Santa suits up to dive at the Seattle Aquarium!

Photo Opportunity


Fridays–Mondays, November 29–December 23

Fridays & Mondays at noon; Saturdays & Sundays at noon and 3pm

Added Day! Tuesday, December 24 at noon

Saturday, December 7 there will be American Sign Language interpretation during Santa’s Storytimes and Dives

WHAT: See Santa diving in the 120,000-gallon Window on Washington Waters exhibit. Santa will tell a special Aquarium holiday story and then pose for pictures with Aquarium guests! Bring your camera, or have your photo taken by our photographer so the whole family can be in the picture.

Photos are free, but 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 a fun evening of exploring the undersea world in a safe and relaxed atmosphere.

Aquarium guests will also enjoy musical performances featuring local Puget Sound groups on Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm.

Nov. 30 Caspar Babypants

Dec. 1 Onomatopoeia

Dec. 7 Mikey the Rad Scientist

Dec. 8 Highline Flute Ensemble

Dec. 14 Recess Monkey

Dec. 15 Onomatopoeia

Dec. 21 Caspar Babypants

Dec. 22 Emerald City Voices

Dec. 24 The Dickens Carolers

Hours/prices at the Aquarium:

The Aquarium’s admission gate is open 9:30am–5pm daily*, with the exhibits closing at 6pm. Admission fees: adults, $34.95; youth (ages 4–12), $24.95; and children age 3 and under are admitted free. Discounts available for Washington State residents. Tickets are also available online.

*Holiday hours: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve open 9:30am to 3pm, with the exhibits closing at 4pm. Closed Christmas Day.

About the Seattle Aquarium
Founded in 1977 and located on Pier 59 in the heart of Seattle, Washington, the nonprofit Seattle Aquarium serves as the largest platform for ocean conservation and engagement in the Pacific Northwest. With a mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, it leads educational, conservation and regional research initiatives for a healthier planet. A thriving and vibrant Aquarium is a key part of Seattle. Help secure the Aquarium for years to come by donating to the Resilience Fund at

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Tim Kuniholm
(206) 386-4345