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2024 Calendar of Events

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New events added throughout the year.

*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

  • $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
  • 1 New Year’s Day
  • 6 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 12-15 MLK Weekend: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!
  • 20 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 27 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here

February 2024

$0.99 Kids’ Meals: Join us Wednesdays and enjoy this amazing offer! Coupon online – must show by phone or print out. $0.99 kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid with other promotions or offers. 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 celebrate Mardi Gras with some Cajun & Creole to make your February sizzle!

  • 3 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 4 Sensory-Friendly Sunday: For people with sensory processing disorders the Aquarium Exhibits can be a bit overwhelming. Join us in the morning as we open early and turn down the ambient sounds to create a calmer and quieter setting. Register here to reserve your spot.
  • 4 Private Events Open House: Experience the ambiance of the Nautilus Ballroom along with vendors, champagne, hors d’oeuvres and more! Reservations required by Tuesday, January 30th. To RSVP, email NautilusWeddings@ldry.com or call (713)-315-5168.
  • 7 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 AquariumHouston@Ldry.com for more details. Register Here
  • 10 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 10, 11 & 14 Romance Under the Sea: Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Aquarium Restaurant. (Reservations Required)
  • 16-19 Presidents’ Day: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!
  • 24 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here

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! Ends 3/28

  • 2 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 3 Sensory-Friendly Sunday: For people with sensory processing disorders the Aquarium Exhibits can be a bit overwhelming. Join us in the morning as we open early and turn down the ambient sounds to create a calmer and quieter setting. Register here to reserve your spot.
  • 8-17 Spring Break Pass: One pass, three parks, unlimited visits! This pass is valid at the Downtown Aquarium Houston, Kemah Boardwalk and Galveston Island Pleasure Pier. Buy tickets online!
  • 30 Breakfast with Easter Bunny: Dine on more than just carrots with Peter Cottontail! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and take pictures with him. (Reservations Required)
  • 31 Easter Sunday Brunch: Celebrate Easter with crafts, photos with the Easter bunny and a delicious buffet with over 40 items to choose from! (Reservations required)

April 2024

  • 6 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 7 Sensory-Friendly Sunday: For people with sensory processing disorders the Aquarium Exhibits can be a bit overwhelming. Join us in the morning as we open early and turn down the ambient sounds to create a calmer and quieter setting. Register here to reserve your spot.
  • 13 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 22 Party for the Planet: Join us for our Earth Day Celebration! Learn how you can take care of the environment.
  • 27 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here

May 2024

Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7pm-11pm! Begins May 24 through August 9

  • 4 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 11 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 12 Mother's Day Brunch: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required)
  • 17 Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how they can help!
  • 18 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 24, 31 Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7pm-11pm! May 24 through August 9
  • 24-27 Memorial Day Weekend: Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special.
  • 24-27 Memorial Day Weekend: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!
  • 31 World Parrot Day: Join us as we celebrate these amazing birds!

June 2024

Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7pm-11pm! Begins May 24 through August 9

National Zoo and Aquarium Month: Wildlife is a crucial part of the growth of our ecosystem. Celebration the importance of these species in our lives and how we can protect them.

  • 1 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 7, 14, 21, 28 Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7-11pm! May 24 through August 9
  • 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.
  • 10-14 Sea Safari Camp: “Animal Adaptations” (Ages 6-10) From spots and stripes to big ears and sharp claws, each animal species has unique characteristics. Campers will investigate how these adaptations help animals survive in their habitats! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 15 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 16 Father’s Day: Bring dad to a special dinner under the sea!
  • 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!
  • 24-28 Sea Safari Camp: “Home Sweet Habitat” (Ages 7-12) From dripping rainforests to vibrant coral reefs, habitats around the world have unique characteristics that are important to the animals that live there. Campers will explore these habitats to discover how different animals survive in the place they call home. (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 29 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here

July 2024

Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7pm-11pm! Begins May 24 through August 9

  • 4-7 Patriot Pass: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!
  • 4-7 Fourth of July: Celebrate the 4th of July weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • 5, 12, 19, 26 Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7-11pm! May 24 through August 9
  • 8-12 Sea Safari Camp: “Animal Investigators” (Ages 7-12) Campers will use knowledge and skills gained throughout the week to step into the role of an animal investigator, piece together clues, and solve a wildlife crime. (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 13 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 14 Shark Day: Join us in celebrating Shark Day to raise awareness for shark conservation with fun, exciting activities for all ages!
  • 20 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 22-26 Sea Safari Camp: “Conservation Heroes” (Ages 7-12) Your mission, should you choose to accept it: become a conservation hero! Explore how your actions can make a big impact in protecting animals from danger. Create your own superhero identity, design your super suit, and star in your own conservation comic. (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 27 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 29 Tiger Day: Join us in celebrating Global Tiger Day to raise awareness for tiger conservation with fun, exciting activities for all ages!

August 2024

Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7pm-11pm! Ends August 9

Houston Restaurant Month:: Join us at the Aquarium for Houston Restaurant Month! Dates coming soon.

  • 2, 9, Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7-11pm! Ends August 9
  • 3 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 17 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 18 Private Events Open House: Experience the ambiance of the Nautilus Ballroom along with vendors, champagne, hors d’oeuvres and more! Reservations required. To RSVP, email NautilusWeddings@ldry.com or call (713)-315-5168.
  • 31 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • Start booking your private holiday events in our incredible Nautilus Ballroom!

September 2024

$0.99 Kids’ Meals: Join us Monday-Thursday and enjoy this amazing offer! Coupon online – must show by phone or print out. $0.99 kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid with other promotions or offers.

  • 30-2 Labor Day Weekend: Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • 30-2 Labor Day Weekend: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass Valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk and Pleasure Pier!
  • 7 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 14 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 21 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required)Register Here

October 2024

National Seafood Month: Enjoy the flavors of the sea at the Aquarium with one of our delicious dishes.

National Dessert Month: Indulge by ordering one of Aquarium's delicious desserts after your meal.

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.

Landry’s Select Club Saturdays: LSC Members enjoy Buy One, Get One Free All-Day Adventure Passes to the Aquarium Exhibit and Rides! Valid Saturdays 5, 12, 19, 26 only and must show Membership ID for discount.

  • 5 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 9 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 AquariumHouston@Ldry.com for more details. Register Here
  • 11 Latin Beats - Hispanic Heritage Celebration: Strap on your dancing shoes and move to the Latin Beats! Enjoy free salsa dance lessons, live entertainment, and more.
  • 11-14 Extended Weekend Adventure Pass: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass Valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk and Pleasure Pier!
  • 12 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 17 International Sawfish Day: Join us in celebrating the rare sawfish and increasing awareness for this critically endangered species!
  • 18 Wines Under the Sea: Join us for a one-of-a-kind winter Sip & Stroll in our Aquarium Exhibit! Tickets are available online.
  • 20 Sloth Day: Meet our two-toed sloth, Rudy, and learn all about these amazing slow-moving creatures!
  • 26 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 31 Halloween, Kids Eat for $0.99 – Give your little trick-or-treaters a spooktastic surprise! Enjoy .99 kids’ meals all day long with the purchase of an adult entrée.
  • 31 Halloween: Kids wear your costumes and get a ½ price exhibit ticket with adult exhibit purchase!

November 2024

  • 2 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 9 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 11 Veteran’s Day 20% Discount: Thank you for your service! Must show valid ID to receive offer.
  • 16 Zoologist for a Day: Young animal lovers will spend the day learning how we care for our creatures that live outside the ocean including Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, parrots, reptiles, and more! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 28 Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy a buffet of traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and more at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required)
  • 28-Dec 1 Thanksgiving Weekend Pass: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!

December 2024

Holiday Sweetness! Join us all month long for our amazing holiday dessert promotion!

Oyster Promotion – It’s shucking good! Dates tbd

  • 7, 8, 14, 15, 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)
  • 24 Christmas Eve: Open for family fun! Join us for an incredible 4-course dinner menu!
  • 25 Christmas Day: Open for family fun! Join us for an incredible 4-course dinner menu!
  • 25 – 29 Polar Pass: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk, and Pleasure Pier!
  • 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)
  • 31 New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day: We are Open!

Enjoy our Weekend Adventure Pass throughout the year! Valid on Friday, Saturday, Sunday at Downtown Aquarium, Kemah Boardwalk and Pleasure Pier. 3 Parks, 1 Pass! Details on website and ticketing pages.

  • Time and dates subject to change without notice.
  • 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 or book online.
  • 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.