"Family Days" At Newport Aquarium Offers Free Admission For Kids

(NEWPORT, KY) - Up to two kids (12 and under) can get in to the Aquarium free with each adult paying full price from Jan. 7 through Feb. 29, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

There are no coupons to cut and strollers are welcome during Winter Family Days. Plus, each kid will get a voucher for a FREE Kid's Meal from participating Bob Evans Restaurants. Those meals are for kids 12 and under only and do not include a beverage or dessert and are not valid on carryout orders.

Activities included with admission include:

  • Daily Penguin Parade (daily at 10:15 a.m.)
  • Shark Ray Breeding Program movie or Dive Show in Duke Energy Theater daily
  • Touch critters in the Touch Pool and Sharks in Shark Central daily
  • Watch Piranha being fed (Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 11 a.m.)
  • See Ladybugs released in the Rainforest exhibit (daily at 1 p.m.)
  • Watch Sharks and Fishes being fed in the Surrounded by Sharks exhibit (Monday and Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.)
  • See the rare Shark Rays (Sweet Pea and Scooter) being had-fed and trained by divers in the Surrounded by Sharks exhibit (Monday - Friday at 2:30 p.m.)
  • And so much more!

Tickets must be purchased at the Newport Aquarium ticket window on the day of your visit. Up to two children (12 and under) can get in free with each adult paying full price. No other discounts or coupons apply. Pre-purchased discount tickets may be upgraded at the Aquarium ticket window to participate in the Winter Family Days promotion.

Report: Newport Aquarium