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The Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater has long been a mecca for children and is located in beautiful historic Balboa Park, San Diego California. The Puppet Theater was originally part of the California Pacific International Exposition in 1935. The Exposition was organized to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal. The theater still runs weekly live performances for thousands of guests each year.

San Diego's Balboa Park Puppet Guild Presents



Sing Me A Story!

Special Ticket Prices for This Show!


March 11-12, 18-19

Saturday and Sunday, 1 PM  Show Only!

"Sing Me A Story" is a fantastic musical adventure for kids and families! Join us for a series of engaging and fantastical short musical stories performed by professional musicians. Set to classical music, these stories will captivate the imagination of all ages, especially K-8. And don't worry, adults will have just as much fun too! With show titles like "The Bear and The Pear Tree", "The Enchanted Tail", "Message in a Bottle" and more, there is something for everyone. Get ready for an unforgettable musical experience!

Performed by co-founders Victoria Robertson and Bernardo Bermudez

Special Ticket Prices for this show!

Furry Fables 2.0

March 24-26

Adorable animals learn important lessons while having lots of fun. Featuring both classic Aesop fables as well as original fables.

Booth Show with Hand Puppets

Val's Furry Fun Puppets

 Whispers of the Forest

March 31 - April 2, April7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30

tree with face, Phoenix bird in shades of pink and orange next to tree

Gamoola the Great Tree is in danger of the wood cutter’s ax. Will his animal friends be able to save him?

Larger than life  puppets    

Last Minute Puppet Productions