May the Fourth be with you! Audubon Aquarium of the Americas kicks off the celebration on Sunday, May 1, with a visit from “the 501st Legion” along with an array of intergalactic surprises. See Aquarium habitats transform into famous Star Wars settings from the sun-baked deserts of Tatooine to the misty swamps of Dagobah. Families are encouraged to costume as their favorite character and enjoy “The Force Awakens” at Entergy Giant Screen theater.

Come for fun as Audubon Aquarium of the Americas hosts a long Star Wars weekend full of surprises:

  • Admission discounts for visitors in costume: $3 off for adults/$1 off for children. Costumed visitors receive a 15% discount at the Gift Shop.
  • Watch costumed divers engaging in an underwater light saber battle in the Maya Tunnel at 3pm on all three days.
  • Animal Educators will match Star Wars characters to Aquarium animals during animal presentations at the Amazon Rainforest - 11:30am and the Mississippi River Gallery - 4:30pm.
  • Star Wars stickers and prizes available at all animal encounters.
  • Star Wars game provided by Aquarium Educators at the base of the Mississippi River Gallery stairs.
  • Star Wars ice treats for our sea otters at the 2:00pm Sea Otter Chat.
  • Get your picture with a Storm Trooper! On May 1st and May 4th, Storm Troopers will circulate throughout the Aquarium for out of this world photo opportunities!
  • And much more!


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