AquaScarium VI: Pirates of the Aquarium
Friday, October 25, 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Arrgh Mateys! Join the Aquarium crew for AquaScarium VI - our annual safe, but spirited, Halloween party. This year's theme is "Pirates of the Aquarium". Dueling pirates and costumed SCUBA divers will welcome guests to both Aquarium buildings brimming with fun activities for "buoys" and "ghouls" alike! Come in costume and set out on a trick-or- treat scavenger hunt. Boogie with a buccaneer, learn how to talk like a pirate, and more. Bring your camera and your favorite trick or treat bag! Pre-register by Oct. 23. >> Click here to register
Awesome Autumn Fall Leaf Cruises aboard the River Gorge Explorer
Treat your family to one of the best fall color cruises in the Southeast. Naturalists on the Tennessee Aquarium’s River Gorge Explorer highlight history and wildlife on every trip.
IMAX 3D Theater
Flight of the Butterflies - Viewers travel from Canada to Mexico to witness the most incredible migration on Earth - the 1,200 mile journey of monarch butterflies. Discover how one scientist dedicated 40 years of his life to studying monarchs before he finally unlocked the mystery of exactly where these beautiful creatures disappeared when flying south for winter. You’ll be amazed to see a forest of orange butterflies so thick you can hear their wings fluttering.
Born to be Wild 3D - Watch this inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This "IMAX" film, narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman, documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people saving these endangered species one life at a time.
Great White Shark 3D - Get closer to the iconic predator we love to fear – the Great White Shark. You’ll feel as though you’re inside a shark cage and witnessing Great Whites leaping out of the water. Shot on location in South Africa, New Zealand, Mexico and California, this film shows you the truth behind the mythic creature forever stigmatized by its portrayal in the world’s first blockbuster movie, “Jaws.”
Rocky Mountain Express 2D - (Starts Oct. 4th) Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and relates the epic adventure of building the nation’s first transcontinental railway.
Thrilling Adventure Awaits You in Chattanooga
When ChattaBOOga transforms itself from Chattanooga in October, it’s not the typical haunted venue. There’s a haunted cavern; a corn maze that’s friendly by day, but a heart-stopping labyrinth by night; screaming thrills in a decaying laboratory; hair-raising atmosfear of haunted rides; and a more mild experience trick-or-treating.
Sponsor Hotel Packages
Choose from several Aquarium hotel packages including the Sheraton Read House Hotel. Shadows of the past linger at this hotel which is listed on the national register of historic places.
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Test your powers of observation. Click the clownfish and look very closely. You’ll be surprised at what you see!