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2020 Calendar of Events

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January 2020

    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- Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 2- Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade register here.
  • 2-Zoologist for a Day grade 1st – 4th grade register here.
  • 3- Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade register here.
  • 3- Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade register here.
  • 3- Wild Dreams overnight register here.
  • 4 – Zoologist for a day 9th-12th grade register here.
  • 8 - Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 10 - Wild Dreams overnight register here.
  • 11- Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 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 – 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 or register here.
  • 17 – Girl Scout Overnight register here.
  • 18 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th graderegister here.
  • 20 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th graderegister here.
  • 22 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 24 – Cub Scout overnight. register here.
  • 25 - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 29 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 31 – Girl Scout overnight register here.

February 2020

  • 5 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 7 – Wild Dreams overnight register here.
  • 8 – Sharkey’s Sweetheart Breakfast: Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family! (Reservations Required) Reserve Now! [ link to call 303.561.4450 ]
  • 8 - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 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.
  • 14, 15, 16 – Romance Under the Sea: Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Nautilus Ballroom. (Reservations Required) Reserve Now! [ link to call 303.561.4450 ]
  • 15 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade. register here
  • 17 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade. register here
  • 19– Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 21 – 3/1 – Denver restaurant week. Join us for a delicious prix fix menu as we celebrate the 16th anniversary of Denver’s Restaurant Week!
  • 21 – Girl Scout Overnight.
  • register here
  • 22- Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 22-23 - Sloth weekend.
  • 26 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 28 – Sloth Sip and Paint : Guests will be able to paint a portrait of the guest of honor, Aspen the two-toed sloth. Register here to reserve your spot.

March 2020

  • 4 – 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 or register here
  • 4 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 6 – Cub Scout Overnight. register here
  • 7– Mermaid Breakfast Reserve Now! [ link to call 303.561.4450 ]
  • 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. Reserve Now
  • 14 - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 18 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 19 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now.
  • 20 – Wild Dreams Overnight. Reserve Now.
  • 21 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade. Reserve Now.
  • 21 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now.
  • 25 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 26 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade Reserve Now.
  • 27 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now.
  • 28 - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks.
  • Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 28 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade.Reserve Now.
  • 28 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade Reserve Now.

April 2020

  • 1 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 2 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th- 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 3 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 4- Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 4 - Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 8 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 10 – Cub Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • 11th – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Dine on more than just carrots with Peter Cottontail! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and take pictures with him. (Reservations Required) Reserve Now call 303.561.4450
  • 12 – Easter Buffet: Celebrate Easter with an egg hunt, photos with the Easter bunny and a delicious buffet with over 40 items to choose from! (Reservations required) Reserve Now call 303.561.4450
  • 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
  • 17 – Girl Scout Overnight Reserve Now
  • 18 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 18 – Party for the Planet: Join us for our Earth Day Celebration! Learn how you can take care of the environment. (April 22nd national day)
  • 22 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 24 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 29 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change).

May 2020

  • 1– Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 6 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 9 – Binturong “BearCat” Day: Learn all about this peculiar and unique animal and meet our very own Binturong, Yuni!
  • 10 – 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.
  • 10 – Mother’s Day Buffet: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required) Reserve Now call 303.561.4450
  • 13– Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 15 – Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how you can help!
  • 15 – Cub Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • 20– Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 22 – Girl Scout Overnight Reserve Now
  • 23 – World Turtle Day: Let’s celebrate these beautiful reptiles! Learn how you can help them thrive and survive.
  • 27 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 29 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

June 2020

    Summer Family Nights: June 15 – July 23 - 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!

  • 3 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 6 - 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 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade Reserve Now
  • 9 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th Zoologist Reserve Now
  • 10 - Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 10 - Summer Kickoff celebration: Summer is here! Let’s dive into fun times and warm weather at the Aquarium!
  • 10 - Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th Reserve Now
  • 10 - Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th Reserve Now
  • 12 – Girl Scout overnightReserve Now
  • 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 – 23 – Summer Family Nights.
  • 15 – 19 – Sea Safari Summer Camp Session A: 1st – 3rd grade. Register Here
  • 17 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 19 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 22 – 26 – Sea Safari Summer Camp Session B: 4th – 6th grade. Register Here
  • 24 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 26 – Cub Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

July 2020

    Summer Family Nights: June 15 – July 23 - 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 - Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 2 – Porcupine Day: Learn all about one of our ambassador animals, Zuri!
  • 3 - Wild Dreams Overnight.
  • Reserve Now
  • 6 – 10 - Sea Safari Camp Session C: 4th – 6th grade. Register Here
  • 8 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 10 – Girl Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • 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.
  • 14 – Plastic Planet Teacher Workshop: 2 week pre-registration and payment is required. Call 303-561-4444 for more information. Register Here
  • 15 – Project WET Teacher Workshop: 2 week pre-registration and payment is required. Call 303-561-4444 for more information. Register Here
  • 15 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 16 – Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Teacher Workshop: 2 week pre-registration and payment is required. Call 303-561-4444 for more information. Register Here
  • 17 – 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) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • 17 - Cub Scout overnight.
  • Reserve Now
  • 18 – Mermaid Breakfast: Mermaid fans tall and small will be enchanted by our very own Mystic Mermaids with captivating music, dancing and of course, Mermaids during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • 20 – Sea Safari Camp Session D: 1st – 3rd grade. Register Here
  • 22 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 24 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 25, 26 Tiger Weekend - Join us for a special weekend to learn about the critically endangered Sumatran tigers and how you can help to conserve them.
  • 27 – 31 - Sea Safari Summer Camp Session E: 4th – 6th grade. Register Here
  • 29 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 31 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • TBD - Shark Weekend - Celebrate one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures, SHARKS. We will have education booths, arts & crafts and other fun activities. TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

August 2020

  • 4 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 4 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade Reserve Now
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade Reserve Now
  • 5 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 5 – Under the Sea Storytime.
  • 5 – Back to School Bash: Calling all bookworms! Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, for an evening filled with adventure and excitement!
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 7 – Zoologist for a Day 9th- 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 7 – Wild Dreams Overnights Reserve Now
  • 8 – Mermaid Breakfast: Mermaid fans tall and small will be enchanted by our very own Mystic Mermaids. Enjoy captivating music, dancing, delicious buffet and of course, Mermaids during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (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.
  • 14– Girl Scout Overnight Reserve Now
  • 15 – Wine Fest: It’s wine time! Join us for our 9th annual wine fest, enjoy wine & food tastings, live entertainment and more! For tickets and more details visit www.aqwine.com.
  • 5 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 5 – Under the Sea Storytime.
  • 5 – Back to School Bash: Calling all bookworms! Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, for an evening filled with adventure and excitement!
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 7 – Zoologist for a Day 9th- 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 7 – Wild Dreams Overnights Reserve Now
  • 8 – Mermaid Breakfast: Mermaid fans tall and small will be enchanted by our very own Mystic Mermaids. Enjoy captivating music, dancing, delicious buffet and of course, Mermaids during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (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.
  • 14– Girl Scout Overnight Reserve Now
  • 15 – Wine Fest: It’s wine time! Join us for our 9th annual wine fest, enjoy wine & food tastings, live entertainment and more! For tickets and more details visit www.aqwine.com.
  • 19 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 21 – Cub Scout Overnight Reserve Now
  • 26 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 28 – Girl Scout Overnight Reserve Now
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

September 2020

  • 2 – Under the Sea Story time.
  • 4 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 9 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 11 – Cub Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • 13 – 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.
  • 16 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 17 – 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 or register here.
  • 18 – Girl Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • 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 - Zoologist for a Day 9th-12th grade Reserve Now
  • 23 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 25 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 26 - Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade Reserve Now
  • 26 - Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 30 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change).

October 2020

  • 2– Wild Dreams overnight Reserve Now
  • 7 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 7– Teacher’s night Out: Calling all educators! We’re celebrating teachers and all the hard work you do! Advanced registration is required. Call 303-561-4444 for more information details or register here.
  • 9 – Girl Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • 10 - Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade.
  • 10 & 11 - River Otter Weekend: It’ll be ‘otterly’ adorable! Learn about our playful North American River Otters and participate in fun-themed activities.
  • 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 Reserve Now
  • 17 – International Sawfish Day: Celebrate the unique and critically endangered Green Sawfish. Learn what you can do to protect them and their habitat.
  • 21 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 23 – Girl Scout overnight Reserve Now
  • 28 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 30 – Wild Dreams overnight Reserve Now
  • 30, 31, 1 – Halloween Kids Fest: Have a spook-tacular time! Join our mascot, Sharkey, and his friends for not-so-haunted train rides, pumpkin painting, monster mural coloring, science experiments, shows and so much more! Kids in costume ½ price exhibit entry with adult purchase!
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

November 2020

  • 4– Under the Sea Story time.
  • 6 –Wild Dreams Overnight.
  • Reserve Now
  • 7 – Mermaid Breakfast: Mermaid fans tall and small will be enchanted by our very own Mystic Mermaids with captivating music, dancing and of course, Mermaids during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • 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
  • Reserve Now
  • 18– 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 or register here.
  • 18 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 20 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 25 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 26 – Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and exhibit discounts at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • 27 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8thgrade Reserve Now
  • 27 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 27 – Black Friday Membership Discount: 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.
  • 28 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 28 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

December 2020

  • 2– Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 4 – Wild Dreams Overnight Reserve Now
  • 5 & 6 - 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) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • 9 - Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 12 & 13 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) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • 13 - Low Sensory Morning.
  • 16 Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 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) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • 22 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 22 –Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th Reserve Now
  • 23 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 23 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 23 – Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 24 – We are open!
  • 25 – We are open!
  • 26 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th.
  • Reserve Now
  • 26 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade.
  • Reserve Now.
  • 29 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • Reserve Now
  • 29 – Zoologist for a Day 9th- 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 30 - Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade Reserve Now
  • 30 - Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade Reserve Now
  • 30 - Under the Sea Story Time.
  • 31 – Sharkey’s New Year Bash: Ring in the New Year with our mascot, Sharkey! Celebrate with a delicious buffet, balloon drop, contests & giveaways for the kids! (Reservations Required) Reserve Now! call 303.561.4450
  • New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day: We are Open!
  • TBD - Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Reserve Now to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change).
  • 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.
  • If you are interested in being a vendor or a sponsor for one of our events, please email AQMarketing@ldry.com for more details and options.