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Activate unlimited recess vibes and unbelievable family savings with Kids Free San Diego—where kids eat, stay and play for free all October long. With more than 100 deals at popular attractions, hotels and restaurants, and special savings on awesome activities, it’s the perfect time to take a sunny getaway to San Diego and activate smile mode for the whole family.

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Kids Eat Free at Humphreys SoCAL Dining & Music!
Kids Eat Free at Humphreys SoCAL Dining & Music!

As you walk through the lush, manicured grounds of this intimate resort-style property, it is hard to believe you are just minutes away from the best sights in San Diego.

Kids Eat Free at Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Kids Eat Free at Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

At Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, every room and suite has incredible views of downtown or the San Diego Bay.

Kids Eat Free + Kids Welcome Gift at The Bristol Hotel
Kids Eat Free + Kids Welcome Gift at The Bristol- A Greystone Hotel

Experience The Bristol Hotel, a premier boutique hotel designed for both leisure and business travelers in the heart of Downtown San Diego, at the doorstep of the Gaslamp Quarter.

Kids Stay, Play and Eat for free at Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Baysid
Kids Stay, Play & Eat for free at Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside

Stay at the Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Bayside in October and bring the kids!

Kids Eat Free at Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa
Kids Eat Free at Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa

The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is a paradisiacal destination located on the shores of Mission Bay and mere steps from San Diego’s famous Pacific Beach.

Kids Eat Free at the Blue Wave Bar & Grill
Kids Eat Free at the Blue Wave Bar & Grill

Let your Shelter Island Hotel adventure begin on San Diego’s Hawaiian Isle

Kids Eat Free at Bahia Resort Hotel
Kids Eat Free at Bahia Resort Hotel

The Bahia Resort Hotel is a stunning waterfront property located on a private 14-acre peninsula in San Diego’s scenic Mission Bay.

Kids Eat Free at the Pacific Terrace Hotel
Kids Eat Free at the Pacific Terrace Hotel

Treat your little ones to the ultimate ocean adventure at the Pacific Terrace Hotel, located on the beach in San Diego, with sandcastles and surf during the day, and in-room camping by night.

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Save with Discount Passes to local Attractions

The Go San Diego Card provide multi-day passes for big savings on top attractions.  

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The best beaches, according to kids

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

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Discover You Child’s New Favorite Museum

Kids Free in October is back, this year, with 40+ museums. Here's the San Diego Museum Council's guide to exploring an unforgettable community of award-winning museums all over San Diego, with the whole family.

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Perspectives Lectures: Biomimicry

Oct 14, 2019

Dimitri Deheyn, Integrative Biologist and Bioinspired Researcher

Over millions of years of evolution, organisms on earth have developed and perfected complex adaptations that allow them to survive and eventually thrive under specific environmental conditions. Join Dimitri Deheyn who will unveil how his laboratory in working to understand and replicate these highly refined biological properties for development of sustainable and economically valuable technologies.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Member/Public: Free/$8

Student & Educators: $5

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2019 Halloween Spooktacular

Sep 21 - Oct 27, 2019

Our Halloween Spooktacular is our biggest fall festival, with weekends brimming with family fun. Catch spooky live shows, join in on Halloween activities and let the little ones trick-or-treat throughout the park in a safe, family-friendly environment.

This popular event is included with park admission, and takes place every Saturday and Sunday from September 21 through October 27, 2019.

 

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Haunted Tales Aboard Maritime Museum Star of India

Oct 19 - Oct 26, 2019

Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to the annual Halloween Haunted Tales aboard Star of India, the world’s oldest active sailing ship. The evening will be full of ghostly tales presented by our award-winning and theatrical Living History Education staff. They will recount tales of the Star of India’s past including the tale of a young crewman falling to his death. We will offer two opportunities for this spooky evening, on October 19 and 26, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Tours start at 6:00pm, with a new group of 25 guests starting every 10 minutes, with the last tour starting at 7:30pm. Total tour takes about 30 minutes. The Haunted Tales spooky adventure is free with general admission ticket purchase to the Museum, so come early and visit our entire fleet while you wait for your spooky tour to begin!

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Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo

Dec 13, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

During Jungle Bells Presented by California Coast Credit Union the San Diego Zoo is transformed into a wild wonderland of twinkling lights, merry-making performances, and festive foods. From December 13 through January 5, special displays and scheduled events fill the Zoo—and guests—with holiday cheer. 

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Perspectives Lectures: Biomimicry

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2019 Halloween Spooktacular

Sep 21 - Oct 27, 2019
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Haunted Tales Aboard Maritime Museum Star of India

Oct 19 - Oct 26, 2019
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Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo

Dec 13, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
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