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Upcoming Events at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

January 5, 2023

Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach is fun to visit, whether in summer or winter; in rain or sun. It is especially fun to visit during a special event! Here are a few of the exciting upcoming events taking place at the aquarium. 


Photo from https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/event/sensory-friendly/2023-01-14/ 

Sensory Friendly Night 

January 14, 2023  |  Event info

In partnership with Champion Autism Network, Ripley's hosts monthly sensory friendly nights, during which special accommodations are made, which will allow all of the aquarium's guests to feel welcomed and fully enjoy their visit. There sound levels throughout the gallery will be lower, the house lights will be turned on (where possible), and the moving walkway in Dangerous Reef will be turned off, along with other accommodations. Noise canceling headphones are available upon request. 


Photo from https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/event/fin-tonic-cocktail-class/ 

Fin & Tonic Cocktail Class 

January 14, 2023  |  Event info

Looking for a unique, adults-only way to enjoy the aquarium? Come to Fin & Tonic cocktail class! During this event, a Cape Fear Distillery expert will teach you how to make three cocktails using their famous Maritime Gin. As you learn the mixology behind the cocktails, you'll get to snack on decadent tapas crafted by Chef Tom Mullally, an instructor at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach who has more than 30 years of experience. Guests are encouraged to arrive early so that they can enjoy the aquarium prior to the class. 


Photo from https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/event/father-daughter-dance/ 

Father Daughter Dance 

January 28, 2023  |  Event info 

Make a special memory this month at Ripley's Father Daughter Dance! Fathers and father figures alike are invited to accompany their daughters to this semi-formal, enchanting event. This evening will include music, dancing, corsages, face painting, games, raffle prizes, refreshments, and admission to the aquarium. Enjoy a sweet moment of family connection at this unique, special event. 

Can't make it to any of these events? Check out the full event calendar here: https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/events/