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Weekends Only Weekends at 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.

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.

Diving Santa at the Seattle Aquarium

November 23–26, November 30–December 3, December 7–10, 14–17, and 21–24

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!

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!

Friday, December 21, 2018 and Friday, January 18, 2019

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.

December 26, 2018–January 6, 2019

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.

October 2018–February 2019

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.

January 17, 2019

After Hours January 2019

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

January 19–21, 2019

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 26, 2019

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.

February 7, 2019

Ocean Conservation Honors Dinner

A mission-focused evening to honor leadership in the marine conservation field and celebrate the marine scientists and professionals who are collectively doing this important work.

Valentine's Day at the Aquarium

February 14, 2019

Valentine's Day at the Aquarium

Learn about the unique courtship and mating behaviors employed by many of our local marine species. Who does special “dances”? Who mates for life? Get the answers to these questions and more—plus, see the special Valentine’s Day treats we give to animals!