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The Explorer & TV Host Promises “An Evening of Legends, Mysteries, and Tales of Adventure” at Balboa Theatre

SAN DIEGO (October 6, 2023) — Adventurer, television host, and author Josh Gates will bring the farthest reaches of the globe to Balboa Theatre on Saturday, February 17, 2024. Tickets are available now at and; fans can also purchase VIP Meet & Greet tickets. “Josh Gates Live! An Evening of Legends, Mysteries, and Tales of Adventure” is presented by San Diego Theatres, the nonprofit that operates both San Diego Civic Theatre and Balboa Theatre.

Gates is the star and executive producer of the smash-hit Discovery Channel series “Expedition Unknown,” which has taken him from sweltering African deserts to the icy shores of Antarctica. During this exciting live show, he will regale the audience with stories of his greatest expeditions and give insights into the world’s most intriguing mysteries. "Since he was last here four years ago, Josh has embarked on dozens more expeditions, and probably has hundreds of stories to tell," said Cindy Bowers, director of programming for San Diego Theatres. "Even if you saw him in 2019, you'll be in for a treat, because it won't be the same show."

“Josh Gates Live!” is proudly presented by San Diego Theatres, meaning every ticket sold helps support the organization’s mission to deliver exceptional performing arts and educational experiences at its two venues in downtown San Diego. Learn more about San Diego Theatres and purchase event tickets at You can find Josh Gates onscreen every Wednesday evening or streaming on Discovery+.

About San Diego Theatres:
San Diego Theatres, Inc. is a 501(C) (3) non-profit arts organization that operates two theatres in downtown San Diego. The San Diego Civic Theatre has been the region’s largest and greatest attended performing arts venue for nearly 60 years, and the 100-year-old Balboa Theatre hosts concerts, comedians, and more in the heart of the Gaslamp district. The theatres serve over 500,000 patrons each year through arts and entertainment presentations, many of which are produced by resident nonprofit arts partners, including: San Diego Opera, San Diego Symphony, La Jolla Music Society, Golden State Ballet, Classics 4 Kids, and more. San Diego Theatres’ mission is to deliver exceptional performing arts and educational experiences, foster collaboration and partnerships, and create an accessible place for all people to enjoy the arts.

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