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Join us for a summer celebration with extended evening hours, live entertainment, family fun and free boat tours!
DateAugust 12, 2022 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Glow access is included with admission!
About Summer Glow
As the evening begins, Clearwater Marine Aquarium transforms into a summer celebration Fridays and Saturdays on select dates now extended through Sept. 3. Enjoy live entertainment, family-friendly activities, festive food, drinks and the sparkling views of the water. Experience a different atmosphere throughout the aquarium and watch as the rescued marine animals interact in new ways. It’s the summer of peace, love and dolphins. Celebrate with us during Summer Glow evening hours at CMA!
Free Boat Rides
Board a free 30-minute boat ride during the Summer Glow hours and discover our beautiful local waters and wildlife. Cruise or lose! You don’t want to miss this free ride included with admission after 4pm!
Boat rides are subject to weather and availability.
Take your time, go to the beach first, relax, and enjoy extended hours at the aquarium with family and friends from 4pm to 8pm during Summer Glow and spend extra time with the rescued marine animals at CMA. We’ll be waiting with the island vibes, drum beats and dolphins by the bay.
Summer Glow activities included with general admission after 4pm on select dates!
Dates and details subject to change. Summer Glow hours are 4pm to 8pm on select dates through Sept. 3, 2022. One free boat ride ticket per guest with purchase of admission after 4pm on select dates. Boat tickets can only be reserved onsite on day of visit with admission after 4pm. 30-minute boat rides begin at 4:!5pm and run every 15 minutes. Final boats depart at 6:45pm. Boarding is first come, first served. Space is limited and subject to availability. No strollers or wheelchairs permitted on boats. Boat rides and all activities subject to change or cancellation due to weather. No Summer Glow hours on Aug 6.
A re-entry fee applies during special events or extended hours at CMA, including Summer Glow. Re-entry into CMA on these days is $20.00 per person. Guests may apply their purchased admission value and upgrade to a Clearwater Marine Aquarium membership instead of paying a re-entry fee. Members can re-enter at no additional charge.