Calendar of Events

See What’s New for more on these events. Also see daily programs free with admission, and tours and adventures available for additional fees.


International Vulture Awareness Day
Sept. 5
Celebrate the virtues of vultures during this world-wide salute to the good work these birds do, and the threats they face. Free with admission.

Homeschool Day
Sept. 10
Homeschool families enjoy regular daily activities plus special programs on this day designed to show how Aquarium programs can enhance lesson plans. Free admission homeschool families; behind-the-scenes tours available to homeschool families at a discount.

Cephalopod Awareness Day
Oct. 8
Behold the octopus and other animals of its ilk on this day dedicated to creatures with eight or ten tentacles. Free with admission.

Surf Fishing Workshop
Oct. 16-18
Improve your net worth with this comprehensive course that emphasizes hands-on experience under the guidance of expert anglers. Register now - space is limited. $150 per person.

Trick or Treat Under the Sea
Oct. 28 & 29
Ticket sales 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Trick or treat for sweets and enjoy thrills and gills at this annual family-friendly Halloween party, indoors among the Aquarium exhibits. Regular admission ends at 1 p.m.; Trick or Treat Under the Sea ticket sales 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Preschool Pumpkin Patch
Oct. 28
Ticket sales 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Show off those cute costumes while your little ones enjoy not-so-scary programs, activities and treats geared to the younger set. $3 plus state tax, per person, all ages.