Adult Programs

Casino Night

Join Ripley’s Aquarium for the first annual casino night! This event will be a no-money gambling event with all the Vegas card game favorites.

This semi- formal event will be a fun excuse to get out of the house and dress up while playing fun casino games. Refreshments, drawings, and door prizes will be just one of the highlights of this night as you test your skills with 5-card draw, Texas hold-em, blackjack, and many more!
Seafood Cooking Class

The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of mankind than the discovery of a star. – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

Join our very own Executive Chef as we prepare a healthy seafood dinner using only sustainable ingredients.


Holiday Crafts

Create beautiful crafts for the holiday season with a little help from your friends at Ripley’s Aquarium.

Capture the holiday spirit with a vast array of unique homemade crafts to be used as gifts or simply to add a bit more joy to the season. All supplies will be provided in this hands-on workshop.


Beach Creature Bingo

Play Bingo with a Twist!  During these fun filled games you will learn about some of the fascinating creatures you could encounter while strolling along the beach.  You will also be given the oppurtunity to interact with Live Beach Creatures!

Capture the holiday spirit with a vast array of unique homemade crafts to be used as gifts or simply to add a bit more joy to the season. All supplies will be provided in this hands-on workshop.


Breakfast with the Biologists & Behind the Scenes Tours

What do the fish eat for breakfast everyday?  Join the Biologists that are responsible for taking care and feeding of all of the animals while enjoyinga special breakfast of your own.  Lean what it takes to keep over 5,000 animals healthy and happy every day. After breakfast we will take a Behind the Scenes Tour to discover many more secrets of Ripley’s Aquarium.


Beach Boogie Music Night

Come show off your shagging skills or take a quick lesson as we dance the night away!  The shag is the official South Carolina State Dance.  We will have live beach music and dance instructors on site just in case you are not familiar with this type of swing dance.  Even if you don’t want to dance, come and enjoy the music that the beach is famous for!


Additional Information & Reservations

Please contact Walter Lopez at 1-800-734-8888, ext. 3226 .