African Penguin Awareness Weekend

Oct 12 - 14

Julie Larsen Maher © WCS
Celebrate the African black-footed penguin during a weekend of fun activities devoted to the aquatic birds. African penguins are an endangered species and their populations need our help to recover. This event is free with aquarium admission and takes place from 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Activity Highlights

Touch Station

Visit our biofact station for hands-on exploration, as education docents teach you more about penguins. Feel real feathers and eggs as you learn about these flightless birds. 

Games & Crafts

Get creative and make your own penguin crafts, then enjoy exciting penguin themed games! 

Penguin Feedings

Gather around and watch as keepers demonstrate how to feed the penguins. 

When you visit, please check feeding times in the aquarium's lobby

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