Dive Into the Upcoming Events at Ripley’s Aquarium!

Sips N' SharksPaint with all the colors of the sea! Or aquarium.  THIS COMING Thursday, January 22 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Sips N’ Sharks will make it’s debut at Ripley’s!  The name of the painting you will be creating is ‘Winter Cherry Blossom.’  The cost is $49.99 + tab per person, which includes light hors d’ oeuveres, two glasses of your favorite wine, and of course an amazing painting experience!

Reservations must be made no later than 48 hours prior to the event.  Contact the Education Department for reservations at (865) 430-8808 or education@ripleys.com.  Must be 21 or over to attend.

WEEKENDS ONLY our favorite half-human/half-fish, underwater beauties will be coming out to play at 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m throughout the month of January.  Who could I be referring to? Well, of course none other than the mermaids!

Ripley's Mermaids - Pigeon ForgeAlso, every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Ripley’s Aquarium holds mermaid camp! Put your best fin forward during this mermaid adventure! Beginning by meeting the mermaids, you will partake in many fun activities, including making a mermaid wishing stone and creating a mermaid name.  Next, you will travel to the local pool where you get to test your skills swimming with a real mermaid tail, learn mermaid tricks and play mermaid games under and above the water.  Once you give back your sea legs, you will be given a Ripley’s mermaid t-shirt and certificate recognizing you as a real certified mermaid!

Ages 6-14 are welcome.  Price is $49.99 + tax.  Visit https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/gatlinburg/ for more information.