It wouldn’t be summer without Shark Week! Visit the Aquarium between July 23 – 29 and learn all about the ocean’s most captivating predators. See more than 10 different shark species up close, watch a live shark feeding, or attend a myth-busting dive talk centered around these incredible creatures. Are sharks really the deadly predator they’re made out to be? Find out that and much more during Shark Week at the Aquarium!
SIPS UNDER THE SEA
Enjoy an all-new way to experience the Aquarium without the crowds! An upscale event exclusively for adults 21 and over on Friday, August 4 from 7-11:00 p.m. This inaugural Sips Under the Sea event features a chocolate tasting menu expertly paired with beer, wine, and cheese. Stroll through the galleries at your own pace while enjoying passed hors d’oeuvres, imbibing your favorite cocktail, beer, or non-alcoholic beverage, and mingling with other guests. Specialty drinks beyond the tasting menu are also available for purchase. A perfect date night or a get-together with friends.
SEA MELODIES: DOUGLAS MORTON LIVE
From 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, internationally-renowned musician and sound designer Douglas Morton will perform live in front of the Mountain America Credit Union Penguin Research Station. This is the second of three performances scheduled at the Aquarium this summer where Morton will compose a new soundtrack for several galleries. Morton’s compositions and virtual instrument design have been heard around the globe and in the underwater worlds of both Loveland Living Planet and Monterey Bay Aquariums.
Yoga Instructor Amanda Jones will be teaching an all-level Vinyasa (flow) class that moves at a quick pace. Paired with the comforting humidity in the Journey to South America gallery, it creates a cleansing, rejuvenating experience. The surrounding free-flying birds and large waterfall add to the ambiance.
Rainforest Yoga is on the third Saturday of every other month.
40 spaces are available.
The Aquarium partners with HawkWatch International to bring you new experiences to Explore, Discover, and Learn. HawkWatch International tracks and studies migrating raptors. Raptors have three specialized adaptions including exceptional vision, sharp talons, and a hooked upper bill. Worldwide, there are about 450 species of raptors. In North America, there are 54 species. Come and meet Raptors up close!
From 12-2:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month.
THIS EVENT IS FREE WITH ADMISSION OR A MEMBERSHIP