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Kids Free San Diego

This October, San Diego is a Kid’s Paradise

Family Fun in the Sun

If you're happy and you know it, show it in San Diego this October when kids eat, stay, and play for free. With dozens of deals on hotels, activities, attractions, restaurants and more, it's the perfect time to create unforgettable family memories in San Diego. Plan your trip today!


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San Diego's kid-sized, 70-mile sandbox

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The Best Activities in Mission Bay

Endless memories await families visiting Mission Bay's 27 miles of sandy shoreline during Kids Free San Diego.

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San Diego offers a fun and inexpensive getaway, for kids and adults, any time of year

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SeaWorld San Diego

Come Face-to-Face with the Wonders of the Sea with the 8 can't-miss experiences

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Discover wide-open wonder with these 10 wild adventures

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LEGOLAND® California Resort

Let your imagination lead the way with these 8 awesome adventures

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Where learning is more like recess

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December Nights

Dec 2 - Dec 3, 2022

Join us on Dec. 2 and 3 for the City of San Diego's largest free holiday festival in beautiful Balboa Park. 

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Jurassic Quest

Jan 20 - Jan 22, 2023

Jurassic Quest is roaring into Del Mar Fairgrounds, Jan. 20-22, 2023! Jurassic Quest is the world’s largest, most popular dino event with unique and exciting experiences for the whole family. See our herd of life size animatronic dinosaurs including Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus, T-Rex and an incredible 50 Foot Long Megalodon. Meet our trainers, baby dinos and watch a live interactive Raptor show. You don’t want to miss “The Quest” interactive adventure, dinosaur rides, giant fossil dig, inflatables, fossil science exhibit, “Triceratots” soft play area, and MORE! Tickets are flying fast! Sellouts expected, buy in advance at www.jurassicquest.com to guarantee your timeslot.

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Parade of Lights Boat Parade Dinner & Viewing

Dec 11 - Dec 18, 2022

Maritime Museum of San Diego hosts the 2022 Parade of Lights Dinner aboard the elegant Victorian-era 1898 steam ferryboat Berkeley McKinney Deck Sunday, December 11 and 18, 2022. Parade judges will be nested at the Maritime Museum as the brightly decorated boats cruise by Museum fleet located at Star of India Wharf. The procession of boats starts at 5:30 p.m. and will follow a predetermined parade route. The parade route organizers project the parade to pass the north embarcadero and Maritime Museum of San Diego at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Maritime Museum of San Diego has been known for years as the best place on the waterfront to view the annual Parade of Lights on San Diego Bay. Each guest will enjoy a delicious holiday then view the festive boat parade in accordance with this year's theme: Fantasea On the Bay. 

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Tim Flannery & The Lunatic Fringe

Dec 17, 2022

Home to a world-class collection of historic sailing ships, steam-powered boats, and submarine, each offering entertaining and educational exhibits, Maritime Museum of San Diego announces the return of Tim Flannery and the Lunatic Fringe Saturday, December 17, 2022 performing songs from their newest album Waiting On A Miracle. Tim Flannery is widely popular for his colorful blend of folk, country, traditional music and storytelling. The beloved former San Diego Padres, MLB broadcaster network show announcer and analyst turned musician and passionate philanthropist has performed this annual holiday concert aboard Star of India nearly 20 times. The concert is a welcome waterfront occasion of celebration for “Flan” and his audience of adults 21 and over. All proceeds from this concert are donated to the MMSD.

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December Nights

Dec 2 - Dec 3, 2022
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Jan 20 - Jan 22, 2023
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Parade of Lights Boat Parade Dinner & Viewing

Dec 11 - Dec 18, 2022
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Tim Flannery & The Lunatic Fringe

Dec 17, 2022
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