Cabrillo National Monument Conservancy

Supporting Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, California



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 We have some great events this year, come out and enjoy your park.


Valentine’s Night


Treat your Valentine to a romantic view of the dazzling night-time San Diego skyline from Cabrillo National Monument. Stroll hand-in-hand through the grounds of the park. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy dining under the stars. Gates will open at 6pm for general admission and will remain open until 10pm. General admission is $35 per couple.

Enhance the experience…

For a very special moment with your special someone, treat them to an interlude up in the Old Lighthouse tower. We’ll have romantic lighting and music to make the moment extra special. Bring a camera and we’ll take your picture. Ticket price for general admission and the tower experience is $65 per couple.


Moon Walks

April 18, 2015 (new moon)
New Moon Hike Final
Enjoy the stars under a New Moon on April 18.  This is a special opportunity to enjoy the stars at Cabrillo National Monument away from the light from downtown. If you have a telescope you are welcome to set it up in the parking lot to enhance your enjoyment of the evening. Come to Cabrillo National Monument to enjoy this wonderful special after hours event and support San Diego’s only National Park
May 4 2015
June 2 2015
August 29, 2015
September 28, 2015
Take advantage of our after hours access to San Diego’s only National Park under a full or new moon. Don’t forget your flashlight! Become a member to enjoy these Moon Walk events for free. $15/car suggested donation at the gate for non-members.


4th of July 2015
4th of July Crabrillo button

Join us for our 3rd annual celebration of America’s Birthday! What better way to celebrate our nation than at one of its national treasures. Don’t miss an opportunity to view multiple firework shows surrounded by the natural beauty of a San Diego landmark.

Come and be

Above the Fireworks

4th of July at


6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Come for the sunset, stay for the fireworks

Tickets are now on sale for the July 4th event

Reserve your spot here.

Our 2014 4th of July Photo Contest Winners are definitely winners! Our two categories: the best of the fireworks, and the best scenery capturing the themes in the park. Congratulations to Tom Wickstrom for best of show in the Fireworks Division and to Gonzalo Acuña Martinez in the Scenery Division. The prize, an annual pass for entry to Cabrillo National Monument. Additionally, the photos will be used on a promotional materials for the Fourth of July event in 2015. Our heartiest congratulations and sincere thanks to both winners!

Category: Fireworks Division, Winner Tom Wickstrom

Category: Fireworks Division, Winner Tom Wickstrom

The  picture was taken on July 4, 2014 in RAW format with a Canon 5D MkIII camera and a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens with a 4 second exposure at f/11.

Category: Park Scenery, Winner Gonzalo Acuña Martinez

Category: Park Scenery, Winner Gonzalo Acuña Martinez

Category: Park Scenery, Winner Gonzalo Acuña Martinez

24 hour watch :One end “ The peace”
Digital adjustments : ISO 100 18MM 1 EV f/5.6 1/60
Camera equipment: Nikon D3100


Holiday Lights: December
Flower Moon Walk at Cabrillo

Come enjoy San Diego under the stars while soaking in the beautiful holiday lights of San Diego and Coronado’s skyline.


Other CNMC Events
CNMC Board providing information

Watch here for announcements of new, spontaneous, or on the planning boards upcoming events!
We will be doing some really exciting events and activities to celebrate the NPS Centennial in the next two years. Keep watching this page for details.


Join us at Cabrillo National Monument before the park opens for an all levels Sunrise Yoga class overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Taught by resident yoga instructor, Alex Warneke, class will be accompanied with live handpan music by visiting artist Stevan Morris. Please Bring: Mat, Towel, Water, & Ticket for Entry. A portion of event proceeds will be donated back to the park to further expand programs that foster unique visitor connections with the natural environment.

Purchase your tickets here.


Park & Partner Events
Artist In Residence Show

Special events will be popping up in the next 2 years to help celebrate the National Park Service Centennial in 2016! Keep watching this space for details. You might also enjoy events put on by Cabrillo National Monument and Cabrillo National Monument Foundation

You can see all the 2015 planned events at Cabrillo National Monument here




Your participation is fun for you and helps provide critical support to your park, come join us!