Roanoke Island Special Events

July 21 from 8-9:30 p.m.

Moth Party

Help us collect moths, our beautiful and mysterious nocturnal pollinators, after hours on the Aquarium grounds during National Moth Week. BYOF—bring your own flashlight! Rain date July 28. 

$3 per person, ages 3 and up. Pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.


August 2

“Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes: The Unique Story of the Pea Island Life Savers”

The vibrant history of the United States Lifesaving Service and the Pea Island Lifesaving Station returns to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island for three dates this summer. On June 14, July 5 and August 2, presentations, in cooperation with the Pea Island Preservation Society, will offer reenactments, engaging storytelling and a message of perseverance and teamwork. The program is included with regular admission.

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