Be part of the wonder and magic at OdySea Aquarium as it transforms into an enchanting Winter Waterland! Create cherished holiday memories with loved ones while meeting real mermaids, a swimming Santa, Elsa & Anna or even a live penguin at Arizona’s largest aquarium – home to 370 incredible animal species and two million gallons of water! From special guest appearances to an awesome kid-friendly rockin' New Year’s countdown — OdySea Aquarium makes this season the "most wonderful time of year!"
Mermaid Magic welcomes SeaTREK Santa, November 29—December 1
The holiday season at OdySea Aquarium kicks-off on Black Friday with an exclusive appearance by gorgeous mermaids as they welcome another special guest to join in the fun: SeaTREK underwater Santa! Mermaid appearances will take place throughout the Aquarium featuring special opportunities to meet and interact with these sea-dwelling beauties.
SeaTREK Santa Walks the Deep Ocean Floor, November 29—December 25
A jolly ol' helmet-diving SeaTREK Santa makes three appearances per weekend day, November 29—December 20, interacting with guests through the SeaTREK exhibit windows! SeaTREK Santa makes three appearances daily December 20 -- 25 so be on the lookout for him.
Elsa & Anna Return on the Heels of Frozen 2, December 20—January 5
Elsa & Anna take a vacation from Arendelle and head to the warmer climate in Scottsdale, to their favorite place: OdySea Aquarium! Every day they are at OdySea Aquarium, these popular sisters will meet all their Arizona friends. Complimentary hair and face painting will be available December 20 and 21 for children under 12 (no appearances on December 24 or 25).
Santa Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with Penguins,December 7 – December 23
When Santa is not walking the Deep Ocean Floor, he is visiting children on dry land with his favorite feathered friends – penguins!! Don’t miss this unique photo opportunity every day from December 7 – December 23. **Professional photographer will be taking these photos, and all will include Santa and a penguin; separate ticket price.
New Year’s Evening at OdySea Aquarium, December 31
Rock-out at this kid-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration that will end before bedtime – perfect for the pint-sized partiers in the group! The celebration includes a countdown to the New Year in Deep Ocean Theater, a family dance party and more!