Aquarium Events

Seasonal Date

Educator Open House

Attend Newport Aquarium's  Educator's Open House on September 25 from 4 – 6 p.m. Learn all about new curriculum options and exhibits

September 25

Mermaid Cove

Stingray Hideaway has been transformed into Mermaid Cove!

Visit with mermaids from different parts of the world and learn how ocean conservation is for mermaids and all sea life.

September 28 - October 14

Mermaid Cove Atrium

Mermaid Meet and Greet

Every day during Mermaids, you and your family 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 every day from 11 am to 4 pm.

September 28 - October 14

Shark Ray Bay Theater

Mermaid Swims

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

Daily From 11:30 am to 4:30 pm

September 28 - October 14

Coral Reef

Mermaid & Pirate Breakfasts

Enjoy breakfast in Newport Aquarium's Riverside Room with Mermaids and Pirates!

September 29 - October 13

Animal Scales & Mermaid Tales Overnight Adventure - October 11

Come experience mermaids like never before during this exclusive overnight adventure!

October 11

Faith Week

Join us for Faith Week at Newport Aquarium!

October 14 - October 20

Homeschool Days

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

October 21 - October 27

Scouts Honor Weekend

Get the whole troop together and enjoy the day exploring tanks filled with exotic sea life from around the world.

November 02 - November 03

Military Appreciation Week

Newport Aquarium honors all the men and women who have served our country by offering them free admission November 11 - 17.

November 11 - November 17

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 29 - December 31