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2021 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 2021

  • Super Saturdays: Buy One, Get One Aquarium Exhibit Pass Half Price on Saturdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details and coupon online and on Facebook. Starts 1/8/21
  • 4-8 - Law Enforcement Day 15% Discount – Thank you for your service! Enjoy this offer when you and your family dine with us. Valid ID required.
  • 15 – 18 MLK Weekend – Enjoy 4 days of our Weekend Adventure Pass Friday-Monday for $39.99
  • 16 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 23 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 30 – Zoologist for a Day

February 2021

  • Mardi Gras Special Features – All month we are celebrating Mardi Gras with some Cajun & Creole to make your February sizzle!
  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 12 - 15 Presidents’ Weekend – Enjoy 4 days of our Weekend Adventure Pass Friday-Monday for $39.99
  • 13, 14 – Romance Under the Sea: Bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner under the sea for two in our Nautilus Ballroom. All package details on our website and social pages. (Reservations Required)
  • 20 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 23 – 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.
  • 27 – Zoologist for a Day

March 2021

  • Spring Promotion Features – We are marching into the Spring season with new restaurant features for the family!
  • 5 - 21 – Spring Break Pass: 3 Parks, 1 Pass, Unlimited Visits for $69.99! This pass is valid at the Downtown Aquarium Houston, Kemah Boardwalk and Galveston Island Pleasure Pier. Buy tickets online!

April 2021

  • 3 – 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)
  • 4 – Easter 4 Course Menu Celebrate Easter with a delicious pre fixe menu. Available in our Aquarium Restaurant. (Reservations Required)
  • 10 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 17 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 22 – Party for the Planet: Join us for our Earth Day Celebration! Learn how you can take care of the environment.
  • 24 – Zoologist for a Day

May 2021

  • 1 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 7 - 9 Mother’s Day 3-Course Menu: Show Mom you care and take her on an underwater dining adventure with the family! (Reservations Required)
  • 8 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 15 – Endangered Species Day: People of all ages are encouraged to learn about the importance of protecting endangered wildlife and how you can help!
  • 22 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 28 – 31 - Memorial Day Weekend – Enjoy our Red White & Blue Margarita special.
  • 28 - 31 Memorial Day Weekend - Enjoy 4 days of our Weekend Adventure Pass, Friday – Monday for $49.99.

June 2021

  • Two for Tuesdays: Buy One Aquarium Adventure Pass, Get One Free on Tuesdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.
  • 5 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 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.
  • 12 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 14-18 – 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! Reservations required
  • 19 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 20 - Father’s Day – Bring dad to a special dinner under the sea!
  • 21 – 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!
  • 6/28- 7/2 – 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. Reservations required

July 2021

  • Two for Tuesdays: Buy One Aquarium Adventure Pass, Get One Free on Tuesdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.
  • 4 - Celebrate the 4th of July with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • 2 - 4 Patriot Pass - Enjoy 4 days of unlimited visits to the Downtown Aquarium, Pleasure Pier, and the Kemah Boardwalk with our Weekend Adventure Pass.
  • 10 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 12-16 – Sea Safari Camp: “Wild Careers” (Ages 9-13) A future career in wildlife could take many forms and this camp will help kids investigate animal-related careers at the Aquarium and beyond!
  • 14 Shark Day: Celebrate one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures, SHARKS! We will have education booths, arts & crafts and fun activities.
  • 17 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 19-23 – 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. Reservations required
  • 24 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 29 Tiger Day: Join us for a special day to learn about the critically endangered tigers and how you can help to conserve them.

August 2021

  • Houston Restaurant Month: Dine with us and help eradicate hunger in the Houston area! Your meal with help raise money for the Houston Food Bank in the largest annual fundraiser. Date tbd
  • Two for Tuesdays: Buy One Aquarium Adventure Pass, Get One Free on Tuesdays! Must present coupon at ticket booth. Details online and on Facebook.
  • 2-6 – 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.
  • 14 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 21 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 28 – Zoologist for a Day

September 2021

  • Steak & Crab - Surf & Turf never sounded so good! Join us for our Steak & Crab feature of the month!
  • 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 – 30 .99C Kids Meal - Join us Sunday through Thursday with the family and enjoy this amazing offer! Grab coupon on our website – Discount with the purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid with other promotion or offer.
  • 3 – 6 - Labor Day Weekend – Celebrate the long weekend with our Red White & Blue Margarita special!
  • 3 – 6 - 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!
  • 11 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 14 – 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.
  • 18 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 25 - Zoologist for a Day

October 2021

  • Steak & Crab - Surf & Turf never sounded so good! Join us for our Steak & Crab feature of the month!
  • Landry’s Select Club Saturdays: All LSC members Buy One Aquarium Adventure Pass, Get One FREE on Saturdays! Must present LSC I.D. card to receive offer. Not a member? Sign up now!
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Join us in the fight and together we can save lives. Enjoy a specialty cocktail or dessert and $1 will benefit National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
  • National Dessert Month - Indulge! Join us for an amazing dessert & drink special this month!
  • National Seafood Month Enjoy the flavors of the sea at the Aquarium with a select featured item! Visit our website or Facebook page for details.
  • 2 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 5 – Educator Open House: This event is for teachers in the greater Houston area to learn and experience the field trips we offer. We will feature guided tours, sneak peeks of classroom programs, and much more! Pre-registration required for attendance.
  • 8-11 - Weekend Adventure Pass Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass valid for FOUR days instead of three! Friday-Monday for $39.99.
  • 16 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 17 – International Sawfish Day - A day for learning all about sawfish and increasing awareness for this critically endangered species.
  • 20 Sloth Day - Meet our sloth, Rudy, and learn all about these amazing slow-moving creatures!
  • 23 – Zoologist for a Day

November 2021

  • 6 – Marine Biologist for a Day
  • 11 - Veteran’s Day 20% Discount – Thank you for your service! Must show valid ID to receive offer.
  • 13 – Working on the Wild Side: An exciting career program for teens!
  • 20 – Zoologist for a Day
  • 25 – Thanksgiving Buffet: Get out of the kitchen and enjoy traditional favorites, a kid’s buffet and exhibit discounts at the Aquarium! (Reservations Required)
  • 25 – 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 2021

  • Holiday Sweetness! Join us all month for our amazing holiday dessert promotion!
  • 11, 18, 19, 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)
  • 23 -26 Polar Pass - Join us for a long weekend of fun! Weekend Adventure Pass Valid for FOUR days instead of three! Thursday – Sunday
  • 24 – Christmas Eve: Open for family fun!
  • 25 – Christmas Day: 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) Reserve Now! 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.
  • 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.