Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone the Mermaid Mondays event series until a later date. We do not have an officially rescheduled date and time. If you have already purchased tickets we will do our best to ensure that you are the first to know when we have rescheduled.​

​$22.95 for Aquarium members, $32.95 for Non-members

Explore the Bay & Ocean Pavilion from 6-8:30​ p.m. and view a real, live mermaid swimming in the Red Sea Aquarium. ​This year's event also includes a mermaid puppet show, live musical performances, and other activities, as well as photo opportunities, throughout the Aquarium. 

Reservations for this limited engagement are required. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online or by calling Guest Services at (757) 385-FISH (3474) with a credit card reservation. To enable full viewing of the mermaids by guests, strollers are discouraged for this event.

Tickets are $32.95 per person (or $22.95 for Aquarium members). When purchasing tickets, please select a time to see the me​​rmaid swimming in the Red Sea Aquarium; this timed ticket will ensure all guests have a wonderful view of the mermaids without heavy crowds. 

The Bay & Ocean Pavilion will be open for ticketed guests to explore 6-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30, please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your viewing time to check in and receive your wristband.​

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Mermaid Behind the Scenes: Take an exclusive staff-guided tour above the Red Sea Tunnel to meet the mermaids! Watch from above the water as the mermaids swim among the spotted eagle rays and colorful Red Sea residents, and talk with them about what it means to be a mermaid! Each tour is 15 minutes, and some restrictions apply.
Cost: $75 per person, limit of 4 per session. 6:50PM & 7:50PM. Price includes Mermaid Behind the Scenes in addition to the regular Mermaid Monday experience.

Restrictions: Participants must be at least 52” tall and children under the age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. To enable full viewing of the mermaids by guests, strollers are not allowed for this event. Participants must be able to climb stairs.

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Mermaid Balee's Bubblee Boutique will immerse your 4 to 10 year old child in the world of mermaids with a unique salon treatment fit for the sea! Guests will receive the full mermaid makeover-hair, nails, and face make up, while enjoying snacks fit for a mermaid and participating in mer-activities. To top it off, they will be treated to an extraordinary viewing of the mermaids inside the Red Sea Tunnel.

This experience is only offered April 13 and 20 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and costs $100 per child, which includes the Mermaid Monday activities. A paying adult must join the child for this event. The ticket price for accompanying adult is $22.95(members), $32.95 (non-members) which includes mermaid viewing and Mermaid Monday activities at the conclusion of Mermaid Balee's Bubblee Boutique.

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