Upcoming Events

Shark Week Celebration at the Aquarium
June 25 & 26 


Kickoff Shark Week with tons of toothy fun and get to know these remarkable and threatened ocean predators. Here at The Florida Aquarium we celebrate sharks all year round but the kickoff weekend to Shark Week will be extra special—you can see several species of shark throughout the Aquarium while enjoying fun shark-themed activities all day long!

July 4th Celebration and Fireworks
July 4

See dazzling displays in the sky and sea this July 4th at The Florida Aquarium! There will be fun, family-friendly entertainment and all- American themed dinner options. We invite you to bring the entire family to soak up the fun at The Splash Pad and have a blast! Fireworks will take place at 9pm. Aquarium hours are extended to 9:30pm.

Fireworks Cruise (7:30pm-9:30pm)

Want an even more immersive experience and view of the fireworks? Take a cruise on our 72-foot catamaran on the Bay and enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. One complimentary drink ticket and access to all Aquarium exhibits is included with your Fireworks Cruise ticket.

Fireworks Cruise Tickets
$69 General Admission
$59 Aquarium Member

*No refunds on Fireworks Cruise tickets unless the cruise is canceled due to inclement weather.

Click here to Purchase Fireworks Cruise Tickets

Shark Con
July 9 & 10 at the Florida State Fairgrounds

SharkCon is an event that brings together those who love the ocean for a weekend of education and the fun at the Florida State Fairgrounds. As presenting sponsor, The Florida Aquarium will be present at Shark Con with an interactive booth at the event! Learn more by visiting S