For press inquiries regarding Balboa Park, please contact the City of San Diego, or the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership.

Current Press Releases

Media Passes:

Balboa Park Marketing offers Press/Media passes for qualified travel media on assignment, or in pursuit of stories and/or editorial coverage. The Balboa Park Media pass covers admission for Balboa Park museums, Puppet Theatre and Junior Theatre. **Pass may not include admission to special exhibitions. The Balboa Park Media Pass does not include admission for the San Diego Zoo or The Old Globe Theatre. Please contact those organizations directly.

A minimum of 5 days is required for the issuance of Media Passes. Please contact the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership to request a Media Pass or for any additional questions.

Film Permits:

The City of San Diego must issue a permit for any commercial filming for exterior areas in Balboa Park. Please contact the Balboa Park Permit Center at 619-235-1169.

For filming inside museums, or for filming questions or suggestions (after a Permit has been issued), please contact the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership.

Editorial Content

In partnership with the Balboa Park organizations:

Alex Kron

Devon Matson

San Diego Tourism Authority

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

Balboa Park photos courtesy of:

Stacy Keck

Balboa Park Online Collaborative

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

Ron Sanchez, Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

Nat Biendara, Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

and the Cultural and Recreational Institutions of Balboa Park

Photos for Mingei International Museum and Artifact provided by Ron Kerner