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4th of July Extended Hours & Cruise!

June 19, 2009

extended-hours-cruise1This 4th of July, check out the best spot for watching Tampa’s fireworks over the Channel! The Florida Aquarium is extending hours until 9:30 p.m. AND lowering our admission price to $10 after 3 p.m. (members are still free). Explore A Shore will remain open, as will the Cantina, for guests to enjoy until shortly before the fireworks start at 9 p.m. The $10 ticket is not available for advance purchase. (Note: Special Event parking rates of $10 per vehicle begin at 3 p.m.).

There is no better seat and no better place to spend time with friends and family this 4th of July.

Looking for something unusual? Experience the fireworks spectacular over the Channel from The Florida Aquarium’s Bay Spirit II! This brand new 72-foot-long, powered catamaran has a spacious air-conditioned lower deck with large viewing windows, bar and seating, plus a 2nd floor covered, open-air deck with excellent viewing of the fireworks and sunset. It departs the Aquarium at 7:30 p.m. for a sunset cruise and returns to the Channel for the most amazing view of fireworks - boat side! Enjoy hors d’ouvres, open bar for beer and wine and cash bar for mixed drinks. Tickets are $50 per person ($45 for Members) and include Aquarium admission/parking, food , beer, wine and great seats for the fireworks. Cruise is aproximately 2-hours long.

Space is limited. Buy Tickets Now

Due to the popularity of this cruise a 48-hour cancellation policy is in place. For more information or to purchase your tickets, call 813-273-4568.

Fireworks cruise includes parking and admission to the Aquarium (a $20 value).

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