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April 2017

Party by the Coast

April 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
beach clean up

Join us at Bluff Point State Park in Groton, CT where you can look for Long Island Sound inhabitants, help clean the beach and talk to marine... Learn More »

Volunteer Open House

April 29, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Meet with current volunteers and join them for a one-hour tour of the Aquarium where you’ll discover different volunteer opportunities... Learn More »

May 2017

Mystic Food Truck Rally – May 19 & 20

May 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mystic Food Truck Rally

Juicy burgers, sweet taffy, dripping wings and so much more – are you getting hungry yet? Good, because the 3rd Annual Mystic Food Truck Rally... Learn More »

Mystic Food Truck Rally – May 19 & 20

May 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mystic Food Truck Rally

Juicy burgers, sweet taffy, dripping wings and so much more – are you getting hungry yet? Good, because the 3rd Annual Mystic Food Truck Rally... Learn More »

June 2017

Young Professionals Networking Night

June 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a night of networking, food and drink, and after-hours tours with fellow young professionals throughout Connecticut and Rhode... Learn More »

August 2017

An Evening of Art by Michelle Marra

August 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mystic Aquarium invites you to attend an exhibition of abstract artwork by local artist Michelle Marra. Special Opening Night Reception... Learn More »

December 2017

Holiday FantaSEA

December 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
winter ornament

Join our annual Holiday FantaSea party at Mystic Aquarium. This special event allows smaller companies to join the holiday fun, together. It's... Learn More »

March 2018

Staffing Fair – Postponed

March 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Today's staffing fair has been postponed. Please join us on Saturday, March 10 from 11:00am to 4:00pm for our next staffing fair.  

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April 2018

Prosecco with Penguins

April 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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penguin green black

Unwind with beautiful underwater views as you sip, socialize and visit with one of Mystic Aquarium’s most popular animals. Held in the... Learn More »

July 2018

Seals on the Rocks

July 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
harbor seal

Enjoy local craft beer and wine tastings, light refreshments and live music - all in support of Mystic Aquarium's Animal Rescue Program! Taste... Learn More »

August 2018

Women in Science Day

August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aquarist Monique with Fish

Join us for what has become one of the Aquarium's most inspirational events of the year! Meet and chat with over 30 female scientists during... Learn More »

Cocktails with the Whales

August 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Juno at window

Looking to unwind and have fun after work? Chill with the coolest crowd in town and relax to live music. Enjoy a cash bar while you mix and... Learn More »

September 2018

Conservation in Action presents Celebrating New England’s Ocean Treasures

September 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sea Turtle Swimming

Join us as we celebrate the two-year anniversary of the designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. Explore... Learn More »

Ocean Commotion Gala

September 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ocean Commotion Beyond the Blue Logo

Please join us at this year's Ocean Commotion Gala Beyond the Blue Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:00pm - 11:00pm Mystic Aquarium 55 Coogan... Learn More »

Educator Appreciation Day

September 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Students Dissecting Squid

Mystic Aquarium is happy to announce the fifth annual Educator Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 23, National Estuaries Day! As a special... Learn More »

October 2018

12th Annual Run/Walk for Penguins

October 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Beginning of Penguin Run

Stretch those hamstrings, lace up your sneaks and get your GPS watch ready for the 12th Annual Run/Walk for the Penguins fundracer. 12th Annual... Learn More »

November 2018

Mystic Harvest Beer Dinner

November 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate the bounty of the season during Mystic's Harvest Beer Dinner presented by Ocean Blue Catering. Join us at the Mystic Yachting Center... Learn More »

December 2018

Gingerbread House Workshop (for adults!) – Sold Out

December 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gingerbread Workshop

Take a break from decking the halls and enjoy an evening in Mystic Aquarium’s Main Gallery where you can decorate your own gingerbread house!... Learn More »

Conservation in Action

December 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Front entrance of Aquarium

You’re invited to join us during a special Conservation in Action as we help debut the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's Blue Beacon... Learn More »

Black and White Ball: NYE 2019 – Sold Out

December 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am
penguins new years ever

Usher in the New Year enjoying the classic elegance of the Black and White Ball at Mystic Aquarium. Don your best black/white attire and kick up... Learn More »

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