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Enjoy the otterly best holiday outing when you visit Aquarium of the Bay, where 20,000 aquatic animals are waiting to greet you with fishy festivities and underwater cheer. 

*Please Note: We will be closed December 25th



River Otter Snow Days

Snow is in the forecast at Aquarium of the Bay! Each Wednesday throughout December, we’ll add over 1,000 pounds of snow to our river otter habitat. Experience the merriment first-hand as Shasta, Baxter, and Ryer romp and roll in this festive addition of winter white.

Special thanks to A. LaRocca Seafood for their generous snow donation.



Otter Gifts

Our three residents river otters will be joining in on even more holiday festivities. From December 21-28, we’ll shower Shasta, Baxter, and Ryer with fun presents, like fish-stuffed stockings, festive trees, gift-wrapped toys, ice wreaths, and more. 





All Wrapped Up

As a special treat for you this holiday season, we’re offering complimentary gift-wrapping at Aquarium of the Bay. On December 17, buy a gift in one of our retail shops or bring in your gifts from home to get them wrapped in our special aquatic-themed wrapping paper adorned with festive sharks, merry crabs, and ornamented octopuses. 



Our Gift to You

The holidays are a time for giving. As our holiday gift to you, when you spend $50 in either of our retails shops throughout the month of December, you’ll receive a FREE otter plush with your purchase. Visit our retail shops for details.