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Holiday Dive Shows

Watch as your favorite friends from the North Pole swim with the fish! Scuba Claus or one of his elves will make a special appearance in the Great Ocean Tank at the 11 am and 3 pm dive shows each day beginning Saturday, November 23. Holiday dive shows are included with Aquarium admission.
Scuba Claus Dives: Nov. 23 – 25 and Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 21 – 23
Elf Dives: Nov. 26 – 30, Dec. 3 – 7, 10 – 14 and 17 – 20

Dive Show Schedule

Sundays with Santa

Meet jolly old Saint Nick at the Aquarium this holiday season! Visit with Santa and have your photo taken in the Great Hall near the Carolina Seas exhibit. Photo packages and ornaments are available for purchase and Aquarium members receive a 25 percent discount. Visits with Santa are included in Aquarium admission.. December 2, 9, and 16 from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm.


Join us as creativity and holiday festivity come to life with more than 250,000 colorful LEGO® bricks. Holiday BricksALIVE features a collection of more than a dozen animal sculptures throughout the Aquarium’s second floor, all decked out in seasonal garments to celebrate the holidays. These complex figures represent species that call South Carolina home.

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