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The only thing better than a visit to The Florida Aquarium is participation in one of our events. From onsite events planned exclusively for fun, excitement and education to offsite stewardship events organized for collective action, we have something for everyone! 

Stay current on the latest events and special days at The Florida Aquarium.  

Oct
16ThroughNov
30

A Lasting Legacy in Tampa Bay Conservation Inspiration through Art

As part of Super Bowl LV’s environmental efforts, The Florida Aquarium partnered with NFL Green and the Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV Host Committee to leave a lasting legacy in Tampa Bay. During NFL Green Week’s Dive 55 effort in January 2021, led by Pepsi Stronger Together and FORCE BLUE, a team of retired special operations military veterans, collected debris in the Gulf of Mexico, including fishing ropes, crab trap buoys, and more. Students from Hillsborough County Public Schools used what was collected to bring creativity and conservation together to design a piece of art that connects to the Tampa Bay environment.

Because plastic waste is harming wildlife and wild places at record levels, the consumption of single-use plastics and flow of plastics reaching our waterways must be significantly reduced. By turning trash into treasure, these student art pieces are meant to inspire audiences to consider the impact of plastics on Tampa Bay’s wildlife. This project was made possible through the support of Erin Saldino, K-12 Supervisor of Visual & Theatre Arts Education for Hillsborough County Public Schools.

Shark art made out of recycled plastic
Oct
22
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Member Night

Join us for an evening of fun during our exclusive after-hours member night! Explore our exhibits and animal habitats, including our touch experiences - featuring stingrays, sea stars and even moon jellies! All of our exhibits will be open, including the Splash Pad, 4-D Theater, Café Ray (limited hours) and the Gift Shop.

Back by popular demand - our friends from the 501st Tampa Bay Legion will be returning! From a galaxy far, far away, this cast of characters will roam the Aquarium for an unforgettable adventure.

This event is FREE for Aquarium members with a valid membership. Due to limited capacity, you must make an online reservation to secure your entry for the event.

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Family at Moon Bay
Oct
30
8:00 am - 9:30 am

Sensory Guppyween: Monster Mash – It’s an Aquarium Smash

Join The Florida Aquarium for our annual Halloween celebration. You can do the Monster Mash, this Halloween at The Florida Aquarium. Head on up to the Mosaic Center for special Halloween happenings! Boo-gie to the monster mash during Guppyween with sensory-friendly Halloween games, creepy critter encounters, visits from our resident Mad Scientists and more.

 

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Sensory Guppyween Creative
Oct
30ThroughOct
31
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Guppyween: Monster Mash – It’s a Rooftop Smash

Join The Florida Aquarium for our annual Halloween celebration. You can do the Monster Mash, this Halloween at The Florida Aquarium. It’s a rooftop smash! Head on up to the Rooftop Terrace for a day of Halloween happenings! Boo-gie to the monster mash during Guppyween with live music, Halloween games, creepy critter encounters, visits from our resident Mad Scientists and more.

Guppyween is included with general admission and free for members. Purchase your tickets today!

 

Sensory Guppyween

 

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Guppyween Artwork
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