Blue Skies
House of Pacific Relations
International Cottages, Inc.

2191 West Pan American Rd
San Diego, CA 92101

TELEPHONE (619) 234-0739

A proud member of the
Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

a collaboration of 26 arts, science, and cultural institutions in San Diego’s Balboa Park.


Welcome To A World Within

The House of Pacific Relations (HPR), located in San Diego ’s Balboa Park , is a consortium of ‘houses’ representing 34 countries. The HPR promotes multicultural goodwill and understanding through educational and cultural programs. The park contains historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 new Like Us on Facebook cottages where HPR member countries can offer visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions.

Explore our website for information concerning each of the countries represented, its cultural programs and events, as well as those organized by HPR as a whole.

Join us and stay informed! Updated information about news and events are posted on our Facebook page.

Open Houses: Houses are open for at least 4 hours between Noon-5:00 p.m. every Sunday, showcasing the national traditions from many lands.

Hall of Nations: Houses without cottages host in the Hall of Nations on Sundays and on the 4th Tuesday of the month. The Hall of Nations is available for rental. See HON schedule for details.

Lawn Programs: 2:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Each Sunday program is hosted by a member house which include from the following: music, dance, costumes, arts, crafts, and ethnic foods. Special events are noted with *. Those at alternate locations are noted **. See event flyers for details.

Upcoming Events:
At the HPR International Cottages Lawn & Outdoor Stage
2294 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
Sunday, Oct 9
2:00 - 3:00pm
Click here for flyer.
Lawn Program in Hall of Nations House of Spain
Sunday, Oct 16
2:00 - 3:00pm
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Lawn Program in Hall of Nations House of Czech & Slovak Republics
Sunday, Oct 23
2:00 - 3:00pm
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Lawn Program in Hall of Nations House of Austria
Saturday, Oct 29
12:00 - 4:00pm
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Houses open for Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct 29
2:00 - 4:00pm
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Special Program on Stage House of Sweden
Sunday, Oct 30
2:00 - 3:00pm
Food begins
Serving 11 am
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Lawn Program in Hall of Nations House of Scotland

Annual Special Events: The annual Ethnic Food Fair and the International Christmas Festival at Balboa Park's December Nights. Here all the houses come together to share their culture in an event where cottages are opened, ethnic foods are available and an impressive assortment of dance & music throughout.

Download our 2016 Hosting & Events Schedule flyer.


Master Calendar
2016 click here
2017 click here

Lawn Programs Schedule
click here 2016
click here 2017

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Page last updated:
August 17, 2016


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