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!
Whether your favorite dragon is a Komodo or Puff the Magic Dragon, we will be celebrating them all! Meet our Komodo dragon keepers and try your hand at some famous dragon trivia.
Clean the Creek
Virginia Aquarium will host a cleanup of Owls Creek and surrounding areas. We’re looking for individual volunteers, families, work teams, and military groups to clean by foot or kayak. The cleanup, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., will help keep trash a…
E-Cycling at the Virginia Aquarium
*Note that cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions cannot be accepted.* Acceptable personal electronic recyclable items include: Personal computers and laptops Telephones, cell phones and PDA'…
Mermaid Balee's Bubblee Boutique
Get the full beauty and enjoy a special encounter with the mermaids! Reservations are required and the ticket includes Mermaid Monday activities. No discounts apply.
Great Backyard Bird Count Boat Trip
The waters around Virginia Beach offer exceptional bird-watching opportunities for local, migrating and rare birds. Join us on an expedition of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay as we participate in our fifth year of the Great Backyard Bird Count. Dress fo…
Seal Spotting Boat Trip
Seals are frequent visitors to this area when the water temperatures drop, although their favorite haul out spots can make them difficult to see. During this 2.5 hour trip, catch eye-level observations while educators from the Aquarium provide information abou…