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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!

Diving Santa at the Seattle Aquarium

November 29–December 2, December 6–9, 13–16, and 20–23

Diving Santa

Window on Washington Waters

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!

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

Weekends Only 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.

December 26, 2019–January 5, 2020

Winter Fishtival

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.

Sea otter graphic

October 27, December 1, December 29

Members-only early openings

Join us at 9am to beat the crowds and experience the Aquarium as it’s just waking up! Non-member friends and family are welcome to enter early with you and pay for their admission. Plus, kids can enjoy a free cocoa or lemonade in our café that day.  And remember, City of Seattle meter parking is free on Sundays!

Friday, January 10 and Saturday, February 8

Evening Beach Walk

Explore Charles Richey Sr Viewpoint in West Seattle during winter nighttime low tides with Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists and discover what creatures we see at this time of year.

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.

After Hours: Beach Party at Seattle Aquarium

January 16, 2020

After Hours: Beach Party

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

January 18-20, 2020

Hawaii Weekend

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.

Ocean Career Day poster

January 25, 2020

Ocean Career Day

Ocean Career Day is an opportunity for middle, high school and college students to learn about educational, volunteer, internship and career opportunities at a variety of colleges, nonprofits and government institutions. Parents, guardians and teachers are also welcome to attend.