Mermaid Meet and Greet

For a limited time, discover the magic of Mermaids when they splash into Newport Aquarium from October 1- 16.

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 op.

Meet and Greet the Mermaids daily in the Shark Ray Bay Theater from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Mermaid & Pirate Breakfast

October 2nd, 9th and 16th, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

After breakfast, you’ll be invited into the Aquarium before we open to the general public. All guests get exclusive access to meet a mermaid up-close and out of the water during an exclusive meet and greet, and see one swim in our Amazon Tunnel Exhibit.

Guests will also have the opportunity to meet and greet a pirate during breakfast.

Passholder Instructions

General Admission Passholders
$4299 $3299

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