African-American Festival, February 24-25, 2018 @ The Aquarium of the Pacific Giveaway Opportunity!

Aquarium Festival Celebrates African and African-American Culture

During National Black History Month.

Celebrating the richness and diversity of African-American and African cultures, the Aquarium’s sixteenth annual African-American Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Guests can experience the sights and sounds of performances by local African-American groups, including Mardi Gras second line dancers, hip hop and break dancers, jazz musicians, interactive drum circle musicians, and West African dancers. The festival will also feature cultural displays, handmade craftwork, and storytellers. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the festival’s offerings and discover the wonders of the Pacific Ocean at the Aquarium.


WHEN:          Saturday and Sunday, February 24-25, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


WHERE:        Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802


On Saturday, February 24 at 1:40 p.m. the Aquarium will honor Sharon and David  McLucas in recognition of their dedicated service to African-American communities.  Sharon and David and McLucas are the owners of Forgotten Images: A Traveling                                    Educational Exhibit and Museum. Their exhibit features thousands of lost and forgotten artifacts that span two centuries of the African-American experience in America. The exhibit has been featured at schools, churches, and community events throughout             Southern California, in many cases at no charge. The display highlights all phases of  African-American history, both positive and negative with the aim of instilling a sense of knowledge, awareness, and responsibility in everyone who comes in contact with the exhibit.



Free to Aquarium members and included with general admission for the public

General admission: $29.95 adult (12+), $26.95 senior (62+), and $17.95 child (3-11)


African-American Festival:

With the coupon, adults receive $10 OFF admission on Feb 24 or 25. Regular $29.95, just $19.95 with coupon!

You can also access the mobile-print coupon from the festival web page:

INFO:             (562) 590-3100 or

We have teamed up for a Giveaway! One winner will win a Family 4 Pack of tickets! To enter, simply leave a comment below! Deadline to enter is February 19th, 2018 at noon PST.


AQUARIUM: The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among people. Home to over 11,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include the FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing, Our Water Future, and archerfish exhibits. Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages. The Aquarium won a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award for Aquariums, as awarded by TripAdvisor® travelers, and the 2017 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other special benefits.

Photo Credit: Photo provided courtesy of The Aquarium of the Pacific. 


  1. We LOVE going to the Aquarium!

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