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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.

Featured Kids Free Hotel Offers

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

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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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Toddler Time: Seed & Song Yoga

Oct 9, 2019

Our popular toddler series is back! From storytime and live music, to art activities or animal interactions, Toddler Time is a fun and engaging event for our littlest guests ages 5 and under and an accompanying adult. Every other Wednesday showcases a different activity with a special guest. Check the website for details. Included with admission. 


This week, Seed & Song Toddler Time will explore the mystery of the ocean in this upbeat yoga + music class developmentally designed to wake up your senses and carve out mindful time together. Take a deep breath and dive in with our original Seed & Song music that harnesses the power of music therapy techniques. Get ready for an interactive, quick-paced fun.

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Día de los Muertos

Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2019

Join us for a happy celebration full of mariachi music, dancing, and festive entertainment at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, November 1 through 3. Shopping, face painting, and, of course, plenty of amazing animals add to this family fun-filled event. Children 11 years old and younger are free when accompanied by an adult.

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Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

Oct 26, 2019

The region’s largest free Halloween carnival celebrates its 11th year of providing families a fun, safe, and culturally inspired kickoff to their Halloween activities. The Balboa Park Halloween Family Day on October 26, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., features dozens of free craft projects for kids, Day of the Dead-themed displays and activities, costume contests and parades, carnival games with prizes, live entertainment, and food trucks. Participating museums also offer free admission to children 12 and under with paying adult.

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San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Celebration

Sep 21, 2019

Enjoy a globally inspired, all-inclusive food, wine and beer tasting event with more than 160 of Southern California's best vendors—along with animal encounters, live entertainment and dancing—inside the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Tickets are on sale now. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend; no children or strollers permitted. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 619-718-3000—or book online at zoofoodandwine.com .

Proceeds benefit the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy, which is committed to saving species worldwide and leading the fight against extinction. Currently, San Diego Zoo Global is involved in saving more than 130 species in 45 countries.

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