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


November 2014
Nov 27 2014 - Nov 28 2014
Research Library Closed
Thanksgiving
Nov 28 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
From Alcala to Zoro: An Architectural Walking Tour of Balboa Park
Advance ticket purchase is recommended for Thanksgiving weekend as we expect spaces to fill up quickly!
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 10 2014 - Dec 31 2015
FILM: Balboa Park: The Jewel of San Diego
ONGOING. TWO SCREENINGS DAILY
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 14 2014 - 10:00am - Jan 4 2015 - 5:00pm
History Center Holidays: Decorative Displays in conjunction with the American Society of Interior Designers, San Diego Chapter
Look for Meet the Designer events, special holiday shopping evenings, and holiday entertainers, craft projects and more throughout the run of this annual holiday event!
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
January 2015
Jan 9 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
History for Half Pints: New Year! New Hat!
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.
Jan 15 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Balboa Park Centennial Lecture Series
The History of Balboa Park: 1867 – 1909