The San Diego Archaeological Center produces a wide range of public programs, including workshops, scholar speakers, and special events at our headquarters in the beautiful San Pasqual Valley and in selected locations around San Diego County. Explore this page to find an event near you. Become a member and receive priority notifications and discounted prices on our new events.

2017 Events Schedule



Presentation and Book Signing
Dennis R. Gallegos, First People: A Revised Chronology for San Diego County

When: Saturday, July 29, 11 AM to 1 PM
Location: San Diego Archaeological Center
Admission: Free

Please contact Public Archaeology Director Stephanie Sandoval at for more information.



Archaeoastronomy Presentation and Perseid Meteor Shower

Check back for more details this summer!



First Annual SDAC Student Symposium
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Location: San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027-7001
Phone: 760-291-0370

We are pleased to announce that the First Annual SDAC Student Symposium will be held at the Center on Saturday, September 30, 2017.  The symposium promotes new ideas and directions in the archaeology of Southern California and adjacent areas.  The 2017 Symposium focuses on ‘Archaeologists of Tomorrow’-highlighting current research and projects from graduate and undergraduate students.  The symposium provides a venue for presenting research in spoken, poster and video sessions.




October is California Archaeology Month! Check back to see what exciting events we have planned for the month!