April 3, 10, 17, 24 | 6-9 PM

$20 Members  $30 Nonmembers


  • Explore the Bay & Ocean Pavilion from 6-9 p.m.
  • View a real, live mermaid swimming in the Red Sea Aquarium
  • Visit with a mermaid at the Ray Touch Pool and at the Norfolk Canyon Aquarium
  • Enjoy story time with a mermaid and a mermaid puppet show
  • Listen to musical performances by Shelly and Rainbow
  • Make a mermaid sun catcher to take home

You will select a time to see the mermaid 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 6-9 PM. 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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Reservation is required for this exclusive event.
Membership status will be validated at event check in.


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; see restrictions below.

Cost: $75 per person, limit of 4 per session. 6:50PM & 7:50PM. Price includes Mermaid Behind the Scenes plus the regular Mermaid Monday experience listed above.

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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Tickets can be purchased online or by calling Guest Services (757) 385-0300 with a credit card reservation.


Exclusive, limited engagement offering: Join Mermaid Balee for this extra-special event with a very limited number of spaces! 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 make-over: hair, nails, and face make up, while enjoying snacks fit for a mermaid, and participating in fun mer-activities. Then, to top it off, guests will be treated to a special viewing of the mermaids inside the Red Sea Tunnel!

Cost: $100 per child, which includes the Mermaid Monday activities. Ticket price for accompanying adult is $30, which includes mermaid viewing and Mermaid Monday activities at the conclusion of Mermaid Balee’s Bubblee Boutique. No discounts apply.


Marlin, Dory, Nemo, and their friends return to the big screen in April! See Finding Nemo on April 1 and 15 and Finding Dory on April 8 and 22 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 ($6 for members when  purchased in person) per person.

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