Aquarium Events

Seasonal Date

Summer Family Hours

One kid FREE with every adult paying full price, Sunday through Friday after 4pm for tickets purchased online only.

May 28 - September 01

Shark Week at Newport Aquarium

Celebrate Discovery Channel’s Shark Week: LIVE at the Newport Aquarium.

July 21 - July 30

Passholder Appreciation Days

We love our Passholders. To show just how much, we’re offering added benefits including the return of Bring-A-Friend Free for an entire week.

August 19 - August 27

Labor Day/Riverfest Hours

During the Labor Day Weekend the Newport Aquarium will have special operating hours each day. Here are some tips to make the most out of your visit.

September 02 - September 04

Wedding Show

Tour the most venue voted "Best Place to Have a Wedding in Northern Kentucky" by NKY Magazine. Meet leading vendors. Enjoy exhibits, free hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and prizes

September 21

Mermaids Return to Newport Aquarium

Discover the magic of Mermaids at Newport Aquarium.

September 29 - October 15

Nauti Nite

A great cause and a great night benefitting the WAVE Foundation at the Newport Aquarium

October 06

Faith Weekend

All faith based organizations are invited to enjoy the day exploring tanks filled with exotic sea life from around the world.

October 20 - October 21

Home School Days

You can enhance your child's knowledge of marine life and conservation while having a wonderful time in the process.

October 24 - October 25

Veterans Week

Newport Aquarium and Humana are honoring all the men and women who have served our country by offering them free admission November 4 - 12.

November 04 - November 12

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Visit Water Wonderland inside Newport Aquarium.

Your whole family will love the enchantment of this one-of-a-kind holiday event.   

November 24 - December 31