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Annual Pass Events

Your Newport Aquarium Annual Pass is your 'passport' to exclusive passholder-only events.

These events are announced solely via email invites and through the website. If we do not have your email, send it to so you can be invited to all of your exciting, upcoming opportunities to enjoy Newport Aquarium!

Bring a Friend Free Days - Passholder Exclusive Event

August 19-27

Get ready for the one of the most popular Newport Aquarium Passholder Events of the Summer!  Beginning Saturday, August 19th, every passholder can bring a friend for FREE each day through Sunday, August 27th.

Here’s how it works:

  • Each passholder in your family gets to bring one guest free every day from 8/19-27.
  • When you arrive at the Aquarium, go directly to the turnstyle with your guest- no need to wait in line!
  • Present your Annual Pass to the Aquarium cast member to scan
  • Enjoy the Aquarium!

Extra Savings and Discounts Just For Bring A Friend Free Days!

Enjoy extra savings at Sharky’s Café, the Gift Shop and more during Bring a Friend Free Days:

  • $1 Hot Dogs at Sharky’s Café.
  • 25% off in the Aquarium Gift Shop, an additional 10% off the everyday passholder discount!
  • 25% off at Sweet Dreams Candy Shop
  • 25% off all Photographs taken by our photographers
Don't Miss Out! Renew Your Pass

Coming Soon:


Mermaid Early Opens

On September 30, October 7 and October 14, we open an hour early for passholders only to get a special look at our Mermaids. 
Scuba Santa

Scuba Santa

Meet Scuba Santa one-on-one in your exclusive event on November 21.