San Diego International Organ Festival

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San Diego International Organ Festival is back for its 33rd annual lineup, bringing world- class musical artists for San Diegans and visitors to enjoy, for free. This incredible line-up brings three months of music and entertainment including musical performers, a Beer and Wine Festival and a Halloween Open-Air Silent Movie Night. In its 33rd year, this line-up features world class concert artists curated by the Spreckels Organ Society. Set in beautiful backdrop of Balboa Park’s open-air venue, these concert nights bring a one-of-a-kind experience for attendees.

When? Every Monday at 7:30pm, from August 30 through October 25th. Additionally, the Beer and Wine Festival will return on September 6th at 5:30pm and a Halloween Open-Air Silent Movie Night will be happening on Saturday, October 30th  at 7:30pm.

How? Simply plan to visit the Festival and enjoy seating on a first-come, first-served basis. These concerts are made possible, for no-charge admission, by the Spreckels Organ Society, its members and concert underwriters. Tickets for the Beer & Wine Festival are limited to 200 and include reserved seating for the rock concert. Tickets are available at www.balboaparkconcerts.org but can also be purchased at the door or during Sunday 2pm concerts at the Organ Pavilion. For tickets and information, contact (619) 702-8138.

Why? “We’re creating enchanted musical experiences ready to awaken the senses and enliven the spirit, said Raúl Prieto Ramírez, artistic director of Spreckels Organ Society. Ramírez presents more than 50 different programs a year in San Diego and enjoys a busy international schedule with concerts at major Festivals and Concert Halls, and Master classes for prestigious Universities, including Indiana University and the Moscow Conservatory. He brings an unparalleled lens to selecting and coordinating the concert line-up for San Diego.