Balboa Park Conservancy

The Balboa Park Conservancy provides expertise, advocacy and resources to envision, enhance and sustain Balboa Park for all visitors in partnership with the City of San Diego and in collaboration with other organizations in the Park and the community.

Your Park Needs You

Your gift to the Conservancy serves Balboa Park’s greatest needs, like urban forestry, parkwide volunteers, visitor services, garden restorations, plus free park activities & events for all. Now until December 31 your gift will have TWICE THE IMPACT, with a generous 1:1 match from Conservancy donor, Laurie Munday. No donation is too small!

Greenery in a greenhouse


We bring the skills, experience, knowledge and leadership of our expert staff, diverse board of trustees and professional network to build community and deepen impact.

People stand around fountain


We use our voice, influence and connections with park stakeholders, government officials, and community and business leaders to advocate for the best version of Balboa Park possible.

People plant a tree


We provide staff, volunteers, materials, data, funding and other critical resources to serve priority park initiatives.

What We Do

Give It Forward

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The annual fund provides critical operating revenue to the Balboa Park Conservancy each year.

Holiday Food Truck Festival

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Food trucks and holiday fun under the lights!

Plant It Forward

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Celebrate Balboa Park’s horticultural heritage at this special community event on November 9, 2019.

Food Truck Fridays

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Gourmet food trucks, live entertainment, and activities for families – Returns Summer 2020!

Visitors Center

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The best way to begin your park adventure is at the Balboa Park Visitors Center

Trees Forever

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Did you know that nearly 20% of Balboa Park’s 15,302 trees are designated poor, critical or dead due to disease and drought?

Park Ambassadors

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Our Park Ambassadors greet people, give directions, answer questions, and provide current information on park history, attractions and events.

Balboa Park Tree Stewards

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Creating the Next Generation of Tree Stewards

Signage & Wayfinding in Balboa Park

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Accessibility to Balboa Park was identified as a core value of park stakeholders…

Botanical Building & Gardens

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Revitalizing the historic Botanical Building back to its original splendor, while enhancing its accessibility and relevance

Balboa Park Benefits Study

How San Diego’s Crown Jewel Impacts the Economy, Environment, Equity and More

Support Us

Home to award-winning gardens, historic landmarks, first-class museums, and the world’s largest outdoor pipe organ, Balboa Park is the heart of the city’s cultural identity. We invite you to explore the many ways you can get involved and support Balboa Park to ensure it remains one of the world’s greatest urban cultural parks.

Our Board

Our Team


Project for Public Spaces

Contact Us!

If you want to get in touch, please use this form.

1549 El Prado, Suite 1
San Diego, CA 92101

P:  (619) 331-1920