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From exotic animals to thrilling rides, you'll find it in San Diego

The only hard part is choosing what to do first

San Diego is home to many of Southern California’s top attractions, with plenty of options for adventure-seeking, fun-loving explorers. Have a close encounter with an exotic animal. Take a wild ride down a 375-foot water slide. Step aboard a real aircraft carrier. Or even take a day trip to Disneyland, just a short drive north to Anaheim.  Plus, you can save time and money with a multi-attraction Southern California CityPass or a Go San Diego card.  Purchase attractions tickets right here on this site, just click to buy tickets from the list below.  

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SeaWorld San Diego

Feed and interact with white beluga whales at SeaWorld San Diego. 

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San Diego Water Parks

San Diego is a water-loving town and in addition to 70 miles of beautiful coastline, the destination has built a handful of awesome water parks, providing fun alternatives to a beach day.

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Green Flash Concert Series:

Sep 27, 2017

Get the ultimate Southern California music experience, and panoramic ocean views, along with the amazing musicianship of Pine Mountain Logs, who pack their performances with powerful pitch-perfect harmonies and an energetic attitude.

Every summer Birch Aquarium at Scripps transforms its Tide Pool Plaza into an outdoor music venue unlike any other for the Green Flash Concert Series. These lively monthly concerts, are presented in partnership with 101.5 KGB, STAR 94.1, Belly Up Entertainment and Subaru. Green Flash concerts are for ages 21 and up. All concerts are general admission and standing room only. Individual tickets are $30.95 for members and $35.95 for the general public. Season passes are also available. Admission includes the concert, entrance to all aquarium exhibits, & parking.

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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Throughout October, kids receive free admission to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park! Join us, and let your wild ones meet ours.

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Teacher Appreciation Night

Oct 2, 2017

We have a V.I.P. night planned for you! At Teacher Appreciation Night, learn about Birch Aquarium’s classes, field trip programs, and how to maximize your class visit to Birch Aquarium with a night for educators only. Pre-K to Grade 12 teachers only. Free for teachers but pre-registration is required. To register, visit our website or call 858-534-7336.

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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Throughout October, kids receive free admission to the San Diego Zoo! Join us, and let your wild ones meet ours.

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Green Flash Concert Series:

Sep 27, 2017
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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
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Teacher Appreciation Night

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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
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Discover Your Great Escape To San Diego

Bristol Hotel
Valid: Mar 6 - ongoing

Ignite your own memorable moments and discover downtown San Diego with this Great Escape Stay Package!

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Kids Eat Free at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown

Courtyard By Marriott San Diego Downtown
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Enjoy 1 complimentary kids meal for every adult meal purchased. Available only for lunch and dinner.

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Free Kids Welcome Gift ($25 value) Empress Hotel

Empress Hotel of La Jolla
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Upon arrival, enjoy a free kid's welcome gift! (1 per child; up to 2 gifts per room)

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