Special Events

Seasonal Date

Shark Awareness Weekend

Prepare yourself for Memorial Day Weekend as we focus on the world’s most misunderstood predator – the shark.

May 27 - May 29

Location: Shark Realm

African Penguin Awareness Weekend

Join us for our annual celebration dedicated to everyone’s favorite little flightless feathered friends.

September 02 - September 04

Location: Penguin Island

Sea Turtle Awareness Weekend

Get to know our resident sea turtles during a weekend of turtle-tastic fun!

Sea Turtle Awareness Weekend is included with a General Admission ticket.


October 07 - October 09

Location: Ocean Realm Panoramic Window


Due to popular demand, the Mermaid Experience will return this coming November to Adventure Aquarium.

November 04 - November 12

Christmas Celebration

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season during the Philadelphia region's most unique holiday tradition: Christmas Celebration, featuring the one and only Scuba Santa®!

12 Reasons to Visit Spring Break!

From Piranha Falls to a jam-packed show schedule to the Cutest. Babies. Ever., there is something for everyone to enjoy.