Celebrate Your Children At The Aquarium Of The Pacific’s 8th Annual International Children’s Day

1- Drums n Fun

International Children’s Day Festival features traditional ethnic dance and music performed by kids, interactive programs for all ages, face painting, crafts, and more!

2- Kids Choir

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s eighth annual International Children’s Day is a special festival for kids on the weekend of April 27-28, 2013 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Celebrating the amazing talents of children of all cultures, this festival features international music and dance performances by kids. An international choir, West African, Mexican folkloric, Pacific Islander, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Persian traditional dance are among the children’s performances. There will also be martial arts demonstrations by American Tiger Martial Arts and Fitness. Kids of all ages can partake in aninternational percussion circle, Native American traditional weaving, children’s crafts, face painting, mural painting, and Pacific Island children’s games. On Sunday, April 28 at 12:55 p.m. the Aquarium will honor Destin Bigsby, Kieren Reiser, and Carl Olson with its 2013 Young Hero Award in recognition of their efforts to make this planet a better place. The trio of Long Beach Polytechnic High School freshmen created a video about renewable energy that placed in the top three in a national C-SPAN StudentCam competition. Celebrate the children in your life through this special annual event.

                      “The Aquarium is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated. Our International Children’s Day is the culmination of all of our cultural festivals where our various communities can come together to learn about the importance of working together to protect our ocean planet,” said Peter Martineau, Aquarium of the Pacific festival organizer.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, 2013, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


WHERE:  Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium WayLong Beach, CA 90802


COST:  Included with admission: $25.95 for adults (12+), $22.95 for seniors (62+), $14.95 for children (3-11), and free for children under 3 and Aquarium members.


INFO:   (562) 590-3100 or http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/international_childrens_day/


 AQUARIUM:  The Aquarium of the Pacific, a nonprofit institution, celebrates our planet’s largest and most

diverse body of water: the Pacific Ocean. The Aquarium is dedicated to instilling a sense of

wonder, respect, and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants, and ecosystems. A

world of discovery awaits.

Looking for a Great coupon for International Children’s Day festival April 27-28?  The coupon offers free child admission with a paid adult. Go to our Facebook page and print it up!

3- Folkloric Dancers


We are happy to announce that we have teamed up with The Aquarium of The Pacific for a giveaway! We have been offered eight tickets to be given in one set of four and two sets of two. (You can let us know which you are trying to win!) You must be a subscriber to enter! Next, leave a comment below telling us your favorite thing about visiting the Aquarium! If you have never been, simply tell us why you would like to go! Next, go to their Facebook page and “like” them! Deadline to enter is April 24th at 10 am so enter now! Three winners will randomly be selected from all entries.



Photo Descriptions:

1- Drums n Fun: See West African drumming and dance at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s International Children’s Day festival.

2- Kids Choir: The International Peace Choir will be performing at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s International Children’s Day festival.

3- Folkloric Dancers: Mexican folklorico dance is a popular feature at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s International Children’s Day festival.

Photo Credit:

Photo courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific


  1. I don’t have children yet but would love to take my niece to this! Would love two tickets! Favorite thing is the Jellyfish and sting rays.

  2. We’d love to win 4 tickets. Our favorite things to see are the jellyfish.

  3. love the fish! Would love to win 2 tickets!

  4. the sting rays are my daughters favorite! Would love two tickets!

  5. I would love to win 2 tickets! My favorite at the Aquarium are the Sea Dragons. They look like beautiful swimming pieces of seaweed!

  6. I could watch the Sea Otters all day! I would love to win 2 tickets to take my wife.

  7. Congrats To Terri B, Suzzi C and Suz A!

  8. Giveaway has ended! 🙂

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