Activities and Events

Calendar of Activities and Events

Please note: All activities are subject to change. Check back here or on our Facebook page and other social media to stay up to date on cancellations and rescheduled events.    

March 2017

11 – Scout Day  – Activities from 11:00 to 1:00 – The Oklahoma Aquarium hosts Scout Days to honor all youth organizations and their members (such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, FFA, etc.). There are special activities offered from 11:00 to 1:00 pm, but the discounted rate is available for the entire day (remember the last ticket is sold 1 hour prior to closing.)

  • $7 per student (age 3 and over) and or; $10 per adult (cost includes full Aquarium admission)
  • To receive discounted prices, youth organization members must be in uniform or carrying organization membership cards.
  • Adults must accompany a youth organization member, maximum of one adult per child admitted at discounted price.

13 – 17 –  Splash Break (Spring Break) – In celebration of the opening of Sea Turtle Island, Splash Break will be an exploration of everything sea turtles! Join education staff to learn about not only the turtles of Sea Turtle Island, but sea turtles throughout the world. Make and take a sea turtle necklace while supplies last. Free with admission. 

22, 23, 24 – Symphony by the Sea for Students – A unique field trip opportunity combining arts and science education through a partnership with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Students travel to three stations in the Aquarium to learn about a particular animal or habitat and a selected musical ensemble – like Sharks and Strings!  Teachers register your class online here.

April 2017

1- Aquarium Run – 6:00 am to 1:00 pm – The Aquarium Run is growing into one of the area’s premier race events with more than 2,000 runners and hundreds of spectators expected this year and is a perfect training run in advance of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.  Proceeds benefit the non-profit Aquarium’s educational exhibits and programs. All race routes start and finish at the Aquarium. A half-marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-mile fun run are available and all registered runners receive a finisher medal, snacks and drinks as well as free race-day Aquarium admission. Oklahoma's best post-race experience!  Register online.

10 – Homeschool Day – All Day – The Oklahoma Aquarium features quarterly Homeschool Days. These are days when homeschool students and teachers can enter at a discounted rate. There will also be information and activities in the Great Hall from 10:00 – 12:00.


May 2017

29 – Scout Day  – Activities from 11:00 to 1:00 – The Oklahoma Aquarium hosts Scout Days to honor all youth organizations and their members (such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, FFA, etc.). There are special activities offered from 11:00 to 1:00 pm, but the discounted rate is available for the entire day (remember the last ticket is sold 1 hour prior to closing.)

  • $7 per student (age 3 and over) and or; $10 per adult (cost includes full Aquarium admission)
  • To receive discounted prices, youth organization members must be in uniform or carrying organization membership cards.
  • Adults must accompany a youth organization member, maximum of one adult per child admitted at discounted price.

June 2017

14 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

 July 2017

7 – Homeschool Day – All Day – The Oklahoma Aquarium features quarterly Homeschool Days. These are days when homeschool students and teachers can enter at a discounted rate. There will also be information and activities in the Great Hall from 10:00 – 12:00.

11 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

August 2017

4 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

25 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

September 2017

4 – Scout Day  – Activities from 11:00 to 1:00 – The Oklahoma Aquarium hosts Scout Days to honor all youth organizations and their members (such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, FFA, etc.). There are special activities offered from 11:00 to 1:00 pm, but the discounted rate is available for the entire day (remember the last ticket is sold 1 hour prior to closing.)

  • $7 per student (age 3 and over) and or; $10 per adult (cost includes full Aquarium admission)
  • To receive discounted prices, youth organization members must be in uniform or carrying organization membership cards.
  • Adults must accompany a youth organization member, maximum of one adult per child admitted at discounted price.

6 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

24 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

October 2017

5 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

17 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

27 – 31 – HallowMarine – 6:30 to 9:00 – Once a year, for 5 nights only, the Oklahoma Aquarium opens its doors to trick-or-treaters of all ages to enjoy a safe, fun, indoor Halloween tradition.

  • Mermaid and pirate interaction, pirate bounce house, PeeWee pirate zone, trick or treat candy trail, creepy crawly, costume contest.
  • $7.00 for children $10.00 for adults (special member pricing)

November 2017

2 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

8 – Homeschool Day – All Day – The Oklahoma Aquarium features quarterly Homeschool Days. These are days when homeschool students and teachers can enter at a discounted rate. There will also be information and activities in the Great Hall from 10:00 – 12:00.

15 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

December 2017

1 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

11 – Aqua-Tots! – 11:00  – Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside storytime. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.