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San Diego Zoo Yaycation

Presented by National University

Come celebrate spring by taking a Yaycation at the San Diego Zoo! As the days grow longer, the Zoo bursts into bloom with fun for the whole family. Join us for oodles of special animal experiences, a fun treasure hunt, tasty limited-time treats, and laughter with Zany Dr. Zoolittle, as the San Diego Zoo Rock Radio DJ adds to the lively beat.

Shake off those winter blues and make some memories during Yaycation presented by National University, April 6 through April 21 at the San Diego Zoo.

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-231-1515

Date & Time

Apr 18 - Apr 21, 2019
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Recurs every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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Included with admission

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Full Moon Pier Walks with Birch Aquarium

Oct 5, 2019

Walk along the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, normally closed to the public, on an exclusive evening tour. Collect plankton and explore current Scripps Oceanography research while engaging in hands-on activities by the light of the full moon.


For ages 9+ (minors must be accompanied by a paid adult). Pre-purchase required. 

Members: $30

Public: $35

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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Aug 12 - ongoing

The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California.

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails. Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego, tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, life at sea and more.

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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

Nov 23, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration is a holiday waiting to be made, with seasonal shopping, festive food and drinks, and stunning live shows.

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Birch Aquarium’s Haunted Aquarium:Sea Monster Mash

Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2019

Enjoy close encounters with Scripps Oceanography scientists and search the exhibits for unusual underwater creatures rarely seen at Birch Aquarium. Discover a sea of glowing monsters (big and small), get sticky with slime, enjoy spooky stories, and boo-gie down to live music, all while having a monstrously good time. Recommended for ages 2+.


*This is a special after-hours event. You will need to purchase a separate ticket for the special event. The aquarium closes between 5 and 6 p.m. General admission discounts and coupons do not apply. Kids Free in October coupons cannot be used for this event.

**Member discount is available only for pre-purchase tickets, which are sold online. Member guest passes cannot be used for Haunted Aquarium.

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Events

Full Moon Pier Walks with Birch Aquarium

Oct 5, 2019
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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Aug 12 - ongoing
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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

Nov 23, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
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Birch Aquarium’s Haunted Aquarium:Sea Monster Mash

Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2019
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