Upcoming Events

Penguin Appreciation Weekend

November 28 - 30, 2014

Waddle on over and enjoy Penguin Appreciation Weekend at the Aquarium! From a penguin-themed activities in our new Carol J. and Barney Barnett Learning Center to penguin dressed SCUBA divers, there will be many exciting opportunities to interact and learn about our adorable penguins. A portion of the proceeds from this fun-filled penguin weekend will benefit SANCCOB, a marine non-profit organization that helps threatened species like our African Black-footed Penguins.

Breakfast with Santa

December 20, 2014
8am - 9:30am

The holidays are here and Santa has added The Florida Aquarium to his list of destinations! Meet Santa and his animal friends when you attend Breakfast with Santa. Begin your visit with a wonderful buffet breakfast. The menu includes assorted French toast sticks, fluffy scrambled eggs, bacon, homemade breakfast potatoes, fresh sliced fruit, toast, fresh brewed coffee, assorted teas and orange and cranberry juices. Since Santa’s elves are pretty busy this time of year, Florida Aquarium trainers and education staff will be on hand accompanied by some special animal guests for everyone to meet.
Included in this package is free parking and admission to the Aquarium for the day. You have the opportunity to purchase photos with Santa that morning. Space is limited so register now.

$29.95 Adult: non-members
$19.95 Adult: Aquarium Member
$21.95 Child: non-members
$11.95 Child: Aquarium Member

Event ticket includes Aquarium admission. Children 2 years of age and younger are free! Purchase tickets.


Holiday FantaSea

December 26-30, 2014
9:30am - 6:30pm

Continue the holiday celebration at the Aquarium and experience the coolest water wonderland ever at Holiday FantaSea! Enjoy a real snow play area for the kids, light shows, holiday themed activities and all of our exhibits will be open late. 


December 31, 2014
9pm - 1am

Splash in the New Year by celebrating at Aqua-Eve! There will be fantastic entertainment, complimentary food, beer and wine, and a champagne toast with the best view in town for an amazing fireworks display over the channel at midnight! Must be 21+ Tickets now on sale!