North Park is an eclectic neighborhood in San Diego, CA named for it’s location northeast of Balboa Park. This neighborhood is located less than 5 miles from Downtown and is home to some of the city’s best eateries, breweries, galleries, and shopping.
Residents of North Park are all about supporting local businesses, so you won’t find a lot of big box chain stores in the area. What you will find are dozens of unique shops and boutiques selling new or vintage clothing, accessories, home decor, gifts, and much more. Learn more about the stores in North Park at www.explorenorthpark.com/shopping.
Open every Thursday from 3pm to 7:30pm, the North Park Farmer’s Market features over 30 independent vendors selling locally grown produce, flowers, gourmet food and handmade arts and crafts. You can also enjoy live music while you shop.
North Park is well-known for its nightlife scene and the area is filled with a variety of craft breweries, craft cocktail bars, and tasting rooms. You can learn more about nightlife in North Park at www.explorenorthpark.com/drink
North Park offers a wide variety of art galleries, performing arts and music venues, dance studios and much more. North Park is also home to Ray at Night, San Diego's longest-running monthly art walk. Every second Saturday of every month from 6-10 PM, attendees can check out new art by local and nationally known artists at over 25 participating galleries and businesses while also experiencing live street performances and local food vendors. Learn more about North Park’s art scene at www.explorenorthpark.com/art
North Park has many fantastic outdoor activities for you to enjoy. Balboa Park is very close to North Park and offers beautiful gardens, hiking trails, playgrounds for kids, designated off-leash dog parks (in addition to tons of museums and eateries). Other popular parks in the area include Bird Park and North Park Community Park. Switzer Canyon Open Space Park also a popular hiking area for North Park residents.
If you’re a foodie, North Park the place to be. The area features some of San Diego’s most unique and popular restaurants. Take a walk down University Avenue and you’ll find bustling brunch spots, fantastic sushi, burgers, vegetarian restaurants, cafes, ice cream shops, Mexican food, French cuisine, Italian restaurants, and much more. You can view some of North Park’s best places to eat at www.explorenorthpark.com/eat
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