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Sea of Lights

Tis' the SEAson!

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

SEA LIFE is lit up with Holiday Spirit this December! Wander through each zone of the aquarium to experience thousands of Christmas lights as they sparkle across every fishy friend! Scuba Claus is also diving back into our 117,000 gallon ocean exhibit and will be swimming alongside sharks, rays, and other sensational fish! Starting December 7th, we will be hosting: 

  • Scuba Claus Dive Shows 
    • Saturdays at 11:15 AM and 2:30 PM
    • Sundays at 1:45 PM and 3:45 PM
    • Saturdays & Sundays, December 7th – 22nd
  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas SEA with Sharky
    • Tuesday, December 10th at 11:30 AM
    • Tuesday, December 17th at 11:30 AM
    • Bring your toddler and join Sharky for the ultimate holiday dance party!
  • Annual Pass Member Preview Event
    • Sunday, December 8th from 9-11 AM
      • Want to come? No worries! Purchase an Annual Pass today! 
  • Daily Activities Include:
    • Writing Letters to your Favorite Animal (Neptune, Steg, Sharkira, and Darwin). These will be read to them before Christmas!
    • Find the Shark on the Shelf! Snap a picture and tag #SharkShelfie to be entered into a giveaway. 
    • Decorate our SEA LIFE Trust Christmas tree during your Behind-the-Scenes tour! A portion of the proceeds from these tours will be donated to SEA LIFE Trust.

Guests can also participate in our food drive by donating a non-perishable canned food item to receive $7 off admission. All donations go to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Click here for a list of needed items. Offer valid for one item per ticket discount (ie. one item is valid for one person's admission). 

*Offer only valid Nov. 25 - Dec. 23. Offer valid on walk-up admission only. Items must be turned in and shown to admissions to receive discount. Discount is not valid for online ticket purchases, or already discounted tickets, or with another coupon.


SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord will close at 6:00pm on Wednesday, December 11th for a private event with the Pinky Swear Foundation.