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2022 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 2022

  • 1 New Year’s Day
  • 8 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 14-17 MLK Weekend: Enjoy 4 days of our Weekend Adventure Pass Friday-Monday for $39.99
  • 22 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 23 Wedding Open House: Experience the ambiance of the Nautilus Ballroom along with vendors, champagne, hors d’oeuvres and more! Reservations required in advance.
  • 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

February 2022

Mardi Gras Special Features: All month we are celebrating Mardi Gras with some Cajun & Creole to make your February sizzle!

  • 5 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 12 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 11- 14 Romance Under the Sea: Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Aquarium Restaurant. (Reservations Required)
  • 18-21 Presidents’ Day Weekend: Enjoy 4 days of our Weekend Adventure Pass Friday-Monday for $39.99
  • 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

March 2022

  • 1 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. EmailAquariumHouston@Ldry.comfor more details. Register Here
  • 4 - 20 Spring Break Pass $69.99: 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!
  • Lent Features: This season dine at the Aquarium and enjoy one of our featured dishes like our Herb Crusted Atlantic Salmon or our Fried Seafood Platter!

April 2022

Lent Features: This season dine at the Aquarium and enjoy one of our featured dishes like our Herb Crusted Atlantic Salmon or our Fried Seafood Platter!

  • 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
  • 16 Breakfast with Easter Bunny: Dine on more than just carrots with Peter Cottontail! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and take pictures with him. (Reservations Required)
  • 17 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)
  • 22 Party for the Planet: Join us for our Earth Day Celebration! Learn how you can take care of the environment.
  • 23 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 2022

  • 7 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 8 Mother's Day Brunch: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required)
  • 14 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 20 Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how they can help!
  • 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
  • 27 Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7pm-10pm! Begins May 27 through August 12
  • 27-30 Memorial Day Weekend: Enjoy our Red White & Blue Margarita special.
  • 27-30 Memorial Day Weekend: Enjoy 4 days of our Weekend Adventure Pass, Friday – Monday for $49.99.

June 2022

Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7-10pm!

  • 4 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required)Register
  • 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.
  • 11 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 13-17 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!
  • 19 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!
  • 25 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
  • 27-7/1 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.

July 2022

Latin Beats: Strap on your dancing shoes! Join us for live music and free salsa lessons every Friday night this summer from 7-10pm!

  • 4 Celebrate the 4th of July with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • 1-4 Patriot Pass: Enjoy 4 days of unlimited visits to the Downtown Aquarium, Pleasure Pier, and the Kemah Boardwalk with our Weekend Adventure Pass.
  • 9 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 11-15 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.
  • 14 Shark Day: Join us in celebrating Shark Day to raise awareness for shark conservation with fun, exciting activities for all ages!
  • 16 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 23 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
  • 25-29 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.
  • 29 Tiger Day: Join us in celebrating Global Tiger Day to raise awareness for tiger conservation with fun, exciting activities for all ages!

August 2022

  • 6 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 13 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 14 Wedding Open House: Experience the ambiance of the Nautilus Ballroom along with vendors, champagne, hors d’oeuvres and more! Reservations required in advance.
  • 20 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

September 2022

.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 9/6

  • 2-5 Labor Day Weekend: Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • 2-5 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!
  • 10 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
  • 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

October 2022

    National Dessert Month - Indulge by ordering one of Aquarium's delicious desserts after your meal. National Seafood Month - 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 $1 will benefit National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

  • Friday Family Nights: $2.99 Kids’ Meal with purchase of an adult entrée and $14.99 All Day Exhibit & Ride Passes after 3pm on Friday!
  • 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 only and must show Membership ID for discount.
  • 1 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 5 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. EmailAquariumHouston@Ldry.com for more details.
  • 15 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!
  • 20 Sloth Day: Meet our two-toed sloth, Rudy, and learn all about these amazing slow-moving creatures!
  • 22 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 wear your costumes and get a ½ price exhibit ticket! .99 kids meals also available on Halloween day with the purchase of an adult entrée.

November 2022

    Thanksgiving To-Go Packs: Holiday family meals to go! Bring friends and family together and we’ll handle the cooking! Pre Orders required by the Monday before Thanksgiving.

  • 5 Marine Biologist for a Day: The perfect way to spend the day for young aspiring marine biologists! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 11 Veteran’s Day 20% Discount: Thank you for your service! Must show valid ID to receive offer.
  • 12 Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens! (Registration Required) Register Here
  • 19 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 Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and more at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required)
  • 24-28 Thanksgiving Weekend Pass: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass Valid for FOUR days instead of three! Thursday – Sunday for $39.99.

December 2022

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

  • Christmas To Go Packs: Holiday family meals to go! Bring friends and family together and we’ll handle the cooking! Pre Orders required at least four days before Christmas.
  • 10, 11, 17, 18, 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)
  • 23-26 Polar Pass: Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass Valid for FOUR days instead of three! Thursday – Sunday for $39.99.
  • 24 Christmas Eve: Open for family fun!
  • 25 Christmas: Open for family fun!
  • 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.