Community Days, April 26th-28th, Presented by CHRISTUS Spohn, Offers Admission to Texas State Aquarium for $2

April 23, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, - On April 26th- 28th, the Texas State Aquarium and CHRISTUS Spohn will host $2 Community Days. The Aquarium’s extremely popular Community Days have been expanded to three weekdays of discounted admission and offer an admission price of $2 for all visitors.

$2 Community Days gives access to all the Aquarium’s exhibits, including a 400,000-gallon shark exhibit, Dolphin Bay, the Caribbean Journey jungle, and other indoor and outdoor exhibits featuring more than 400 land and sea species.

“Our commitment to serving the community extends beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics, and this partnership with the Texas State Aquarium is an example of that commitment. CHRISTUS Spohn is proud to support Community Days and give more local families the opportunity for an enriching experience at one of the Coastal Bend’s most popular attractions,” commented CHRISTUS Spohn Health System President and Chief Medical Officer, Osbert Blow, MD, PhD, FACS.

In order to create a safe experience for Aquarium guests and staff, The Texas State Aquarium will cap attendance at 30% of the maximum capacity while providing a place for families to explore the wonders of nature and make memories together.

“As the largest regional hospital system in South Texas, CHRISTUS Spohn continues to provide so much for our community. And with this partnership, they continue to give back, providing access for coastal bend residents to come and experience the Texas State Aquarium, for just $2 dollars,” said Texas State Aquarium President & CEO Tom Schmid. “I am so appreciative of the team at CHRISTUS Spohn and what they make possible for our community.”

Hours for April 26th– 28th Community Days are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, with the Pepsi Shoreline Grill and Café Aqua also open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Children 2 and under will receive free admission. Due to social distancing, regular presentations will not be provided. Tickets are available for sale only on-site on Community Days. There are no tickets available for purchase in advance or online.

The Texas State Aquarium (TSA), the Official Aquarium of the State of Texas, is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) institution that is fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Its mission is to engage people with animals, inspire appreciation for our seas and support wildlife conservation. TSA, the largest Aquarium in Texas, cares for over 4,000 animals and has been named the #4 Aquarium in North American by USA Today. Learn more at

CHRISTUS Spohn Health System is the region’s largest hospital system in South Texas, consisting of six hospital campuses throughout the Coastal bend, a Cancer Center and the new Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Family Health Center. The health system is consistently ranked as a healthcare leader in the area and has received national recognition for several pioneering programs, including trauma, cardiac care, clinical excellence and oncology. For more than 100 years, CHRISTUS Spohn has been distinguished by its high caliber staff and affiliated physicians, its comprehensive and innovative services, and its long history of responding to the needs of the community it serves. For additional information, visit our website at

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