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Spooky Seas


Are you brave enough to tackle the


Starting October 1st, we have the most SPOOKtacular Underwater Halloween Events EVER! Wanna come in costume? Totally fine! You can even get $5 off our walk-up admission price, plus have the chance to compete in our costume contest on social media! 

We are even launching our BRAND NEW Creepy Crawly Behind-the-Scenes tour, which is all you love in our Behind-the-Scenes tour PLUS an additional stop at our creepy crawly corner. Pre-book your tour HERE

See our on-going spooky activities below! All activities are included in aquarium admission: 

  • Tuesdays @12:30 PM: SEA Monster Mash Dance Party
  • Saturdays @ 11:15 AM, & 2:30 PM: Underwater Pumpkin Carving Dive Show 
  • Sundays @ 1:45 PM & 3:45 PM: Underwater Pumpkin Carving Dive Show 
  • Saturdays & Sundays from 12 PM to 4 PM: Catch PIRATE PETE's "Sea Myths" during Talk Times, FREE Temporary Tattoos, Creepy Craft Zone, AND Trick-Or-Treating! 

    *Offer only valid when guest is in costume. Offer only valid on full price walk-up admission. Cannot be combined with other offers, or for purchase online.


Sensory Friendly Sundays

Nov 10, 2019 | 9 AM - 11 AM


Enjoy the aquarium two hours before the public for a sensory friendly underwater journey. We welcome all families with children on the autism spectrum or children with sensory processing disorders to this event. 

The aquarium has been adjusted to best reduce sensory triggers throughout each exhibit of the aquarium. We have also created a safe place or comfort room, which can be utilized at any time. 

Feel free to download our Sensory Guide here to plan ahead for your visit. We hope to SEA you then! 

Yoga at the Aquarium

Nov 9, 2019 | 9-10 AM

Namastay Under the Sea!

Join SweatNET and SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord aquarium for the ultimate yoga class surrounded by all our FINtastic creatures. Follow along, with instructor Jaimis Yoga, wearing Silent Disco/Yoga headphones allowing you to be fully immersed under the sea in all parts of the aquarium. The class is a gentle flow for ALL levels. 



Sea of Lights

Select Weekends in December

Ho, ho, ho!  It's the return of Scuba Claus for our Sea of Lights Experience!


SEA LIFE is lit up with Holiday Spirit this December! Go ahead and mark us down in your calendar, because you will not want to miss our Sea of Lights Event! Wander through each zone of the aquarium to experience thousands of Christmas lights as they sparkle across every fishy friend! We will be hosting: 

  • December 8th: Annual Pass Member Preview Event. Want to come? No worries! Purchase an Annual Pass today! 
  • December 14th: Scuba Claus Dive Show @ 11:15 AM and 2:30 PM 
  • December 15th: Scuba Claus Dive Show @ 1:45 PM and 2:45 PM 
  • December 17-31st: Sea of Lights still open 
  • December 21st: Scuba Claus Dive Show @ 11:15 AM and 2:30 PM 

Other activities include: 

  • Meet and Greets with Scuba Claus* 
  • Letters to your favorite animal (Neptune our Sea Turtle, Fiona our Giant Pacific Octopus, and Steg our Zebra Shark) 

*Subject to availability on day of. Dates subject to change.*