Open Daily 9:30am-5:00pm
February 29th - August 31st
In honor of the Aquarium's 25th Anniversary celebration, we are proud to host Washed Ashore - Art To Save The Sea from now until the end of August! The nationally acclaimed exhibit artistically showcases the impacts of plastic pollution on oceans, waterways and wildlife. Washed Ashore sculptures have traveled around the country and The Florida Aquarium is showcasing 18 larger than life sculptures of marine life.
March 21st | 5:00 p.m - 9:30 p.m.
Join our 25th Anniversary celebration with extended hours at The Florida Aquarium as we splash back to the 90’s with your favorite hits performed live on the Outdoor Plaza by the Actual Bank Robbers. Meet Greta, Stella and Priscilla – the educational ambassadors of the new Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea exhibit, play in our Splash Pad, have a 4D Theater Experience, and explore our galleries including a new exhibit in the CIBC Aquatic Lounge gallery in the Mosaic Center. Café Ray, Corona Cove and the Gift Shop will be open.
March 25th | 5:45 p.m.
Dr. Heather Judkins
University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Department of Biological Sciences
Lessons Learned from Exploring the Deep
In her talk, Heather will share lessons learned and some unexpected finds from her journeys. Join us as she discusses unique cephalopod adaptations and memorable moments, while also sharing some “giant” findings from her most recent Gulf of Mexico cruise that led to breaking news in June 2019’s New York Times!
April 4th | 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m
Come experience The Florida Aquarium, offering unique programming, animal encounters and animal enrichment craft projects, with lights and sounds adapted for individuals with sensory differences and their families. Your admission ticket from Day of Discovery* enables you to stay for regular Aquarium operating hours, starting at 9:30 a.m.
*This admission to the Day of Discovery is for families and children with sensory differences and/or accessibility challenges. This event is FREE for Aquarium Members. Parking is $6 for non-members.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Sunday, May 17th, 2020
Arrival | 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Practice | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Experience the serenity of the sea at The Florida Aquarium before it opens to the public with a class by Pose by Pose Yoga. All levels are welcome to Flow with the Fishes in front of our flagship exhibit, the Coral Reef as you perfect your boat pose. Afterwards, spend the day at the Aquarium with 9,000 animals, catch a movie at the 4D theater and more. All proceeds from Flow with the Fishes support The Florida Aquarium’s environmental conservation efforts that protect and restore our blue planet.
Join us for our SeaGrapes wine and food event, the signature fundraiser for The Florida Aquarium. The event features more than 100 types of wine and delicious foods from numerous local restaurants. 100% of the proceeds from your ticket purchase support our mission, including endangered species conservation programs.