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!
Sand Dune Restoration Planting
Join us along the sand dunes of Oceana-Dam Neck Annex Beaches as we plant native dune grasses, restoring habitat for local wildlife while protecting our fragile coastline from erosion. Project participants include The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Command Na…
Birds of Prey Day – Vultures!
Join us as we celebrate nature’s best recyclers! Guests will learn interesting facts about vultures, take a “vulture” scavenger hunt, make vulture vomit and meet a live vulture at the “Meet the Keeper” talk!
Everything in nature has a job, even the smallest of creatures like an insect. Learn about food webs and how each animal must do their part.
Copy Cat Mimicry
Are you good at playing hide-and-seek? Learn about a few animals that could teach you a thing or two about hiding!
In partnership with TFC Recycling/Recycling Perks and Goodwill Industries, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will hold its Fall e-cycling event at the Aquarium’s East Parking Lot. Acceptable personal electronic recyclable items include…
2014 Teacher Appreciation Night
Visit the Aquarium's Bay & Ocean Pavilion and explore our live animals and interactive exhibits! Meet live animals in our lobby and conservation station Participate in hands-on school programs in our teaching classroom 6:00 Animal Movemen…
3D Theater Renovations
The Aquarium’s 3D theater is closed for major renovations from September 1, 2014 through November 1, 2014.