There are many ways to get Southern California theme tickets. The easiest and most expensive way is to walk up and buy them at the entrance. This is something you want to avoid whenever possible. There are lots of ways to get discount theme parks tickets and other money saving options available to you. Below are a few of them, in addition to some ongoing specials.
|LEGOLAND California||Kids Go Free to LEGOLAND® California|
|San Diego Zoo||Kids Go Free to the San Diego Zoo|
|San Diego Zoo Safari Park||Kids Go Free to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park|
|Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark San Diego||Kids FREE Single-Day Admission at Aquatica|
|Belmont Park||Kids Play and Ride Free at Belmont Park|
|Hornblower Cruises||Kids Cruise Free in October|
|USS Midway Museum||Kids Go Free to the USS Midway Museum|
|Birch Aquarium at Scripps||Kids Go Free to the Birch Aquarium at Scripps|
|Cabrillo National Monument||Kids Go Free at Cabrillo National Monument|
Kids' Free at San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park
October is "Kids' Free" at San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Each year, from October 1 – 31, children ages 3–11 are admitted free to the Zoo and Safari Park when accompanied by an adult.
The free 1-Day Pass offered to children 11 years and younger are offered at the entrance to both the Zoo and the Safari Park.
Adults may purchase their admission ticket(s) online, by phone, or day of at the Zoo or Safari Park.
Residents Free Days in Balboa Park
Balboa Park organizations offer free admission to all San Diego City and San Diego County residents (with ID) and active duty military and their families on the following days as part of Balboa Park's "Residents Free Days".
California Theme Parks Military Discounts
|Theme Park Tips||Theme Parks|
|San Diego Attractions||Los Angeles Attractions|
|Getting Around San Diego||Getting Around Los Angeles|
|Special Deals||Disneyland Resort Express Bus|
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