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


September 2014
Sep 23 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
San Diego's North Park: Lecture & Book signing with North Park Historical Society
Lecture is FREE. Registration is required
Sep 25 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
Sep 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
Sep 25 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Sep 27 2014
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
Sep 28 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Museum Mash UP! Kick Off Party for Kid's Free in October
Event is Free and open to everyone to enjoy!
October 2014
Oct 2 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 2 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 2 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Oct 3 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
History for Half Pints: Pumpkin Soup
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.
Oct 4 2014 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Historic North Park Commercial District Walking Tour with North Park Historical Society
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Oct 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
Oct 4 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
Oct 7 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
History for Half Pints: Pumpkin Soup
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.
Oct 7 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Intro to Architectural Drawing Collection
Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Oct 9 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 9 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Oct 14 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Memories of Our Community
Free for San Diego County residents | Paid admission for non-residents
Oct 14 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
From Alcalá to Zoro: Architectural Walking Tour of Balboa Park
Tour limited to 25 guests. Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Oct 16 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 16 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 16 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Oct 16 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Balboa Park Centennial Lecture Series
Celebrating the 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Oct 18 2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Archaeology Day at the Junípero Serra Museum
Advance reservations are highly recommended, walk-ins are welcome.
Oct 22 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
From Alcalá to Zoro: Architectural Walking Tour of Balboa Park
Tour limited to 25 guests. Reservations are requested, but walk-ups are welcome! Call 619-232-6203. ext. 129 or email gselak@sandiegohistory.org
Oct 23 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 23 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 23 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE after 3
See the History Center for FREE
Oct 25 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Member Morning
Members only
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
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