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Immerse yourself in the magic of the holidays during Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration

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November 23, 2011 Category: Entertainment Posted by:

Camden, NJ- Create a new holiday family tradition by taking part in the Philadelphia Region’s most unique holiday experience: Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration, where the sea literally comes to life with the magic of the holidays!


Beginning Friday, November 25, 2011 and continuing through January 1, 2012, Adventure Aquarium on the Camden, NJ Waterfront will be transformed into a holiday wonderland under the sea, featuring larger-than-life decorations, twinkling lights, glowing trees, gently falling snow and of course, appearances from the Aquarium’s beloved Scuba Santa (and his elf helpers!), who will delight children all ages as he dives the 760,000-gallon Ocean Realm exhibit among rare sharks, gigantic sea turtles, hundreds of schooling fish, massive stingrays and more.


Guests of Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration can also meet and take photos with a life-sized, interactive Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his lovable friend, “Bumble,” The Abominable Snow Monster, who will place the star atop Adventure Aquarium’s massive Christmas tree.


Best of all…this year, Adventure Aquarium is featuring more Scuba Santa than EVER! See Scuba Santa dive among some of ocean’s coolest creatures before coming up to meet and take photos with children and families on the “dry” side.



Families that visit Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration anytime between November 25 and December 24 are eligible to receive one FREE 4×6 photo of their choice, courtesy of Adventure Aquarium’s H20 Photo.*


*Limited to one 4×6 photo per family or group


Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration features an enchanting line up of holiday activities, all of which are included with the price of admission:



Scuba Santa will enchant children of all ages as he dives among sea turtles, hammerheads, stingrays, and more. Step inside Scuba Santa’s Winter Wonderland Theater, a transformation of the Aquarium’s Ocean Realm Theater into a stunning theater backdrop – the perfect setting for the “I believe in Scuba Santa” show. Guests can also see and meet Scuba Santa’s underwater helper. Looking for a more personal Scuba Santa experience? Scheduled “dry side” meetings and photo opportunities with Scuba Santa will be offered throughout the day.



Your family will be delighted by a forest of white glowing trees and a life-sized Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, who will enchant children with life-like movement and shining red nose. A photo with Rudolph is the perfect backdrop for the family Christmas card!



Meet the Aquarium’s newest character, Bumble, The Abominable Snow Monster, who can make it snow—inside Adventure Aquarium! Meet and take photos with Bumble and watch as he places the star on a 15-foot tall Christmas tree during the Humble Bumble Christmas show. Kids don’t just watch – they’re invited to become a part of the Humble Bumble experience.



Get down and boogie with Gill & his friends at Gill’s Holiday Dance Party. The dance celebration is wildly popular among Adventure Aquarium’s younger guests, who will be jumping with joy as Gill and friends cut loose to some fun holiday dance music.



Don’t miss the Philadelphia Region’s most unique holiday experience: Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration on the Camden, NJ Waterfront, where families can enjoy the warmth and magic of the holidays in a totally unique aquarium setting. Those who visit between November 25 and December 24 receive a FREE 4X6 photo* – Adventure Aquarium’s way of saying, “Happy Holidays!” to one and all!


To learn more or to reserve your tickets to Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration online, visit and let the ADVENTURE begin!

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