2017 Calendar of Events

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New events added throughout the year.

December 2017

  • 2 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 9 – Breakfast with Santa: Join Sharkey and Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet! (Reservations Required)
  • 9 – Marina’s 14th Birthday: Join us for our tiger Marina's 14th birthday party! She loves receiving birthday gifts!
  • 16 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 16, 17 - Breakfast with Santa Buffet: Join Sharkey and Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet! (Reservations Required)
  • 20-24 – Breakfast with Santa Buffet: Join Sharkey and Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet! (Reservations Required)
  • 25 - Christmas Day – Open for family fun from 11am-7pm
  • 31- Sharkey's New Year's Eve: Celebrate the New Year with a buffet, balloon drop, contests & giveaways for the kids! (Reservations Required)
  • New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day: we are open! Hours TBD

January 2018

    Super Saturdays: Buy One Get One Free Aquarium Adventure Pass on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.

  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 13 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 20 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 21 – Bridal Open House: You’ve got the ring now it’s time to plan the fling! RSVP required by Jan 13. For additional information contact nautilusweddings@ldry.com or 713-315-5168.

February 2018

  • 3 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 6 – Educator Open House: This event is for teachers in the greater Houston area to learn and experience our field trip offers. We will feature guided tours, sneak peeks of classroom programs, and much more! Pre-registration required for attendance. (Tentative)
  • 10 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 14 – Romance Under the Sea: Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Nautilus Ballroom. (Reservations Required)
  • 17 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 20 – 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 AQUARIUMHOUSTON@LDRY.COM for more details. (Tentative)
  • 24 & 25 – Sloth Weekend: Meet our sloth, Rudy, and learn all about these slow-moving amazing creatures!

March 2018

  • 3 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 10 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 24 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 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)
  • 7 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 14 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 21 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 21 & 22 – Party for the Planet: Join us for our Earth Day Celebration! Learn how you can take care of the environment. (April 22nd Earth Day)

May 2018

  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 6 – Coral’s 14th Birthday: Join us for our tiger, Coral's 14th birthday party! She loves meat cake!
  • 12 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 13 – Mother's Day Brunch: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required)
  • 18 – Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how you can help!
  • 19 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 25 – Latin Beats: Dance the night away! Join us for live music and free salsa dancing every Friday night this summer from 7-10pm!

June 2018

    Two For Tuesdays: Buy One Get One Free Aquarium Adventure Pass on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.

    Latin Beats Every Friday Night: Dance the night away! Join us for live music and free salsa dancing from 7-10pm!

  • 2 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 8 – World Oceans Day: The Ocean is the heart of our planet—celebrate the importance of it in our lives and how we can protect it.
  • 9 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 11-15 – Sea Safari Camp
  • 16 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 22 – World Rainforest Day: Learn all about rainforests, the animals that live there, their importance and how you can save them. Activities include crafts, games, animal appearances, keeper chats, and more!
  • 25-29 – Sea Safari Camp

July 2018

    Two For Tuesdays: Buy One Get One Free Aquarium Adventure Pass on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.
    Latin Beats Every Friday Night: Dance the night away! Join us for live music and free salsa dancing from 7-10pm!

  • 7 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 9-13 – Sea Safari Camp
  • 14 – Working on the Wild Side - An exciting career program for teens!
  • 14-15 – Shark Weekend: Celebrate one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures, SHARKS. We will have education booths, arts & crafts and other fun activities.
  • 21 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 23-27 – Sea Safari Camp
  • 28 & 29 – Tiger Weekend: Join us in celebrating the largest wild cat in the world, the tiger! We will have education booths, arts & crafts and fun activities.

August 2018

    Two For Tuesdays: Buy One Get One Free Aquarium Adventure Pass on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.
    Houston Restaurant Month: Dine with us! Help raise money for the Houston Food Bank in the largest annual fundraiser to help eradicate hunger in the Houston area.

  • 4 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 6-10 – Sea Safari Camp
  • 11 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 17 – Latin Beats: Dance the night away at our last Latin Beats event! Join us for our last Latin Beats of the summer. Live music and free salsa dancing from 7-10pm!
  • 18 – Zoologist for a Day

September 2018

    Super Saturdays: Buy One Get One Free Aquarium Adventure Pass on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.

  • 1 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 8 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 15 – Zoologist for a Day

October 2018

    Landry’s Select Club Saturdays: Buy One, Get One Aquarium Adventure 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.

  • 2 – Educator Open House: This event is for teachers in the greater Houston area to learn and experience our field trip offerings. We will feature guided tours, sneak peeks of classroom programs, and much more! Pre-registration required for attendance. (Tentative)
  • 4 – Reef’s 14th Birthday: Join us for our tiger, Reef's 14th birthday party! He loves getting pumpkins filled with his favorite treat for his birthday!
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 7 – International Sawfish Day: A day for learning all about sawfish and increasing awareness for this critically endangered species.
  • 13 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 16 – 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 AQUARIUMHOUSTON@LDRY.COM for more details. (Tentative)
  • 20 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 20 & 21 – Pumpkin Patch
  • 31 – Halloween: Happy Halloween! Free Kid’s Meal with Costume!

November 2018

  • 3 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 10 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 17 – Nero’s 15th Birthday: Join us for our tiger, Nero's 15th birthday party! He loves his birthday enrichment.
  • 17 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 22 – Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and exhibit discounts at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required)

December 2018

  • 1 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 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)
  • 8 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 9 – Marina’s 15th Birthday: Join us for our tiger Marina's 15th birthday party! She loves receiving birthday gifts!
  • 15 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 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)
  • 20-24 – 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: Open for family fun until 7pm!
  • 25 – Christmas Day: Open for family fun until 7pm!
  • 31 – Sharkey's New Year's Eve: 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! Normal business hours.
  • *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 713-315-5112.