Check out the latest news & upcoming events at SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium - everything about new creatures, new exhibits, holiday celebrations and more.
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News & Events

SEA LIFE Aquarium Kansas City hosts a number of on-site events for all ages, year-round.

Scout Month

November 1 - 30

Join us for Scout Month and step beneath the waves to get closer than ever to the wonderful, weird and wacky creatures of the world's oceans! Scout groups of any size are invited to visit at a discounted rate of $7+tax per scout and $10+tax per adult or non-scout child.

Offer valid exclusively for scouts, scout leaders, parents & guardians throughout the month of November!

*Please note, this offer is valid for walk-up purchase only.

Sea of Lights

December 6 - January 5

Prepare to be dazzled at Sea of Lights! Experience SEA LIFE Aquarium as thousands of lights twinkle across our undersea wonderland for a one of a kind holiday lights extravaganza. Santa meet & greets will be hosted on Saturdays & Sundays in the aquarium throughout December at select times!

SEA LIFE Welcomes New Turtle Rescue Center

Get face to flipper with rescued green sea turtles in our new turtle center located inside of SEA LIFE Kansas City.

The new Sea Turtle Rescue Center serves as a home to rehabilitated sea turtles that are no longer able to survive in the wild due to injury or other ailments. A new, permanent addition to Kansas City's aquarium, the center invites visitors of all ages to get face-to-flipper with rescued sea turtles while learning about the threats wild turtles encounter.

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SEA LIFE Welcomes Weedy Sea Dragons

A relative to the seahorse and pipefish, these dancing dragons love to swim, twirl, hide and dance along ocean kelp forests and sea beds that they call home. Find these curiously camouflaged creatures at SEA LIFE Kansas City in our new Weedy Exhibit!

Native to the southern tip of Australia, weedy sea dragons prefer shallow, cool waters among rocky reefs, kelp and seaweed where they are able to hide themselves using their unique "weedy" appendages. While they spend the majority of their life as solitary creatures, weedy sea dragons are known for their peculiar courtship ritual known as the "mirror dance", in which pairs swim gracefully together while mirroring each partner's movements.