Spring Will be upon us and warm weather returns to San Diego. Book your room for this May and soak up the sunshine!
Spring Safari Featuring Butterfly Jungle
Spring brings the perfect chance to get outdoors, spend time with family, and experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of the season! From special entertainment and culinary creations to amazing wildlife encounters like Butterfly Jungle, come make spring memories to last a lifetime!
Butterfly Jungle Safari requires an additional ticket for each person age 1 and older. All members and visitors who are planning to enjoy this experience can purchase tickets at the link. Additionally, all visitors ages 3 and up require a valid Safari Park admission ticket or membership to visit the Safari Park. Members and guests of all ages will love this immersive wildlife experience that allows them entry to the Safari Park’s Hidden Jungle aviary, filled with colorful, fluttering butterflies. This is a great opportunity to capture amazing photos—and experience wonder while discovering the important role butterflies play in nature.
This 20-minute experience includes enrichment to offer the butterflies while you explore the habitat. Guides and wildlife care staff will be available inside the Hidden Jungle aviary to enhance guests’ experience throughout their visit.For more information about this year’s Butterfly Jungle experience, visit our Seasonal Events FAQ page.
Don’t let this magical moment flutter by without you!
Due to fire safety codes, we are limited to five carried infants (under the age of one) through the Butterfly Jungle experience at the same time. To ensure a spot for everyone in your party, please reserve and purchase a space for everyone, including infants under the age of one. Groups with infants under the age of one, without a purchased ticket may be rescheduled to another time slot upon arrival.
Cinco de Mayo
A Cross-Border Celebration in San Diego
From Old Town to the waterfront, celebrate Cinco de Mayo with rich, cultural festivals, live mariachi music, traditional folklorico dancing, margaritas, authentic Cali-Baja tacos, lucha libre and more.
Gator By The Bay-Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival
The spirit, sounds and flavor of Mardi Gras come alive at the largest and most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou. With everything from A to Zydeco, this 4-day, family-friendly cultural celebration takes place on picture-perfect San Diego Bay, featuring 100+ live musical acts & performances on 7 stages, wooden dance floors, shade, green grass and plenty of fun for the kids.
Come for the music, stay for the food. Gator By The Bay’s mouthwatering French Quarter Food Court is what foodie dreams are made of. Check off every box on your bayou-inspired culinary bucket list and chow down on authentic Cajun, Creole and Southern culinary delights, including gumbo, jambalaya, beignets and 10,000 pounds of crawfish brought directly from Louisiana. Gator By The Bay is Mardi Gras in May–Let the good times roll!
The spirit, sounds and flavor of Mardi Gras come alive at the largest and most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou. With everything from A to Zydeco, this four-day, family-friendly cultural celebration takes place on the picture-perfect San Diego Bay, featuring more than 100 live musical acts and special performances on seven stages, dance floors filled with happy dancers, and plenty of fun for the kids.
Come for the music, stay for the food. Gator By The Bay’s mouthwatering French Quarter Food Court is what foodie dreams are made of. Check off every box on your bayou-inspired culinary bucket list and chow down on authentic Cajun, Creole and Southern culinary delights, including gumbo, jambalaya, beignets and a whopping 10,000 pounds of crawfish brought directly from Louisiana. Gator By The Bay is Mardi Gras in May–Let the good times roll!
Gator by the Bay – Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival returns to San Diego for its 20th year on May 11-14, 2023!
Enjoy a zesty gumbo of music, food and joie de vivre with 100+ entertaining performances and culinary delights, presented by San Diego’s Bon Temps Social Club.
Spoil Mom with a Getaway To San Diego
With great weather, a host of fun-filled family activities and ample ways to pamper mom, you’re sure to give her what she needs most – a refreshing getaway in San Diego! Hotels and restaurants all over the city will be offering Mother’s Day specials and packages. Book her a spa appointment and enjoy a delicious brunch with a breathtaking view. In need of more ideas? Browse this site to find hundreds of ways to say I Love You on her dedicated day.
America’s #1 Ballpark
San Diego’s professional Major League baseball team, the San Diego Padres play their home games at Petco Park in the Downtown region of San Diego. With year-round good weather, visitors can enjoy a great baseball experience at the #1 Ballpark in America!
In existence since 1969, the San Diego Padres compete in the National League’s Western Division against teams from Phoenix, Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. San Diego’s world-famous climate is on display all summer long when the Padres take the field. With all it has to offer, San Diego is a favorite destination for sports travelers who follow their favorite teams, or want to experience a game in a new venue.
Beyond a baseball game, a trip to Petco Park is a complete entertainment experience for the entire family. Located adjacent to the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, a thriving district of shopping, dining, and nightlife, Petco Park brings all the excitement of a Major League Baseball game into a bustling downtown setting.
Once inside the park, visitors can enjoy the nuances of this outdoor ballpark as well as sweeping views of the city. The historic Western Metal Supply Co. building is the signature feature of Petco Park. This historic brick building is actually part of the playing field, doubling as the left-field foul pole. It also houses a team store, suites, restaurant, and rooftop deck.
Kids will love Gallagher Square, an interactive area complete with playground equipment and a wiffle ball field where aspiring heroes can take a swing and run the bases all night long.
With an exciting young nucleus of talent, the Padres are a great entertainment value for visitors to San Diego.
Not in town for a game. Join us for a tour of Petco Park available year-round, mulitple times a day!