Balboa Park Free Wi-Fi

Thanks to cooperation from the City of San Diego, The Irvine Foundation, Balboa Park Online Collaborative, and other generous donations and support, the largest, contiguous, free, public Wi-Fi on the West Coast, is available in the majority of the museums and theaters in Balboa Park. The Wi-Fi often extends to the sidewalks and other open areas outside of the cultural institutions, along El Prado, the Plaza de Panama, and the Palisades area (by the San Diego Air & Space Museum). To connect, go to your device settings and select "Balboa Park."

Free Public Wi-Fi Map Coverage of Balboa Park

Special Event Wi-Fi Network

Are you holding an event in Balboa Park?  From weddings, to reunions, to symposiums, to conferences, you can provide a dedicated, secure, high-speed Wi-Fi network for your special event. The network name will be customized for your company/event ("Company XYZ" or "Smith-Jones Wedding"), with speeds up to 50 MBPS and no splash page or log-in required. (Available anywhere the Balboa Park Wi-Fi network is available).

Cost is $150 per day, including set-up, tear down, and on-call connectivity support for the duration of the event.  Please contact Balboa Park Online Collaborative at least 2 weeks in advance.  Wired connections are also available; please contact (, for rates and other technical questions.