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San Diego Kids Free in October

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The San Diego Museum Council is bringing back by popular demand an amazing program for families. Based on its huge success in the first four years, Kids Free in October, is back for a fifth year. Inviting families to enjoy free kids’ admission to more than 40 museums across San Diego County with an adult ticket purchase.

The breakdown:

  • The coupon allows up to TWO CHILDREN 12 and UNDER to get in FREE with one paid adult.
  • The ticket does not apply to special events, special exhibits or field trips.
  • Can not combine with any other promo/discount/coupon/offer.
  • Valid during the month of October only 10/1/17 – 10/31/17.
  • You must provide the PRINTED the coupon, which may be found below.

To take advantage of the offer, download the free coupon from the website for each museum you wish to visit in October.

Visit the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla and see the living tide pools. The U.S.S. Midway is a fun floating museum that children love! One of the most popular in San Diego is the Ruben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park and it too is free for children during the month of October. For the full list of museums participating see below.

Participating organizations include:

1. Barona Cultural Center & Museum
2. Birch Aquarium at Scripps
3. Cabrillo National Monument
4. California Center for the Arts Museum
5. California Surf Museum
6. Coronado Museum of History & Art
7. Fleet Science Center (Galleries only)
8. Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
9. Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
10. Heritage of the Americas Museum
11. Japanese Friendship Garden
12. La Jolla Historical Society
13. Living Coast Discovery Center
14. Lux Art Institute
15. Maritime Museum of San Diego
16. Marston House Museum & Gardens
17. Mingei International Museum
18. Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum
19. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
20. Museum of Making Music
21. Museum of Photographic Arts
22. New Americans Museum
23. Oceanside Museum of Art
24. San Diego Air & Space Museum
25. San Diego Archaeological Center
26. San Diego Art Institute
27. San Diego Automotive Museum
28. San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
29. San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
30. San Diego History Center
31. San Diego Model Railroad Museum
32. San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat)
33. Serra Museum
34. The New Children’s Museum
35. The San Diego Museum of Art
36. The Water Conservation Garden
37. Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center
38. Timken Museum of Art
39. USS Midway Museum
40. Veterans Museum at Balboa Park
41. Visions Art Museum
42. Warner-Carrillo Ranch House
43. Women’s Museum of California

Kids are also free to the San Diego Zoo & Safari park during October for more information read our post about it here.


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Kids at the Del Mar Track

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Kids at the racetrack? Are you bringing your kids with you to the races this year? We have taken our son to the races before and it was a fun day for the whole family. There are tons of activities in the infield for kids on weekends called Family Fun Days.  Admission is FREE to children 17 and under and you can purchase an adult ticket as low as $6 (except on opening day). It is very similar to the Del Mar Fair and the kids have a lot of fun. For more information on the Family Fun Day.

The FREE activities on SUNDAY, AUGUST 6 feature:
 • Pony Rides  • Giant Scramble Slide & Obstacle Course
 • Rock Climbing Walls & Bungee Trampolines  • Meet the Del Mar Mascot “Pony Boy”
 • Magic Show & GameZone  • Face Painters & Caricature Artist
 • Create & decorate your own hat with the Rad Hatter  • Magic Shows & Game Zone
Helen Woodward Animal Center  • San Diego Sockers and San Diego Gulls Hockey Demonstrations and Instruction

 

The FREE activities on every other Saturday and Sunday feature:
Pony Rides  • Giant Scramble Slide & Obstacle Course
Inflatable Games & Rides  • Del Mar Mascot “Pony Boy”
Magic Show & GameZone  • Face Painters
Jockey Stilt Walkers  • Caricature Artist

The Del Mar Racetrack also has a camp for kids ages 5-12 for $24 per child. Included is lunch, snacks, t-shirt and activities like mini golf, video games, inflatable jump house, air hockey and more. This is a great option especially for out of town guests who can’t find a babysitter. Camp Del Mar opens at noon and closes 30 minutes after the last race. Registration is always open and located at the Mission Tower building, no reservations required. For more information on Camp Del Mar click here.


Kids Free @ Legoland California & Water Park

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Legoland California was on our bucket list for this summer and we had a great time at the water park yesterday! This special offer is awesome! Buy one adult ticket and you will receive a child admission FREE. The tickets offered are for park hopper tickets only. Legoland park ticket and water park ticket is option one, second option is Legoland park ticket and Sea Life Aquarium.

Tickets are valid for one year date from the date of purchase. Details may be found here.

Legoland Park and the Water Park, the adult ticket is $120, child admission of $112 is free.

The other option is:

Legoland Park Hopper Ticket and Sea Life Aquarium adult ticket is $117, the child admission of $109 is free.

To receive this special FREE CHILD ADMISSION use code 17027

 

Order Information

Item Price Quantity Total
1-Day Adult WATER PARK Hopper (Wild Style) $120.00 1 $120.00
1-Day Child WATER PARK Hopper (Lego Batman) Applied a discount of $112.00 $0.00 1 $0.00
Enter your promotional code and click apply to receive special offer
Subtotal: $120.00
Whats This? Convenience Fees $1.00
Tax: $0.00
Shipping:
FREE

Total: $121.00
A total of $112.00 was applied with your discount!

 


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Kids bowl free at Tavern Bowl this Summer

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Summer is upon us and with that comes the dreaded statement “Mom I’m bored” If you are like me and looking for fun free things to do this summer we have it covered! Tavern Bowl is offering FREE bowling for kids this summer at these locations: Escondido (North County Fair Mall) East Lake, East Village, and Costa Mesa.

The sign up is easy, to just sign up for a  FREE JR. KINGPIN CLUB PASS click the link. This pass gets you one free game per day in June, July, & August. (Monday – Friday, Open – 4p.m. Shoes are not included.) To be eligible, children must be 14 years of age or younger. Reservations are not accepted; good for walk-ins only.


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Flash Giveaway Nitro Circus 6/17 in San Diego!

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SoCal Savvy Mom is partnering with Nitro Circus for a fun giveaway! This Saturday Nitro Circus is speeding into town to Qualcomm stadium. The giveaway is for a family-four pack for June 17, 2017 in San Diego at 6 PM at Qualcomm Stadium – San Diego, CA located at 9449 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92108.

Enter to win here:

https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/12707a8717/?

If you are not lucky enough to win don’t worry you can purchase tickets right up until showtime here.

https://www.youtube.com/user/NitroCircusOFFICIAL


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Free things to do in San Diego June 11-12, 2017

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Saturday, June 10

San Marcos Summer Music Fest @ Walnut Grove Park – Featuring local craft brews from Noon to 8 PM. Family Lawn Games including cornhole, badminton, table tennis, soccer ball and more. Co-sponsored by San Marcos Youth Soccer and San Marcos Boys and Girls’ Club. FAQ’s

$12 early bird (limited availability), $20 at door
Children under 12 are free

Band Schedule
12 noon Dani Arribere
1 pm The Sea Monks
2 pm Bill Magee
3:30 pm Calphonics 80’s Tribute
5 pm Peace Frogs Doors Tribute
6:45 pm Craig’s Band
San Diego Greek Fest @ 3655 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103 FREE – Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food, imported wine and beer, live Greek music and dancing. Come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Get your annual super-dose of traditional and contemporary Greek Music all weekend!

  1. The Olympians will tear it up all weekend long at the main stage, playing mainstream Greek favorites  for your listening and dancing enjoyment.
  2. Kompanía will be churning out a variety of Greek music amalgamations at The Oracle Wine Bar, Friday and Saturday 6pm-9:30pm.
  3. Tatoolis will be performing popular Greek tunes at The Oracle Wine Bar, Saturday 1:30-4:30 and Sunday 1:00-4:00.
  4. Drómia will delight your senses with their selections of traditional Greek music spanning 200 years. See them at the main stage Saturday and Sunday, 11:00am-1:00pm.

Sunday, June 11

San Diego Makes Music @ Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park at 3:30 PM, enjoy a FREE Concert with members of the Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra & Adult Amateurs Playing Side-by-Side with Festival OrchestraMainly Mozart Festival Orchestra; Michael Francis, conductor.

They are inviting any musician (regardless of skill level) from the San Diego community to participate in this performance by playing along from the audience. The five pieces of music for the general play-along portion of the program can be downloaded from the links below. In these links, you will find three levels of difficulty for each part with the #1 part being Advanced and #3 being the easiest (Beginner). Choose whichever level suits your ability.

Scripps Ranch Symphony in the Park @ Hoyt Park – This FREE family concert is fun for everyone! Information below:

Rule 1
Bring Family and Friends with picnic baskets full of food map
Rule 2
Only low-to-the-ground beach chairs so nobody’s view is blocked.
Rule 3
NO dogs. It is too hot, too crowded and too loud for them.
Rule 4
No plastic tarps. It kills the grass and the City gets mad.

Scripps Ranch Blvd & Aviary Dr, San Diego, CA 92131

Coronado Promenade Concert (CPC) @ Spreckels Park(FREE) The Spreckels Park summer concert series has been a staple of Coronado life for over four decades. Join at 6 PM to enjoy Marine Band of San Diego – Founded in 1921, Marine Band San Diego has thrilled countless audience members through a schedule of appearances averaging nearly 400 per year. Established to support the Marines’ Recruit Training Regiment, the band also performs a wide variety of military and civilian events throughout the Southwest. They are a perennial favorite of Coronado Concerts in the Park audiences.

Sunday Concert Series @ Seaport Village – 1:00pm to 4:00pm Part of the FREE Sunday Concert Series. Bill Mcgee Blues Band is San Diego’s best blues experience. East Plaza Gazebo


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