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Santa Claus sitting in a chair and waving at the camera
Shedd's sea otters love to play in snow brought in from outside in the winter, rolling their furry bodies over and over until they're covered all over in snow.

You can redeem these other exclusive offerings with your Santa at Shedd package add-on:

  • An exclusive viewing of Polar Express 4-D
  • Reserved seating for an aquatic presentation
  • 10% off merchandise at the Shedd stores
  • $1 off a Freestyle Coca-Cola beverage with any purchase in the Bubble Net food court


Dive into the aquatic world at Shedd—and take action to support it around the globe! A membership is the best way to explore Shedd Aquarium, with benefits including member-only programs, events and discounts.

Read More , on the Membership page