Take a journey of discovery. Come face-to-face with, and even touch, the ocean's ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon. Hand feed lorikeet birds and watch penguins play. All Aquarium festivals are included with general admission. Get savings coupon

March 14, 2020 - Junior Biologist: Invertebrates -  Participants ages 7-12 will learn what marine biologists have discovered about these spineless wonders in this hands-on class. 2-hour class includes theme related activities, guided gallery tour, interaction with our animal care staff behind-the-scenes, and a keepsake journal. Details

FLEET SCIENCE CENTER - Balboa Park in San Diego, CA

The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future. Explore more than 100 interactive exhibits that pique your curiosity and become immersed in an IMAX® film adventure that shows the wonders of the planet and beyond.     Get savings coupon

February 1 to April 26, 2020: Brain, The World Inside Your Head
Separate facts from myths. Immerse yourself in interactive displays that provide an up-close look at the body's most fascinating organ. Compare sizes, shapes and other characteristics of human and animal brains. Crank open a model of a head to see how the areas of the brain have evolved over millions of years. Details   

January 25, 2020 through April 19, 2020: Mindbender Mansion
An eclectic place full of puzzles and interactive challenges guaranteed to put your brainpower to the test. Team up with your friends and family as you gather hidden clues and secret passwords scattered throughout the various thematic rooms of the house to solve the mystery. Details


Hornblower features nightly San Diego Dinner Cruises, scenic Champagne Brunch Cruises, Sightseeing Harbor Cruises & Sea Lion Adventures, summer Sights & Sips Sunset cruises seasonal Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventures, special holiday cruises and private charters for groups up to 1,000 guests. Get savings coupon

Now through April 19, 2020: Premium Whale Watching
It's the season for premium Winter Whale Watching featuring Gray Whales! See whales, dolphins, sea lions & sea birds from Hornblower’s comfortable yacht! Featuring on-board experts from The Nat, indoor + outdoor seating & fully- stocked snack bar.  Enjoy for $30 tickets for limited time – call 619-686-8715.


This Museum of California art collects, cares for, and exhibits works of art that were created by California artists or represent the life and history of the state from the nineteenth century to the present day. Get savings coupon

February 23 - May 25, 2020- Artemio Sepúlveda
Well known and respected in his native Mexico, Artemio Sepúlveda (born 1935) married an American wife and from 1977 until 1999 lived in Laguna Beach. The museum recently acquired a large-scale charcoal drawing of his father that was made during his stay in Laguna, and the exhibition will bring together other works from this period of his career, mostly from local collections. They range from life-drawings and sensitive portrait studies to expressionistic paintings of prostitutes in Tijuana. Details

February 23 - May 25, 2020 - Travels in Mexico
Travels in Mexico: Watercolors from the Diane and E. Gene Crain Collection. This exhibition continues a series highlighting various aspects of the magnificent Crain collection of twentieth-century California watercolors. The California School paintings done in Mexico from the 1930s through the 1980s, by artists including Rex Brandt, Phil Dike, Emil J. Kosa, Jr., Phil Paradise, Millard Sheets, and Milford Zornes, are from an art collection formed around personal relationships between collector and artists.  Details


Explore the jungle, rainforest and savanna—and more than 1,100 animals—in the heart of Los Angeles at the L.A. Zoo. Get savings coupon

March 21 - April 19, 2020:  Spring Fling
Spring into fun at this jubilant celebration of renewal and sustainability! See adorable spring animal babies – including a gorilla newborn – every day, and enjoy a spectacular acrobat show, green-living demos, eco crafts, and much more on weekends. All free with paid admission. Details


Featuring one of the world's finest collections of historic ships, including the world's oldest active ship, Star of India, as well as the HMS Surprise from "Master and Commander," the steam ferry Berkeley and more. Get savings coupon

April 18; May 25; September 5; November 28; December 26, 2020 (10:30am - 12:45pm) - BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure
Sail with a Pirate, hunt for the Treasure. A 90 minutes. This hilarious interactive show puts visitors right in the middle of the pirate action. Participants will be sworn in as part of the ship crew, trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the King’s Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills. Performances are 90 minutes and check in times are 10:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Young guests 12 and under can also participate in a fun costume contest. The winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to shop at the Museum Gift Shop following the sail.Get details at


The museum features a small, child-sized interconnected city designed to stimulate purposeful play, hands-on experiences, role-playing and educational programming. Get savings coupon

February 29 - March 3, 2020 - Dr. Suess Birthday Bash Celebration:
Let's read, learn, and play, shout, “hip-hip-hooray!” In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, we are celebrating all weekend long with classic stories, whacky activities, and special appearances by some of your favorite characters. We will also learn about the incredible Dr. Suess. Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped millions of kids learn to read. Details  

March 17, 2020 - St. Patrick’s Day Celebration:
It’s the luck of the Irish! Join us for this fun-filled day as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with storytime, art, and fun activities. Wear your greenest outfit for our Irish heading home parade at the end of the day.. Details  

March 31 - April 8, 2020 - Kidstock: Spring Break Family Music & Arts Festival:
This 9-day festival will feature over 20 different performances from dancers, musicians, aerial artists, acrobats, singers and more! Enjoy self-face painting, art activities, and daily dance parties during this family-friendly festival. Details  

April 9, 2020 - Unicorn Day:
Glitter and magic and Unicorns, oh my! That’s right, Unicorns are coming to Pretend City today in celebration of the sparkliest day of the year. Come revel in this magical day as we let our inner rainbow shine! Details