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October 1-31: Pick the perfect pumpkin, go on a train or hay ride, play at the game booths, and smile for photo opps!
Calling all kids! October is Kids Free month at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, when children (ages 11 and under) receive free admission all month long (with an adult). One paying adult can bring up to 5 children free.
Fridays - Sundays, September 25 - November 1: Experience one-of-a-kind themed food and treats, a cornucopia of Harvest and Halloween décor, exclusive event merchandise, a fully-themed Camp Snoopy Trick-or-Treat Trail for Junior guests, and so much more.
OCTOBER 10-31: Join Lil'Chef School for a month of spooky classes and workshops! Make apple crisp, red velvet cupcakes, mummy pizzas, rice krispy spiders, ghost cakes, or drop your kids off for Parents Night Out.
OCTOBER 30: This free online series of events includes a virtual tour of Dracula’s Castle, a Monster Mess show at Warwick’s Haunted Castle, and a murder mystery with Madame Tussauds.
OCTOBER 23-25, 30-1: Visit the Mad Scientist Lab to make ghost bubbles and fizzing eyeballs, travel to the Candy Lab to perform experiments, and learn sailor myths, legends, and superstitions. Tickets includes all activities and access to all labs and touch tanks. Meet and greet with fintastic mermaid too (Evening Adventure only!).
Have some Halloween fun with a few spooky and not-so-spooky animals at Wild Wonders! Nocturnal animals will be out and active, and they'll provide flashlights so you can get around safely.
OCTOBER 31: Visit the Marine Mammal SCARE Center to enjoy trick-or-treating, costume contest, and a pumpkin carving contest. The most exciting part will be seeing recovering seal and sea lion patients!
Wednesday, November 11: A Patriotic Tribute! Lil' Chefs will make burgers across America, California style, along with homemade potato rolls, Navy Potato Wedges and a Patriotic Pound Cake, also from scratch, with fresh fruit to decorate.
NOVEMBER 21 - JANUARY 10: South Coast Botanic Garden is proud to present GLOW, a visually stunning art installation that will transform their lush botanic oasis into an oceanic experience for their Garden Lights & Ocean Waters theme. Enjoy music and this unforgettable after-dark walk through the Garden.