Aquarium Events

Cedar River Salmon Journey

FREE family-friendly salmon viewing program!
In partnership with King County Flood Control District, Seattle Public Utilities, WRIA8 Salmon Recovery Council, City of Renton and US Army Corp of Engineers

Where: Renton Library, Cedar River Park, Cavanaugh Pond and Landsburg Park and Dam

When: Weekends, 11am-4pm on October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25

Follow salmon up the Cedar River this October! Watch our local salmon spawning and learn about them and the things we can all do to improve watershed health and help salmon thrive. Volunteer naturalists will be stationed from 11am to 4pm on October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at Renton Library, Cedar River Park, Cavanaugh Pond and Landsburg Park and Dam. Carpool if you can – these sites have limited parking. Click here for a flyer with directions. MORE >

Cedar River Salmon Journey poster
Halloween at the Seattle Aquarium

Aquarium Halloween

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: October 24-25

Get your Halloween celebration started early! Put on your costume and join us for creepy games and activities, face painting, fun treats and two kinds of pumpkin carving demonstrations—on land with master carver Russ Leno and underwater with our Aquarium divers. MORE >

Trick or Treat at Waterfront Neighborhood Businesses from the ferry terminal to the Olympic Sculpture Park on Sunday, October 27, 11am-5pm.

Lightning Talks

Discover Science Weekend kickoff event

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: Thursday, November 12

An exciting opportunity to learn about marine science research from local scientists.

Lightning Talks features 10 experts, each given just five minutes to talk about science, plus a chance to meet and mingle with the presenters afterward. Topics will range from what happens to dead things in the ocean to facts about ocean radiation from the Fukushima disaster and beyond. Light refreshments; cash bar. Admission is $10 in advance; $15 at the door. REGISTER HERE >

Discover Science Weekend

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: November 14–15

Bring the family to explore science together through exciting interactive experiments and presentations. Meet scientists and researchers from the Aquarium as well as other organizations in the community to learn about current projects, as well as why and how the research is being conducted.

Discover Science at the Seattle Aquarium