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OH! San Diego 2020
Celebrating architecture, urban design & the built environment
One weekend. Free access. Iconic architecture. The doors are open for you to explore.

OH! San Diego is a free weekend event that offers behind-the-scenes access to buildings located in Downtown, Gaslamp, East Village, Bankers Hill, Balboa Park, Barrio Logan, Point Loma, La Jolla  and new for 2020 – Coronado.

Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of San Diego’s diverse neighborhoods, as we open the doors to 90+ sites throughout the city.

Most sites do not require reservations. However, the sites below do require advance reservations. Once these sites reach capacity, some may allow walk ups on a standby basis. We cannot guarantee access for walk ups without reservations for these sites.

Please click on the links below to complete the registration process.

2 | San Diego Museum of Art Architecture | Friday Tour | FULL

2 | San Diego Museum of Art Library & Archive | Friday Tour 

3 | Balboa Park Architecture Walking Tour 1915-1916 | Friday Tour |FULL

4 | Balboa Park Architecture Walking Tour 1935-1936  | Friday Tour 

5 | Mingei Museum | Friday Hard Hat Tour | FULL

7 | San Diego History Center | Friday Tour 

8 | Inamori Pavilion at the Japanese Friendship Garden | Friday Tour | FULL

16 | Seventh Avenue Walking Tour | Saturday Tour | Sunday Tour

17 | Albatross Street Walking Tour | Sunday Tour 

22 | Junipero Serra Museum | Saturday Tour

24 | Born And Raised | Saturday Tour | FULL

25 | Morning Glory | Saturday Tour | FULL

27 | Civic Theatre | Saturday Tour 

32 | Navy General Administration Building | Saturday Hard Hat Tour | FULL

33 | San Diego Convention Center | Saturday Tour | Sunday Tour

35 | The US Grant Hotel | Sunday Tour

40 | Gaslamp Architectural Walking Tour | Sunday Tour | FULL

43 | Horton Plaza Walking Tour | Past, Present & Future | FULL

44 | Balboa Theatre | Saturday Tour

48 | Sempra Energy Headquarters | Saturday Tour

49 | Petco Park | Sunday Tour | FULL

62 | Villa Montezuma | Saturday Tour
Note that Villa Montezuma registration must be completed at the City of San Diego Parks & Recreation at the link above. Please read the instructions below.

Put “Villa” in the search box to locate the tours from 9:00 – noon.
Create a free account. Add any family or friends to your account that will go with you.
Click on the tour time that you want.
Before you “check out” (it’s totally free), add any other family or friends that you put on your account.
“Check Out” and an email confirming your tour time will be sent to you.
Bring this email with you when you check in at the city booth in the museum’s back yard.

68 | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station Walking Tour | Saturday Tour | Sunday Tour

74 | Grande Colonial Hotel | Saturday Tour | Sunday Tour

76 | J. Craig Venter Institute | Saturday Tour

79 | Salk Institute for Biological Studies | Sunday Tour | FULL

81 | Irving Gill & The Scripps Sisters | A Walking Tour | Sunday Tour | FULL

85 | Coronado Public Library | Architect-led Tour | Saturday Tour

86 | John D. Spreckels Center & Bowling Green | Architect-led Tour | Saturday Tour

92 | Hotel del Coronado | History Tour | Saturday Tour | FULL

92 | Hotel del Coronado | History Tour | Sunday Tour | FULL

92 | Hotel del Coronado | Masterplan Tour | Saturday Tour | FULL

93 | Coronado Clubroom & Boathouse | Architect-led Tour | Saturday Tour

94 | Coronado Heritage Walking Tour | Saturday Tour

95 | Coronado Landscape Walking Tour | Saturday Tour

95 | Coronado Landscape Walking Tour | Sunday Tour

96 | Irving Gill Walking Tour | Saturday Tour| FULL

Kids Sketch
Note that it is not required to register to participate in Kids Sketch, but it is recommended to ensure you receive a sketchbook and pencil.

KidsSketch | Site 77 | La Jolla Historical Society | Saturday
KidsSketch | Site 93 | Coronado Clubroom & Boathouse | Sunday

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