Aqua-Eve tickets are now sold out and the waiting list is full. 

December 31, 2013

9:00pm - 1:00am

Celebrate New Years Eve with a splash at The Florida Aquarium’s Aqua-Eve! Enjoy fantastic live music, complimentary food, beer and wine along with a champagne toast and the best view in town for an amazing fireworks display at midnight. The Florida Aquarium's Aqua-Eve party is the premiere New Years Eve party in Tampa to ring in 2014!

Action stations of food and dessert will be served. Beer and wine included in event admission. Cash bar will be available.
For a full list of what will be served please click HERE

Must be 21+.


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Event Tickets:

Aqua-Eve General Admission Ticket

$100 through Dec 25th; $110 through Dec 31; Aquarium Members: $85 through December 25th (Members, please call 813-273-4030 to purchase tickets)

  • 9:00pm event admission
  • Hors d'oeuvres, dessert, unlimited beer and wine
  • Live music and entertainment throughout the event
  • Access to all Aquarium galleries

Aqua-Eve & Fireworks Cruise Combo Ticket

$160 through Dec 25th; $170 through Dec 31st; Aquarium Members: $150 through December 25th (Members, please call 813-273-4030 to purchase tickets)

Want to celebrate the New Year in an extra special way? Come aboard the Bay Spirit II for an intimate cruise around the harbor and an amazing view of the fireworks at midnight. Beer, wine, dessert and a champagne toast will be served onboard. Cash bar available.


*Aqua-Eve and Fireworks Cruise tickets are non-refundable. Fireworks Cruise tickets can only be purchase through the Aqua-Eve combo ticket option. Limited space available. Guests who purchase a Fireworks Cruise ticket will be given additional instructions and meeting location upon arrival to the Aqua-Eve event. Boarding will begin at 10:45pm. The cruise will leave the dock at 11:00pm, no exceptions. Aquarium staff has the right to refuse boarding to any guests who appears to be intoxicated and may risk the safety of themselves and other guests.


Cocktail attire is the recommended dress for this event.

Aqua-Eve is a fundraiser event for The Florida Aquarium, a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. The event is rain or shine and no refunds are available. Guests of Aqua-Eve must be 21+.