93 West Campbell Rd. Schenectady NY 12306

Calendar of Events

Saturday, May 25th - Mer-May-Day

It’s Mer-May! Join us for a mermaid meet and greet at the aquarium, along with a mermaid craft, giveaways, facepainter and more! 

Facepainter: 11:30am – 1:30pm
Mermaid Meet & Greet: 11:30am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-1:30pm
Marmaid Arts & Crafts: 11:00am, while supplies last

Saturday, May 27th - Memorial Day (Early Open 10 AM)

This Memorial Day we will be opening early at 10 AM and letting veterans in with free general admission to honor those that have fallen while serving our country.

Tuesday, May 28th - Sensory Friendly Day

Join us for our monthly sensory-friendly day here at the aquarium. We keep the lights down as well as the music and some interactives off to make things more inviting! **We also offer sensory bags for the duration of your visit that include fidget toys, sunglasses, headphones, and more.

**Sensory Friendly Bags are temporarily on hold

Saturday, June 1st - Tie Dye For Pride Day

It’s June, which means it’s pride month! Let’s kick the month off the right way on June 1st, as we will have a tie dye tshirt making station for our guests who visit that day. Tshirts will cost $5, and a member of Via Aquarium will help guide you in making the perfect tie dye tshirt that you can take home with you. Before you leave, don’t forget to pet the stingrays!

Saturday, June 8th - World Ocean Day

If you love the ocean as much as we do, then you need to visit us for World Ocean Day. Learn about how we can keep our oceans clean and how pollution effects us all. Our education team will have a science experiment set up to help visually show our guests. It’s the perfect day to visit the aquarium if fun and an educational experience is what you’re looking for!

Saturday, June 15th - Summer Spooktacular

Okay, we have to be honest… We couldn’t wait for Halloween any longer, and we figured that you couldn’t either. So… we decided to throw a summer Halloween event. Join us for our Summer Spooktacular on Saturday, June 15th. It’s highly encouraged that you dress up in your Halloween costumes and go trick-or-treating with us and the fish. There will also be a Halloween-themed dive show and games!

Sunday, June 16th - Father's Day - Free Admission For All Father's

Come and create a new family tradition at our aquarium this Father’s Day! Join us for a day filled with unforgettable memories as we honor and celebrate all fathers. As a special treat, all fathers will receive complimentary general admission. Bring your whole family and make this Father’s Day an experience to remember!

When you arrive at our admissions desk, please let guest services know how many fathers are in your group to speed up the check-in process.

 

*One paying customer per father is required*

*The free admission for fathers can only be redeemed in person*

Saturday, June 22th - Seashell Day

It’s officially summer! So why not come to the ocean right in your backyard and see all the aquarium has to offer. We’ll be having seashell craft stations for guests to participate in to kick this summer season off!

Tuesday, June 25th - Sensory Friendly Day

Join us for our monthly sensory-friendly day here at the aquarium. We keep the lights down as well as the music and some interactives off to make things more inviting! **We also offer sensory bags for the duration of your visit that include fidget toys, sunglasses, headphones, and more.

**Sensory Friendly Bags are temporarily on hold

Saturday, June 29th - Mojo Dojo Beach Party

It’s summer, and it’s time to celebrate like we’re on the beach! Come party with us here at Via Aquarium, as we will have Kona Ice here serving snow cones to help keep us cooled down from the summer heat. There will also be refreshments and popcorn available to guests, along with a show from the “Fashion Dolls”. You’re not going to want to miss this!

 

The schedule of the day is TBD