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7 Free Things to Do This Weekend: May 24-26

Art & Amps, Balboa Park butterfly release, Motherhood Color Walk and more admission-free events this weekend


Little Hurricane | Photo: Martin Schumann


May 24

FriYay! Hello Weekend

Get your Memorial Day weekend started off right with DJ sets, food, a mechanical bull, apparently, and good times all around.



May 25

Balboa Park Butterfly Release

In this colorful annual ceremony, hundreds of Painted Lady butterflies will be released within Balboa Park and given free rein to pollinate. 

Balboa Park


May 25

Art & Amps

Add some visual art and live music to your brewery visit, with live performances from Little Hurricane and Wild Wild Wets.

Karl Strauss Brewing Company


May 26

Ethnic Food Fair

Take your taste buds on global trip with offerings from different cuisines around the world. (Dish prices vary.)

Balboa Park International Cottages


May 26

Sundays in the Park

Join members of local bands if you've got the chops, or simply soak in the grooves at this regular jam session.

Panama 66


May 26

Game of Thrones organ concert

The recently concluded HBO epic wasn't the most family-friendly show, but this free afternoon concert featuring its music is!

Spreckels Organ Pavilion


May 26

Motherhood Color Walk

Help raise money to aid mental health for mothers while getting some exercise, fresh air and participating in a raffle. 

Balboa Park


Take a look at the rest of our recommended things to do this week in San Diego.

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