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
Saturday, Sept 10
Noon-6:00pm Food
6:00pm Show starts
Click here for flyer.
Moon Festival** House of China
Saturday, Sept 10
5:00 - 9:30pm
Click here for flyer.
dandiya Under the Stars House of India
Sunday, Sept 11
2:00 - 3:00pm
Lawn Program House of Finland
Saturday, Sept 17
2:00 - 3:00pm
Click here for flyer.
Lawn Program House of Korea
Sunday, Sept 18
2:00 - 3:00pm
Lawn Program House of Mexico
Sunday, Sept 25
2:00 - 3:00pm
Click here for flyer.
Lawn Program House of Germany

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.


Events for September 2016

Master Calendar
click here

Lawn Programs Schedule
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Page last updated:
August 17, 2016


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