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Our Events

It feels like there is always something happening at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Check out the this overview of our regularly scheduled activities. Most programs and events require advance ticketing.

Note: Some events are virtual. Please call 216.862.8803 or email if you have questions.


May 7 & 8 – Early open, Mother’s Day Weekend

May 12Fantastic Finn Passholder Kids’ Club: Unusual Animal Feedings (online)

May 14High School Career Day (in-person)

May 19Virtual Shark Exhibit Encounter (online)

May 26Virtual Freshwater Exhibits Encounter (online)

May 30 – Open Memorial Day 10am – 5pm (in-person)


June 13Virtual Freshwater Exhibits Encounter (online)

June 13Virtual Shark Exhibit Encounter (online)

June 18 & 19 – Early open, Father’s Day Weekend

June 29High School Career Day (in-person)


July 4 – Open 10am – 5pm

July 13Fantastic Finn Passholder Kids’ Club: Preparing to Dive (online)

July 21Virtual Freshwater Exhibits Encounter (online)

July 26High School Career Day (in-person)



September 7Virtual Freshwater Exhibits Encounter (online)


October 3Virtual Freshwater Exhibits Encounter (online)

October 10 – High School Career Day (in-person)

October 25 Fantastic Finn Passholder Kids’ Club: Creepy Creatures (online)


November 3 Virtual Freshwater Exhibits Encounter (online)

November 23High School Career Day (in-person)


December 8Virtual Freshwater Exhibits Encounter (online)

December 24 – Open 10am – 2pm (in-person)

December 25 – Closed for Christmas

December 29Middle School Career Day (in-person)

December 31 – Open New Year’s Eve 10am – 5pm