Employee Lighting Fair

Purchase LED Light bulbs at a 75% discount!
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers are invited to this exclusive energy-savings event.  Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads will be for sale.  Choose from a 3-bulb kit for $10 (a $60 value), one recessed bulb for $10 (a $20 value), and one MR16 bulb for $20 (a $25 value).  Bring your colleagues and save BIG together.  See photos from the event!

Balboa Park Explorer Named Best of the Best in San Diego!

The Balboa Park Explorer made San Diego Magazine's Best of San Diego 2014 List.

The publication described the Annual Explorer as "Best bang for your buck," and "Genius."


BPCP Sustainability Showcase and Expo

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:30pm

The BPCP Sustainability Showcase and Expo is an annual event that brings together San Diego community and Park stakeholders to build awareness on current sustainability issues. Through multiple channels of participation and networking, attendees make connections of how these issues are being addressed in Balboa Park.

Sustainability Fundraiser Dinner

On August 28, 2014, in partnership with REXEL, BPCP will include a first-ever Sustainability Fundraiser Dinner to help leverage sustainability projects within Balboa Park’s institutions. Contact Jessica.Rinaman@bpcp.org if you would like to participate in the Fundraiser Dinner.

Visitors with Autism: Communication & Engagement Strategies

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
and Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am


Balboa Park Cultural Partnership Welcomes the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation as New Member

San Diego, Calif. — (June 18, 2014) — The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP) is pleased to welcome its newest Associate Member, the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation. This new member takes the number of arts, cultural and science institutions represented by BPCP to 28.

“We are delighted to welcome the Botanical-Garden Foundation,” said Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director.

Visitor Comfort & Accessibility

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
and Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am


Mix Up MeetUps

Season 7
You Decide the Date, Time & Location!
Monday, September 1, 2014 (All day) - Monday, December 1, 2014 (All day)

Play Day for Educators

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm




Thursday, July 24, 2014, 3:30 – 6:30 pm

Sustainability Program Looking for LEED Intern to Join the Team

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is looking for a university intern to support the Sustainability Program’s LEED initiatives at three Balboa Park multi-tenant buildings.  The Balboa Park LEED intern will assist building tenants to document green purchasing compliance in the Materials and Resource category of the LEED 2009 Existing Building: Operations + Maintenance rating system.

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The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership serves as the collaborative body and collective voice for 28 arts, science, and cultural institutions in Balboa Park. Together we achieve greater effectiveness, innovation, and excellence and contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Our collective 500 trustees, 7,000 volunteers, and 3,500 staff serve more than 6.2 million visitors annually.