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Holiday Santa diver in Tropical Reef exhibit

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Aquarium Holidays and Winter Activities

Enjoy all the holiday festivities at the Aquarium this season. Plus, find educational activities for kids and teens, art installations, discounted late nights, and opportunities to start the new year learning about issues affecting the ocean and wildlife.

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Helvola sea nettle

Animals

New Sea Jellies Now on View Were Cultured at the Aquarium

Helvola sea nettles bred at the Aquarium are now on view in the Northern Pacific Gallery. This is the first time an aquarium in the United States has successfully cultured and raised this species.

Urchin Sculpture

Arts

Massive Sea Urchin Sculpture Installed on Aquarium’s Front Plaza

The Aquarium unveiled a new art installation on its front plaza on November 27. The sea urchin sculpture with spines that light up at night will be outside the Aquarium until May 2020.

Holiday Santa diver in Tropical Reef exhibit

What's New

Aquarium Holidays and Winter Activities

Enjoy all the holiday festivities at the Aquarium this season. Plus, find educational activities for kids and teens, art installations, discounted late nights, and opportunities to start the new year learning about issues affecting the ocean and wildlife.

2019 California Coastal Clean-Up Day volunteers

Volunteering

Record Number of Volunteers Removed 315 Pounds of Trash on Clean-Up Day

As part of California’s annual Coastal Clean-Up Day, the Aquarium hosted a beach clean-up on the Long Beach Peninsula on September 21, 2019.

Gift store holiday items decorated with sea animals

Holidays

2019 Aquarium Gift Guide

Looking for gift ideas that also help the ocean? The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific has many unique options to choose from, and dollars spent with the Aquarium support its animal care, conservation, and education programs.

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