Off-site Events

Adult Cruise

Exclusively for our Adults with MPS and related diseases
Fall in love with San Diego by sea!  On this adult only outing you will get to connect with others while cruising San Diego’s bay on the beautiful admiral Hornblower which was fully redesigned and re-imagined in 2015 with a modern yet timeless design.  
Enjoy dinner, entertainment and catching up with old friends and making new ones. This is your conference; this is your special night!

Admission is free for adults (18 years or older) with MPS or a related disease.  Adults are welcome to bring a significant other or aide for no additional charge.  However, please note that adults are limited to one guest for this event.

The event is free, but you must register for the event in order to attend.


San Diego Zoo Outing

Located in Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo is the largest and most progressive zoo in the world, with more than 4,000 animals and more than 800 species. It is also one of the few zoos in the world that houses the giant panda.

On August 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. all MPS 2018 attendees can take a trip to the San Diego Zoo. Tickets are $50 a person.

You must register and pay for the event in advance in order to attend.

*There will be an MPS representative on site for assistance with this outing.

Price includes:

  • Transportation to/from the zoo from conference hotel
  • Breakfast buffet at the San Diego Zoo
  • Private animal presentation
  • Zoo admission
  • Lunch voucher


San Diego Superhero 5K Run and Memorial Walk

Sunday, August 5th
8 a.m. PST
Spanish Landing Park

Learn more here.