Celebrate the SEAson all month long!
Be immersed in the biggest, brightest, most beautifully decorated and magical places in town!
Nov. 27 – Dec. 23, 2020
Sun - Fri: Noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Are you on Santa’s naughty or nice list this year? Come find out! Santa has left a trail of clues and riddles through the Aquarium and a magic motion-activated wand just for you. Your magical Christmas wand can turn on lights, create music, grow a Grinch’s heart, create reindeer footprints and so much more! But most importantly, it will reveal which of Santa’s lists you’re on. This interactive, magical experience will have everyone believing in the magic of Christmas!
Enter through our gingerbread lobby to pick up your magic motion-activated wand and then venture through stocking central, the Grinch’s lair, reindeer stables, a star factory and many more interactive exhibits within the aquarium!
Tour the beautiful Christmas Tree Lane where local businesses have decorated beautiful Christmas trees. Vote for your favorite tree to decide which business’s charity will receive a $3,000 donation! Sponsor a tree
Enjoy many opportunities to get that perfect family holiday aquarium photo!
Receive a special BELIEVE! gift
Upgrade your regular daytime admission tickets at the door for $5 to include magic motion-activated wand rental and a special take-home gift. Please purchase a regular ticket in advance. Regular tickets (no wand or gift) are $15 (ages 13+), $12 (ages 3-12), Free (age 2 and under). All COVID health & safety measures are in place. Tickets are limited, masks and social distancing required.
BELIEVE Lights the Night!
Nov. 27 - 28, Dec. 4 - 5, 11 - 12, 18 – 23
5:30 – 8 p.m.
The ultimate way to enjoy the holidays! As you approach the beautifully decorated aquarium watch the thousands of exterior Christmas lights dance to synchronized Christmas music on your FM radio, 88.9. Once inside, families will embark on the ultimate magical Christmas journey together through the aquarium with a cast of costumed holiday characters. Each ticket includes:
Christmas surprises around every corner. Who will YOU find when you BELIEVE? Will you sing with an elf, craft with the Ice Queen, crack jokes with the Grinch?
Our interactive BELIEVE magic wand experience that can turn on lights, create music, grow a Grinch’s heart, create reindeer footprints and so much more as your tour the aquarium.
An opportunity to write a letter to Santa (through Dec. 12) and receive a letter back in your mailbox at home!
A visit to our ornament station to make a take home craft
At the end of the journey, a special guest will be waiting for you in Santa’s Workshop, the big guy himself! Enjoy a cookie, hot cocoa and a clever socially distant photo opp with Santa!
A special BELIEVE gift for all boys and girls!
Wear your Christmas jammies or sweaters on this unforgettable journey that will make you BELIEVE in the magic of Christmas!
All BELIEVE night tickets are $25 for age 2 and over (no charge for babies under 2 if no wand/gift/photo with Santa desired). All COVID health & safety measures are in place. Tickets are limited, masks and social distancing required. Members receive a $10 discount.