Fort Fisher Special Events

Father's Day Breakfast

8 a.m.-9 a.m. June 18

Treat dad to a Father’s Day Breakfast and a shark program lead by an Aquarium educator. In addition, fathers will have an opportunity to assist in an animal feeding. The breakfast menu includes donuts, fruit, yogurt, coffee, juice and milk. Reservations are required for the breakfast. Space is limited. Aquarium admission is included.

World Oceans Day

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, June 8

Celebrate the ocean and learn how you can help protect it. Throughout the day, guests can play and learn. Explore with a scavenger hunt. Craft sea creatures. Pledge to reduce plastics and help create a giant blue whale. Enjoy face painting and games. 

International Ocean Film Tour

6 p.m. Friday, June 9 
Join us for a screening of the International Ocean Film Tour. The ocean is our greatest adventure playground and likely the biggest treasure chest of nature. With its dazzling diversity of species, the ocean never fails to amaze us and encourages us to protect what we love. 1 night, 7 documentaries, 120 minutes. Only $5. Space is limited. Sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Company. 


Family Paint Night 

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays 
June 7, 21; July 5, 19; Aug. 2

Mix up a colorful evening of fun during Family Paint Night. Let your creativity flow, enjoy underwater views and take-home your own aquatic masterpiece. Instructors from Saltwater Surf Art lead each session, appropriate for artists 8 years old and older; children 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Sessions include paint, canvas and easel use. Reservations are required. Themes change nightly.  

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