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Frank Colonna, Jerry Schubel, and Mayor Robert Garcia stand in front of the Aquarium with the Pacific Visions wing in the background.

Year in Review

December 5, 2018

The Aquarium in 2018

Celebrating Twenty Years

In 2018 the Aquarium celebrated its 20th Anniversary, completed milestones in the construction of Pacific Visions, hosted forums on aquaculture and climate change and Aquatic Academy courses, and conducted important conservation work.

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What's New

November 12, 2018

Winter and Holidays at the Aquarium

This winter at the Aquarium, meet new animals and celebrate the holiday season with special decorations and events.

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News

September 7, 2018

Celebrate Halloween at the Aquarium

Halloween-themed events throughout October give adults, kids, and families a chance to celebrate the holiday while learning about the ocean and dancing the night away.

Scalloped hammerhead shark close-up view

News

September 4, 2018

Fall Exhibits and Events

Visit in fall to see new animals, experience cultural festivals, and learn more about our planet.

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What's New

April 24, 2018

Aquarium Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year, with new exhibits, programs, events, and contests. Meet the original animals and see new residents, including a harbor seal pup born in April.

Giant Pacific octopus

What's New

February 26, 2018

Spring at the Aquarium

Visit the Aquarium this spring to take part in festivals and celebrate holidays like Mother’s Day. Also, meet our new sea lion Cain in the Seals and Sea Lions Habitat and see our FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing exhibit.

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What's New

December 26, 2017

Winter at the Aquarium

This winter visit the Aquarium’s FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing exhibit and enjoy festivals and discounted late nights.

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Year in Review

December 7, 2017

2017 at the Aquarium: Connecting the Public with Science and Conservation

The Aquarium took major steps on its expansion, opened new major exhibits, and welcomed new animals in 2017. Here is a look back at some of the top happenings at the Aquarium in 2017.

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News

November 29, 2017

Holiday Celebrations at the Aquarium

Celebrate the season with special events, holiday festivities, day camps for kids, and New Year’s Eve Night Dive.

Green and Black poison dart frog

What's New

September 12, 2017

This Fall at the Aquarium

This fall at the Aquarium of the Pacific, visit the FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing exhibit and take advantage of a full slate of special events, including cultural festivals and holidays.

Pacific Visions construction wall

What's New

July 26, 2017

All Permanent Aquarium Exhibits Open During Construction

Construction on the Aquarium’s expansion, Pacific Visions, began in spring. While the layout of some facilities has been adjusted, the visitor experience is unaffected by the construction.

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Year in Review

December 12, 2016

2016 at the Aquarium: On the Cutting Edge of Science and Conservation

2016 has been a big year at the Aquarium. Take a look back at our top achievements and major happenings that took place this year.

Touch moon jellies

What's New

November 28, 2016

Top 6 Things to Do at the Aquarium This Winter

This winter at the Aquarium of the Pacific, visit our Horses and Dragons and Vanishing Animals exhibits, and enjoy a full slate of special events.

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What's New

September 6, 2016

Fun This Fall at the Aquarium

This fall at the Aquarium of the Pacific, you can enjoy visiting our Horses and Dragons and Vanishing Animals exhibits and a full slate of special events, including cultural festivals and holidays.

Preventing Extinction

September 2, 2016

Protecting Marine Life by Slowing the Rate of Change

Slowing the rate of change in marine environments can give nature the chance to adapt to climate change and other impacts of human activity.

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