Ascarium Weekend

Oct 26 - 27

Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

On the weekend leading up to Halloween, enjoy pumpkin painting, musical and theater performances, and other kid-friendly activities at the aquarium.

Event Highlights

Wizard of the Waters Academy!
Performed by David Engel
The waters on planet Earth are facing challenges like never before and it's time to use some powerful magic to help! Join the Wizard of the Waters Professor Hackensneeze as he opens his mysterious Academy to the public for the first time, and experience a day in the life of a Water Wizardry student.
Location: Ocean View Room
Times: 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Wildlife Theater Presents:
The Sea Witch Spooky Show
Meet Nettie the Sea Witch for her private cooking show. Nettie, with her aquarium educator friend, will teach you how to make a truly “evil stew” – a traditional Sea Witch recipe. Perfect for families with children ages 3-9
Location: Ocean View Room
Times: 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm

Musical Performance
​Join children’s musicians Barry G and Ramblin' Davey of the popular Dream Jam Band to celebrate sea life and Halloween. Rock to the rhythms of “Dance like a Skeleton,” “Friends of the Sea,” and the interactive “Act Like an Octopus” song.
Location: Ocean View Deck
Times: 12:30pm, 3:00pm

Pumpkin Painting
Explore our pumpkin patch and pick your very own pumpkin to paint. Your favorite sea creatures will surround you in this fun-filled craft area!
Location: Ocean View Deck
Time: 11:30am – 4:30pm

Treat Stations
Enjoy trick-or-treating activities in the park.
Locations: Ocean View Room, Admissions area
Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm

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