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Aquarium Holidays at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach
Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front plaza, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.
Aquarium Holidays features special holiday décor, a display of gingerbread houses, daily Penguin Parades at 10 a.m., holiday shopping, snowfall in the Great Hall, a special holiday menu in Café Scuba, and daily appearances by Santa Diver and the Aquarium characters in their holiday outfits.
On weekends the Aquarium will have a snow play area, photo opportunities with Santa, and Hanukkah storytelling with opportunities to play dreidel.
December 7-8 is Holiday Treats for the Animals festival. Santa Diver will be delivering an ocean of gifts to the Aquarium of the Pacific for its animals, including penguins, sea otters, seals, sea lions, lorikeets, and fish.
A toy drive runs daily December 7 through 23 and supports the Long Beach Fire Department Spark of Love Toy Drive. Aquarium guests who donate a new, unwrapped toy – at a $15 value or more – will receive a coupon valid for $10 off adult/$3 off child, up to 4 total admissions.
Holiday Ugly Sweater weekend is December 21-22. Wear an ugly holiday sweater and get $5 off all ages upon request.
A holiday-themed selfie station will be featured from December 7-23.
See website for special discounts.