Scenic Overlook Closed for Renovations

The Scenic Overlook is closed for construction, with a new deck expected to reopen this fall. The Nature Trail between the buildings remains open.

Aquarium Tickets on a Piece of Coral

The Aquarium may offer complimentary general admission tickets for your upcoming fundraiser. Fill out the request form to apply! Behind-the-scenes tours and boat tour admissions are not available for donation. 

To Qualify, Your Fundraiser Must:

  • Be located in the Hampton Roads area.

  • Be in support of either environmental conservation, science education, or underserved populations in the Hampton Roads area.

  • Align with the policies of the Virginia Aquarium Foundation and City of Virginia Beach.

Requests must be made by the fundraising organization, on the organization’s letterhead and not by a third-party. Please include the date and purpose of the event fundraiser. In order to be considered, the request must be submitted at least four weeks in advance of the event date.

Requests will not be accepted for United Way agencies which is already supported by the City’s United Way campaign.

The Aquarium receives thousands of requests per year. Due to high-volume, only one request per organization per calendar year will be allowed.

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