Celebrate the holidays at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach during their month-long Aquarium Holidays celebration from December 2 through 24!
Aquarium Holidays features special holiday décor, a display of gingerbread houses, daily Penguin Walks at 10 a.m., shopping, snowfall in the Great Hall, daily screenings of the original cartoon Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, a special holiday menu in Café Scuba, and daily appearances by Santa Diver and the Aquarium characters in their holiday outfits.
On weekends the Aquarium will have a snow play area, children’s crafts, and photo opportunities with Santa. Hanukkah storytelling with opportunities to play dreidel will be presented on December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17.
Aquarium of the Pacific Holiday Schedule
SPARK OF LOVE TOY DRIVE
A toy drive runs daily December 2 through 24 and supports the Long Beach Fire Department Spark of Love Toy Drive. Aquarium guests who donate a new, unwrapped toy – at a $15 value or more – will receive a coupon valid for $10 off adult/$3 off child, up to 4 total admissions.
SNOW PLAY AREA
Play in real snow! Just get a hand stamp at the exit in order to re-enter the Aquarium. Weekends 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Plaza in Front of the Aquarium (weather dependent)