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2024 Calendar of Events

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*Events reflected below may be postponed or rescheduled. They are all tentative at this time and are subject to change at any time

January 2024

  • Friday Family Nights! Enjoy FREE Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, 5pm until close! Not valid with any other promotion or offer. (Starts 1/6)
  • $0.99 Kids’ Meals:  Join us Wednesdays and enjoy this amazing offer! Coupon online – must show by phone or print out. .99C kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid with other promotion or offer. Not valid on Valentine’s Day. Starts 1/10 – 2/28
  • Clear Lake Epicurean Event:  Taste of Space! Come see us at Space Center Houston for this amazing event. 40 Restaurants, Entertainment and more! Event date coming soon.

February 2024

  • Friday Family Nights! Enjoy FREE Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, 5pm until close! Not valid with any other promotion or offer. (Ends 2/24)
  • $0.99 Kids’ Meals:  Join us Wednesdays and enjoy this amazing offer! Coupon online – must show by phone or print out. .99C kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid with other promotion or offer. Not valid on Valentine’s Day. Starts 1/10 – 2/28
  • Lent Features:  This season, dine at the Aquarium and enjoy one of our featured seafood dishes like our Stuffed Catfish & Shrimp or our Fried Seafood Platter! 2/16 – 3/28
  • Mardi Gras Special Features: All month we are celebrating Mardi Gras with some Cajun & Creole to make your February sizzle!
  • 10, 11, 14 Romance Under the Sea: Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Nautilus Ballroom. (Reservations Required).

    Specialty Dives: Looking for a way to convey your love? A scuba diver in the dining tank adds a unique memory for any occasion. Diver will hold a sign to convey your special message. Guest keeps the sign to commemorate the occasion. $250 Must be reserved at least two weeks in advance. Email [email protected] for more information.

March 2024

  • Lent Features: This season, dine at the Aquarium and enjoy one of our featured seafood dishes like our Stuffed Catfish & Shrimp or our Fried Seafood Platter! 2/16 – 3/28
  • Spring Break! School’s out! Grab your friends and join us for a delicious meal on the Boardwalk. Dive into adventure in our Stingray Reef and Exhibit!
  • 30 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Dine on more than carrots with Peter Cottontail! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and enjoy photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny himself! Reservations required. Email [email protected] for more information (Register Here)
  • 31 Easter Brunch: Celebrate Easter with an egg hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny and a delicious buffet with over 40 items to choose from! Restaurant reservations required. Email [email protected] for more information (Register Here)

April 2024

  • Friday Family Nights! Enjoy FREE Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, 5pm until close! Not valid with any other promotion or offer.
  • 20 Party for the Planet: Take a pledge for our planet and become an insect explorer and nature protector! We be displaying a paper tree in our rainforest exhibit with all the colored pledge hands we gather.

May 2024

  • 4 Salamander Saturday: Join us for our annual celebration honoring the often overlooked salamander and learn about their importance in ecosystems. Keeper chats, scavenger hunts, educational activities and more.
  • 12 Mother's Day Brunch: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required)
  • 12 Mother’s Day Mommy & Me Program: Join us for a Spectacular Story Time where each child will receive a book, plush toy, admission into stingray reef, and food to feed the rays. (Space is limited) RSVP to [email protected]
  • 17 Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how you can help! Join us for keeper chats, scavenger hunts, educational activities and more!
  • 24-27 Memorial Day Weekend: Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!

June 2024

  • National Zoo & Aquarium Month: Join us in our Stingray Reef to learn about our amazing creatures!
  • 8 World Oceans Day Celebration: The Ocean is the blue heart of our planet—celebrate the importance of it in our lives and how we can protect it. Join us for keeper chats, scavenger hunts, educational activities and more
  • 16 Father’s Day Special: Bring dad for an adventure on the Boardwalk at the Aquarium Restaurant and our amazing Stingray Reef.
  • 16 Father’s Day, Daddy & Me Program: Join us for a Spectacular Story Time where each child will receive a book, plush toy, admission into stingray reef, and food to feed the rays. (Space is limited) RSVP to [email protected]
  • 17-21 Camp Kemah: Drop the kids off Monday thru Friday, 9am – 4pm for hands on animal experiences, arts & crafts, science experiments, marine biology lesson and rides on the Boardwalk! Email [email protected]
  • 22 World Rainforest Day: Protect and preserve! Learn how you can help one of the earth’s most precious resources. Join us for keeper chats, scavenger hunts, educational activities and more!

July 2024

  • 4 Fourth of July Weekend: Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • 14 Shark Awareness Day: Celebrate one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures, SHARKS! Join us for keeper chats, scavenger hunts and more. Bonus! Join us in the Aquarium Restaurant for lunch at noon to watch our divers and shark enrichment.
  • 16 World Snake Day: Slither into a world of snakes with keeper chats and learn all about how snakes are important to our ecosystem. Join us for keeper chats, scavenger hunts, educational activities and more.

August 2024

  • Friday Family Nights! Enjoy FREE Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, 5pm until close! Not valid with any other promotion or offer.
  • 30-2 Labor Day Weekend: Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • Start booking your private holiday events in our incredible Nautilus Ballroom!

September 2024

  • Friday Family Nights! Enjoy FREE Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, 5pm until close! Not valid with any other promotion or offer.
  • $0.99 Kids’ Meals: Join us Monday - Thursday and enjoy this amazing offer! Coupon online – must show by phone or print out. .99C kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid with other promotion or offer. Starts 9/3 through 9/26 (promotion subject to change)
  • 30-2 Labor Day Weekend: Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!

October 2024

  • Friday Family Nights! Enjoy FREE Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, 5pm until close! Not valid with any other promotion or offer.
  • National Dessert Month: Indulge by ordering one of Aquarium's delicious desserts after your meal.
  • National Seafood Month Feature: Enjoy the flavors of the sea at the Aquarium with one of our delicious dishes.
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Join us in the fight and together we can save lives. Enjoy a specialty item and a portion of the purchase will benefit National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
  • 3 Homeschool Day: Homeschooled students and their families are invited for an educational day at the Aquarium! This is a special day for homeschooled children to learn more about our animals and explore the wonders of the aquatic world. Advanced registration is required. Email [email protected] for more details.
  • 21 National Reptile Awareness Day: Join us on national reptile awareness day featuring keeper chats with all of our reptile friends. Keeper chats, scavenger hunts, educational activities and more!
  • 27 Halloween Kids Bash: Have a spook-tacular time! Families can enjoy trick-or-treating, a haunted scavenger hunt, keeper’s chats, educational activities and Halloween-themed arts and crafts.

November 2024

  • Friday Family Nights! Enjoy FREE Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, 5pm until close! Not valid with any other promotion or offer.
  • 11 Veteran’s Day 20% Discount: Thank you for your service! Must show valid ID to receive offer. Discount dates to be determined.
  • Wine Festival on the Boardwalk: Join us at our booth for fresh bites during this annual event!
  • 28 Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy traditional favorites, including a kid’s buffet and more at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required)

December 2024

  • Holiday Sweetness! Join us all month for our amazing holiday dessert promotion!
  • Oyster Promotion: It’s shucking good! Dates TBD
  • 9, 16, 17, 21 – 24 Breakfast with Santa: Santa is stopping by the Aquarium this holiday season! Enjoy a delicious breakfast with the man in the red suit and our mascot, Sharkey! Please call to reserve in advance. (Reservations Required)
  • 24 Christmas Eve: Open for family fun! Come enjoy our family 3-course dinner!
  • 25 Christmas Day: Open for family fun! Come enjoy our family 3-course dinner!
  • 31 New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day: We are Open! Come celebrate on the Boardwalk and ring in the New Year with us!

Families and Friends Upgrade your Adventure Today!

  • Join us at the Aquarium during any of our special events and upgrade your visit! We are now giving guests, friends and families the chance to upgrade their experiences with an Aquarium Tour, Education Program and Animal Meet and Greets!
  • Aquarium Exhibit Tour - Join us on a guided tour of our upstairs and downstair exhibits including our 38,000 gallon featured Dining tank, Tower tank, J tank and Stingray Reef Exhibits. Learn fun facts about the 100 species of fish that call the Aquarium their home.
  • Animal Meet & Greets - Join us for an exclusive up-close encounter with one of our Ambassador Animals, learn about their adaptations and have your photo taken with them.
  • Dive into Learning with our Education Programs! Fun for everyone! Bring your family or friends and go on an Educational Adventure. Several programs to choose from. Includes Admission to Stingray Reef & Exhibit. These programs are designed for child participants but are fun for all ages including families. The education programs have a limited capacity of 30.
  • Educators – view all of our classes and programs online now! All education events must be reserved in advance.

For upgrades to your visit, you may call to RSVP at 281-334-2521, book your upgrade online or email us at [email protected] for more information.


For more events visit KemahBoardwalk.com

  • Times & dates subject to change without notice.
  • Education programs must be reserved in advance.
  • Please call to RSVP at 281-334-2521 and ask for the Education Coordinator or Email Us or fill out the Request Form for more information.
  • If you are interested in being a vendor or a sponsor for one of our events, please email [email protected] for more details and options.