Home for the Holidays

Friday, Dec 22, 2023 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Boulevard

This year, experience a holiday lights event like no other!  Wave at the whales as you begin your holiday stroll through our outdoor and indoor habitats taking in the sights and sounds of your favorite holiday themes.  From the snowy Arctic Coast to the magical frozen tunnel of icicles, you will enjoy the magic of the holidays while getting access to our main indoor aquarium gallery, shark touch habitat, Arctic Coast beluga habitat, and newly-renovated courtyard decked with dancing lights choreographed with your favorite holiday movie tunes.

There will be refreshments available for purchase, countless photo opportunities, and even some surprise special guests!

Don’t miss the first-ever Home for the Holidays lights extravaganza, select evenings from 6pm to 9pm. The final entry of the night occurs 30 minutes before close.

During the event, you can enjoy the Arctic Coast beluga exhibit, Pacific Northwest, main indoor aquarium gallery complete with shark touch, jellies, sharks, turtles, and more, as well as the newly-renovated courtyard. In addition, Saltwater Café, Quick Bites, and the Gift Shop will be open. Please note that Penguin Pavilion, Marine Theater, and Ray Touch Tent will be closed.

The cost of tickets is $25 for standard admission and $20 for members.

On select evenings, we will also offer fun and festive activities, live music performances, holiday character meet-and-greets, and more!