2018 Calendar of Events

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January 2018

    Super Saturdays: Buy One, Get One Aquarium Exhibit Pass Half Price on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.

  • 3 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th gradesold out
  • 3 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 4 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th gradesold out
  • 4 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th gradesold out
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th gradesold out
  • 5 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th gradesold out
  • 5 – Wild Dreams Overnightsold out
  • 6 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Email elyse@anahatavinyasa.com to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th gradesold out
  • 10 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 12 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 14 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 15 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th gradesold out
  • 15 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th gradesold out
  • 17 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 19 – Homeschool Day: Homeschooled students and their families are invited for an educational day at the Aquarium! This is a special day for home schooled children to learn more about our animals and explore the wonders of the aquatic world. Advanced registration is required. Email AQDenverEdu@Ldry.com for more details.
  • 19 – Cub Scout overnightsold out
  • 20 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Email elyse@anahatavinyasa.com to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 24 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 26 – Cub Scout Overnightsold out
  • 31 – Under the Sea Story Time

February 2018

  • 2 – Girl Scout Overnightsold out
  • 7 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 9, 10 – Romance Under the Sea:Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in the Aquarium Restaurant. (Reservations Required)
  • 10 – Sharkey's Sweetheart Breakfast: Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family! (Reservations Required)
  • 11 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 14 – Romance Under the Sea:Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Nautilus Ballroom and the Aquarium Restaurant. (Reservations Required)
  • 14 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 16 – Cub Scout Overnightsold out
  • 17 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Email elyse@anahatavinyasa.com to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 19 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th gradesold out
  • 19 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th gradesold out
  • 21 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 23 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 24 – Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 24-25 – Sloth Weekend: Meet our sloth, Aspen, and learn all about these slow-moving amazing creatures!
  • 28 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • Feb 23-March 4 – Denver Restaurant Weeks: Join us for a delicious prix fix menu as we celebrate the 14th anniversary of Denver’s Restaurant Week!

March 2018

  • 2 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 3 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Email elyse@anahatavinyasa.com to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 7 – Homeschool Day: Homeschooled students and their families are invited for an educational day at the Aquarium! This is a special day for home schooled children to learn more about our animals and explore the wonders of the aquatic world. Advanced registration is required. Email AQDenverEdu@Ldry.com for more details.
  • 7 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 9 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 11 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 14 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 16 – Cub Scout Overnight sold out
  • 17 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Email elyse@anahatavinyasa.com to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 19 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th gradesold out
  • 19 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade sold out
  • 20 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th gradesold out
  • 21 - Under the Sea Story time
  • 21 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th gradesold out
  • 23 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 26 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade sold out
  • 27 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade sold out
  • 27 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade sold out
  • 28 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 28 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade sold out
  • 28 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade sold out
  • 29 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade sold out
  • 30 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 31 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Email elyse@anahatavinyasa.com to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 31 – Breakfast with Easter Bunny: Have more than just carrots with Peter Cottontail! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and take pictures with him. (Reservations Required)

April 2018

  • 1 – Easter Sunday Brunch: Celebrate Easter with an egg hunt, photos with the Easter bunny and a delicious buffet with over 40 items to choose from! (Reservations required)
  • 4 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 6 – Cub Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 7 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 8 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 11 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 13 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 14 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade sold out
  • 18 - Under the Sea Story time
  • 20 – Wild Dreams overnight sold out
  • 21 – Party for the Planet / Earth Day: Join us for our Earth Day Celebration! Learn how you can take care of the environment. (April 22nd national day)
  • 21 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 25 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 27 – Girl Scout overnightsold out
  • 28 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st -4th grade

May 2018

  • 2 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 4 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 5 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 9 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 11 – Girl Scout Overnightsold out
  • 12 – Binturong “BearCat” Day: Learn all about this peculiar and unique animal and meet our very own Binturong, Yuni!
  • 13 – Mother's Day Buffet: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required)
  • 13 – Low Sensory Morning: Low Sensory Morning – For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning at 8:30am. We will open early, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 16 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 18 - Girl Scout Overnightsold out
  • 18 – Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how you can help!
  • 23 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 25 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 30 – Under the Sea Story time

June 2018

    Summer Family Nights: June 4 – 28 - Families can enjoy summer deals after 5:00pm, including discounted exhibit tickets with a valid restaurant receipt, discounts on kid’s meals, 4D theater tickets and much more!

  • 1 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 2 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 4 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 5 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 6 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 6 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 9 – Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and the Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 9 – World Oceans Day Celebration: The Ocean is the heart of our planet—celebrate the importance of it in our lives and how we can protect it.
  • 10 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning at 8:30am. We will open early, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 11 – 15 Sea Safari Camp session A: 1st – 3rd grade
  • 13 – Summer Kickoff Celebration: Summer is here! Let’s dive into fun times and warm weather at the Aquarium!
  • 13 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 14 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 15 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 16 – Sea Turtle Day: Celebrate these beautiful reptiles! Learn how you can help them thrive and survive.
  • 16 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 18 – 22 Sea Safari Camp session B: 1st – 3rd grade
  • 20 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 22 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 25 – 29 Sea Safari Camp session C: 7th – 9th grade
  • 27 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 29 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out

July 2018

  • 3 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th -12th grade
  • 4 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 5 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 6 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 6 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 7 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 8 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 9 – 13 Sea Safari Camp session D: 4th – 6th grade
  • 11 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 13 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 14 – Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and the Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 16 – 20 Sea Safari Camp session E: 1st – 3rd grade
  • 18 – Under the sea Story time
  • 20 – Rainforest Dinner: Dive into your wild side with Aspen, our sloth, and his rainforest friends! Enjoy a delicious buffet, exhibit discounts and more! (Reservations Required)
  • 20 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 21 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 25 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 27 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 28 & 29 Tiger Weekend: Join us for a special weekend to learn about the critically endangered Sumatran tigers and how you can help to conserve them.
  • Shark Weekend: Celebrate one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures, SHARKS. We will have education booths, arts & crafts and other fun activities. DATE TBD

August 2018

  • 1 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 1 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 1 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 2 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th- 8th grade
  • 2 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 3 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 3 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 4 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 8 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 10 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 12 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 15 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 16 – Sharkey’s Back to School Bash: Calling all bookworms! Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, for an evening filled with adventure and excitement!
  • 17 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 18 – Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and the Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 18 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 22 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 24 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 29 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 31 – Cub Scout Overnight

September 2018

    Super Saturdays: Buy One, Get One Aquarium Exhibit Pass Half Price on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.

  • 1 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 5 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 7 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 9 – Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 12 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 13 – Homeschool day: Homeschooled students and their families are invited for an educational day at the Aquarium! This is a special day for home schooled children to learn more about our animals and explore the wonders of the aquatic world. Advanced registration is required. Email AQDenverEdu@ldry.com for more details.
  • 14 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 15 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 19 – Talk like a pirate day: Ahoy Matey! So, ye want to talk like a pirate aye…Join us and enjoy ½ price exhibit admission for kids in costume, learn to make a pirate hat and other pirate fun!
  • 19 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 21 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 26 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 28 – Girl Scout Overnight sold out
  • 29 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

October 2018

    Landry’s Select Club Saturdays: Buy One, Get One Aquarium Exhibit Pass FREE! Must present Landry’s Select Club Member Card and ID to receive offer. Details online and on Facebook.

    National Seafood Month: Enjoy the flavors of the sea at the Aquarium with a select discounted food item! Visit our website or Facebook for details.

  • 3 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 5 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 6 – Teacher Appreciation Day: Calling all educators! We’re celebrating teachers and all their hard work! Advanced registration required. Email AQDenverEdu@Ldry.com for more details.
  • 10 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 12 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 13, 14 – Otter Weekend: It’ll be ‘otterly’ adorable! Learn about our playful North American River Otters and participate in fun-themed activities.
  • 13 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 13 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 14 - Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 17 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 17- International Sawfish Day: Celebrate the unique and critically endangered Green Sawfish. Learn what you can do to protect this fascinating animal.
  • 19 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 20 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 20 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 24 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 26 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 27, 28 – Halloween Kid's Fest: Have a spook-tacular time! Join our mascot, Sharkey, and his friends for not-so-haunted train rides, paint a pumpkin, monster mural coloring, science experiments and shows and so much more! Kids in costume ½ price exhibit entry with adult purchase!
  • 31 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 31 – Halloween: Happy Halloween! Kids in costume get FREE exhibit entry with an adult purchase!
  • Wine Fest: It’s wine time! Join us for our 7th annual wine fest, enjoy wine & food tastings, live entertainment and more! For tickets and more details visit www.aqwine.com. Date TBD

November 2018

  • 2 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 3 – Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and the Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 7 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 9 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 11- Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 14 – Homeschool Day: Homeschooled students and their families are invited for an educational day at the Aquarium! Advanced registration is required. Email AQDenverEdu@Ldry.com for more details.
  • 14 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 16 – Wild Dreams overnight
  • 21 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 22 – Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and exhibit discounts at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required)
  • 23 – Black Friday Membership Discounts: Give a gift that keeps giving all year long! Buy a Downtown Aquarium Membership for friends, family or yourself - at a discount! One day only.
  • 23 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th- 8th grade
  • 23 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 24 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 24 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 28 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 30 – Girl Scout Overnight

December 2018

  • 5 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 7 – Wild Dreams Overnight sold out
  • 8, 9 – Breakfast with Santa: Santa is stopping by the Aquarium this holiday season! Dine with him and our mascot, Sharkey, and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, exhibit discounts and more! (Reservations Required)
  • 9 - Low Sensory Morning: For our guests that prefer a calmer and more sensory-friendly environment join us for a special morning. We will open early at 8:30am, turn up the lights and turn down the ambient sounds in the exhibits.
  • 12 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 15, 16 – Breakfast with Santa: Santa is stopping by the Aquarium this holiday season! Dine with him and our mascot, Sharkey, and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, exhibit discounts and more! (Reservations Required)
  • 19 - Under the Sea Story time
  • 20 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 20 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 21 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 21 - Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 22-24 – Breakfast with Santa: Santa is stopping by the Aquarium this holiday season! Dine with him and our mascot, Sharkey, and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, exhibit discounts and more! (Reservations Required)
  • 24 – Christmas Eve: We are open! Hours TBD
  • 25 – Christmas Day: We are open! Hours TBD
  • 26 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 27 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 27 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 28 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 28 - Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 29 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 31 – Sharkey's New Year's Eve Bash: Ring in the New Year with our mascot, Sharkey! Celebrate with a delicious buffet, balloon drop, contests & giveaways for the kids! (Reservations Required)
  • New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day: We are open! Hours TBD
  • New events added throughout the year.
  • *Time and dates subject to change.
  • Some outside events may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather.
  • Education Programs must be reserved 2 weeks in advance.
  • Please call to RSVP at 303-561-4450.