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Diving Santa

Diving Santa

Where Window on Washington Waters

When November 23–26, November 30–December 3, December 7–10, 14–17, and 21–24 at noon on Fridays & Mondays and twice a day at noon and 3pm on Saturdays & Sundays! On December 24, Seattle Aquarium closes at 3pm.

Come see Santa diving in the 120,000-gallon Window on Washington Waters exhibit. Bring your camera, take your picture with Diving Santa and stay perfectly dry! Or have your photo taken by our professional photographer so the whole family can be in the picture.

Donations will be accepted to help fund DreamNights at the Seattle Aquarium—evenings dedicated to bringing children who have disabilities, are chronically ill or who have special needs to the Aquarium for special nights of exploring the undersea world at their own pace.

See schedule below for musical groups. No musical performances on Mondays.

Musical performances at 1pm:

  • November 24—Caspar Babypants
  • November 25—Highline Flute Ensemble
  • December 1—Recess Monkey
  • December 2—Holiday Music
  • December 8—Emerald City Voices
  • December 9—Onomatopoeia
  • December 15—The Dickens Carolers
  • December 16—Northwest Girlchoir
  • December 22—Caspar Babypants
  • December 23—Onomatopoeia
  • December 24—The Dickens Carolers

On Saturday, December 1, ASL interpretation will be provided during both Diving Santa sessions.

While you’re here, treat yourself to a special seasonal beverage at our café’s espresso bar!

Whidbey Island ice cream

As a special treat during the Diving Santa shows taking place on November 30 and December 1, 7 and 10, visitors will have a chance to win free samples of our new Whidbey Island Ice Cream Co. “Seal of Approval” ice cream bars.

Whidbey Island Ice Cream Company has proudly partnered with Seattle Aquarium on its new sea salted caramel ice cream bar. The bar which has received the Aquarium’s “Seal of Approval” will be available in the Aquarium café and more than 200 stores throughout the Puget Sound area. A portion of the proceeds from each bar will go toward supporting conservation and educational programming at the Seattle Aquarium. Made with all-natural and locally sourced products that are GMO- and hormone-free, Whidbey Island Ice Cream is focused on sustainability and shares the Aquarium’s commitment toward conserving our marine environment.