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May 2018

Mother’s Day Weekend

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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One event on May 13, 2018 at 9:00am

Ray Touch

During Mother’s Day weekend, spoil her with the mother of all gifts – family memories to last a lifetime. On Saturday, May 12 and Sunday,... Learn More »

Endangered Species Day

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
African penguins

From vaquitas to African penguins, we’ll be celebrating the conservation efforts that are in place to help save some of our most threatened... Learn More »

Long Island Sound Day

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 10:00am

long island sound

Celebrate our local estuary in style! With the help of generous funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, you and your family can... Learn More »

Horseshoe Crab Watch

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Horseshoe Crab

Head to the beach and witness these “living fossils” gather during our nighttime Family horseshoe Crab Watch.  You can also help aquarium... Learn More »

June 2018

Carnaval Del Sol

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Carnaval del sol dancers

The colors, the rhythm, the culture, the heat - it's Carnaval del Sol at Mystic Aquarium! Celebrate summertime sun with the flair of Hispanic... Learn More »

Connecticut Open House Day

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:50 pm
Front Gate Dinosaur Signage

Receive $6 off general admission, good up to four people with mention of "CT Open House Day" at the admission gate. The one-day statewide event... Learn More »

World Oceans Day

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Indo reef fish

Salute our ocean planet and learn simple ways to help protect the ocean environment during our annual World Oceans Day party.  Bring your whole... Learn More »

Picnic in the Park

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 18, 2018 at 5:30pm

Summer Park Bench

Families participating in Picnic in the Park programs will be provided a pizza dinner, unstructured play activities, and an opportunity to meet... Learn More »

Horseshoe Crab Watch: New Moon

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Horseshoe Crab

Head to the beach and witness these “living fossils” gather during our nighttime Family horseshoe Crab Watch.  You can also help aquarium... Learn More »

July 2018

July Military Promotion

July 1 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:50 pm
usa flag

As a thank you to active and retired United States military personnel for their service to our country, Mystic Aquarium is offering FREE... Learn More »

Nature Play Aquarium Camp Out

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - July 4 @ 9:00 am
Kids with beluga at night

Grab your tents and prepare to experience the Aquarium like no one has ever before! This special one-of-a-kind event will have participants... Learn More »

Nature Play in the Green

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on June 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on July 14, 2018 at 10:00am

Sea School Green

Join us in the Sea School Green for our 2018 Nature Play Programming.  During each monthly program, the Green will be open to the public... Learn More »

Summer Nights

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Juno beluga whale

Dive in to summer nights at Mystic Aquarium! Join us every Monday from 6 – 9pm starting July 9 through August 27 to experience the Aquarium as... Learn More »

August 2018

Summer Nights: Secret Garden Night

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flowers

Summer Nights Presents Secret Garden Night Dive in to summer nights at Mystic Aquarium! Throughout the month of August, we’re treating you to... Learn More »

Summer Nights: Beluga Blues & Burgers

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Juno beluga whale

Summer Nights presents Beluga Blues & Burgers Dive in to summer nights at Mystic Aquarium! Throughout the month of August, we’re treating... Learn More »

Women in Science Day

August 21 @ 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 »

Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Clownfish

Join us for this evening event which is completely free for families or groups with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing... Learn More »

Summer Nights: Penguin Walk/Run Night

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
African penguin

Summer Nights presents Run/Walk for the Penguins Night Dive in to summer nights at Mystic Aquarium! Join us during this special themed... Learn More »

September 2018

Belugapalooza

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Juno beluga whale

We’re celebrating our largest species in a big way during Belugapalooza! Join us for special beluga talks at the Arctic Coast exhibit hosted... Learn More »

Heroes Week

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:50 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 16, 2018

Heroes Weekend

They wear helmets, gloves and vests and are the brave individuals who keep our community safe. We’re celebrating their heroic deeds for a full... Learn More »

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