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Aquarium of the Pacific International Children’s Festival

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s twelfth annual International Children’s Festival is a special festival for kids on the weekend of April 1-2, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Celebrating the amazing talents of children of many cultures, this festival featuresWest African, Mexican, Pacific Islander, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Persian, and Irish dance performances. Also featured will be an international children’s choir and martial arts demonstrations. Kids of all ages can partake in a percussion circle, Japanese origami, Native American crafts, and Pacific Islander traditional children’s games.

The Aquarium is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated. “Our International Children’s Festival is the culmination of all of our cultural festivals, where our various communities can come together to learn about the importance of working together to protect our ocean planet,” said Peter Martineau, Aquarium of the Pacific festival organizer.

People are encouraged to celebrate the children in their lives and children around the world with this special annual event.

WHEN:Saturday andSunday, April 1 and 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

HONOREE: On Sunday, April 2 at 12:20 p.m. the Aquarium will honor Connor Berryhill with its annual Young Hero Award in recognition of his efforts to make our planet a better place.

COST: Included with admission: $29.95 for adults (12+), $26.95 for seniors (62+), $17.95 for children (3-11), and free for children under age three and Aquarium members

INFO: (562) 590-3100or

GIVEAWAY: Enter to win (4) tickets to the Aquarium of the Pacific children’s festival by leaving a comment on our Facebook post or in the comments below. We will pick one random winner on March 29th. Good Luck!!

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  1. Love the aquarium of the pacific ! So much to see and do especially with the little ones !

  2. Thanks for the opportunity to win tickets. Would love to take my grandchildren there…..

  3. I wish I can bring my son!

  4. This looks so fun!

  5. How fun!!

  6. Looks like lot of fun…would love to take my kids.

  7. Love the aquarium , so much fun

  8. Love the aquarium

  9. Looks like alot of fun!

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