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Spring at the Aquarium

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Robin Riggs

What's New

February 26, 2018

Visit the Aquarium this spring to take part in festivals, enjoy discounted late nights during Spring Break, and celebrate holidays like Easter and Mother’s Day. Also, meet our new sea lion Cain in the Seals and Sea Lions Habitat and see our FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing exhibit.

March is Teacher Appreciation Month at the Aquarium. Pre K through college-level teachers and professors and school support staff receive $7 admission during the entire month of March. Teachers’ friends and family receive $10 admission (limit four).

Spring festivals at the Aquarium include the International Children’s Festival on March 17 and 18, the Earth Day Celebration on April 21 and 22, and the Urban Ocean Festival on April 28 and 29, which features an art exhibit, poetry readings, live music, and the Trashin’ Fashion Show with designs made of trash and recycled materials. On March 23 the Aquarium hosts its annual Latin-themed late night, Noche de Estrellas.

Enjoy Spring Break at the Aquarium with discounted late nights on March 25, 26, 28 and 30 and April 2-7. On these dates the Aquarium will be open until 8:00 p.m. and admission will be just $14.95 for all ages.

Celebrate Easter on April 1 and Mother’s Day on May 13 at the Aquarium with special breakfast and brunch events. For prices and menus, visit the event pages for Easter Breakfast and Mother’s Day Brunch. Aquarium admission is included.