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Orca Awareness Celebration at the Seattle Aquarium

June 22–23, 2019

Orca Awareness Celebration

Learn about orcas with hands-on activities all weekend. Check out our 20-foot-long, inflatable orca, modeled after Granny—matriarch of the endangered southern resident population, and believed to have been the oldest known orca. Plus, find out how ocean debris impacts these whales, and why healthy salmon populations are so important to their survival.

Windows on Washington Waters exhibit with large crowd of people

June 27, 2019

After Hours: Aqueerium

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

Shark and Ray Days at the Seattle Aquarium

July 13–14, 2019

Shark and Ray Days

Join us to learn about sharks, skates and rays, including how we can help protect them. We’ll have special talks and hands-on activities throughout the Aquarium all about these amazing animals.

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 25-27, 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.

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.

Discover Science Weekend at the Seattle Aquarium

November 9–11, 2019

Discover Science Weekend

Bring the family to explore science together through exciting interactive experiments and presentations. Meet scientists and researchers from the Aquarium as well as other organizations in the community to learn about current projects, as well as why and how the research is being conducted.

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!

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.

Valentine's Day at the Aquarium

February 14, 2020

Valentine's Day at the Aquarium

Learn about the unique "romantic tendencies" of a broad selection of many of our local marine species—including octopuses.

Octopus Week poster

February 15–23, 2020

Octopus Week

Join us to learn about one of the coolest creatures in Puget Sound, the giant Pacific octopus. Each day will feature hands-on activities for kids, octopus feedings and talks.

Mother's Day at the Seattle Aquarium

May 10, 2020

Mother's Day at the Aquarium

Celebrate moms of all types, animal and human.