National Zookeeper Week
We’re excited to celebrate our amazing Animal Husbandry team during National Zookeeper Week July 15 – 21! Follow us on our social media for special Facebook Lives and take a look behind the scenes during our keeper takeovers where a member of our animal care staff will be posting about their job and answering your questions. Plus, sign a giant card to show our keepers how much they are appreciated.
SHARK WEEK: July 22 – 28
Sink your teeth in to Shark Week at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium July 22 – 28! Come face-to-face with over 10 different species of sharks, watch a live shark feed or a diver talk, and celebrate sharks with a fun craft and other games and activities. Plus, follow us on social media for a chance to win awesome shark prizes including a VIP Yoga Session in our Shark Tunnel. Click below for a schedule of events.
VALLEY FAIR MALL ANIMAL SHOWS
Meet awesome animals up close and watch an animal show during a FREE event at Valley Fair Mall! We will be at the center court from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. On July 12 & 26 and August 9 & 16. Join us for some summer fun!
SPLASH AND BUBBLES SPECIAL SCREENING
We’re showing a special early screening of KUED’s Splash and Bubbles on Thursday, August 2! Catch the one-hour special called Pole-to-Pole in our 4D theatre (episode will not be in 4D). We’ll have crafts, activities, a scavenger hunt, and a photo op from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All activities are free with Aquarium admission or a membership.
Clouded Leopard Day
The first ever International Clouded Leopard Day is coming up on Saturday, August 4! Visit our Clouded Leopards Koshi and Rhu and learn all about deforestation and how you can help by making sustainable palm oil choices. Visit the Aspinall Foundation’s website HERE to learn more about International Clouded Leopard Day.
THE HIVE NOW OPEN
See what all the buzz is about! The Aquarium’s new exhibit, The Hive, showcases Utah’s state insect, the honeybee. Look inside a working beehive, search for the Queen bee, watch bees make honey, learn why bees are such an important part of our Living Planet, and find out how you can help protect them.
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