World Oceans Day

Sat. June 8, 2019 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Texas State Aquarium on June 8 to celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all!

Discover how the Texas State Aquarium is working to conserve our oceans and learn what you can do to help our seas with hands-on and immersive games and activities. Learn more about how to protect our shared ocean with a dive show, wildlife presentations, and animal enrichment. We’ll have fun and learn how, together, we can start creating a better future for our ocean and all of Planet Earth! All activities are included at no extra charge with Aquarium admission or membership.

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On World Oceans Day, you can…

  • Challenge your friend and family in Tic Tac Tocean or Recycling Corn Hole
  • Detangle a toy sea turtle or dolphin from a net and learn about “bycatch”
  • Seek out special World Oceans Day animal enrichment throughout our exhibits
  • Learn more about how to help the ocean during our sea turtle and dolphins presentations
  • Snap a pic in a giant World Oceans Day photo frame
  • Create a reusable T-shirt shopping bag and take the Better Bag challenge
  • Discover the decomposition times of common items in a trash timeline activity
  • See and study microplastics with the Dr. Jeremy Conkle Lab of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi