Mermaids Return to Newport Aquarium

For a limited time, discover the magic of Mermaids when they splash into Newport Aquarium from September 29- October 15.

Be amazed during the daily mermaid appearances as you watch them swim in our Amazon Tunnel with their favorite Newport Aquarium animals from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every day. Plus, meet a mermaid up-close and out of the water during one of our daily meet and greet times.

It’s all free with admission ticket or a Newport Aquarium Annual Pass.


Mermaid Meet & 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.

Meet 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

  Mermaid Coral

Mermaid Swims

Mermaid Ulua  

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


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

  Pirate

Special After Hours Event: Mermaids and Pirates Ball

Mermaids Pirates Ball  

During this after-hours family-friendly costume party, you’ll see mermaids swimming and encounter pirates up-close! The evening includes appetizers and refreshments, activities, dancing, a special mermaid meet-and-greet and much more.

Tickets are normally priced at $45.99, but for a limited time, you can purchase tickets for only $30.99! (Passholders: $25.99)