The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Changing Exhibit Gallery , Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Included with Aquarium admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Mr. Potato Head will lead the way on amazing adventures into outer space, under the sea and more! Get ready to have a spudtacular time!

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Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

10:15 - 10:50 am, 2:00 - 2:25 pm, 3:00 - 3:25 pm

Location: Giant Screen Theater at the Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

When Sid ends up on Santa’s naughty list, he and Peaches journey to the North Pole to set things straight.

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Great White Shark

11:30 am - 12:10 pm, 12:45 - 1:25 pm, 12:45 - 2:00 pm

Location: Giant Screen Theater at the Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Members - $5.00; Non-Members: Adults - $9.00, Children ages 3-11 - $8.00, Seniors - $8.50

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear… GWS will explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.

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Sea Turtles Behind-The-Scenes

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $15 members, $20 non-members - Reservations required

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Get a unique view from the top of the sea turtle aquarium, observe feeding and interaction with five large sea turtles. Learn about the history and behavior of sea turtles and conservation efforts worldwide. Reservations must be booked before noon of the day of your visit. Book online or call 757-385-0300. Minimum height is 48."

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Seals Behind-the-Scenes

2:30 - 3:15 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $45 Members; $55 Non-members (Reservations must be booked by 12:30 p.m.)

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Visit the seal holding area and meet our harbor seals, learn about their care from the mammal care specialists, and observe a behavioral training session. (45 minutes)

Restrictions: Participants must be at least 3 years old, and all children under age 13 must be accompanied by a paying participating adult.