Attend an Event

Attend an Event


Keep Beads Out Of The Bay! 

January 19th - 31st | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

The Florida Aquarium is working to keep beads out of the bay this Gasparilla. For every 10 lbs. of beads you collect and bring to the Aquarium, you will get $10 off admission for tickets purchased in-person at the Aquarium Ticket Window. Those who bring in 30 pounds or more will get free admission. The Florida Aquarium will recycle the beads*. Help us work towards a Bead-Free Bay and bring your booty to the Aquarium!

*Offer only available for in-person ticket purchase. This offer cannot be used with other discounts. Beads do not have to be from Gasparilla. 



Gasparilla Pirate Invasion Cruise- SOLD OUT

Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Ahoy there, mateys!

Come aboard our Bay Spirit II and sail with the Gasparilla Pirate flotilla as it takes over Tampa Bay!

Ready yer sea legs and leave the landlubbers behind as you join us on a swashbuckling adventure as we travel across the waters of Hillsborough Bay to meet the Pirate Ship Jose Gaspar and the Pirate Invasion Flotilla at Ballast Point and invade the City of Tampa.



See Boat Route Below!









$19.95 Days 

January 25th - 26th | 9:30 - 5:00 p.m. 

In honor of our 25th Anniversary, The Florida Aquarium is taking Florida residents back to 1995! On select Saturdays and Sundays admission for ALL Florida residents is just $19.95*! Just show your proof of residency and enjoy your Florida Aquarium. *Cannot be combined with any other coupon or promotion.


Valentine's Day Dinner 

Friday, February 14th | 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. 

Show the depths of your love with a special Valentine’s Day dinner at The Florida Aquarium. Bring your special someone and enjoy the undersea views and thousands of animals and plants native to Florida and around the world.



Flow with the Fishes 

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 & Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Arrival | 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Practice | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

What to bring: Yoga mat and your reusable water bottle.

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.
Tickets February 23 

Tickets May 17

Leap with the Fishes | 21+ Sleepover

February 29th - March 1st | 6:30 p.m - 9:30 a.m. 

2020 is a Leap year – which means an extra day to celebrate 25 years of The Florida Aquarium – and we’re gonna party all night long with a lineup of fun activities! Join us for Leap with the Fishes – on Saturday, February 29th. During this exclusive 21+ sleepover, our guests will see the Aquarium in a new light, in the dark. This event is 21+. 

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SeaGrapes Wine and Food

Saturday, May 2, 2020 | 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.


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.