Open Daily 9:30am-5:00pm
Join us after Thanksgiving as Santa visits the Aquarium every Saturday until the end of the year for photo ops and fun. We’ll have diving elves in our exhibits and a flurry of other experiences, including holiday 4-D movies in our theater.
Dec. 22 | Departure at 6:30 PM; boarding begins at 6:15 PM
Join us aboard our Bay Spirit II for the Tampa Riverwalk Holiday Lighted Boat Parade! Our 72-foot catamaran will be decked out with holiday lights and decor with complimentary hot cocoa and cookies. The boat will depart from and return to the Aquarium's wharf. Cash bar available. The Bay Spirit II will return to the Aquarium's wharf at approximately 9 PM.
Continue the holiday celebration at the Aquarium and have a flurry of fun in a real snow play area for kids. After you're done, head inside for an Aquarium experience.