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In addition to 70 miles of beach and plenty of sunshine, summer in San Diego also comes with plenty of family fun and excitement at world-class attractions.

SeaWorld's Electric Ocean

SeaWorld San Diego

Tidal Twister

Coming May 24, 2019, guests can feel the thrill of the Tidal Twister, a unique dueling roller coaster ride featuring high-speed turns and upside-down twists. The first of its kind in the world, this unique dueling roller coaster is an exhilarating experience that demonstrates the power of the ocean. Accelerating to 30 mph, riders will twist and bank as if they are riding the tide along a tight figure-8 track that includes dynamic Zero-G roll at the center section.

Electric Ocean

Surf beyond your expectations as the sea comes alive at night and dive into Electric Ocean, SeaWorld's fantastic summer nighttime celebration! Make plans to celebrate summer with nine amazing experiences, including two shows, Cirque Electrique and Illuminight, and an end-of-night laser light spectacular. Give yourself permission to voyage into exotic underwater worlds that come alive as the sun sets with brilliant energy, electrifying dance music, and dazzling light. Join live performers inspired by playful sea creatures at the party along the shore where world-class DJ's transform the night into an all-ages club beneath the waves.

When: June 15 - September 2, 2019

Rex - San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo

Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Stay after dark and help us celebrate summer during Nighttime Zoo. Come "rock and roar" every day this summer, with live music, a variety of surprise encounters, and African-themed entertainment for the whole family, which will add a chorus of excitement to your summertime plans. An amazing trampoline act, Dr. Zoolittle, and more are ready to "wow," plus a procession of larger-than-life animal puppets headline an end-of-the-evening performance. Rock-and roar-on!

When: June 16 - September 2, 2019

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Walkabout Australia

Get transported to a faraway land featuring a walk-through exhibit teeming with kangaroos, grasslands where wombats frolic, and forests filled with kookaburras and cassowaries. Experience wildlife from the Land Down Under and come face-to-face with some of the most mysterious animals on Earth.

Summer Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

This family friendly, summertime festival celebrates culture with music, dancing, drumming and acrobatics! During Summer Safari, Park hours are extended from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily.

When: June 23 - August 12, 2019

Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark

Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark

Aquatica is like no other waterpark, combining high-speed thrills with the amenities of a beachside resort. From serene to extreme, experiences range from lounging on sandy beaches or luxuriating in a private, reserved cabana, to splashing and playing in heated pools, to journeying down high-speed water slides. All this sun-powered fun takes place amongst a lushly landscaped, South Seas-themed, resort-style environment. Up-close encounters with Caribbean flamingos and freshwater turtles round out the experience, as only SeaWorld can.

Open Dates:
- Daily: May 24 - September 2, 2019
- Weekends: September 2 - October 6, 2019

LEGO® City Deep Sea Adventure

LEGOLAND California Resort

At LEGOLAND California, you’ll find more than 60 rides, shows and attractions including Pirate Reef and LEGO Legends of CHIMA Water Park.

The LEGO® Movie 2 Experience

Go behind-the-scenes of an actual live movie set at The LEGO® Movie 2 Experience, now open only at LEGOLAND®! Here’s your chance to experience movie making magic as you step onto our LEGO soundstage and explore the awesome LEGO Models as seen in the 3D animated blockbuster movie!

LEGO CITY®: Deep Sea Adventure Submarine Ride

Dive underwater in a real submarine on a hunt for treasure. Pass real sea creatures, including stingrays and sharks, as well as bright LEGO® fish, crabs and scuba divers, on your journey to find glowing gems and lost sunken treasure.

Summer is a time to relax, explore and enjoy – and there’s no better place to experience all summer has to offer than Balboa Park. From evening concerts to extended museum hours to food truck feasts to gardens and picnics and more, Balboa Park is the destination for summer fun – all day and into the night.

Balboa Park

Food Truck Fridays

Summer is a time to relax, explore and enjoy – and there's no better place to experience all summer has to offer than Balboa Park. From evening concerts to extended museum hours to food truck feasts to gardens and picnics and more, Balboa Park is the destination for summer fun – all day and into the night.

When: May 31, 2019

Mission Beach's Belmont Park

Belmont Park

Located on the surf and sand of Mission Beach, Belmont Park is San Diego's only beachfront amusement center! From the historic Giant Dipper roller coaster to the famous simulated wave machines and four dynamic oceanfront restaurants, Belmont Park is the quintessential Southern California beach experience.

Living Coast Discover Center

Living Coast Discover Center

SEA the Change

Come imagine a better world with both humans and wildlife positively impacting one another. Drawing from artistic elements, SEA the Change seeks to inspire new ideas for making a difference in your own community. You will discover the issues our local wildlife face daily by stepping into their shoes while enjoying exciting interactive exhibits, nature-influenced art, and new animal ambassadors that connect and inspire the love of nature in each one of us.

When: Now through September 2, 2019

Seadragon at birch

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Seadragons & Seahorses

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Seadragons & Seahorses, a new permanent exhibition that brings seadragon conservation to the forefront. The exhibition will be home to Weedy and Leafy Seadragons, as well as several species of seahorses and pipefish. Seadragons & Seahorses will immerse aquarium guests into the underwater lives of seahorses and seadragons, while giving a peek into the work Birch Aquarium’s renowned Husbandry Team is doing to ensure that these species survive into the future. Dappled light, dramatic photography, and larger-than-life imagery set the scene as guests learn how to observe these animals the way scientists do: by noticing the unique features that distinguish individual animals and identifying courtship and mating behaviors that will make our breeding program a success.

When: May 17, 2019

USS Midway Museum

USS Midway Museum

Visitors can explore this remarkable City at Sea and relive nearly 50 years of world history on the longest-serving Navy aircraft carrier of the 20th century.

Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo National Monument

A visit to San Diego's "only" National Park offers tremendous views of the San Diego region and excellent opportunities to explore the natural, historical and cultural history of the area.

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