Twilight in the Park: Summer Concert Series at Balboa Park Kicks Off June 21

twilight in the park Summer returns to Balboa Park June 21! Enjoy balmy evenings with friends and family on the beautiful grounds of the park while listening to everything from contemporary Blues to vintage Rock ‘n’ Roll. Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm, these outdoor Twilight in the Park concerts will be held at the beautiful Spreckels Organ Pavilion.

Here’s the schedule for this summer’s concert series (subject to change).


Tues. 21           Kearny Mesa Band – Community Concert Band
Wed. 22           145th Street – Contemporary Blues
Thurs. 23          Emerald River – Country Rock
Tues. 28            The Cat-illacs – Vintage Rock ‘n’ Roll
Wed. 29            Hillcrest Wind Ensemble – Popular Band Music
Thurs. 30           San Diego City Guard Band – traditional band


Tues. 5              300 Army Band – Classical Band, Marches, Patriotic
Weds. 6            Groupo Musical Relax de Tijuana – Salsa, bolero, cha cha cha
Thurs. 7            Baja Bugs –  Beatles Tribute Band
Tues. 12           Suspicious Minds – Elvis Tribute Band
Weds. 13          Bi-Nacional de Mambo Orquestra – Latin Big Band from the 1950s
Thurs. 14          Breezin’  – Jazz, blues, R&B
Tues. 19            Rockin Jazz Big Band – Swing, Classic Rock, Latin – Salsa/Mambo
Weds. 20          Dixie Express – Traditional and Swing
Thur. 21            San Diego Civic Dance, Park & Rec Department – Family Day
Tues. 26            San Diego Youth Symphony
Weds. 27          SantanaWays – Santana Tribute Band
Thurs. 28          Bayou Brothers – Cajun/Zydeco


Tues. 2             Afrotruko – Salsa Orquestra
Weds. 3           Swamp Critters – Cajun
Thurs. 4           The San Diego Concert Band – Music from Broadway & Movies
Tues. 9             Mariachi Estrella de Chula Vista – Traditional Mexican Music w/ Ballet                                     Folklorico
Weds. 10         El Cajon German Band – Polka / Waltz  & Oompah
Thurs. 11         Harvey and 52nd Street Jive – Blues
Tues. 16           Coronado Big Band – Swing
Weds. 17         San Diego Marine Band – Traditional Military
Thurs. 18         Supremes – a Tribute band
Tues. 23           Moon Light Serenade Orchestra – Big Band, Swing, Ballroom
Weds. 24         Moxie San Diego Girls Band – Rock
Thurs. 25         NavyBand Southwest – Traditional Military
Tues.  30          Lady J Blues – Blues, Jazz, Soul
Weds. 31         Coronado Concert Band – Best of Hollywood and Broadway
Sept. 1st          The Legends –San Diego’s Original Oldies Show Band

SEE ALSO: 15 Awesome Ways to Spend June in San Diego

Additional activities at the Pavilion will also be held throughout the summer and concert season:

  • Dance lessons by Swing Dancing San Diego. Lessons start at 6:20 p.m. June 21, 29 July 5, 12, 14, 19, 20 August 2, 16, 23 and September 1.
  • Family Day – July 21, 5:30 p.m. Arts and Crafts, face painting.
  • Ice Cream Social – Tuesday, August 16 at 5:30pm. Free Ice Cream Social sponsored by Friends of Balboa Park.
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