Looking for something fun to do with the family during winter break? Check out the Aquarium of the pacific as they will be hosting Discounted Holiday Late Nights from December 26th through January 2nd.
Have the opportunity to meet over 11,000 animals, including Lily the penguin chick and baby sharks. Get up close and personal with moon jellies, rays, bonnethead and bamboo sharks, and horseshoe crabs. Have the opportunity to watch for the nighttime activities of animals like the giant Pacific octopus and also to explore the Jellies exhibition, featuring about a dozen species of these gelatinous wonders.
Shows about the environment will also be played in rotation in the Ocean Science Center for opportunities to learn more about El Niño, sea level rise and coastal flooding, and other important topics. The entire Aquarium, except Lorikeet Forest, will be open during the Holiday Discounted Late Nights.
The Aquarium of the Pacific
Dec. 26, 2015, through Jan. 2, 2016 / 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
COST: Discounted Late Nights: $14.95 per person / free for members and kids under age three
INFO: (562) 590-3100 or http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/late_nights/
About the Aquarium:
The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among peoples. Home to more than 11,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include the Ocean Science Center, Molina Animal Care Center, and the new Jellies exhibits. Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages, from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. The Aquarium has won a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award for Aquariums, as awarded by TripAdvisor® travelers. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other special benefits.