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Wild Holidays at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

See the Safari Park in a whole new light! Take a holiday expedition of light and travel through places that glow and twinkle with holiday cheer. Holiday tunes set the mood, and seasonal food treats tempt you throughout your journey.

Select Nights

November 25–27; December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17–23, and 26–January 1

Neighborhood: North Inland

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd
Escondido, CA 92027-9614

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Date & Time

Nov 25, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Weekends and Select Days


Free with Safari Park admission.


Explore San Diego Neighborhoods

Inland Valley, Mountain & Desert

Baja California

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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2023

February remains the perfect month to discover (or re-discover) the story of San Diego during Museum Month with 50% off admission to more than 60 San Diego County museums, historic sites, gardens, zoo/aquariums and more.

Join us every day in February as we explore a rich world of cultural experiences, including virtual activities, behind-the-scenes tours, and other special museum moments you can only find in San Diego. #SDMuseumMonth



Who Dunnit? Gaslamp Murder Mystery Adventure

May 25, 2022 - ongoing

Who Dunnit? Gaslamp is a scavenger hunt-style Murder Mystery Adventure that lasts approximately 2 hours. During the tour, you will visit several of the Gaslamp Quarter's most popular destinations while solving a murder mystery.

Hot on the heels of a killer through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter, you will collect virtual clues and evidence to solve Who Dunnit?! Along the way, you will have to crack codes, decipher riddles and participate in crazy challenges in order to successfully complete your mission.

Public & Private Events available. For Private Events please call or email.

Public Event Schedule:

Fridays: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Saturdays: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Sundays: 4:30 to 6:30 PM

* Private scavenger hunts are also available! 

Times are subject to change. Please verify on website. 


Wildlife Explorers Basecamp

Mar 11, 2022 - ongoing

Opening March 11th 2022

Welcome to four acres of wildlife adventure, all with one amazing goal: to encourage young Wildlife Explorers to learn about nature, actively play, encounter new species, and develop an empathy for wildlife. At Basecamp you can interact, climb, scramble, and jump in innovative nature play areas. Visit habitats from around the world from the desert dunes and old forest to the marsh meadows and lush rainforest. Learn by doing. And through a variety of one-of-a-kind experiences with animals, you’ll connect like never before to the natural world, and understand the importance of conserving wildlife. A world of explorative play and adventure awaits Wildlife Explorers of every age and size.

Feel what it’s like to be wild at Wildlife Explorers Basecamp.

Only at the San Diego Zoo.


Big Game Watch Party + AYCE Wings!

Feb 12, 2023

Join us for Big Game Sunday at San Diego's favorite neighborhood sports bar. Enjoy ALL YOU CAN EAT WINGS for only $21.99.

Enjoy playtime in our arcade, shuffle board, ping pong and more!

Come have fun with us this Big Game Sunday!



Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2023

Who Dunnit? Gaslamp Murder Mystery Adventure

May 25, 2022 - ongoing

Wildlife Explorers Basecamp

Mar 11, 2022 - ongoing

Big Game Watch Party + AYCE Wings!

Feb 12, 2023

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