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Saturdays with Santa

Santa visits the Aquarium

All Saturdays in Dec.| 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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.



Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

Aboard the Aquarium's catamaran

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.



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Snow Days

Enjoy a real snow play area in Florida. (Including a special Snow Day for kids with sensory differences).  

Dec. 26-31 | 12 PM - 5 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. 

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