Events & Programs

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

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
July 3 Sunday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Independence Cruise
July 7 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Fiesta Cubana! at 212 Market
July 9 Saturday 6:30 AM - 9 AM Kayaking Adventure: Sunrise Tour of Downtown
July 9 Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM DIY Workshop: Succulent Containers
July 21 Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Nature Nuts: Naturalist’s Tour of the Chattanooga Zoo!
August 5 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM SharkFest!
August 7 Sunday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wildlife Cruise: Hooray for Ospreys
August 12 - 13 Friday - Saturday 5:30 PM - 8:30 AM Sleep in the Deep: Family Sleepover
August 13 Saturday 10:00 AM - Noon Rain Barrel Workshop
August 18 Thursday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Aquarium Adventures: The Quest for Colors
August 25 Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Nature Nuts: Treasure Hunt
August 27 Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Meet the Trainer

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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?