Events & Programs

The Tennessee Aquarium offers a variety of special events and programs each month.

April 28 Thursday 5:00 – 7:00 PM Nature Nuts: Bird Migration
April 29 Friday 5:30 – 6:45 PM A Beautiful Planet with Astronaut Barry Wilmore Screening
May 5 Thursday 9:30 – 10:30 AM Aquarium Adventures: Animal Shapes and Sizes
May 7 Saturday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Wild Chattanooga Series: Birds of a Feather
May 8 Sunday 1:00 – 3:00 PM Happy Mother’s Day Cruise
May 14 Saturday 8:00 – 10:00 PM Nature Nuts: Nocturnal Insects
May 20 – 21 Friday – Saturday 5:30 PM – 8:30 AM Sleep in the Deep: Family Sleepover
June 19 Sunday 2:00 – 5:30 PM Family Bike Adventure at Lula Lake
June 19 Sunday 4:30– 6:30 PM Happy Father's Day Cruise
June 23 Thursday 5:00 – 7:00 PM Nature Nuts: Creek Stomp
June 25 Saturday 8:00 AM - Noon Canoeing Adventure: South Chick Creek

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Find all kinds of behind-the-scenes pictures and information about your favorite aquatic getaway located in the heart of downtown.

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Did you know that Tennessee has the richest freshwater fauna of any state in the United States with over 320 fish species living in our waters?

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Sleep in the Deep

Sleep in the Deep

Ever dream of sleeping under the peaks alongside sharks, stingrays and more?