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Spanish Village Art Center

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Located in Balboa Park, this center is home to many art galleries and working artist studios. Presently we house 220 local San Diego Artist who create & demo their artwork such as: Fine Art Paintings, Photography,Art Glass, Pottery, Metal Arts...more
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1770 Village Pl, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1651
Balboa Park
+1 619-233-9050
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for Bilboa Park and then suddenly found this beayuiful place. When we entered inside the village, we were amazed to see the colours- the colourful roads , colourful painting, colourful studios- as if God had put all the various colours here to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

We enjoyed the variety of shops, and I found a gift or two. Nice coffee stand there, when you need a break.

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I went to the Spanish village in Balboa Park. It was amazing. Lots of art and artists. Many artists were very friendly and happy to talk.

Thank S R
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Right off the main plaza in Balboa Park is this art center. There are plenty of artists and shops displaying their talents and are more than happy to answer any questions. In general, pricing for the goods seemed very reasonable.

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here as part of our Balboa Park visit. Great community of artists showing their wares. Was able to watch someone blow glass. The glass and jewelry were most impressive to me.

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I love Spain and visit there regularly so it was interesting to find a little Spanish village in San Diego. Set within the vast grounds of the park, not too far from the Zoo, the buildings here do really look like a little piece of...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I am staying not far from Balboa Park and just walked to check out today. Among a lot of amazing things I found, this art village was so charming and I enjoyed looking at shops. The live guitar music was fantastic. It was not busy...More

Thank MommyandmeColombo
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Toward the end of our 4-5 hours at Balboa Park we strolled about the Spanish Village Arts Center. Colorful stone tiles really light up the plaza which is surrounded by studio shops and a "puck-up coffee stand. A delightful time was had by all!

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We walked through the Spanish Village arts center as we were going from the zoo to Prado for lunch. Wish I had read the reviews in advance and allowed more time to explore all the wonderful shops and galleries. The gem museum and its gift...More

Thank PG-NY
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Nice set of local shops showing off local artists. Right in Balboa park so convenient if interesting in some unique gifts and artwork. Not very big so don't need a lot of time to wander through.

Thank pedz55
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Margie R
5 March 2018|
Response from ChrisS12771 | Property representative |
Admission is always free
10 May 2016|
Response from HollyBerryElf | Reviewed this property |
There are a parking lot right beside Spanish Village which has a couple of handicap spaces. Lots of competition for any/all parking ... suggest you go early (Village opens officially at 10am, but a few places open a bit... More