For the safety of our guests, The Splash Pad, our outdoor children's play area, is closed through spring 2017 as we complete construction of the Mosaic Center and enhancements to our outdoor plaza area. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Upcoming Events

Day of Discovery
April 29th, 8-9:30am

Thanks to our event sponsors: Power Design, Amalie Oil Co. and Mini Doughnut Factory!

Join us for our 5th Annual Day of Discovery event at the Aquarium in partnership with the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) at the University of South Florida and Autism Speaks Tampa Bay! This event offers a special Aquarium experience with unique programming, animal encounters and animal enrichment craft projects, as well as light and sounds for children and families with special needs. Special activities and animal interactions are planned for this event along the exhibit pathway and in our Carol J. and Barney Barnett Learning Center. Get advanced tickets now.

Painting with a Twist at the Aquarium
April 30th, 7-9pm

Join us in putting a "Twist" on fundraising at The Florida Aquarium. Come paint for a great cause! 

Attendees also will be entered into a drawing to win general admission tickets to our annual SeaGrapes Wine and Food event on May 12th. (Two pairs, for a total of four tickets will be given away). A cash bar is available for beer, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks. Snacks will be available for purchase. No outside food or beverage permitted. $50 per person.

Please use PASSCODE: SEAGRAPES to register.

SeaGrapes Wine and Food Festival
May 12th


Immerse yourself in a wine and food festival like no other! Sample wonderful wines and fantastic foods while enjoying live entertainment! Click here to learn more.