Holiday FantaSea

Enjoy the Holiday Season at The Florida Aquarium with Dazzling Lights, Real Snow, Mermaids, and 20,000 sea creatures!

From December 26th to 30th, we'll have a play area featuring real snow for the kids. There will be magnificent holiday light shows, mesmerizing mermaids nightly, and an amazing model train display. All of aquarium exhibits will be open. We'll even extend our hours so you can have more time to soak up our sea of holiday cheer. Please see holiday schedule below.


Holiday FantaSea December 26th – 30th:

  • Extended hours (open until 6:30 pm)

  • Snow play area for the kids (starting at 2:00pm)

  • Holiday model train display

    FantaSea Harbor Cruise (5:30pm - 6:15pm)

  • Holiday light show (6 pm and 6:30pm)

  • Florida Aquarium Mermaids (3:30 pm., 4:30pm and 5:30pm Nightly)

  • Cafe Ray will be open late with special holiday treats and beverages available for purchase


*Dates and activities subject to change. Weather may affect certain activities. The Aquarium is closed on December 25, 2012