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The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California has over 11,000 marine animals from almost 500 different species. Its interactive display exhibits create an entertaining and educational experience. See the Shark Lagoon, June Keyes Penguin Habitat and the Sea of Cortez.
You can get into the holiday spirit during the Aquarium Holiday celebration. The Aquarium has special holiday décor, a daily penguin walk, a display of gingerbread houses, snowfall in the Great Hall, daily screenings of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.” There is a special holiday menu in Café Scuba and daily appearances by Santa Diver and the Aquarium characters in their holiday costumes. On the weekends there will be a snow play area, children’s crafts and picture opportunities with Santa. Hanukkah storytelling will be presented with opportunities to play dreidel.
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