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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!


Kids Free San Diego is Back This October!

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The best beaches, according to kids

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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Best Kid-Approved Parks in San Diego

Some of the best places to play in San Diego

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

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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Explore These Awesome Museums

Where learning is more like recess

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Oceans at Night

Feb 23, 2023

Birch Aquarium is launching Oceans at Night, a first-of-its-kind event that invites a 21+ audience to experience an immersive blend of art, science and technology after hours. The new monthly series celebrates the wonders and mysteries of the ocean after dark. 


Oceans at Night features interactive experiences highlighting ocean phenomena that occur at night including bioluminescence and biofluorescence, while creating a fun, adults-only atmosphere with live music, a glow lounge with life-sized games, glowing nighttime dives and epic ocean views. 

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$15 Swift Boat Naval History Bay Tour

Oct 17 - Dec 31, 2022

Are you in town for the weekend? Or are you a local San Diegan and want to get out on the Bay to learn about Naval History?

Be a part of history and ride the only active passenger carrying Swift Boat in the country. Feel the power of the twin 12 cylinder 2-stroke Detroit Diesel engines as you take a behind the scenes 75-minute narrated tour of San Diego’s military history. 

Tour route heads under Coronado Bay Bridge, Naval Base San Diego, and then Naval Amphibious Base. It then heads back by the aircraft carrier basin and Naval Air Station North Island before returning to the Museum, plus a high speed run to feel the unique power of the Swift Boat.

This is a narrated tour describing PCF 816’s role in the U.S., Malta, Viet Nam, Swift Boat sailors, and the above establishments on the Bay.

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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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SeaWorld's Inside Look

Jan 14 - Jan 16, 2023

This unique event will take you behind the scenes and give you an inside look into what it takes to maintain a premier zoological institution like SeaWorld San Diego. Have you ever wondered what it takes to be on the SeaWorld Rescue Team? Curious to dive deep into the worlds of orcas, dolphins, sharks, and more? Hear and see, firsthand, what goes into providing world-class animal care from the people who do it every day.

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The best beaches, according to kids

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The Best Activities in Mission Bay

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Best Kid-Approved Parks in San Diego

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

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Can't Miss Attractions

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SeaWorld San Diego

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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LEGOLAND® California Resort

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Explore These Awesome Museums

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What's On

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Oceans at Night

Feb 23, 2023
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$15 Swift Boat Naval History Bay Tour

Oct 17 - Dec 31, 2022
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Jurassic Quest

Jan 20 - Jan 22, 2023
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SeaWorld's Inside Look

Jan 14 - Jan 16, 2023
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