Activity Calendar

There's always something new and exciting happening at the National Aquarium.

Learn about upcoming activities and events by downloading the FREE Aquarium app on your Apple or Android device.

Activities and events are subject to change without notice. Please review the daily schedule once you arrive on-site.

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4D Theater

4D Immersion Films

The Aquarium's 4D Immersion Films bring you closer to the sights, sounds and smells of the action. You will have an opportunity to select a showtime when purchasing your tickets.

Now Playing

  • Shark: A 4D Experience®
  • Being Dolphin 4D

Marjorie Lynn Banks Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Explore the unfamiliar as we uncover remarkable ocean habitats, unusual aquatic creatures and extreme exploration techniques through the expertise of our guest speakers.

Learn About the Series

Special Events for next 90 days

  • Half-Price Friday Nights

    Friday, December 6, 2019, 5:00 pm

    Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

    Buy Tickets

    National Aquarium - Dollar Days
  • Dollar Days

    Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10:00 am

    Join us for Dollar Days and enjoy $1 National Aquarium admission for your group of up to 10 guests for one very special weekend this December.

    Mother and Child Looking at Jellies
  • Dollar Days

    Sunday, December 8, 2019, 10:00 am

    Join us for Dollar Days and enjoy $1 National Aquarium admission for your group of up to 10 guests for one very special weekend this December.

    Mother and Child Looking at Jellies
  • Half-Price Friday Nights

    Friday, December 13, 2019, 5:00 pm

    Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

    Buy Tickets

    National Aquarium - Dollar Days
  • Diving Santa Claus

    Thursday, December 19, 2019, 1:00 pm

    Stop by for some holiday cheer as Santa and his elves drop into the reef!

    Santa and Elf Diver
  • Half-Price Friday Nights

    Friday, December 20, 2019, 5:00 pm

    Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

    Buy Tickets

    National Aquarium - Dollar Days
  • Diving Santa Claus

    Monday, December 23, 2019, 1:00 pm

    Stop by for some holiday cheer as Santa and his elves drop into the reef!

    Santa and Elf Diver
  • Diving Santa Claus

    Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 1:00 pm

    Stop by for some holiday cheer as Santa and his elves drop into the reef!

    Santa and Elf Diver
  • Half-Price Friday Nights

    Friday, December 27, 2019, 5:00 pm

    Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

    Buy Tickets

    National Aquarium - Dollar Days