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January 2016

  • 2 - Marine Biologist for a Day (9th-12th grade)
  • 6 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 8 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 13 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 15 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 18 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 20 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 21 - 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 SOLD OUT
  • 27 - Under the Sea Story Time

February 2016

  • 3 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 5 - Wild Dreams Overnight
  • February 9th - The Downtown Aquarium will close at 3pm to the public. This includes the Restaurant, Dive Lounge, Exhibit and Rides. We will reopen on February 10th to normal hours. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • 10 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 12, 13, 14 - Romance Under the Sea: Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner for two in our Nautilus Ballroom. (Reservations Required)
  • 13 - Sharkey’s Sweetheart Breakfast: Join the Downtown Aquarium’s fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, and celebrate Valentine’s Day at Sharkey’s Sweetheart Breakfast. (Reservations Required)
  • 15 - Marine Biologist for a day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 17 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 19 - Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 20 - Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and the Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 24 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 26-29 - Denver Restaurant Weeks: Join us for a delicious prix fix menu as we celebrate the 12th anniversary of Denver’s Restaurant Week

March 2016

  • 1-6 - Denver Restaurant Weeks: Join us for a delicious prix fix menu as we celebrate the 12th anniversary of Denver’s Restaurant Week
  • 2 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 9 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 12, 13 — Sloth Weekend: Meet our sloth, Aspen and learn all about these slow-moving creatures!
  • 16 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 18 - Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 21 - Zoologist for a Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 23 - Marine Biologist for a Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 23 - Zoologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 23 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 24 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 24 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 26 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 26 - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny! (Reservations Required)
  • 27 - Easter Buffet: Featuring numerous delicious buffet items to choose from! Plus, an Easter egg hunt and photos with the Easter bunny! (Reservations Required)
  • 28 - Zoologist for a Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 30 - Marine Biologist for a Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 30 - Zoologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 30 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 31 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 31 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT

April 2016

  • 1 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 2 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 2 - Zoologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 6 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 9 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 13 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 16 - Marine Biologist for a Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 20 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 23, 24 – Party for the Planet: Join us for our Earth Day Celebration!
  • 27 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 30 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT

May 2016

  • 4 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 6 - Cub Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 8 - Mother’s Day Buffet: Bring mom and the family for a wonderful dining experience with delicious buffet items to choose from! (Reservations Required)
  • 11 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 14 - Binturong Day (Bearcat): Learn all about this peculiar and unique animal and meet our very own Binturong, Yuni!
  • 18 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 20 - Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how you can help!
  • 25 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 27 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT

June 2016

Summer Family Nights—June 6 – August 11: Families can enjoy multiple summer deals after 5:00p.m., including discounts on kid’s meals & Exhibit Tickets, $4 4D Theater Tickets, discounted adult ticket prices with a valid restaurant receipt and so much more!

  • 1 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 3 - Cub Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 4 - 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.
  • 4 - Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and the Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 8 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 10 - Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 11 - Sharkey’s Luau: Join Sharkey for an incredible feast, hula lessons, Polynesian dancing and much more!
  • 13-17 - Sea Safari Camp Session A (1st-3rd grade) SOLD OUT
  • 15 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 15 - Summer Kick-Off Celebration: Join Sharkey & friends for free games, crafts & activities, and so much more! We are kicking off summer with a bang and you are invited. (Reservations Required)
  • 17 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 20-24 - Sea Safari Camp Session B (1st-3rd grade) SOLD OUT
  • 22 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 24 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 27 - Marine Biologist For A Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 28 - Marine Biologist For A Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 28 - Zoologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 29 - Zoologist for a Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 29 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 30 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 30 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT

July 2016

Summer Family Nights—June 6 – August 11: Families can enjoy multiple summer deals after 5:00p.m., including discounts on kid’s meals & Exhibit Tickets, $4 4D Theater Tickets, discounted adult ticket prices with a valid restaurant receipt and so much more!

  • 1 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 1-3 — Shark Weekend: Celebrate Sharks with education booths, arts & crafts and fun activities!
  • 5 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 6 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 6 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 8 - Marine Biologist for a Day (9th-12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 8 - Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 11-15 - Sea Safari Camp Session C (1st-3rd grade) SOLD OUT
  • 13 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 15 - Cub Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 18-22 — Sea Safari Camp session D: (4th- 6th grade)
  • 20 — Under the Sea Story Time
  • 22 — Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 27 — Under the Sea Story Time
  • 29-31 — Tiger Weekend: Celebrate International Day of the Tiger during our tiger weekend! Conservation information, shows, crafts, and more!
  • 29 — Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT

August 2016

Summer Family Nights—June 6 – August 11:Families can enjoy multiple summer deals after 5:00p.m., including discounts on kid’s meals & Exhibit Tickets, $4 4D Theater Tickets, discounted adult ticket prices with a valid restaurant receipt and so much more!

  • 1 — Marine Biologist for a Day (9th -12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 2 — Marine Biologist for a Day (5th- 8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 2 — Zoologist for a Day (1st – 4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 3 — Zoologist for a Day (9th – 12th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 3 — Under the Sea Story Time
  • 4 — Marine Biologist for a Day (1st – 4th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 5 — Zoologist for a Day (5th – 8th grade) SOLD OUT
  • 5 — Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 6 — Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and the Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 9 — Sharkey’s Back to School Bash: Calling all bookworms! Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, for an evening filled with adventure and excitement!
  • 10 — Under the Sea Story Time
  • 12 — Cub Scout Overnight
  • 17 — Under the Sea Story Time
  • 19 — Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 24 — Under the Sea Story Time
  • 26 — Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 31 — Under the Sea Story Time

September 2016

Super Saturdays: Buy One Get One ½ price Aquarium Adventure Pass on Saturdays.

  • 2 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 3 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 7 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 9 - Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 11 - Low Sensory Morning: We will open early and turn down the ambient sounds at 8:30 am for adults and children with sensory issues and disabilities to enjoy a calmer, quieter setting. Tickets available same-day at the box office.
  • 14 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 16 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 17 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 19 - Talk Like a Pirate Day: ½ price for kids in costume, learn to make a pirate hat and other pirate fun!
  • 20 - 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.
  • 21 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 23 - Wild Dreams Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 28 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 30 - Cub Scout Overnight

October 2016

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.

  • 1 - Teacher Appreciation Day: Advanced registration required. E-mail AQDenverEdu@ldry.com for more details.
  • 5 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 7 - Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 8, 9 - Otter Weekend: Learn about our playful Otters and participate in themed activities.
  • 12 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 14 - Girl Scout Overnight - SOLD OUT
  • 15 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 15 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 19 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 21 - Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 26 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 28 - Wild Dreams Overnight - SOLD OUT
  • 29, 30 - Halloween Kids Fest: Join Sharkey and his friends for a fun day of games, discounts, crafts and more.

November 2016

  • 2 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 4 - Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 5 - Mystic Mermaid Breakfast: Little mermaid fans will be enchanted by the Downtown Aquarium’s Mystic Mermaid Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 9 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 11 - Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 16 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 18 - Cub Scout Overnight
  • 23 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 24 - Thanksgiving Buffet: Enjoy traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and exhibit/ride discounts! (Reservations Required)
  • 25 - Black Friday-Membership Discounts: Buy a Downtown Aquarium Membership at a discount! See website for details.
  • 25 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 25 - Zoologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 26 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 26 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 30 - Under the Sea Story Time

December 2016

  • 2 - Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 3, 4 - Breakfast with Santa: Join Sharkey and Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet! (Reservations Required)
  • 7 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 9 - Girl Scout Overnight SOLD OUT
  • 10, 11 - Breakfast with Santa: Join Sharkey and Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet! (Reservations Required)
  • 14 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 16 - Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 17-24 - Breakfast with Santa: Join Sharkey and Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet! (Reservations Required)
  • 20 - Zoologist for a Day (9th-12th grade)
  • 21 - Marine Biologist for a Day (9th-12th grade)
  • 21 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 22 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 22 - Zoologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 23 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 23 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 25 - Christmas Day: Spend Christmas Day at the Aquarium! (Hours TBD)
  • 27 - Zoologist for a Day (9th-12th grade)
  • 28 - Marine Biologist for a Day (9th-12th grade)
  • 28 - Under the Sea Story Time
  • 29 - Marine Biologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 29 - Zoologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 30 - Marine Biologist for a Day (5th-8th grade)
  • 30 - Zoologist for a Day (1st-4th grade)
  • 31 - Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve Bash: Celebrate the New Year with a buffet, balloon drop, contests & giveaways for the kids! (Reservations Required)
  • 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 in advance.
  • Please call to RSVP at 303-561-4450.