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Happy Holidays at MSAQ

Celebrate with Discounts, Photos and More

The party starts with $12.25 General Admission after 3PM!

This SEAson, Mississippi Aquarium is offering extended hours. Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, admission is only $12.25 for EVERYONE from 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Some blackout dates apply, so be sure to check the Holiday Schedule.

Bring the family out to visit the aquatic wonders, take a special holiday photo with an Aquarium ambassador animal, and grab a bite to eat at Pelican Pointe Cafe. Photo details below!

Have some last-minute shopping? We've got you covered! Stop in the Gulf Shop for unique holiday gifts or shop online for holiday deals.
General Admission Tickets
General Admission Tickets
Advance purchases are strongly encouraged on weekends, holidays, and during special events, as walk-up tickets are limited and may sell out.

Special Holiday Pricing: $12.25 General Admission 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Adults $29.95 | Children $24.95 | Seniors $26.95

Holiday Photos at Mississippi Aquarium

Bring the family out for a photo with one of Mississippi Aquarium's bottlenose dolphins.

  • Photo sessions with a dolphin are limited and must be reserved
  • One group per session
  • Best for families or groups of six (6) or less
  • Session includes one (1) digital download with choice of frame
  • Prints and holiday greeting cards may be purchased on site
Photo with a Dolphin
Photo with a Dolphin
Limited sessions are available. Sessions must be booked in advance, one session per group. The session includes one (1) digital download. Additional prints or holiday greeting cards may be purchased on site.

Make a Splash with Your Holiday Greeting Cards

Send your friends and family a holiday greeting card that will stand out! Add our custom holiday border to any of your photos taken at Mississippi Aquarium! These prints make perfect holiday greeting cards.
Our ambassador penguins will make special appearances for Holiday photo opportunities.

Greetings cards come with envelopes and are printed on-site. Get your first ten (10) holiday cards for just $20. Each additional bundle of ten (10) is only $5!

Just ask your photographer for more details!

Penguin Schedule


Santa H2 Oh! Oh! Oh!

Santa H2 Oh! Oh! Oh!

Santa takes a break from the toy shop to dive deep into the Aquatic Wonders!

View Santa's dive schedule for dates and times.


Santa's Workshop

Santa's Workshop

Join our Interpretation team in Changing Tides to create a special keepsake.

View the Holiday Daily Schedule for more details.

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