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Halloween Family Day

What lurks in the night? Celebrate bats and other nocturnal creatures at this annual Halloween-themed event. Learn all about nocturnal animals, get a tattoo, and make a bat craft to take home.

San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Oct 26, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Price

Included with general admission

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2020 San Diego County Fair

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The 2020 San Diego County Fair will take you up, up and away to a summer full of action-packed fun.

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