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Kids Go Free at San Diego Zoo

Wonders of Wildlife at the San Diego Zoo

Located adjacent to downtown San Diego in Balboa Park, the Zoo is 100 acres in size and is home to more than 4,000 animals representing more than 800 species from around the world. Spend the day monkeying around in our tropical oasis as you visit amazing habitats for animals such as gorillas, Komodo dragons, tigers, flamingos, mandrills, polar bears, birds of paradise, giant tortoises, elephants, and more.

October is a big month at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park­—it’s Kids Free Month. From October 1 through 31, 2020 every child age 3 to 11 gets free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. It’s a popular event that lets kids "go wild" and connect with wildlife.

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No more than 10 per adult. All children younger than 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult during their visit to the Zoo. For more information, show times and activity schedules, visit sandiegozoo.org. Offer valid October 1 -31, 2020. Restrictions apply. Kids Free San Diego offers vary by participating partner. See partner for details.

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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