There is fun in our fundraising
We have some great events this year, come out and enjoy your park.
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.
4th of July 2015
Be on the lookout for the 2015 photo contest winners.
Join us for our 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.
While enjoying the firework show and Cabrillo National Park’s amazing scenery, take some photos to enter into our 2015 Photo Contest! There are two categories, Fireworks and Park Scenery, and the winners will be featured in promotion materials for next years event. For more information and rules, please click 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!
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
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
Come enjoy San Diego under the stars while soaking in the beautiful holiday lights of San Diego and Coronado’s skyline.
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.
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!