Georgia A-Scary-Um 2014!
Join us this October 31 - November 1, 2014, when Georgia Aquarium transforms into Georgia A-Scary-Um. Georgia A-Scary-Um provides a safe and friendly environment for the whole family to have fun in costume and trick-or-treat alongside longfin "bat" fish and Japanese "spider" crabs! The Aquarium will be decked out with Halloween decorations and music. Enjoy Trick-or-Treat stations in each gallery, Halloween-themed crafts, spooky story-telling, and photo stations!
Georgia Aquarium will be open extended hours on Friday, October 31 until 7pm! Trick-or-Treat hours for each day are:
- October 31 from 2pm - 7pm
- November 1 from 11am - 2pm
And to make this event even more exciting, October 31 - November 1, kids 12 and under in costume will receive FREE general admission with each paid adult or Annual Pass holder (up to 2 free kids per paying adult).*
*Children should be in Halloween costume – adults are welcome to dress up also! No masks covering faces of adults, please.
#SHAREYOURSCARE Photo Contest
Take your scariest photo like our otter friend above and share it via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #shareyourscare and tagging @GeorgiaAquarium by October 29, 2014, and you'll be entered to win a 4-Pack of Georgia Aquarium tickets including a Behind The Seas Tour! Must be 18 years or older in order to win. See official contest rules.
SPECIAL HALLOWEEN SLEEPOVER: Will you sleep next to the ghostly beluga whales, the menacing sharks in Ocean Voyager, or ethereal jellies in Tropical Diver? Don’t let the fear of the unknown keep you from this Halloween treat on October 31! As part of its Georgia A-Scary-Um celebration, Georgia Aquarium is pleased to offer guests the opportunity to spend the night learning about aquatic life from a different perspective as we combine modern scientific knowledge with folklore that has been handed down the ages. Find out how the myths of sea monsters originated, hear stories of aquatic shapeshifters, learn where mermaid legends came from, and experience how many of these tales have applications in today’s world - all this while experiencing Georgia Aquarium’s hospitality as you stay overnight next to one of our beautiful marine habitats. Learn more about Georgia Aquarium sleepovers here!
Wear your costume to Georgia A-Scary-Um! Kids 12 and under in costume receive FREE general admission on Oct. 31 - Nov. 1!*