Mermaid Day at the Virginia Aquarium to be Held on Feb. 22

Free with Admission

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Virginia Beach, VA –Mermaids at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center? Yes! But just for one magical day, Feb. 22, as the Aquarium partners with The Hurrah Players to celebrate their upcoming performance of Disney’s The Little Mermaid.


On Mermaid Day guests will be treated to performances by The Hurrah Players in their Little Mermaid costumes along the Promenade Hallway from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children are encouraged to dress in “sea friend” costumes too! Also appearing that day in the Red Sea Aquarium is “Malena the Mermaid” from 1 to 2 p.m. Aquarium educators will have themed activities such as a Mermaid’s Myths or Mysteries game, a “star search” and crafting sea creature hats. Prizes will be awarded.


Mermaid Day events are included with guest admission. Aquarium members will be treated to a private performance and photo opportunity with The Hurrah Players that day in addition to receiving a $2 discount for The Little Mermaid performance March 14-16.


The Virginia Aquarium is located at 717 General Booth Blvd. in Virginia Beach. For more information please visit


The Hurrah Players is Virginia’s Leading Family Theatre Company. While the primary purpose is education, Hurrah strives to go beyond simply teaching dramatic skills, endeavoring to instill students and audiences a full and enduring appreciation of the theatre.



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