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SAN DIEGO — Looking for free family-friendly October activities in the Mission Bay area? Things to do range from princess visits and lightsaber lessons to hula dancing and tug-of-war.

The events will be happening every Saturday throughout the month for children under the age of 12, the nonprofit organization Discover Mission Bay stated in a press release. Complimentary meals will also be provided at select locations.

Mission Bay’s Kids Free offerings feature interactive activities spread across six-area hotels and resorts: Bahia Resort HotelCatamaran Resort Hotel and SpaThe Dana on Mission BayHyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and MarinaParadise Point Resort and San Diego Mission Bay Resort.

A summary of the kid-friendly events and offerings include:

  • Mermaid Swimming: A treasure dive, mermaid training and pirate ship races;
  • Hula Lessons and Lei Making with Moana: The island princess will help little ones make their own special lei to keep, followed by hula dancing lessons;
  • Lightsaber Training with Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia: Children will be gifted a lightsaber and have the chance to meet the galactic heroes and learn the ways of the force;
  • Superhero Training: Kids will be guided through a specialized superhero training obstacle course, including hurdles, crawling tunnel, agility ladder, balance pods to practice jumping from building-to-building, complete with a villain to fight and a baby to save;
  • Face Painting with Princesses: A fairytale princess will paint faces, sing and dance;
  • Fitness Events with NXPT Fitness: A variety of kid-friendly athletic events such as obstacle courses, sports, a boardwalk Walk & Roll 5K that encourages scooters, bikes and strollers and games;
  • Live Music with Local Talent: Kids and families can sing, dance and get silly with San Diego’s favorite kids music entertainment

Click here to view the full schedule and make accommodation reservations.