Texas State Aquarium to Host Dollar Day Presented by NavyArmy on Monday, January 15

January 11, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – This Monday, January 15 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), the Texas State Aquarium will host families and guests for Dollar Day presented by NavyArmy Community Credit Union. On Dollar Day, admission to the Aquarium is just $1, allowing guests to experience many of the new exhibits and experiences in Caribbean Journey for a special rate.

“We’re thrilled to once again partner with NavyArmy Community Credit Union and get 2018 off to a great start with a Martin Luther King, Jr. Dollar Day, offering admission to the Aquarium for just $1 per person,” said Tom Schmid, President and CEO of the Texas State Aquarium. “This is an especially memorable event since it will be NavyArmy’s 11th year sponsoring our Martin Luther King, Jr. Dollar Day.”

A variety of unforgettable experiences are included on Dollar Day with guests’ $1 admission. These include Caribbean Journey’s jungle with flamingos, reptiles, and free-flying birds; and the Tom and Cora Keeler Estate Caribbean Sea Gallery with sharks, stingrays, and coral reef fish. The Gulf of Mexico and outdoor exhibits will also be open to guests, and the Aquarium will screen “Ice Age 4D: No Time for Nuts” throughout the day.

“For the 11th consecutive year, we are pleased to sponsor Texas State Aquarium’s Dollar Day,” said NavyArmy spokesperson Ashley Smith.  “NavyArmy’s donation is made on behalf of our more than 160,000 members in South Texas, and this event will allow many families the opportunity to experience a day with our fishy friends.”

Hours for the Jan. 15 NavyArmy Dollar Day are 9 a.m. – 5p.m. Children 2 and under will receive free admission, and parking is included with admission. Due to the significant increase in attendance on Dollar Days, regular presentations and visitor programs will not be provided.

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