2018-2019 Calendar of Events

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December 2018

  • 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 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 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 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

January 2019

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

  • 2 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 3 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 3 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 4 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 4 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 4 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 9 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 11 – 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.
  • 12 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 12 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 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
  • 19 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 21 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 23 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 26 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 30 – Under the Sea Story Time

February 2019

  • 2 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 6 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 9 – Sharkey's Sweetheart Breakfast: Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family! (Reservations Required)
  • 9 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 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.
  • 13 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 14-16 – Romance Under the Sea:Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Nautilus Ballroom. (Reservations Required)
  • 16 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 18 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 20 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 20 – 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
  • 23 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 27 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • Denver Restaurant Weeks: Join us for a delicious prix fix menu as we celebrate the 15th anniversary of Denver’s Restaurant Week! DATE TBD

March 2019

  • 2 – Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 5 – 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.
  • 6 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 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.
  • 13 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 16 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)
  • 18 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 19 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 20 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 20 - Under the Sea Story time
  • 21 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 22 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 23 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 25 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 26 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 27 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 27 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 28 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 29 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 29 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 30 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 30 – Yoga with the Sharks: Get your zen on with the sharks. Register here to reserve your spot. (Dates are subject to change)

April 2019

  • 3 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 5 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 10 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 13 – Marine Biologist 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
  • 19 – Wild Dreams overnight
  • 20 – Breakfast with Easter Bunny: Dine on more than just carrots with Peter Cottontail! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and take pictures with him. (Reservations Required)
  • 20 – 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 – 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)
  • 24 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 26 – Wild Dreams overnight
  • 27 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade

May 2019

  • 1 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 3 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 4 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 4 – Binturong “BearCat” Day: Learn all about this peculiar and unique animal and meet our very own Binturong, Yuni!
  • 8 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 11 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 12 – 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.
  • 12 – Mother's Day Buffet: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required)
  • 15 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 17 – Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how you can help!
  • 22 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 24 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 29 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 31 – Wild Dreams Overnight

June 2019

    Summer Family Nights: June 17 – July 25 - 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!

  • 5 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 8 – Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 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 – 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.
  • 12 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 12 – Summer Kick-off Celebration: Summer is here! Let’s dive into fun times and warm weather at the Aquarium!
  • 14 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 16 – Sea Turtle Day: Let’s celebrate these beautiful reptiles! Learn how you can help them thrive and survive.
  • 16 – Father's Day
  • 17 – 21 Sea Safari Summer Camp Session A: 1st – 3rd grade
  • 19 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 21 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 24 – 28 Sea Safari Summer Camp Session B: 4th – 6th grade
  • 26 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 28 – Girl Scout Overnight

July 2019

    Summer Family Nights: June 17 – July 25 - 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 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th -12th grade
  • 2 – Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 3 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 3 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 3 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 5 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 5 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 8 – 12 Sea Safari Summer Camp Session C: 1st – 3rd grade
  • 10 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 12 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 13 – Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 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 – 19 Sea Safari Summer Camp Session D: 4th – 6th grade
  • 17 – Under the sea Story time
  • 19 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 19 – 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)
  • 23 – Your Home is Your Habitat Teacher Workshop: 2 week pre-registration and payment is required. Call 303-561-4444 for more information
  • 24 – Under the sea Story time
  • 25 – Ocean Literacy Teacher Workshop: 2 week pre-registration and payment is required. Call 303-561-4444 for more information
  • 26 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 27 & 28 Tiger Weekend: Join us for a special weekend to learn about the critically endangered Sumatran tigers and how you can help to conserve them.
  • 29 – Tiger Day
  • 29 – August 2 – Sea Safari Summer Camp Session E: 1st – 3rd grade
  • 31 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 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 2019

  • 2 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 3 – Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th- 8th grade
  • 7 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 7 – Aquariums In Your Classroom Teacher Workshop: 2 week pre-registration and payment is required. Call 303-561-4444 for more information
  • 8 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 8 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 9 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 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 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 15 – Sharkey’s Back to School Bash: Calling all bookworms! Join our fun-loving mascot, Sharkey, for an evening filled with adventure and excitement!
  • 16 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 17 – Wine Fest: It’s wine time! Join us for our 8th annual wine fest, enjoy wine & food tastings, live entertainment and more! For tickets and more details visit www.aqwine.com.
  • 21 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 23 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 28 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 30 – Wild Dreams Overnight

September 2019

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

  • 4 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 6 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 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
  • 12 – 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.
  • 13 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 18 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 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!
  • 20 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 21 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th -12th grade
  • 21 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 25 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 27 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 21 – Zoologist for a Day 9th -12th grade
  • 21 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade

October 2019

    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.

  • 2 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 4 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 9 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 9 – Teacher Appreciation Night: Calling all educators! We’re celebrating teachers and all the hard work you do! Advanced registration required. Email AQDenverEdu@Ldry.com for more details.
  • 10 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 11 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 12 & 13 – Otter Weekend: It’ll be ‘otterly’ adorable! Learn about our playful North American River Otters and participate in fun-themed activities.
  • 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- International Sawfish Day: Celebrate the unique and critically endangered Green Sawfish. Learn what you can do to protect them from becoming extinct.
  • 18 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 19 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 23 – Under the Sea Story Time
  • 25 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 26, 27 – 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!
  • 30 – Under the Sea Story Time

November 2019

  • 1 – Girl Scout Overnight
  • 6 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 8 – Cub Scout Overnight
  • 9 – Mermaid Breakfast: Little Mermaid fans will be enchanted by the music, dancing and during our Under the Sea Breakfast! (Reservations Required)
  • 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.
  • 13 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 15 – Wild Dreams overnight
  • 19 – 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.
  • 20 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 22 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 27 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 28 – Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and exhibit discounts at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required)
  • 29 – 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.
  • 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

December 2019

  • 4 – Under the Sea Story time
  • 6 – Wild Dreams Overnight
  • 7 & 8 – 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 - 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
  • 14 & 15 – 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)
  • 18 - Under the Sea Story time
  • 21-24 – 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)
  • 23 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 24 – Christmas Eve: We are open! Hours TBD
  • 25 – Christmas Day: We are open! Hours TBD
  • 26 – Marine Biologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 26 – Zoologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 27 – Marine Biologist for a Day 1st – 4th grade
  • 27 – Zoologist for a Day 5th – 8th grade
  • 28 - Zoologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 30 – Marine Biologist for a Day 9th – 12th grade
  • 31 – New Year's Eve Family Celebration: 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.