Holiday Magic at Birch Aquarium

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The magic of the holidays meets the magic of the underwater world at Birch Aquarium during Seas ‘n’ Greetings, a month-long holiday celebration featuring SEAsonal activities for the whole family. From Dec. 1 to 31, Birch Aquarium is transformed into a winter wonderland. Deck the Hall (of Fishes) and get into the holiday spirit every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy fun, festive photo opportunities, plus holiday music, an interactive scavenger hunt and holiday card-worthy ocean views!

All holiday activities are included in admission, which is $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for children ages 3 to 17. Children 2 and under are free. Annual memberships are also available and make great holiday gifts. Reservations must be made in advance for a specific date and time. Visit for more information or to book tickets.

For guests looking to get a head start on holiday shopping, Birch Aquarium’s Gift Shop offers a unique collection of ocean themed gifts including toys, apparel, home decor and accessories along with Birch Aquarium and Scripps Institution of Oceanography branded items.

For the first time this holiday season, Birch Aquarium has an online store where ocean lovers across the country can purchase ocean themed gifts.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography