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 33 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.

THE HALL OF NATIONS IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. (The completion date is estimated to be August 31, 2015)

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.

House of Panama
Panama Lawn Program,
Sunday August 9, 2015

House of Hungary Lawn Programs
Saturday August 15, 2015 and
Sunday August 16, 2015

House of Palestine
Palestine Lawn Program,
Sunday August 23, 2015

House of Germany Lawn Programs
Saturday August 29, 2015 (Choir) and
Sunday August 30, 2015

House of Ireland Celtic Art Classes

Balboa Park International Film Series

Taste of Asia 2015

House of Ukraine Lawn Program
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House of Korea Picnic
(in front of House of China)
Lawn Program 2 to 3:30 pm

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 2015 Hosting & Events Schedule flyer.


HPR 2015 Lawn Program Sundays

click here for the
2015 Master Calendar

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