Jurassic Quest – Experience Dinosaurs in Orange County

The largest and most realistic dinosaur event in North America is BACK, BIGGER and BETTER than EVER! SoCal families can walk among the nation’s biggest herd of photorealistic dinosaurs when Jurassic Quest® returns to Los Angeles for the first time since 2019. Dinosaur fans of all ages can ring in the New Year downtown with the dinos at the LA Convention Center from Dec. 28-31.

Jurassic Quest in Costa Mesa CA

Close out the year with Jurassic Quest and its most beloved and unique experiences for the whole family including life-like dinosaurs, some of the largest rideable dinosaurs in North America, live dinosaur shows, interactive science and art activities including a fossil dig and real fossils like T-Rex teeth, a triceratops horn and life-size dino skull, a “Triceratots” soft play area for our littlest explorers, bounce houses and inflatable attractions, photo opportunities, and more.

Last year, we had the opportunity to experience the Jurassic Quest drive-thru dinosaur experience on opening day and truly enjoyed it. While there was a long line of cars, we enjoyed the tour through the land of the dinosaurs in about 45 minutes (start to finish).

This year, Jurassic Quest can bring families memories this BIG! Walk through 165 million years of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods to learn about the creatures that ruled on land, and “deep dive” into the “Ancient Oceans” exhibit to come face to face with the largest apex predator that ever existed – a moving, life-size, 50-foot-long megalodon! Meet the babies, hatched only at Jurassic Quest: Cammie the Camarasaurus, Tyson the T-Rex, and Trixie the Triceratops – and, you may even catch one of our star dino trainers: Safari Sarah, Dino Dustin, Prehistoric Nick, or Park Ranger Marty!

Jurassic Quest drive through in Costa Mesa, CA

The Jurassic Quest herd of animatronic dinos – from the largest predators to playful baby dinos – are displayed in realistic scenes with some that move and roar, allowing guests to experience them as they were when they roamed the earth billions of years ago. Jurassic Quest works in collaboration with leading paleontologists to ensure each dinosaur is painstakingly replicated in every detail, from coloration to teeth size, to textured skin, fur or feathers, drawing on the latest research about how we understand dinosaurs and ancient giants of the sea looked and moved.

ALSO: Celebrate National Fossil Day and meet their dino trainers from your own home! On October 12th, join in on the fun during Jurassic Quest National Fossil Day Playdate FREE with registration. Choose from four virtual sessions for 30 minutes of live family-friendly fun, such as dino storytime, show and tell adorable dino baby appearances, and more, led by the Jurassic Quest dinosaur trainer team: Safari Sarah, Dino Dustin, Prehistoric Nick, and Park Ranger Marty. Sign up today before FREE tickets go EXTINCT! Full schedule and registration details here: https://www.jurassicquest.com/fossilday

Families also can save 25% on tickets to Jurassic Quest’s upcoming showings with promo code FOSSILDAY at www.jurassicquest.com on Oct. 12 only! This is a one-day promotional offer and restrictions may apply. And, special merchandise discounts will be offered on October 12 during our virtual playdates!

Dinosaur drive through experience in Costa Mesa, CA Feb 5 - 14, 2021

Tickets are timed entry and start at $19 — reserve online to ensure the desired date and time at www.jurassicquest.com — or are available on-site, and include a 100% ticket guarantee that in the event of a show cancellation or postponement for any reason, ticket purchases will be automatically refunded for the full purchase amount. Tickets are for a timed arrival window, and advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged. Guests can walk through the dinosaur experience at their own pace, and strollers are permitted. Some venues may have wheelchairs for use, but please contact the venue in advance to make arrangements.

General admission tickets include access to the dinosaur and marine exhibits, arts and crafts activities, and dinosaur shows. There are rides and activities that require activity tickets available on site, or guests can upgrade to the Kids Unlimited Rides ticket (the best value for children ages 2-12). Entry is free for children under age 2. Socks are required for inflatable attractions.

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