Escondido, California - The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is celebrating Dia de los Muertos.

Special activities Thursday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 4:

  • One bilingual Frequent Flyers bird show will be presented daily at noon, at Benbough Amphitheater
  • Africa Tram guided tour rides will be hosted in Spanish, at the times listed below. Guests will need to pick up tickets prior to boarding, at one of the following locations: front entry, Flightline tour booth, Africa Tram tour booth.
    • Thursday and Friday at 3 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 3 p.m.
  • Specialty food and beverages will be available at the Samburu Terrace restaurant. Items include paletas, churro sundaes, margaritas and street tacos.

Special activities Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4:

  • Cheetah Run will be hosted in Spanish at 3:30 p.m. both days.
  • A childrens’ activity booth will be presented in Schroeder Plaza, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Guests can enjoy roving mariachis, Ballet Folklorico dancers and stilt walkers. Specialty foods and beverages will be available.
  • Guests can stop by the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy table to learn how they can help support our efforts to end extinction—and adopt an animal!

San Diego Zoo Safari Park, 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027

Nov. 1 through 4. Kids 11 years of age and younger will be offered free admission at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All children younger than 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult during their visits to the Safari Park.

Dia de los Muertos activities and entertainment are free with Safari Park admission or membership.

Bringing species back from the brink of extinction is the goal of San Diego Zoo Global. As a leader in conservation, the work of San Diego Zoo Global includes on-site wildlife conservation efforts (representing both plants and animals) at the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, as well as international field programs on six continents. The work of these entities is inspiring children through the San Diego Zoo Kids network, reaching out through the internet and in children’s hospitals nationwide. The work of San Diego Zoo Global is made possible by the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy and is supported in part by the Foundation of San Diego Zoo Global.

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