Make Music Day 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Event Details

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries. The Museum joins the global Make Music Day celebration by offering FREE admission and musical activities all day long.

Family Fun
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore the world of instrument making through a variety of stations where kids and their families can “Make ‘n Play” their own musical instruments.  Jump on stage and play your new instruments along with ukuleles, drums and percussion instruments provided by the Museum.  Discover the relationship between science and music at the Vibration Station where kids can play a water xylophone and conduct other cool musical experiments. 

Open Mic
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ready to play in front of an audience?  Hop up on to our open mic stage and give it a try!  Artists are encouraged to sign up in advance by visiting  Registration opens June 1.  

All Day Spontaneous Jams

Looking for something a little less formal?  Bring your instrument and pick your own spot to jam!  To learn about other Make Music Day activities going on in San Diego visit

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