Winter Fishtival

Winter Fishtival 2012-2013

As the holiday season nears, so does one of our largest annual special events—Winter Fishtival!

Join us for hands-on activities, special talks, and opportunities to learn more about the care and feeding of the Aquarium’s fish, birds, tide pool animals and marine mammals. Each day we’ll highlight a different sea animal and activity. Included with Aquarium admission, no reservation necessary.

This event runs from December 26 through January 5 and each day has a different animal theme.

Featured animals below:

December 26 - Octopus & Friends
December 27 - Salmon 
December 28 - Plankton 
December 29 - Rockfish 
December 30 - Wolf Eels
December 31 - Coral Reef Animals
January 1 - Tide Pool Animals
January 2 - Marine Mammals
January 3 - Puffins
January 4 - Undersea Garden Critters
January 5 - Sculpins

Complete list and schedules for featured animals of the day.

Winter Fishtival - Octopus and Friends

Thursday, December 26: Octopus and Friends (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish)

  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 12pm: Enrichment Feeding, Octopus Exhibit
  • 1pm: Meet the Octopus, Octopus Exhibit
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 4pm: Enrichment Feeding, Octopus Exhibit
Winter Fishtival - Salmon

Friday, December 27: Salmon

  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 10:45am: Salmon Dissection, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 2:15pm: Salmon Dissection, Puget Sound Hall
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
Winter Fishtival - Plankton

Saturday, December 28: Plankton

  • 10:30am: Plankton Tow, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Plankton Tow, Puget Sound Hall
Winter Fishtival - Rockfish

Sunday, December 29: Rockfish

  • 10:45am: Rockfish vs. Salmon Dissection, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 2:15pm: Rockfish vs. Salmon Dissection, Puget Sound Hall
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
Winter Fishtival - Wolf Eel

Monday, December 30: Wolf Eels

  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
Winter Fishtival - Coral Reef

Tuesday, December 31: Coral Reef

  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
Winter Fishtival - Tide Pool Animals

Wednesday, January 1: Tide Pool Animals

  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
Winter Fishtival - Marine Mammals

Thursday, January 2: Marine Mammals

  • 10am: Ice Toy Demonstration, Marine Mammal Exhibit
  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Sea Otter Dive, Marine Mammal Exhibit
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 2pm: Sea Otter Dive, Marine Mammal Exhibit
  • 3pm: Ice Toy Demonstration, Marine Mammal Exhibit
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
Winter Fishtival - Puffins

Friday, January 3: Puffins

  • 10am: Alcid Enrichment, Birds & Shores Exhibit
  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1pm: Alcid Enrichment, Birds & Shores Exhibit
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
Winter Fishtival - Under the Sea Garden Critters

Saturday, January 4: Undersea Garden Critters

  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
Winter Fishtival - Sculpins

Sunday, January 5: Sculpins

  • 10:30am: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall
  • 11:30am: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 12:15pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 1:30pm: Diver Show, Underwater Dome
  • 3pm: Diver Show, Window on Washington Waters
  • 3:30pm: Parachute Game, Puget Sound Hall