SeaGrapes Wine & Food Festival

 

Saturday, April 28 | 8-11 p.m.

VIP Entry at 7 p.m. 

 

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Immerse yourself in a wine and food festival unlike any other at our annual SeaGrapes fundraising event—100% of the proceeds from your ticket purchase support our mission to entertain, educate and inspire stewardship of the natural environment.

Enjoy wonderful wine and fantastic foods while strolling among more than 7,000 animals and plants that call The Florida Aquarium home. There will be 150+ types of wine to taste and more than 20 Tampa Bay area restaurants in attendance. The festival atmosphere will be complemented by live entertainment that changes throughout the Aquarium galleries.

Silent Auction

Be sure to check out our silent auction (opening April 20), featuring fun experiences, amazing items, and much more! Your bidding helps support The Florida Aquarium's critical conservation and youth education programs in Tampa Bay and beyond. Click here for desktop silent auction. Click here for mobile silent auction.

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Thank you to our event sponsors


TICKET OPTIONS

General Admission

Begins at 8 p.m.
  • Unlimited wine tasting
  • Unlimited food tasting
  • Access to all Aquarium exhibits and select outdoor areas
  • Live entertainment that changes throughout the Aquarium galleries
  • Complimentary valet parking availabe at Aquarium's main entrance
  • Optional Sunset Cruise on the Bay which departs from Aquarium wharf at 7:00 p.m. and returns at 8:15 p.m. Boarding begins promptly at 6:45 p.m. (See full details at the bottom of this page).

Aquarium Members, please log in to your account on the next page to receive a special discounted price (through April 15) on your general admission ticket.

COST $125.00; Add a Sunset Cruise for $75.00

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VIP

Begins at 7 p.m. | VIP area opens at 8 p.m.
  • Exclusive acces to the Aquarium for VIP hour from 7-8 p.m.
  • Unlimited select wine and food tasting
  • Full Access to VIP-only area
  • Special live entertainment
  • Complimentary valet parking availabe at Aquarium's main entrance
  • Optional Sunset Cruise on the Bay.  Departs from Aquarium wharf at 7 p.m. and returns at 8:15 p.m. Boarding begins promptly at 6:45 p.m. (See full details at the bottom of this page).

COST $250.00; Add a Sunset Cruise for $75.00

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Sunset Cruise on the Bay (new this year) 

7:00 - 8:15 p.m. - boarding begins at 6:45 p.m. from Aquarium's wharf

 

Join our Aquarium crew, chef Kevin Riley and cellist Rose Mallare and add a sunset cruise on our Bay Spirit II 72-foot catamaran with exclusive wine and food offerings. Also enjoy a presentation by Chef Riley on wine and cheese pairings.

 

6:45 p.m. Boarding begins

7:00 p.m. Cruise departs from Aquarium's wharf

8:15 p.m. Cruise arrives back to Aquarium's wharf

COST $75.00 (Pair with your purchase of a general admission or VIP ticket)


SeaGrapes is a fundraising event for The Florida Aquarium, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. This event is cocktail attire. The event is rain or shine and no refunds, rain checks or returns are available. Guests of SeaGrapes must be 21+. Parking available in Aquarium lot. The Aquarium closes at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in preparation for SeaGrapes.