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Fur seal peeking out of the water

Daily 11:30am, 2pm and 5pm

Meet our marine mammals

Marine Mammals

Come learn more about our marine mammals during our daily talks and feedings! Mammal feedings rotate daily.

Octopus tentacles on glass

Daily Noon and 4pm

Meet Our Octopus

Life of a Drifter

Witness one of our daily feeding attempts and learn more about this amazing creature—the giant Pacific octopus!

Windows on Washington Waters exhibit with large crowd of people

Thursday, September 19

After Hours: Animal Instincts

Adults take over the Seattle Aquarium for this 21+ event featuring animal experiences, music, a cash bar and more.

Diver high-fiving children

Daily 10am, 11:30am and 12:15pm, 3pm (weekends only)

Diver show

Window on Washington Waters

Divers take to the water three times a day in this exhibit. Wearing specialized masks, they are able to talk back and forth with Aquarium interpreters on the outside of the exhibit, and answer questions from the audience.

Volunteer reading to a child

Daily 11am

Story time

Family Activity Center

Sit down, settle in and prepare to enjoy an ocean-themed story read out loud by one of our interpreters. Ideal for younger children.

September 2019 through June 2020

Toddler Time

A myriad of developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities await for tots to explore. For children ages 5 and under; must be accompanied by an adult. Free with Aquarium admission.

Sea otters holding hands graphic

September 28–29, 2019

Sea Otter Awareness Weekend

Join biologists at the Seattle Aquarium and explore the lives of sea otters. See how the Seattle Aquarium biologists care for these enchanting animals, including providing great nutrition, training and even toys!

October 5-13, 2019

19th Annual Seattle Aquarium Octopus Survey

Calling all divers! Help collect data on a Puget Sound icon! If you go diving anytime during October 5-13, we’d like to know whether or not you see any giant Pacific octopuses.

Saturday, October 12

Book launch: Catastrophe by the Sea

Meet the creators of this poignant story of redemption through empathy and compassion found in the most surprising places.

Seachange fundraising breakfast logo

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

SeaChange

The Seattle Aquarium board of directors and event chair Casey Schuchart invite you to SeaChange, a fundraising breakfast benefiting conservation and research.

Windows on Washington Waters exhibit with large crowd of people

Thursday, October 31

After Hours: Halloween!

Adults take over the Seattle Aquarium for this 21+ event featuring animal experiences, music, a cash bar and more.

October 26-27, 2019

Aquarium Halloween

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.