Throughout October, children 11 years and younger receive free admission—no ticket is required when accompanied by an adult with a valid form of admission.
October 1–31

Kids Free

Presented by Mission Fed Credit Union
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Calling All Kids!

Throughout October, children 11 years and younger receive free admission—no ticket is required when accompanied by an adult with a valid form of admission.

One adult with a valid form of admission can bring up to 5 children (ages 11 and younger) free all month long. For more information, see our FAQs.

Check out our 101 Things to Discover at the Zoo, Safari Park, and in Your Own Backyard.

Click here to find out what you need to know before you arrive. We want to thank you in advance for your cooperation in practicing vital preventive measures to maintain a safe environment during your visit.

It's a great time of year for kids to enjoy the wonders of nature and discover wildlife of all sizes, shapes, and types. There's so much to experience within the Zoo's 100 acres—join the fun! Bring your wild ones to meet ours during Kids Free presented by Mission Fed!

neon elephant: Halgloween at the San Diego Zoo

HALGLOWEEN

  • October 9–11; 16–18; and 23–25—activities start at 5 p.m.

Mark your calendars and join in the spooky family fun of HalGLOWeen, when the Zoo will stay open until 9 p.m. 

Protective cloth facemasks featuring save the chubby unicorns, safari park gorilla, and centennial lion designs.
SHOPZOO

Face Masks

In Child and Adult sizes!
Mother giraffe grooming her young calf.
ZOONOOZ

SAY HELLO TO SOME OF OUR SPRING-BORN BABIES

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Free sloth plush

With $50 Gift Card Purchase
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