Boo! In the Blue Virtual Costume Contest

Sat. October 22, 2022 - Sun. October 23, 2022 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Welcome to Boo! In the Blue!

Thank you for coming to our annual Boo! In the Blue event. Dressed up in costume? Enter our kid’s virtual costume contest to win amazing prizes from Whataburger and the Aquarium! 

Winning is super easy!

  1. Come to the Aquarium during our Boo! in the Blue Event between October 22 and October 23 and take a picture of your amazing costume!*
  2. Submit your photos using the hashtag #txstateaquarium and tag us @txstateaquarium on Instagram or Facebook
  3. Follow us on Instagram or Facebook.
  4. The winner will be announced on October 31!

* Only kids up to 13 years old will be considered for the Boo! in the Blue virtual costume contest.

Photo credit to Crystal B., Monique L., and Denisse T.


Contest Rules:

  • Submitted photo needs to be taken at the Texas State Aquarium between October 22 and October 23 for the Virtual Costume Contest.
  • Kids up to 13 years old will be considered for the contest.
  • Entries must include #txstateaquarium hashtag
  • There is no limit to the number of photos each individual may submit. However, each entry must be submitted separately on Facebook or Instagram.
  • Photos may include individuals or groups.
  • Photos can be submitted Oct. 22 – 30 to the Texas State Aquarium on Facebook or Instagram. Tag @txstateaquarium.
  • Contest entrants agree that, if their photo is selected as a winner, the Texas State Aquarium may use the entrant’s name and photo for promotional purposes, possibly including, but not limited to, social media posts and an official announcement on the Texas State Aquarium website.
  • Process: Aquarium staff will choose their top costumes for the three age categories. All entries will be judged on costume and creativity. Winners will be notified along with the general public on the Aquarium’s Facebook and other social media pages, where winners will be announced and photos displayed. Contest entrants will not be compensated or reimbursed for their photo submissions.
  • Prize: Each winner will receive goodies from the Aquarium and our presenting partner, Whataburger, as well as have their photos displayed on our social media channels.