Plan Your Day
Tips on travel and how to best enjoy your evening in Balboa Park during The Vine Affair on June 2, 2017.
Proud to partner with Lyft, select a VIP ticket and also receive 30% off a Lyft ride to and from Balboa Park.*
Ticketing and Information
We recommend purchasing your tickets online before June 2nd. You will receive a Vine Affair exclusive ticket in your email prior to the event. Please be sure to bring this ticket and not your Eventbrite ticket to the event.
After you have your tickets, you are welcome to check in and start your evening at any of the five tasting galleries in Balboa Park.
Each tasting gallery will have a unique theme and selection of wine, craft beers, and tastes. Your ticket gives you access to all the following tasting galleries. Be sure to visit each!
- Fleet Science Center – Tasting Gallery V – Sherlock Holmes
- San Diego History Center – Tasting Gallery IV – Schmooze with Us
- San Diego Model Railroad Museum – Tasting Gallery III – Mid-Century Modern
- Conservancy presented by The Prado – Tasting Gallery II – Spanish Romance
- San Diego Art Institute – Tasting Gallery I – Eclectic Tastes
Stay tuned for an up-to-date schedule of musical performers and wine education opportunities.
Travel & Parking
Balboa Park can be accessed from most major freeways, however we understand that driving and parking can be difficult during major events. We recommend carpooling and parking at Inspiration Point, then taking the green tram into the heart of the Park. Tram hours of operation are 9:00 AM-8:00 PM. Click here for a Google Map to Balboa Park.
You can also visit Balboa Park using the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), with easy access from the Downtown and Mission Valley areas.
- Click here for a map of the bus and trolley systems servicing downtown, the airport, and Balboa Park.
- Review the times for route Routes 120 (Fashion Valley), Route 7 (Smart Corner) and Rapid 215, which are the main bus routes through Balboa Park.
- For information and custom transportation routes to Balboa Park, visit San Diego Commute or dial 511. You’ll be given the option of selecting transit routes that are: the fastest; have the fewest transfers; or have the least amount of walking.
* VIP ticket purchasers will receive a discount code valid only on June 2, 2017; for 30% off a Lyft ride to and from Balboa Park. Maximum discount per ride is $5.
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The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Our tax ID# is 20-0857447. Proceeds from this event benefit participating institutions.