There’s always something fun just around the corner at the Aquarium!
Special events and bonus experiences are often available to help you make the most of your visit. Check back here often to find out about the events you won’t want to miss!
Sundays with Santa
Join Santa and his elves for festivities and fun activities.
Be sure to catch a glimpse of the jolly ole’ elf swimming with the fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Aquarium.
Member Exclusive - Breakfast with Santa!
Enjoy a delicious breakfast prepared by SODEXO’s executive chef; snap a photo and visit with our very jolly special guest! Holiday craft stations and other activities will be available.
Call (757) 385-FISH for reservations.
Virginia Aquarium Winter E-cycling Event
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) –The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, in partnership with Goodwill Industries, the City of Virginia Beach Public Works and TFC Recycling, will offer its semi-annual E-cycling event Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 10 a.m…
Member Exclusive: Polar Express Pajama Party!
Wear your favorite holiday Pajamas and enjoy a showing of the modern day holiday classic, Polar Express! This event is free, but seating is limited and registration is required. Call (757) 385-FISH for reservations.
Holiday Special: Polar Express 3D
A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Buy Tickets
Sea Adventures – Whales & Wildlife
Join our experienced naturalists aboard the Atlantic Explorer for a 2 1/2-hour boat tour to search for the whales, dolphins, seals, and seabirds that visit Virginia’s coastal waters in winter.
Sea Adventures: Sailing with Santa
Set sail with Santa and his crew aboard the Atlantic Explorer for a cruise on Owls Creek. Enjoy refreshments, games and activities while Santa greets his guests for a unique photo opportunity. Space is limited and advanced reservations are recommended.