Upcoming Events


Seagrapes Fine Wine & Food Festival
April 30th

Join us for a wine and food festival unlike any other benefiting the Aquarium’s youth education and conservation programs. Enjoy fantastic wine and sample delicious food while strolling amongst some of the most amazing sea creatures from around the world. 

Give Day Tampa Bay
May 3

Help us to continue our sea turtle research, rescue, rehab and release efforts in Tampa Bay across the state of Florida! The Aquarium will be participating in Give Day Tampa Bay -- a community-wide day of giving to nonprofit organizations in the Tampa Bay area.  Learn more. 

Members Only Night
May 6


Bring the whole family to experience our new kids’ outdoor water play area, featuring splashy adventures and endless froggy fun. Enjoy music and games with our live DJ. Even meet marine scientist and author Dr. Ellen Prager.

Participate in trivia contests, as well as interactive educational activities to learn more about sea turtles and the maze of challenges they face. We’ll have cool crafts, face painting and a bake sale benefiting EFRT, our animal enrichment program. Don’t forget your kids’ swimsuits and towels.

Admission is FREE for Aquarium Members with a valid Membership card and $10 for each additional guest.

Reservations are required. RSVP by Wednesday, May 4th. Please contact the Aquarium's Membership Department at 813-273-4568 or e-mail membership@flaquarium.org.


Mother's Day Weekend
May 7 & 8

This Mother’s Day Weekend, treat mom to more than 20,000 spectacular sea creatures. From touching cool stingrays to close encounters with adorable penguins and cute Ring-tailed Lemurs, this is one gift she’ll never forget. *Mom gets in free with purchase of full price admission at the Aquarium. Not valid with other discounts or coupons.


Day of Discovery 
May 14


8:30am-9:30am -- Exhibits
9:30am-1:00am -- New Splash Pad

We invite families with sensory disabilities, like Autism, to experience the Aquarium in a low stress way between the hours of 8:30am and 9:30am. Come experience The Florida Aquarium for a morning of special programming, animal interactions, lights and sounds for children and families with special needs.


FREE for Aquarium Members. Non-Members Click here to purchase tickets.


$5.00 advance ticket purchase
$8.00 on day of event