Party for the Planet- Earth Day 2014

Join us in celebrating the planet that provides us with fresh air, clean water, and amazing animals every day – Earth! This Earth Day, we’re telling Mother Earth that we love her by throwing a fabulous Party for the Planet.

Stop by one of our Education Stations to get conservation tips from the experts. Learn about the effects of climate change on our world and what you can do about it. Discover the magic of [...]

The Lowcountry Loves The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids

Only a Few Days Left to See Mermaids at the South Carolina Aquarium

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 16, 2014—The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids are inspiring and delighting visitors of all ages, but they are in the Lowcountry for only a few more days.  The mermaids who are visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, are swimming amongst the sea life in the Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank, including sharks, for a truly unforgettable experience through [...]

Roxann and Stephen’s Wedding at the Aquarium

When Roxann and Stephen considered venues for their wedding, the South Carolina Aquarium was a natural choice. Roxann had just received her Ph.D. in veterinary sciences, and wedding at the Aquarium effortlessly reflected her passion for animals and the environment. Beyond that, Roxann’s guests loved the opportunity to walk around the Aquarium and enjoy the diversity of the exhibits!

For this busy couple, the ease of working with the Aquarium’s event staff and vendors was [...]

Lowcountry Local First “Eat Local Month”

Ahhh April….the start of spring and new beginnings – and a great time to start thinking about the healthy, sustainable, and LOCAL choices you can make in your life!  Lowcountry Local First “Eat Local Month” began with a bang April 1, challenging lowcountry residents to dedicate $10 or more of their food budgets to locally sourced foods!  Events continue throughout the month.  A great and delicious way to jump on board is to enjoy [...]

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