Kids Free in October
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 Kids Free entrance at the Safari Park includes admission, the Africa Tram, and scheduled shows. Each weekend holds special interactive activities and memory-making experiences that connect kids with wildlife and nature—so, go wild!
For more information about Kids Free, see our Seasonal Events FAQs.
Animal TalesLocation: Discovery Station
Times: Weekends only; 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Children of all ages, along with their favorite grownup, will enjoy an animal story as shared by our enthusiastic educators. You’ll even meet a real live animal!
Afternoon Magic and MoreLocation: Safari Base Camp
Times: 2 to 6 p.m. (continuous)
As you explore Safari Base Camp from 2 to 6 p.m. each weekend, you'll be surpised and delighted by some of our talented roving entertainers. Lively mariachis and interactive dancers, stilt walkers, skeleton animal puppets, and a magic show round out a day of family fun.
Discover and DoLocation: Safari Base Camp
Times: Weekends only; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Interact with our Education team, and discover what you can do to end extinction in the next generation.
Keeper TalksLocation: Throughout the Park
Times: Weekends only; see times below
During Kids Free month, some of our keepers will share interesting information and fun stories about the animals they know so well. Each weekend, keepers will chat about these animals at their exhibits.
11 a.m.: Condors
11:30 a.m.: Lions
11:45 a.m.: Tigers
Noon: Chilean Flamingos
1 p.m:. Lemurs (Lemur Walk)
2:30 p.m.: Bats
Coloring ContestLocation: Discovery Station
Calling all kids! Grab your crayons, colored pencils, markers, watercolors—whatever you like to use—and make your mark in the Kids Free Coloring Contest. Get more details and a link to download the coloring page here, or pick one up at the Park, make it beautiful, then turn it in at Discovery Station (or mail it to us) for a chance to win a reusable bag and a plush animal. Terms and Conditions.