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Title:
Fall-O-Ween
When:
Saturday, October 26 2013  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Category:
Special Events

Description

Ghosts and ghouls of all ages—celebrate crisp, glorious fall at Mystic Aquarium’s family-friendly Fall-O-Ween! October 19-20 and 26-27 we’re decking out the aquarium with fall decorations and celebrating with fun activities such as scavenger hunts, Halloween crafts, be amazed by a juggler and so much more! Check out our talented divers who not only carve pumpkins, but they are so good they can carve pumpkins underwater! The fish really get in on the action, with pumpkin being a favorite treat.

Be mesmerized a magician whose tricks and illusions are sure to leave you confounded! Come dressed in your Halloween getup and compete in our costume contest for a chance to win great prizes or get your face transformed by our talented face paint artists (for an extra fee). Catch up with your aquatic friends, experience a pirate themed California sea lion show, and enjoy some scary-good seasonal treats from Penguins Cafe.

Cost:

Most activities are free for members and included with general admission, except face painting that requires an additional fee.

Falloween Activity Schedule:

SCAVENGER HUNT..................................................10:00-2:30

Main Gallery, Hidden Amazon Exhibit. Wander through the Main Gallery following the clues to discover interesting animals. Bring your answers back by 3:00 to claim your prize!

MAKE YOUR OWN TRICK OR TREAT BAG.........................10:00-3:00

Main Gallery, Kitchings Classroom. Customize your own bag for carrying around on Halloween to collect all your tasty treats!

SCALES AND TAILS..................................................10:00, 10:45, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00

Main Gallery, Scales and Tails. Meet amazing creatures that are cold-blooded and seriously cool. Chat with an educator, touch a reptile and hear fun facts.

MICHAEL KARAS JUGGLING EXTRAVAGANZA...................10:30-11:00, 12:30-1:00

Foxwoods Marine Theater. Be amazed by nationally recognized juggler, Michael Karas. Only on October 20, 26 and 27.

UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING...............................10:30-11:30

Main Gallery, Shark Lagoon.

MAGICIAN............................................................11:30-12:00, 2:15-2:45

Main Gallery. Be thrilled by Jasen Matthews’ Magic Show. Only on October 19, 20 and 26.

CALIFORNIA SEA LION SHOW.....................................11:30, 1:30, 3:30

Foxwoods Marine Theater. Come see this year’s special show, Peter Penguin’s Pirate Adventure.

COSTUME CONTEST..................................................12:10

At SpongeBob statue. Come dressed to impress in your best Halloween costumes and enter to win fun prizes.

UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING...............................2:00-3:00

Main Gallery, Coral Reef.

 

SPECIAL ANIMAL TRAINING AND FEEDING SESSIONS:

STELLER SEA LION PRESENTATION................................. 1:30, 3:00

Pacific Northwest

FUR SEAL TRAINING SESSION....................................... 9:30, 11:30

Pacific Northwest

BELUGA TRAINING SESSIONS........................................ 1:30, 3:00

Arctic Coast

PENGUIN FEEDING.................................................... 9:30, 1:30

Roger Tory Peterson Penguin Pavilion

SHARK FEEDING....................................................... 1:30

Main Gallery, Shark Lagoon, October 20 and 27 only

SOUTHERN STINGRAY FEEDING..................................... 2:00

Main Gallery, Stingray Bay, October 19 and 26 only

 

Please note that shows and feeding times may change without notice