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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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Adult Swim

The Seattle Aquarium auxiliary board invites you to Adult Swim, a 21+ after-hours Aquarium experience. Tickets include drinks, hors d’oeuvres and exclusive access to many Aquarium exhibits. Snap selfies with a diver, visit with a giant Pacific octopus and see the 120,000-gallon Windows on Washington Waters illuminated at night.

Deaf Community Day

November 16, 2019

Deaf Community Day

Sign language interpreters will be present at each of our scheduled daily talks and throughout our exhibit areas as well. Regular admission prices apply.

 

Diving Santa at the Seattle Aquarium

November 29–December 2, December 6–9, 13–16, and 20–24

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!

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.