203, ext 129
Oct 30 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Oct 30 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Oct 30 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Oct 31 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gravestones: Memory and Meaning in San Diego's Cemeteries with Gabe Selak
After discussion with City of San Diego Park & Rec Department, the visit to Mount Hope Cemetery will not occur. Please note that a new program will occur at the Serra Museum instead. See description below.
November 2014
Nov 4 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
History for Half Pints: Indian Paintbrush
Program best suited to children ages 3 to 6 years of age, and an accompanying adult. Reservations are required. Call 619-232-6203, ext. 111 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org or purchase ticket online.
Nov 6 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 6 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 6 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Nov 7 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
History for Half Pints: Indian Paintbrush
Program best suited to children ages 3 to 6 years of age, and an accompanying adult. Reservations are required. Call 619-232-6203, ext. 111 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org or purchase ticket online.
Nov 8 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 8 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 11 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Memories of Our Community
Free for San Diego County residents | Paid admission for non-residents
Nov 13 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 13 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 13 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Nov 13 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Balboa Park Centennial Lecture Series
Architectural History of the World's Fairs: 1851-1915
Nov 20 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 20 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Nov 27 2014 - Nov 28 2014
Research Library Closed
Thanksgiving
Nov 29 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Nov 29 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
December 2014
Dec 2 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
History for Half Pints: Jingle Bell Rock
Program best suited to children ages 3 to 6 years of age, and an accompanying adult. Reservations are required. Call 619-232-6203, ext. 111 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org or purchase ticket online.
Dec 4 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Dec 5 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
December Nights 2014!: Traditional Hand bell Concert with San Diego Harmony Ringers
Concerts are at 630pm -715pm and 745 - 830pm.
Dec 6 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
December Nights 2014!: Traditional Hand bell Concert with St. Mark's Carillon Hand bell Choir
Dec 9 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Memories of Our Community
Free for San Diego County residents | Paid admission for non-residents
Dec 11 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Dec 12 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
History for Half Pints: Jingle Bell Rock
Program best suited to children ages 3 to 6 years of age, and an accompanying adult. Reservations are required. Call 619-232-6203, ext. 111 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org or purchase ticket online.
Dec 13 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Dec 13 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Dec 18 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Dec 25 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Dec 27 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Dec 27 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Balboa Park History Stroll
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org