This is the 39th annual Festival of the Trees. Friends, families and the community are invited to come together for festive fun, food and attractions throughout the park. As in years past, the event will offer seasonal entertainment for the whole family as well as dazzling displays of holiday lighting throughout the Park – from the Plaza de Panama canopy – to the Botanical Building – to the landmark Moreton Bay Fig Tree. Delicious cuisine and holiday cheer are also all part of the long-standing San Diego celebration. Free so bring the family. 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday. Held through-out Balboa Park.