From October through March, come to the National Aquarium, Baltimore, on the first Friday evening of the month for a series of events dedicated to exploring, experiencing, and celebrating cultures from around the globe. Each event is celebrated with music, dance, food, arts and crafts, community resource tables, and educational exhibits.
Activities are from 5–9 p.m. and are included with Aquarium admission.
World Holiday Traditions
December 6, 2013
Celebrate holiday traditions from around the world with the National Aquarium. This event brings the joyous music and festive customs of the holiday season from our Aquarium family to yours.
See beautiful Nativity scenes from around the world. Have your photo taken with the jolly, bearded man in red himself, Santa, and meet our mascot, Puffin, during special appearances throughout the night. Make recycled holiday cards to send to our veterans. Enjoy holiday performances from Maryland Sings, Joe Duffey & the Teelin Irish Dance Company and the Quintaero Woodwind Ensemble.
The National Aquarium's Cultural Series is presented by Macy's.
All activities (except Santa photos) are included with Aquarium admission.
Schedule of Events:
Quintaero and Arioso present live holiday music from around the world
Kwanzaa and Hanukkah displays
Arts and crafts
Special appearances by Santa and National Aquarium mascot, Puffin
Photo opportunities with Santa
Joe Duffey & the Irish Teelin Dance Company entertain with interactive performances
Holiday carols featuring Maryland Sings
All activities are included with Aquarium admission.
Disclaimers: Program and performances are subject to change without notice
(All programming take place in the Harbor Overlook, Blue Wonders, Level 1)
January 3, 2014 - Asian Pacific Heritage
*All activities subject to change without notice.
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