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!



Extended Fun Thursdays
July (every Thursday)
August 6 & 13


The fun lasts even longer on Thursdays with extended hours – open until 6:30p.m.

Cool off from the summer heat and get inches from amazing marine life from all over the world at The Florida Aquarium. Don’t forget to bring the kids’ swimsuits so they can splash away in Explore A Shore, our outdoor water adventure zone. Enjoy family friendly entertainment, dining options, and drinks while you soak in Florida's warm, summer nights by the Bay!


Members' Night
August 9
4:45 - 9p.m.

Members can enjoy the Aquarium with extended hours, kid-friendly activities, animal encounters, a DJ, and more! Experience the Aquarium later with plenty of fun!

After a stroll through the Aquarium, shop for Aquarium gifts in our gift shop, enjoy food from Cafe Ray, and relax with a cold beverage at our outdoor Cantina Bar!

Not an Aquarium member? Learn more about the benefits and become one! Click here.


Brews by the Bay
October 16

Party with 20,000 animals while enjoying live music, craft beer and food from local restaurants! Tickets on sale soon.