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 2015
Sep 3 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
Sep 7 2015
Research Library Closed
Sep 10 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
Sep 17 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
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 19 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.
Sep 19 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrity Readings in the Dr. Seuss Exhibition
Sep 24 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
Sep 25 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Father Serra’s Impact on San Diego: Two Views
Professor of History Dr. Iris Engstrand and local historian Abel Silvas
Sep 26 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Smithsonian Museum Day Live!
Free admission with Museum Day Life! ticket
October 2015
Oct 1 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
Oct 3 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Maker Faire San Diego
Oct 4 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Maker Faire San Diego
Oct 8 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
Oct 10 2015 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
Genealogy Day featuring keynote speaker, CeCe Moore
co-sponsored by the San Diego History Center and San Diego Genealogical Society