Special Pier Aquarium Events

 

“FISH-ful Saturday”

“FISH-ful Saturdays” are special Saturday family programs scheduled the first and third Saturday of the month from noon-2pm at The Pier Aquarium or Education Station. Free to children 7 and older and adults with a paid admission. Please call (727) 895-7437 for the monthly schedule or check the events calendar online.

"FISH-ful Saturday" is funded in part by the Pinellas County Commision through a grant from the Pinellas County Cultural Affairs Department Cultural Development Grant Program.


2009 Spa Beach Splash and Kite Festival

COMING MARCH 14. DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED.


2008 Spring Spa Beach Splash!
Saturday, March 8

Our annual spring free family fun event this year is scheduled Saturday, March 8 at Spa Beach and the Roy G. Harrell, Jr. Education Station. This fun marine discovery day and water education event combines hands-on science activities with displays by partners, such as Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), Chep's Wild World, "City of St. Petersburg Utilities, Green Armada, Keep Pinellas Beautiful, the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, the Sierra Club and the University of South Florida-College of Marine Science.

Event sponsors include SWFWMD, the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and the St. Petersburg Times.

 

The 2009, the 20th, Annual Kids' Fishing Tournament for Kids 12 and under


COMING MAY 16. DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED.

 

The 2008 Annual Kids’ Fishing Tournament for Kids 12 and Under
Saturday, May 17

This event is for kids who love to fish and kids who've never gone fishing to teach them about fishing and the fish in Tampa Bay. For $1, kids receive a commemorative T-shirt, a supply of bait and other goodies.

The first 300 to register receive a free rod and reel and a tackle kit as well.

This year's sponsors are the Glazer Family Foundation, Fish Florida, The Pier Bait House, Aylesworth Fish & Bait, Coca-Cola, City of St. Petersburg, The Pier, SnookZ Graphics, U-Haul, BB& T and the St. Petersburg Times.  There are prize drawings, trophies awarded in various categories, Minnow Land activities, Ocean in Motion touch tank and more!

Schedule:
8:30am  Registration
9-11am  Fishing
11am     Awards and trophies

2009 SUMMER MARINE ADVENTURES

DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.

 

2008 Summer Marine Adventures

Kids can discover another world this summer at The Pier Aquarium summer camps. Learning is fun and entertaining with activities such as beach laboratory investigations, sea kayaking, dolphin training, hiking, snorkeling with manatees and more!