The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is a must for any Virginia Beach visitor. And because there are always new exhibits and exciting events, Virginia Beach locals will always find something fresh to experience.
This year, the aquarium is celebrating its 30th year! Which means anniversary events and other fun activities your whole family will enjoy. So be sure to check out all the happenings at this world-renowned aquarium and science center.
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home
Now–September 18, 2016
This summer, the changing exhibit at the Virginia Aquarium is Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home. With hands-on exhibits and interactive games, children and their families learn how to protect the environment.
Big Screen Saturdays!
Every Saturday at 7:50 p.m.
See some of your favorite movies on the largest screen in Virginia. Everything from big-screen blockbusters to classic cult flicks. CLICK HERE to check out the schedule.
30th Anniversary Celebration
Guests will be treated to special events, presentations and savings from Saturday, June 11 through Friday, June 17. Aquarium admission will be 30% off, additionally, there will be specials in the Aquarium’s café and sales in the Aquarium stores.
Visit on June 11 between 9 a.m. and noon for a Mascot Mania event featuring mascots from around the region.
Fireworks Sea Adventure
July 4th, 8:30 p.m.
Avoid the crowds while getting a spectacular view of the fireworks. The Atlantic Explorer will leave our dock at 8:30 pm, giving time to enjoy a cruise through Owls Creek and Rudee Inlet. The boat will then get positioned off the Virginia Beach oceanfront in time to to enjoy the fireworks display. Tickets are $30 per person.
717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach VA