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Follow Santa to a Kingdom Under the Sea as you immerse yourself in this evening event under EECO on the Rio Tinto Kennecott Plaza with food, festivities, and holiday light displays for the whole family! We’ve added all-new outdoor activities, plus, the last three days only, include the indoor Aquarium in your visit too!
Discover the Magic
Here’s what’s Happening at Festival of the Seas
Meet special characters and take your memories home with a variety of photo ops.
Enjoy a pine tree maze for all ages!
Shop for gifts or treats from visiting vendors and artisans.
See if you would make a good elf by playing some elf-favorite games!
Snow Ball Blitz
Challenge your family to an epic snow ball fight.
Explore a magical Ice Castle and take pictures with the ice princess.
Igloo Dance Party
Sway to the rhythm of the sea at the dance party.
Sing along with Santa’s elves, play in elf houses, and warm up by the fire.
Enjoy storytime with Mrs. Claus and put your hands to work on some simple crafts.
Deep Sea Stage
Catch special performances from visiting choirs and dance groups.
Imagine yourself in a magical ocean wonderland with spectacular sea life sculptures.
Meet Santa Claus while he visits before he starts his deliveries around the world.
Cozy up by the fire at Rudolf’s Retreat and learn some fun animal facts.
EECO Light Shows
Raise your gaze to the sky for EECO Light Shows set to energetic holiday music.
Let your imagination swim free on the Coral Reef play area and other play structures.
Fill up on delicious hot dinners and delectable desserts from visiting food trucks.
Daytime & Online Activities
It’s the Holiday season and Santa’s elves are busy . . . exploring the Aquarium! Search for the 15 elves hidden throughout the Aquarium through December 24.
Head over to our Advent Calendar HERE for free activities and printables! Each day will bring a little bit of Holiday fun!
Still looking for the perfect gift to get your animal-loving friends or loved ones? Check out the Aquarium gift guide! From gift cards to animal adoptions, we have something for everyone on your list. The Gift Shop is open during our daytime operating hours. Aquarium admission is required.
Vendor & Actor Applications
The Aquarium is looking for local vendors of crafts or comestibles to participate in the Gingerbread Village Under the Sea as well as actors or dancers to become characters and interact with guests on the plaza. This will be a one-of-a-kind experience for all involved.
Festival of the Seas is Presented by: