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Family Nights at the Fleet

It's Electric
It's Electric
Mirror Wall
Mirror Wall
Whisper Dishes
Whisper Dishes


Stay and play—and save!—until 10 p.m. on Friday nights this summer!

Bring the entire family to experience the Fleet at night! Enjoy extended evening hours at the Fleet in celebration of The Art of Summer in Balboa Park. Peruse Pause|Play late into the evening, light up the night at It’s Electric and reconnect with all your favorite hands-on exhibits in Retro-Active Science. Extended hours are until 10 p.m. Friday nights from May 31 through August 30, with special admission pricing (below) from 6 to 10 p.m. 

  Visitor Fleet Members
Adult  $14.95  Free
Senior  $12.95  Free
Junior  $9.95  Free






Take your time and enjoy our interactive exhibitions, shop in the North Star Science Store and grab dinner or a quick bite in our Craveology cafe. Enjoy free musical performances on the Craveology patio on Friday nights, too! (Fleet admission isn't required to visit the store and cafe.)

On Friday nights this summer, visit the Fleet and enjoy other evening events, including Food Truck Fridays. You'll discover that Balboa Park is a fantastic nighttime destination for locals and visitors!

Balboa Park institutions that have extended Friday night hours include:

  1. Fleet Science Center
  2. San Diego Natural History Museum
  3. San Diego Museum of Art
  4. Museum of Photographic Arts
  5. Japanese Friendship Garden
  6. Spanish Village Art Center
  7. San Diego History Center

Visit balboapark.org for more information.