The after-hours events are planned for Dec. 4 and Dec. 18

Tampa, Fla. – Grab your favorite holiday ugly sweater (and matching mask) and book at date with The Florida Aquarium.  This December, The Florida Aquarium will be holding two Ugly Sweaters Under the Sea nights presented by Corona.  These exclusive, socially distanced, 21 and over, after-hours admission events will be held Friday, December 4th and Friday, December 18th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

During Ugly Sweaters Under the Sea, explore the Aquarium galleries, grab some tasty eats from the special Holiday menu in Café Ray and enjoy drinks from Corona Cove or on the rooftop. The evening will include festive holiday music.  A custom beverage will also be included with admission.

Ugly Sweaters Under the Sea is a limited capacity event to allow for safe social distancing. Face coverings are required both inside and outside but may be taken off while actively enjoying a cocktail or while eating food. You’ll have access to the Aquarium in a way that makes it feel like you’ve got the place to yourself!

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About The Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium actively participates in and promotes stewardship of the natural environment as part of our mission of conservation. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, The Florida Aquarium provides an opportunity to see over 8,000 aquatic and terrestrial animals, explore complex ecosystems, look for wild dolphins in Tampa Bay, play at the Splash Pad and more! Ranked #2 Aquarium in North America in a recent USA TODAY’S 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, the aquarium is more than a must-see attraction, The Florida Aquarium is working to protect and restore our blue planet on many conservation fronts, including research and rescue efforts that help restore Florida’s sea turtle and coral populations and to ensure that sharks continue to swim our seas. In August of 2019, The Florida Aquarium, in partnership with Project Coral, became the first to successfully spawn critically endangered pillar coral in a laboratory. To learn more, follow us on social media at @floridaaquarium and visit

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Preston Rudie