The Sky Tonight planetarium show has been rescheduled for July 11, 2018, due to Independence Day.
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Friday Nights at the Fleet

Balboa Park Summer

The Fleet is open late on Friday nights this summer! Normally, the Fleet closes at 6 p.m. on weekends. This summer, we have extended hours on Fridays!

June 1–August 31: The Fleet will stay open late on Friday nights, until 8 p.m., with full access to all of our regular interactive exhibits. In June, our last IMAX® film of the day will screen at 7 p.m., and in July and August, the last show of the day will be at 8 p.m. Regular admission applies, and includes access to all the Fleet's regular interactive exhibits. Add on MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition for just $5!

Shop in the North Star Science Store and grab dinner or a quick bite in our Craveology cafe. Fleet admission is not required to visit the store and cafe. 


Balboa Park institutions that have extended Friday Night Alive! hours include:

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

At Friday Night Alive!, 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!

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