Up-Coming Events Austin Aquarium

Special events and holidays are an exciting and fun time at the aquarium. Get into the spirit of things at these events and make memories.

20% Off On Game Day!

If you’re as proud of your favorite Texas pro sports team as we are, show up to the aquarium on game day wearing a jersey or shirt and receive 20% off aquarium admission (only teams included in the graphic).

Member Appreciation Night – September 14

Get your membership family together and join us for a night just for MEMBERS! Explore all the animal exhibits without the hubub of the general public. Mermaid interactions will be happening, selfie-taking with our pirate and sailor man, face-painting and tattoos, and even hot dogs on the grill! If you are not yet an Austin Aquarium member, purchase yours now, then join us for this Member-Only Night! And if you’re already a member, you can RSVP here. If you can’t make it this time, you can plan to attend one of our future Member Appreciation Nights at the following dates:

  • November 30, 2017: 6-9 p.m.
  • March 1, 2018: 6-9 p.m.
  • June 7, 2018: 6-9 p.m.

Educator’s Open House – September 21

Austin Aquarium would like to invite you to attend our “Educator’s Event”.  Please come by with your fellow educators and take a brief tour and share some hands on experience with our animals. Discover how our Field Trip Program will meet TEKS Standards and how you can get lesson plans to match your field trip experience. Learn how we are inspiring a new generation of ocean explorers through our Educational Field Trips with your students. Enjoy a beverage, hors d’oeuvre, and some other surprises while you visit.

Painting with a Splash – Sept. 27

On September 27, Austin Aquarium will host “Painting with a SPLASH!” and the splash is entirely up to you! Our paint and sip event will allow you to BYOB, whether it’s water, juice, or wine. Pull up an easel and relax while you paint your masterpiece! Cost: $30 includes aquarium admission if guests wish to enter early (no alcohol allowed until 7 p.m.), a 16″ x 20″ canvas, acrylic paints and use of our brushes. Painting supplies donated by Austin Aquarium. Painting: Stingrays! (see photo above) Painting With A Splash is a 21+ event. For more information, contact education@sanantonioaquarium.net.

Mom & Her Superhero – October 6

Young men, bring your mother, grandmother, stepmother, sister, aunt, neighbor or a special lady friend to enjoy a Superhero-Themed Evening with us.

Admission will include:

Photo with Superhero and his date
Snacks and Drinks
Visit from our Mermaid & Handsome Pirate
Door prizes Prizes for best costumes

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED – Register prior to October 4!

1 Superhero + 1 Female Influence $24.95 per couple
Members $26.95 per couple, Non-Members
Additional attendees, $12 each

Suggested age: 18 and under.

Click here to purchase tickets.


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