Pirates and Princesses

The musical trio, The Pop Princesses featuring Ariel, Belle and Cinderella, sit on a bench looking over their shoulders.

Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, 2017
11:00am to 4:00pm

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Bring the kids to the Aquarium September 16-17 for a day filled with pirates, princesses, special activities and more. Pirate and princess costumes are encouraged!


  • This event is complimentary with Aquarium admission or Audubon Nature Institute membership.
  • Adults and kids (12 years and under) who come dressed in their finest royal attire or as a scallywag that sails the seven seas will receive an Aquarium admission discount: $3 off adult regular ticket price and $2 off child regular ticket price. 

Each day at the Aquarium:

  • Pick up a Scavenger Hunt game with a treasure chest prize at the end! Games are available at the Information Booth in the Aquarium lobby.
  • Catch the Pirate Divers in the Great Maya Reef Exhibit from 10:00am to 11:00am on Saturday; and 10:00am to 11:00am, 3:00pm and 4:00pm on Sunday.
  • Fresh off the high seas are a group of friendly pirates ready for fun and games and photos with their mates!
  • Princesses will be on-hand to provide fun and festivities.
  • Music, crafts and games
  • Meet Otteaux the Otter—the Aquarium’s character mascot.
  • Catch a pirate-themed double feature at Entergy Giant Screen Theater. Robinson Crusoe and Pirate Story are both 3D films and with a combined run time of 25 minutes. Theater tickets are include with Aquarium admission.
  • Magic Moments will be on hand to snap your photo for purchase.

Saturday in the Aquarium's Pisces Room:

  • Meet princesses for a sing along
  • Coloring activities
  • Play Princess Bingo
  • DJ Super Stars will be on hand with games and lots of pirate and princess-themed music

Sunday in the Aquarium's Pisces Room:

  • “Freeze" dance
  • Story time
  • Make tiara crafts with more princesses
  • Dragonfly crafts
  • The Confetti Park Pirate Players will provide live musical performances at Noon, 1:00pm and 2:00pm


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