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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.


10 to 25 paying customers 10% off
25 or more paying customers 20 % off

Please see our Group Reservations page for more info!

Winter Hours in effect starting September 5th!

Wednesday through Friday, 10 and 11:30 AM

Saturday and Sunday 11AM, 1 and 2:30 PM


Froggie Went A Courtin’ & Other Puppet Stories

February 13-17

Strings & Things Puppet Theatre presents a visual medley of shadow puppetry with a twist to the most unusual wedding of a Frog and Mouse in bringing this classic song and others to life with imagination and whimsy through the magical craft of shadow puppetry. 

Seniors/Military $4.00
Children Under Two Are Free
Summer Showtimes
Wednesday -Sunday
 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm



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