Winter Fest at Georgia Aquarium

Take a break from the cold this winter season, and engage in all the fun at the Georgia Aquarium Winter Fest!

January – March, 2017

Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta | 30313

Winter Fest will feature fun for all ages, special events, and even ways to save on activities. We have you covered with all of the details!


  • Toddler Time 
    First Monday of Each Month

    Enjoy a fun and educational visit to Georgia Aquarium without the cost or commitment of a regular ticket! The Oceans Ballroom offers activities for you and your toddler against a breathtaking backdrop of belugas, manta rays, or sharks.

  • Friday Nights at Georgia Aquarium
    Every Friday | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Fun for the whole family with no extra ticket required! Spice up your regular visit and enjoy live music and specialty cocktails.

  • Party with the Penguins

    January 21st | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day with a celebration that will not only be fun, but will also help you learn about the Aquarium’s amazing African penguins and how you can help this endangered species.

  • Sips under the Sea

    February 3rd | March 17th
    Celebrate Mardi Gras in February and St. Patrick’s Day in March! The themed event is one of Atlanta’s most unique cocktail parties. Come out for a wonderful opportunity to experience the Aquarium at night and without the kids!

  • Coral Carnival

    February 25th | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Experience Caribbean culture through the Carnival-inspired interactive and educational coral activities. No extra ticket required!


  • Dock of the Bay
    Daily at 10:30 a.m. | Begins January 10th
    Start each day at the Aquarium with a folk-style show featuring some of your favorite tunes from the ’60s and ’70s.

  • Daily Waddle Walk
    Daily from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Trainers will lead several African penguins on a daily stroll across the Aquarium’s main Atrium, allowing you to see this amazing species up close, while also providing an important form of enrichment for the penguins!

  • 4D Funbelievable Theater

    Showtimes Vary
    The 4D Theater is one of the most advanced in the world, employing interactive seats and unique special effects that are built into the theater itself. By creating a set of “4D” effects that are synchronized to the film production, the 4D Theater adds another layer of immersive fun for audiences. No extra ticket required.

Features discounted tickets for Me & Mommy, Early Bird discounts, Imagination Nights, and incentives to purchase your tickets online.

More information on the 2017 Georgia Aquarium Winter Fest.