The Seattle Aquarium is hosting an epic Fishtival this month

Dec 2 2019, 7:01 pm

The Seattle Aquarium is gearing up for one of its largest annual events: the Winter Fishtival.

Join the aquarium between December 26 to January 5 to celebrate all of your favorite aquatic animals. Each day will feature a new animal theme, with no two days being alike.


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Enjoy hands-on activities, special talks, and opportunities to learn more about the care and feeding of the Aquarium’s fish, birds, tide pool animals, and marine mammals.


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Each day begins at 10 am with a Diver Show, followed by a parachute game and storytime. After 11 am each day, the itinerary changes according to the featured animal of the day.

Featured animals include marine mammals, octopus, moon jellies, sea otters, river otters, corals, rockfish, and alcids. Full schedules of each day can be found online.

On January 4, enjoy a special performance of Octonauts, To Your Stations at 11 am and 1 pm. The feature is included with admission, with no reservation necessary.

Winter Fishtival

When: December 26 to January 5
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Admission: Free with aquarium admission; tickets are available online

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