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Daniel Tiger Returns For Neighbor Day, February 29th

Was your little too little the last time Daniel Tiger came to our neighborhood? You’re in luck if seeing this“grr-ific” live show is on your mommy & me bucket list.

Daniel Tiger and his family, along with O the Owl, Miss Elaina, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday and more familiar friends, will take audiences on an interactive adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences.

2018 Daniel Tiger’s King for a Day by Mills Entertainment at Michigan State University’s Wharton Center Great Hall stage. Copyright 2018 Mills Entertainment, Harley J Seeley Photography Full usage rights transferred to Mills Entertainment


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, comes to the Balboa Theater for two shows on Saturday, February 29th 2020! The “Neighbor Day Tour” features new songs and fan-favorites series, including the beloved “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” The live theatrical production is filled with music, dancing and wonderful surprises that will warm the hearts of preschoolers, parents and grandparents alike.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live tour has been hugely successful in San Diego and around the country, playing to sold-out crowds. Don’t miss your chance to snag the best seats in the house by using our super-secret password “PBS” to access the Daniel Tiger pre-sale starting on Wednesday, August 21st at 10 a.m.

Tickets starting at $20.00 plus service fees go on-sale Friday, August 23 at 10 a.m. online, by phone at 619.570.1100, or in person at the San Diego Theatre’s Advance Sales Windows. A limited number of VIP tickets that include a post-show photo with Daniel Tiger will also be available.



Balboa Theatre

Saturday, February 29, 2020

11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Use password “PBS” to access the Daniel Tiger pre-sale starting 8/21 at 10 a.m. until 8/22 at 10 p.m.!

Fave 5 ~ Week of August 19th

The week ahead offers a mix of free family fun, from museums to water slides, to music and crafts. As usual, check out our online calendar for even more things to do with your kids in San Diego…

Balboa Park Residents Free Tuesday

Tuesday, August 20th 

Museum of Art, Museum of Man and Japanese Friendship Garden

It’s the 3rd Tuesday of the month, which means three family-friendly Balboa Park museums are open for free to San Diego residents. If you’ve never experienced the San Diego Museum of Art, the San Diego Museum of Man or the Japanese Friendship Garden with your kids, this is  a great day to visit!

Arts & Activities at the Canyon

Wednesday, August 21st from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Tecolote Canyon, 5180 Tecolote Rd

Be cool and crafty with the ocean theme at this week’s FREE arts and crafts for kids event at Tecolote Canyon.


End of Summer SPLASH

Friday, August 23rd from 6-7:30 p.m.

The Grove Church, 4562 Alvarado Canyon Road

The Grove Church is making a BIG SPLASH with a free family night that includes dinner and popsicles, inflatable water slides, water games, giveaways and more.

Free Kidz Rise Concert

Saturday, August 24th from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Rise Church, 341 S. Kalmia Street in Escondido

Enjoy some foot-stomping fun with the kiddos at this FREE Hullabaloo concert at Rise Church in Escondido.


Hullabaloo at the Waterfront

Sunday, August 25th from 5 – 7 p.m. 

Waterfront Park

The perfect way to end your weekend – – bring the whole family, throw down a picnic blanket, and enjoy the happy tunes of Hullabaloo as the sun sets over San Diego Bay. FREE! CPMG, East San Diego Soccer Shots G3Kids and The Super Dentists for bring the kid-friendly pre-show activities starting at 5 p.m. Music starts at 6.



Fave 5 ~ Week of August 12th

The summer is winding down, but the family fun is not! Don’t forget to visit our online calendar for even more fun things happening in San Diego this week.


Fairy Tales in the Park

Saturday & Sunday, August 17-18, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. performances

Balboa Park Casa del Prado Theater

This family-friendly dance performance merges the timeless beauty of ballet with four classic stories – Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Puss in Boots and SDCYB’s 2020 spring ballet The Firebird – all coming to life at the historic Casa del Prado Theater in Balboa Park.  Featuring a professional storyteller leading an interactive experience that includes an enchanted forest in the lobby of the theater and SDCYB’s award-winning, sustainability-themed Fairy Tale Village directly outside the performance, it is perfect for families of all ages!  All tickets are $15.



Saturday, August 17th from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. 

Bayside Park in Chula Vista

Free family fun with hands-on animal encounters, arts & crafts, life music, food and drinks, water sports, Lucha Libre Wrestling and more! click for details.


Nature Story & Craft with a Ranger

Saturday, August 17th from 10 – 11 a.m.

Mission Trails Regional Park

Children ages 5-10 are invited to join Ranger Heidi for a nature story, followed by an arts-and-craft project related to the theme of the story. Meet at the Kumeyaay Lake Campground’s picnic shelter (across from the restrooms) on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m. This program is FREE, but space is limited, so please be sure to RSVP by calling 619-668-3279.


Thomas Family Day

Saturday. August 17th from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park

Stop in the San Diego Model Railroad Museum on Saturday, August 17th for a day full of games, crafts, and fun! We will also have music to sing and dance along to, so come celebrate all things trains. Dress up like your favorite Thomas character, whether it’s a costume, shirt, or pajamas! Music performances will be at 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm. This event is included with regular price of admission.


Picnic with Goats

Sunday, August 18th from 12 – 1 p.m.

Los Penasquitos Ranch House


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