This Week at the Aquarium

For easy indoor activity registration please click here. Easy registration for an outdoor activity happens here.

See something new every day at the Aquarium. Aquarium admission includes free daily programs including animal presentations, short films, dive shows and exciting animal feedings. To view the daily program schedule click here.

Explore more at the Aquarium through special activities and programs. Look below to see upcoming activities. If you’d like to see activities for the entire month click here. Please note special activities require preregistration and an additional fee.

WEDNESDAY 10/29

FF-TOTUS-GirlsWitchDiverTRICK OR TREAT UNDER THE SEA

Date: Wednesday, October 29
Time: 5-8:30 p.m.
Ages: All ages. Children 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Fee: $11 each. Children 2 and younger FREE.

Grab your costume and troll the Aquarium for spooky good times. Halloween games and magic shows will have the family shrieking with delight. Haunted gardens, live animal encounters and scary divers swimming among the sharks get the adrenaline pumping. Local merchants, also costumed for the event, give away treats and coupons to trick-or-treaters.

THURSDAY 10/30

FF-TOTUS_PumpkinFishTRICK OR TREAT UNDER THE SEA

Date: Thursday, October 30
Time: 5-8:30 p.m.
Ages: All ages. Children 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Fee: $11 each. Children 2 and younger FREE.

Grab your costume and troll the Aquarium for spooky good times. Halloween games and magic shows will have the family shrieking with delight. Haunted gardens, live animal encounters and scary divers swimming among the sharks get the adrenaline pumping. Local merchants, also costumed for the event, give away treats and coupons to trick-or-treaters.

SATURDAY 11/1

behind the scenes - girl with camera- dad fatherBehind the Scenes Tour

Date: Saturday, Nov. 1
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Ages: 8 and older. Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Fee: $18 for ages 13 and older, $16 for ages 8-12. Aquarium admission included. Preregistration required.
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at an aquarium? Space for animal holding, husbandry, life support systems and access to exhibits is hidden behind the Aquarium walls. Accompany Aquarium staff on a guided tour of animal quarantine, life support, food preparation and access areas.

Aquarist ApprenticeAquarist Apprentice

Date: Saturday, Nov. 1
Time: 2 p.m.
Ages: 10 and older. Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Fee: $28 for ages 13 and older, $26 for ages 10-12. Aquarium admission included. Preregistration required.
Join staff on a behind-the-scenes tour and learn about Aquarium animals, what they eat, how they live and how to care for them. Assist aquarists with food preparation and help feed the animals. Participants also observe aquarists during daily care and maintenance tasks. This limited opportunity is only open to 10 participants. Must wear closed-toe shoes and be prepared to smell fishy.

Surf FishingSurf Fishing

Date: Saturday, Nov. 1
Time: 9 a.m.
Ages: 10 and older.
Fee: $15 per participant. Aquarium admission is not included. Preregistration required.
This three-hour workshop includes one hour of classroom discussion, then surf fishing on the beach nearby. All equipment and bait is provided. Program is rain or shine, with extra activities added in event of bad weather (e.g., throwing a cast net).

SUNDAY 11/2

Behind the Scenes TourBehind the Scenes Tour

Date: Sunday, Nov. 2
Time: 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
Ages: 8 and older. Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Fee: $18 for ages 13 and older, $16 for ages 8-12. Aquarium admission included. Preregistration required.
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at an aquarium? Space for animal holding, husbandry, life support systems and access to exhibits is hidden behind the Aquarium walls. Accompany Aquarium staff on a guided tour of animal quarantine, life support, food preparation and access areas.

For easy registration for an indoor activity please click here. For easy registration for an outdoor activity please click here.