5 Daddy & Me Outings in San Diego

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By Courtney Daly-Pavone March 12, 2022

We've all heard about Mommy & Me classes, groups, and excursions, but what about Daddy & Me? We've compiled a list of fun Daddy outings that aren't your typical choices like the Zoo and SeaWorld. Check out our list of entertaining venues that are sure to enthrall children of all ages and their dads!

*Free Check Out Cars & Coffee @ The San Diego Automotive Museum

Address: San Diego Automotive Museum-Balboa Park 2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, California 92101

Every third Sunday of the month The San Diego Automotive Museum hosts Cars and Coffee. Come and see vintage cars outside the museum, and meet their owners who are car experts! This event is free and it's great for young car enthusiasts. This event is free and held in the museums parking lot and is held 7:30 am-9:30 am. After the event, check out the museum for only $10 if you enter before 10 am.

*Cheap Go Fishing @ Lake Poway!

Address: 14644 Lake Poway Road Poway, CA 92064

Lake Poway is open for fishing and boating Wednesday-Sunday 6 am to sunset. It's trout season. Create new memories with your child in the perfect setting! Stop at the concession stand for fishing permits, boat rentals, bait and tackle and snacks! $10 parking for non-residents.

*FREE Cheer On The San Diego Stickball League!

This New York tradition is alive and well on the streets of Little Italy! You can attend a game for free. There are 12 games total 2 games every other Sunday from March 13th-May 22nd. Their next game is held 3/13 @ 10 am at Lincoln High School Pl, San Diego, CA 92113.

*Splurge Big Kids 12+ Go To An Escape Room Visit Escapology @ Belmont Park

Address: 3116 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109 

Escapolgy is a high adrenaline escape game where players are locked inside a themed room and must complete their mission before time runs out. During the 60-minute experience players are immersed into a real-life adventure where they must find hidden clues, crack codes, solve challenging puzzles and escape! Open daily from 12 pm-8 pm Cost $35 per ticket.

Ages 3-7 See A Live Puppet Show @ The Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

Address: 2130 Pan American Road San Diego, CA 92101 Theater Hotline: (619) 544-9203

The puppet theater in Balboa Park is open again! This San Diego treasure has been entertaining young audiences for generations. The theater is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11, 1, and 3 pm. 


Children under 2 are free!

General Admission: $5.00 

Seniors/Military $4.00

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