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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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Explore These Awesome Museums

Where learning is more like recess

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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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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jun 16 - Sep 2, 2019

Stay after dark and celebrate summer during Nighttime Zoo presented by One Medical, June 16 through September 2. Enjoy live music, fun shows, animal encounters, food, and more!

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Cart Safari

Feb 26, 2019 - ongoing

Travel by cart with a knowledgeable guide, who will enlighten you about the Park's inside story and answer any questions you may have about our animals. This personalized tour will allow you great photo stops and a unique opportunity to watch one of our African animals receive a tasty treat.

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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019

October means fall has settled in, Halloween is almost here, and kids are free at the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park! During Kids Free presented by Mission Fed, children age 11 years and younger can experience the wonders of wildlife with no admission charge from October 1st through the 31st.

And each weekend in October, there’ll be even more kid-focused fun. On Saturdays and Sundays, kids and their families can enjoy special animal presentations, special activities, enrichment at many of the animal exhibits, and more.

Kids Free presented by Mission Fed continues a long-standing dedication to youngsters by providing free admission for the month of October to every child ages 11 years old and younger, a maximum 10 children free per each supervised ticketed adult. 

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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Aug 12 - ongoing

The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California.

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails. Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego, tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, life at sea and more.

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Explore These Awesome Museums

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The best beaches, according to kids

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Discover You Child’s New Favorite Museum

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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jun 16 - Sep 2, 2019
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Cart Safari

Feb 26, 2019 - ongoing
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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019
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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Aug 12 - ongoing
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