Aquarium Events

Seasonal Date

Mermaid Meet and Greet

Every day during Mermaids guests have the opportunity to personally meet and talk with one of the Mermaids as well as have a special photo opportunity.

Meets and Greets are held in Shark Ray Bay Theater and the schedule varies by day:

Monday-Friday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10:30am - 4pm
**Friday, September 29: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

September 29 - October 15

Mermaid Swims

Be amazed during the daily mermaid appearances as you watch them swim in our Amazon Tunnel with their favorite Newport Aquarium animals.

Schedule:

Monday-Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
** Friday, September 29: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

September 29 - October 15

Mermaids Return to Newport Aquarium

Discover the magic of Mermaids at Newport Aquarium.

September 29 - October 15

Pirates of Newport Aquarium

Throughout your adventure at Newport Aquarium you’ll encounter swashbuckling pirates, and even get the chance to meet one in the aquarium’s newest experience - Stingray Hideaway.

Schedule:

Monday-Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
** Friday, September 29: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

September 29 - October 15

Stingray Hideaway

Mermaids and Pirates Breakfasts

October 1, 8 & 15

Enjoy breakfast with your family, Mermaids and Pirates in our Riverside Room overlooking a spectacular view of the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati.

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October 01 - 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