Celebrating the weird and wonderful side of nature

Our experts are ready to entertain and educate guests about Aquarium animals with features, abilities, and behaviors even stranger than any legend or myth surrounding them. 

Weekly ODDtober Schedule

October 1-5
Awesome Axolotl: 11:00 am - River Journey Lobby
ODD-topus: 2:00 pm –  Boneless Beauties (Ocean Journey Level 2)

October 6-12
Slithery Snakes: 11:00 am - River Journey Lobby
Mysterious Monitor Lizards: 2:00 pm – Island Life (Ocean Journey Level 1)

October 13-19
Terrific Tomato Frogs: 11:00 am – Ocean Journey Level 4 (outside Lemur Forest entrance)
The Amazing African Tigerfish: 2:00 pm – Rivers of the World (River Journey Level 2)

October 20-26
Owl Oddities: 11:00 am - Delta Swamp (River Journey Level 3)
Butterfly Release: 2:00 pm – Butterfly Garden (Ocean Journey Level 4)

October 27-31
Flashlight Fish: 11:00 am - Island Life (Ocean Journey Level 1)
Not-so-scary Scorpions: 2:00 pm - River Journey Lobby

Underwater Pumpkin Carving

Every Saturday at 11:00 am in October, our SCUBA divers will be celebrating the spooky season by showing off their pumpkin carving skills as fish and turtles swim by. 


AquaScarium Halloween Party

girl with otter at AquaScarium Friday, October 25 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Come in costume and celebrate a family-friendly night of spooky critters and yummy treats.  Make friends with mermaids, lounge with lemurs and beware of pirates as you Trick-or-Treat at more than a dozen candy stations throughout both buildings. Don’t miss an unforgettable photo op with some of your favorite characters as they SCUBA dive with hundreds of fish.  Stop by the Monster Mash dance party and show off your best moves with some of the Aquarium’s lovable mascots.

Register here!


NEW in October at IMAX!

Superpower Dogs film posterBeginning October 11th, join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most remarkable dogs. As we discover the astonishing science behind their amazing abilities, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again! Narrated by Chris Evans. 

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