ACME MARKETS AND ADVENTURE AQUARIUM ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Two well-known Delaware Valley brands will join together for a special partnership this fall as ACME Markets and Adventure Aquarium will now offer exclusive tickets to ACME shoppers, Aquarium and ACME officials jointly announced today.

“We are thrilled to welcome ACME customers to explore life underwater with this very special offer,” said Lindsay Rosenberg, Sales Manager at Adventure Aquarium.  “ACME Markets is a trusted, local brand and has been a great partner in past years.  We are excited to have the opportunity to join with them again for this initiative.”

“ACME is proud to offer an amazing shopping experience and to find new ways to better serve our customers,” said Jim Perkins, President, ACME. “In addition to our fresh, full, friendly and clean stores, we’re making it easy for our shoppers to enjoy one of the region’s best family destinations.”

The special ticket offer includes $20 per general admission ticket for adults with children, ages 2 to 12, at $16 per ticket.  As always, kids under 2 receive free admission to Adventure Aquarium.  Tickets purchased through this special promotion will remain valid for one year from the purchase date. 

“We know convenience is key for every smart ACME shopper and we wanted to make this experience as quick and easy as possible,” said Rosenberg.  “Just purchase your tickets at any local, participating ACME market and walk right into Adventure Aquarium to start exploring life underwater with your family – it’s that simple.”

Guests visiting Adventure Aquarium will enjoy over 8,500 aquatic species, including the only great hammerhead on exhibit in the United States as well as the only hippos to call an aquarium home in the world.  For the latest information and animal updates, visit adventureaquarium.com.

ABOUT ADVENTURE AQUARIUM
Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 8,500 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water.  The Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only great hammerhead shark on exhibit in the United States, the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos, one of only six facilities in the US to have little blue penguins as permanent residents and exhibits the longest Shark Bridge in the world, a unique V-shaped rope suspension bridge just inches over Shark Realm. Adventure Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is held to the absolute highest standards in animal care and exhibition. Open daily.  For more information, visit AdventureAquarium.com.

ABOUT ACME MARKETS
ACME Markets Inc. began in 1891 when two friends, Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford, opened a small neighborhood grocery store in South Philadelphia, emphasizing quality products, low prices, and friendly service. 126 years later, ACME remains dedicated to providing a high-quality grocery experience that our customers have come to expect.  Today, ACME operates 178 stores, including Sav-On Pharmacies at select locations, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Maryland, employing nearly 20,000 associates. The company and its associates remain committed to the communities they serve.  For more information, visit www.acmemarkets.com.