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Winter Hours
Labor Day to Memorial Day
Wed, Thurs, Friday:
10am & 11:30am
Sat/Sun: 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

Summer Hours
Memorial Day to Labor Day
Wed Thru Sunday:
11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

General Admission: $5.00
Seniors/Military $4.00
Children Under Two Are Free
Group discounts for groups of 10 or more

Group Prices:
Groups of 10 to 25 paying customers get a 10% discount
Groups of 25 or more paying customers get a 20% discount

Summer Hours in effect
(from Memorial Day to Labor Day):
11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

photoAug 12th - Aug 16th & Aug 19th to Aug 23rd  

The Little Mermaid

Life in a coral reef can be boring.  Land is the place to be, or so believes this little mermaid!  Life will be turned upside down for the little mermaid and her human Prince in this underwater spectacle.
Full Stage Black Light Production
Julie’s Puppet Creations

photoAugust 26th - August 30th

Too Tall Tony

Tony the Cowboy is so tall, he is bullied by the other boys.  But it is his height that makes him a hero in the end!
Full Stage Marionette Production
Big Joe Production

photoReally Hot Jungle Show

September 2nd - September 7th   
Labor Day 
 

Three shows on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7th
This hand puppet variety show includes Aesop’s fable, The Lion and the Mouse and African Tale, Who is in Rabbit’s House?
Hand puppets
Puppet Express/Theatre Kids Workshop Production

Winter Hours in Effect
from Labor Day to Memorial Day

Wed.,Thurs., Fri.10am & 11:30am
Sat. & Sun. 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

photoSept 9 – 13 & Sept 16 – 20

Tappy Feet
Preschool

Freddie the Frog wants to be a tap dancer but all of his froggy friends are in the croaking chorus.  Billy Beaver and Woodlawn the Woodpecker help Freddie to find his rhythm.
Marionettes     
Big Joe Productions

photoSept 23 – 27

Rabbit in the Moon   
Preschool

A tricky rabbit gets the best of a coyote in this favorite Mexican folk tale.
Hand Puppets      
Gaston’s Puppet Show

photoSeptember 30 - October 3

Adventures of the Gingerbread Man

The naughty Gingerbread boy taunts his pursuers as he narrowly escapes danger in his wild journey through the forest, the jungle, the desert and even the Antarctic.
Hand Puppets    
Millie Patterson's Weaver's Tales 

photoSunday, October 4th    
11am, 1pm & 2:30 pm

BUM, SAN DIEGO’S OFFICIAL TOWN DOG

Centennial Celebration Event in conjunction with The Maker’s Faire
Bum loves children.  Billy and Audrey try to rescue Bum, but it is Bum who becomes a hero.  Inspired by Marie Hitchcock’s book, A Dog Called Bum.
Table-Top Puppetry    
Performed by the Balboa Park Puppet Guild Players

photoOctober 7 – 11

Adventures of the Gingerbread Man

The naughty Gingerbread boy taunts his pursuers as he narrowly escapes danger in his wild journey through the forest, the jungle, the desert and even the Antarctic.
Hand Puppets    
Millie Patterson's Weaver's Tales

photoOctober 14 – 18

Magic Purple Potion

A health potion creates strange effects on a cast of crazy Halloween characters.  Nothing is scary in this musical comedy of errors.
Hand and Rod Puppets   
Puppet Express and Julies Puppet Creations Production

photoOctober 21 – 25

Polka Dot Ghost
Preschool

Tommy the ghost has a BIIIIIIG problem; he is just not scary.  He needs your help in getting ready for the big night. A witch, a dragon and ghosts make this the perfect Halloween show for all ages.
Life Size Puppets    
Big Joe productions

photoOctober 28 – November 1

Witches Brew
Preschool

Gilda’s plan to become a nice person goes wrong when her older sister, Wanda, accidentally spoils her special brew. You can help Wanda the fix the problem in this un-scary Halloween story.
Hand Puppets   
Millie Patterson, Weaver’s Tales

photoNovember 4 – 8 & November 11 –15

Monsters Under The Bed

Tommy says there are monsters under his bed! It sounds like rock ‘n roll and smells like dirty socks. Are you brave enough to have a look?
Large puppets with black light    
Julie’s Puppet Creations 

photoNovember 18 – 22

Country Mouse/City Mouse and The Monkey and The Crocodile

A clever monkey outwits a hungry crocodile and a simple country mouse discovers there is no place like home after visiting a cousin in the big city.
Hand Puppets   
Puppet Express and Theatre Kids Workshop Production

photoNovember 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 & December 2- 3
*HOLIDAY SHOWTIMES
Thanksgiving Week:  Wed & Fri, Sat, Sun at 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

Santa & the Ho Ho Thief

Wanda the witch is mad! Santa and Christmas get all the attention, so she plans to ruin Christmas. Come help Santa and Alfie Elf save Christmas. Enjoy our Thanksgiving Tradition for the whole family!
A variety of Puppets 
Big Joe Productions

photoDecember 4 & 5
Friday and Saturday Nights

NO SHOWS SUNDAY DECEMBER 6
Evening Shows: 6 pm, 7 pm & 8 pm (no daytime shows)

December Nights FREE Performances
A Christmas Carol

This beloved holiday story is told with animal hand puppets.
Full stage production created and performed by
Balboa Park Puppet Guild Players 

photoDecember 9 - 13

The Merry Christmas Show
Preschool

Watch an elf build a snowman, cookies dance out of the oven and a frisky mouse nibble on a Gingerbread House and more sugar sweet acts in this holiday variety show.
Hand Puppets   
Puppet Express and Weaver’s Tales Production

photoDecember 15 – 20    

Cindy the Elf
Preschool

Cindy, the youngest elf in Santa’s workshop, and her dog, Francis, prove their worth when they solve the mystery of missing Christmas presents.
Czech-style Rod Marionettes   
Animal Cracker conspiracy

photoDecember 22, 23 & 26, 27, 28
No Shows Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
*HOLIDAY SHOWTIMES
Tuesday Thru Monday: 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

Benito Bunny's Great Christmas Adventure
Preschool

Santa cannot find the toys he was to deliver for Christmas. Benito Bunny
will come to the rescue and help Santa in his greatest adventure yet.
Hand Puppets 
Gaston's Puppet Show

photoDecember 30 – January 3
*HOLIDAY SHOWTIMES 
Wednesday – Sunday: 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack is in for a big surprise when he plants his fast growing beans. Will Jack escape the giant, or become a Jack-burger?
Hand Puppets  
Big Joe Productions

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