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Nagoya-City Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Christmas Aquarium Events

Date : 11/26/2019 - 12/25/2019


  • Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Christmas Aquarium Events
  • Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Christmas Aquarium Events

The Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium has lots of curious events planned for this year’s Christmas. Be it the Santa Diver swimming along with the fishes, or the great school of sardines doing tornadoes to the Season's Carols, or even the cute decorations around the whole facility, this will be guaranteed fun for your date or family outing! On December 21st (Saturday), the aquarium will be on Extended Hours until 8:00 PM (admission until 7:00 PM) and after 5:00 PM visitors are entitled to a 20%-off discount on admission.

Christmas Events

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Christmas Aquarium Events

Dolphins' Night Performance
Enjoy a special night performance with the dolphins glowing in the light from the stands under the night sky.

December 21st (Saturday) from 6:00 PM to 6:20 PM
Place: North Building 3rd Floor Main Pool

Christmas Aquarium Concerts
Get in a festive mood with Christmas Aquarium Concerts against a backdrop of gracefully swimming aquatic life.

December 14th (Saturday) from 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Performers: Kinjo Gakuin High School Handbell Choir (handbell performance)
Place: South Building 2nd Floor Large Kuroshio Tank

December 21st (Saturday) from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM / 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Performers: Tomoko Seki (guitar performance)
Place: North Building 2nd Floor Underwater View Seating Area

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Christmas Aquarium Events

Tornado of Sardines Christmas Version
The magical sight of the swirling sardine tornado is accompanied by beautiful music and lighting with a Christmas theme.

November 26th (Tuesday) to December 25th (Wednesday)
-Weekdays from 12:00 PM to 12:05 PM / 3:00 PM to 3:05 PM
-Saturdays and Sundays (excluding November 30th and December 21st) from 12:00 PM / 2:00 PM / 3:30 PM
-November 30th (Saturday) from 11:30 AM / 1:30 PM / 3:30 PM
-December 21st (Saturday) from 11:30 AM / 1:30 PM / 3:30 PM / 6:00 PM
Place: South Building 2nd Floor Kuroshio Tank
*: Two-part performance each time on Saturdays and Sundays.

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Christmas Aquarium Events

A Santa Diver in the Large Coral Reef Tank
Communicate with a Santa Diver in full Santa costume at this highly anticipated event!

November 26th (Tuesday) to December 25th (Wednesday)
Weekdays from 2:30 PM to 2:40 PM
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 11:30 AM to 11:40 AM / 3:00 PM to 3:10 PM
Place: South Building 1st Floor Large Coral Reef Tank

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Christmas Aquarium Events

Christmas Special Exhibit "Aquarium Glass Tree"
See a Christmas tree created out of a tower of wine glasses. Displayed inside the glasses are living ornaments in Christmas colors, including betta fish, white cloud mountain minnows, and valonia green algae.

November 26th (Tuesday) to December 25th (Wednesday)
Place: South Building 2nd Floor Marine Life around Japan

Christmas Decorations
Christmas trees and wreaths decorate the inside of the aquarium. In addition, various events and staff dressed as Santa will contribute to the Christmas mood.

November 26th (Tuesday) to December 25th (Wednesday)

Jetty Hiroba
A five-meter tall Christmas tree lights up Jetty Hiroba to the east of the aquarium!
Head over to the Garden Pier and feel the holiday spirit to the fullest with Christmas illumination.

Light-Up Period: November 26th (Tuesday) to December 25th (Wednesday)
Light-Up Time: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

EVENT OVERVIEW

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  • Nursing room
Date : From November 26th (Tuesday) to December 25th (Wednesday), 2019
Holding time : 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
*: Last admission one hour prior to closing time.
December 21st until 8:00 PM (last admission 7:00 PM)
Place : Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
Location : 〒455-0033
1-3 Minatomachi, Minato-Ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Adults and Senior High School students 2,030 yen
Junior High and Elementary School students 1,010
Toddlers (ages 4 or older) 500 yen

*: On December 21st only, get a 20% discount off the regular ticket after 5:00 PM
Parking : Available, paid (cap. 1,200 cars, 27 buses)
(fee for cars: 100 yen/30 min. up to a max. of 1,000 yen/day)
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 052-654-7080
*: 052-654-1680 for group reservations and reconnaissance visits.
Holidays : Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a public holiday). Always open during Golden Week (early-May holiday season in Japan), from July to September, and during Spring and Winter school breaks.
*: Open everyday from December 17th (Tuesday), 2019 to January 13th (Monday), 2020.
*: Holidays are subject to change.
Year's end and New Year : Open everyday from December 17th (Tuesday), 2019 to January 13th (Monday - holiday), 2020.

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.

ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    5 min. southwestwards walk from Exit 3 of Nagoyako Station of the subway Meiko Line (either board the Meiko Line from Kanayama Station, or board the Meijo Line train bound for Nagoyako from Sakae Station, which in turn is reachable from Nagoya Station by subway Higashiyama Line bound for Fujigaoka).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    ·From Komei I.C. of the Nagoya Expressway R4 Tokai Route:
    --Follow Egawa Route southwards for approx. 2 km.
    ·From Meiko-chuo I.C. of the Isewangan Expressway:
    --Turn left upon exiting and follow and head northwards by the Kinjo Futo Route for 6.8km (14 min.). Turn right at Tsukijiguchi intersection and head southwards for 750m.
    · From Odaka I.C. of the Chitahanto Road:
    --Head northwards by Route 23 (a.k.a. Meishi, or Meyon Route) towards Yokkaichi for 6.8km (10 min.) and exit Tsukijiguchi I.C. After 300m, turn left and after 100m turn left again. Head southwards 750m.

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