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Enjoy a 'Snow Day' at The Florida Aquarium

Tampa, Fla.  – Yes, there’s snow to be seen and experienced in Florida before 2019 ends. The Florida Aquarium is once again making it possible for kids to  play in the snow , but only for a short time. The Aquarium is bringing back one of Tampa Bay’s most popular Holiday traditions;  Snow Days  returns December 26, with  over 60 tons of snow for Florida kids  to play in while making memories that will last a lifetime. Snow Days ... Read More
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3,000 New Animals are a Sight to Sea

Tampa, Fla.  –  The Florida Aquarium has visitors  ooh-ing  over its newest additions throughout the Aquarium. The Aquarium is proud to welcome 3,000 new animals and 184 new species to The Florida Aquarium family since last November. The new animals include species like: hissing cockroaches, brown pelicans, spiny lobsters, spotted goatfish and baby American alligators. The Aquarium has added numerous new ocean jellies to the habitats as well. Crystal jellies,... Read More
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The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience Returns to The Florida Aquarium for the Holiday Season

Tampa, Fla.  –   The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience rolls  into The Florida Aquarium’s 4 Ducks Theater for the holiday season.  The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience  will be screened daily from Saturday, November 30, 2019 – through January 2020. This innovative and exciting experience was designed by SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment in close collaboration with The Florida Aquarium.  The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience... Read More
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Celebrate the Holiday SEAson at The Florida Aquarium

Tampa, Fla.  –  This  holiday season , there are more reasons than ever to join the merriment of The Florida Aquarium’s holiday celebration. The Aquarium is  o-FISH-ally  ready for the  SEAson  and we have your holidays planned out with many activities and events to get you in the spirit of the SEAson. Whether it’s your first time visiting or your thousandth time, start a new tradition with your loved ones and attend one of... Read More
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Florida Aquarium Releases Two Sea Turtles

The Florida Aquarium’s Animal Response Team, supported by Florida Blue,  Releases Rehabilitated  Sea Turtles into the Wild Tampa, Fla.  – The Florida Aquarium’s Animal Response Team, supported by Florida Blue, successfully released  two green sea turtles back into the Atlantic Ocean  at Matanzas Inlet today. “It’s always a great day when you get to see turtles go back into the wild after being rehabilitated. Izar holds... Read More
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The Florida Aquarium Board of Directors Appoints Kimberly A. Bruce as Chair

Aquarium Welcomes New Board Chair and 9 New Board Members  Tampa, Fla.  –  The Florida Aquarium’s Board of Directors today unanimously approved Kimberly A. Bruce, as the organization’s new Board Chair at its annual meeting. Bruce, the managing director at CIBC USA, has nearly three decades of commercial banking experience and has been a member of The Florida Aquarium Board since... Read More
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The Florida Aquarium has largest attendance since opening 24 years ago

    More than 840,000 visit the aquarium in last 12 months Tampa, Fla.  – The Florida Aquarium has recorded its best attendance since its grand opening 24 years ago.  More than 840,000 people visited the aquarium in the fiscal year that just ended on September 30 th . That represents a 5 percent increase in visitation over the previous... Read More
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Guppyweeen Hosted by Harry Otter

Guppyween is back at The Florida Aquarium this year with a magical twist! Your magical presence is requested at Harry Otter’s Guppyween located at the Codwarts School of Fishcraft and Squidery. Parents can bring their little wizards to this family-friendly Halloween activity-based event sponsored by Swedish Fish.   Young wizards will be sorted into their Codwarts House before embarking on activities throughout the Aquarium to further their Fishcraft knowledge. Swedish Fish... Read More
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The Florida Aquarium and Corona Extra® Announce Multi-year Partnership Agreement

America's Most Loved Beer Brand is teaming up with one of America’s Top Aquariums to Protect and Restore our Blue Planet Brand-new 'Corona Cove' unveiled at The Florida Aquarium and co-branded regional campaign supports conservation programs through Corona sales Tampa, Fla.  – The Florida Aquarium today announced a new, multi-year partnership with  Corona Extra ® . This marks the first time Corona will partner with an Aquarium and their... Read More
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Brews by the Bay on October 11

Tampa, Fla.  – We are  four days away  from Brews by the Bay! Don’t fish out on the best year of Brews yet. On Friday, October 11, the Aquarium will be overflowing with  100+ types of beer  and tastings from  35 local Tampa restaurants .  This event is sponsored through the generosity of Pepin Distributing Company and Aramark.   "Support of our annual fundraising events like, Brews by the Bay is an... Read More
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