During the entire month of October, kids eat, stay and play for free throughout San Diego. Families are invited to take advantage of great deals at more than 100 participating partners to get ready for the ultimate family vacation.
Starting in 2012, this annual promotion is sponsored by the San Diego Tourism Authority as a month long, destination-wide marketing promotion with offers that include free food, free admission and welcome gifts that specifically cater to family travel. Some of the notable participants include Hornblower Cruises & Events, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Legoland and San Diego Museum Council. Other participants include hotels, restaurants, museums, rides, Belmont Park, Aquatica, Birch Aquarium and Pacific Surfliner.
“With our great weather, beautiful beaches and wonderful attractions, San Diego continues to be one of the most desirable visitor destinations in North America,” comments Mayor Kevin Faulconer.
Examples of special offers are as follows:
Kids free single-day admission for SeaWorld & Aquatica San Diego
http://www.sandiego.org/promotions/kids-free.aspx#filter – One kid per paying adult at the breakfast buffet
$5 off any one or two hour narrated Hornblower Harbor Cruise or Sea Lion Adventure on Hornblower
Children age 12 and under receive free entry with the paid admission of at least one accompanying adult at the Japanese Friendship Garden
Children age 12 and under receive free entry with the paid admission of at least one accompanying adult at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (Galleries Only)
Children age 12 and under receive free entry with the paid admission of at least one accompanying adult at San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
Children 12 and under receive free entry with the paid admission of at least one accompanying adult at the San Diego History Center
Children 12 and under receive free entry to the San Diego Museum of Art with a paid admission of at least one accompanying adult
Kids are free under 11 years at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Kids can enjoy a free meal at Humphreys La Jolla Grill, dine-in only
The Bahia Resort Hotel offers children 12 and younger to eat free from the kids menu with a paying adult at Café Bahia
Kids eat free at the Kings Inn Waffle Spot with paid adult meal and hotel stay
SeaWorld San Diego offers kids free admission for kids to SeaWorld San Diego and SeaWorld Aquatica, Dolphin & Beluga Interaction Programs, and Breakfast & Dine With Shamu
Up to four kids ride free aboard a Gondola Cruise through San Diego Bay with full paid adult couple
For more information, check out: http://www.sandiego.org/promotions/kids-free.aspx#filter