Upcoming Events



20th Anniversary Celebration
Happening now through August 31

We've been swimming strong for decades! Starting on March 9, we're celebrating our history by way of fun, family-friendly activities and events throughout the Aquarium and our exhibits. Be sure to join us at the Aquarium and online to help ring in our 20th birthday celebration!

Social media users can use #FLAQturns20 to join the online conversation. Be sure to share your Aquarium experience with us!

20th Celebration Activities and Events:

- New! Interactive Coral Reef Show
- Aquarium Scavenger Hunt
- Celebration Station with Activities
- Surprise Bio Facts and Animal Interactions
- Tango the Sea Turtle mascot

Join the celebration with us at the Aquarium and online!



Brews by the Bay
October 16

Get ready to party with more than 20,000 animals from above and below the water's surface at The Florida Aquarium while enjoying live music, more than 100 types of beer and delicious food from dozens of Tampa's best local restaurants!

But that's not all, experience upclose encounters with some of our amazing animals and knowledgeable biologists while taking in views of the Bay from inside or outdoors on our multiple decks and patio! Tickets on sale soon.

September 1 - 30

During the month of September, those who have a membership at MOSI, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo and The Florida Aquarium may use their membership at any of the three attractions to gain free access. Primary membership holders must be present at time of visit. Click here for more details.