San Diego

Check Out All These Activities Free for Kids Through October

This month kids can enjoy free meals, free admission to theme parks, museums and more and free gifts at several other locations

It’s the most wonderful time of the year -- for kids at least. October is Kids Free month in San Diego at more than 100 participating restaurants, attractions and hotels. That means free gifts, meals, and free admission to theme parks, museums and more.

Legoland California

Receive one free child hopper ticket with the purchase of an adult hopper ticket to Legoland California. Also, included is your choice to visit Sea Life Aquarium or Legoland Water Park. For more information visit their website.

San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Kids, 11 and younger, receive free admission with a paid adult at both San Diego Zoo and San Diego Safari parks. Kids’ free admission includes the Skyfari Tram Ride and they can ride the Guided Bus or Kangaroo Bus for $5.

Belmont Park

Kids, 13 and younger, can ride, play and eat for free at Belmont Park. Just download and print the free kids’ deals. The coupons are valid 7 days a week.

San Diego Museums

More than 40 museums across San Diego County will be free for kids 12 and under. Some participating museums include Japanese Friendship Garden, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, and the USS Midway Museum. Visit their website to receive a coupon for free admission.

SeaWorld San Diego and Aquatica San Diego

Children, aged three to nine, will receive free admission to both parks with an adult single-day ticket. Seaworld is offering kids free reservations for Breakfast with killer whales, Dine with killer whales, and Dolphin interaction with an accompanied paid adult. To reserve your spot or to learn more visit their website.

Kids eat for free

Participating restaurants will allow kids to eat for free with a paying adult. Casa Guadalajara in Old Town offers free food for kids 12 and younger up to $6.95 with a purchase of an adult entrée. Loews Coronado Bay Resort will offer one free kid’s meal with each adult meal purchased. To see a full list of participating restaurants, click here.


A number of hotels are offering kids free meals plus a gift when they check-in with their parents. Hotel Karlan is offering kids free breakfast, lunch or dinner with a free kite at check-in. Homewood Suites Hotel Circle is offering kids a free meal with a free plush toy upon arrival. To see what other hotels are offering kids this month click here.

To see a full list of deals for kids this month visit the San Diego tourism website.

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