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Get in the Spirit of the Season at the Aquarium

October 17, 2017 9:00 AM
by Jonathan Ocon

Get in the Spirit of the Season at the Aquarium

Calling all ghosts and goblins to celebrate Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos at Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium! It's time for the annual Fishy Fest from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m., October 28–29 at the Santa Monica Aquarium! Ghosts and goblins of all ages can meet and greet ocean life from the Santa Monica Bay at the marine science center, located at 1600 Ocean Front Walk. Check out the glow-in-the-dark fun in the mad scientists’ lab; visit the face-painting station or the mask-making craft table to create a fabulous fish-centric disguise; and hear a spooktacular story at 2 p.m. on Saturday (appropriate for the youngest trick-or-treaters).

On Sunday, join a ghoulish costume parade around the Pier that steps off in front of the Aquarium at 3 p.m. Come in costume, or check out the costume giveaway the Aquarium will hold that day. And every Sunday is Shark Sunday; at 3:30 p.m. watch the sharks chow down and learn fun facts about these misunderstood fish. For more details, visit or call 310.393.6149.

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