Early closure alert!
The Aquarium will close early on Thanksgiving Day, November 26: last entry at 3pm; exhibits close at 4pm. The gift store will be open during business hours and the café will be closed.

Aquarium Events

Diving Santa at the Seattle Aquarium

Diving Santa

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: Saturdays and Sundays, November 28-December 20,
Noon and 3pm

Come to the Aquarium and get in the mood for the winter holidays! Meet Diving Santa, take a photo and treat yourself to a seasonal beverage at our café’s espresso bar. With special holiday concerts featuring local Puget Sound groups on select weekends. Be sure to bring your camera! MORE>

Members-only early opening: 9am on Sunday, November 29.

Winter Fishtival

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: December 26-January 3, 2016

Join us for hands-on activities, special talks, and opportunities to learn more about the marine animals at the Aquarium and in Puget Sound. Each day will feature a different sea animal and activities. Included with Aquarium admission, no reservation necessary.

Members-only early opening: 9am on Sunday, December 27.

Winter Fishtival at the Seattle Aquarium
Hawaii Weekend at the Seattle Aquarium

Hawaii in Your Own Backyard

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: January 16-18

Take a break from winter, dress up in Aloha wear, and join us at the Aquarium to explore a little of the tropics. Discover some of the unique sea life that originates only in the Hawaiian Islands.

Members-only early opening: 9am on Sunday, January 17.

Evening beach walks

Where: Constellation Park/South Alki Beach

When: January 22, 8:30–10:30pm; and February 6, 8:30–10:15pm

Explore the beach during winter nighttime low tides with Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers. Discover what creatures we see on the beach at this time of year. Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts. MORE>

Nighttime Low Tide Beach Walks