The Aquarium of the Pacific hosts its Urban Ocean Festival on April 28th and 29th!


The Aquarium of the Pacific hosts its Urban Ocean Festival on April 28 and 29, featuring the Trashin’ Fashion show, a boat cruise, art, games, mural painting, poetry, live music, sustainable seafood tastings by Seafood for the Future and Premier, and other activities inspired by the bustling ocean. The Pacific waters off Southern California host a variety of industrial and recreational activities and also provide habitat for a diverse array of animals. Visitors to this festival can learn more about and better appreciate the urban ocean. During the festival, the Aquarium will show its films about the urban ocean and aquaculture (fish/shellfish farming) daily in its Ocean Science Center. There will be a special boat program during the festival and the summer at an additional cost. The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise occurs monthly, June through September (at 4:00 p.m. on June 9, July 14, August 11, and September 8), aboard Harbor Breeze Cruises. The Urban Ocean Festival is included with admission—$29.95 adult (12+), $26.95 senior (62+), $17.95 child (3-11), and free for children under age three and Aquarium members. The combo prices for Aquarium admission and Urban Ocean Cruises aboard Harbor Breeze Cruises are: $39.95 adult (12+) and $15 childFor info: (562) 590-3100 or

I had the opportunity to preview this fun event and really enjoyed it!

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