Christmas Underwater

How is Christmas celebrated in the underwater world?

Experience the magic of the holiday season deep beneath the surface during Christmas Underwater from Saturday, December 2 thru Saturday, December 30. New in 2017, see the World's Tallest Underwater Christmas Tree, “Dry-Side” Santa Claus appearances, Snow Shower Dance Party and more!

 

What does Scuba Santa and his elves have planned?

 

NEW! World's Tallest Underwater Christmas Tree - At over 18 feet tall, the tallest underwater Christmas tree on Earth has arrived in Shark Realm! Scuba Santa has collected corals from all over the world’s oceans to decorate the tree along with colorful shells, thousands of twinkling lights, enchanting bubbles and a bit of magic. Come gaze at the magical underwater tree as it glitters beneath the water.

Location: Zone D
Times: Daily

NEW! Milk and Cookies with SantaJoin us for EXCLUSIVE Saturday hours of Christmas Underwater. We invite you and your family to enjoy the aquarium as well as see Santa during these special events. Special ticket or Membership required.

Times: 12/2, 12/9, 12/16 from 8 AM - 10 AM

NEW! "Dry-side" Holiday Photos with Santa Claus - Skip the mall this year, enjoy a day at the aquarium and have your holiday photos taken with a traditional “dry-side” Santa on weekends during Christmas Underwater.

Times: Saturday and Sunday, 12/2-12/23

NEW! Merry Elfish Storytime - Listen to an elf share the story of Scuba Santa beneath the World's Tallest Underwater Christmas Tree in Shark Den.

Location: Zone D
Times: Daily

NEW! Snow Shower Dance Party - Dance to festive tunes and then watch as snow falls inside the Aquarium in the Rotunda.

Location: Zone B
Times: Daily

Attend the "I Believe in Scuba Santa" Live Show - Scuba Santa's #1 Helper shares the story of Christmas Underwater and puts the final touches on the decorations in Ocean Realm Theater with the help of Scuba Santa himself.

Location: Zone A
Times: Daily until 12/25

Scuba Santa Appearances - Can't get enough Scuba Santa? Visit him in Ocean Realm as he stops for underwater selfies with kids of all ages

Location: Zone A

Drop off letter to Scuba Santa - Each day during Christmas Underwater, children can share their wishes with Scuba Santa by dropping their personalized letters in a special mailbox in Ocean Realm. Families that provide an email address will even receive a special message response from Scuba Santa! Click here to print our Scuba Santa letter

Times: Daily until 12/19

Holiday Gift Guide to Make Shopping Easy - Checking off the gift list has never been so simple with Adventure Aquarium’s online Holiday Gift Guide. Find the perfect gift for everyone with behind the scenes animal experiences, year-long Memberships, animal adoptions and more!

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December 09

Location: Adventure Aquarium

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