Host an Event
The Oklahoma Aquarium is a unique backdrop for your next event and is adaptable to fit your specific needs. Our events staff assists you in planning birthday parties, wedding receptions, banquets, proms, company picnics, business meetings, other corporate events, and more.
Mermaids' Night Out
Release your inner mermaid at Mermaids’ Night Out! This indulgent evening brings together boutiques and merchants from all over the Tulsa area. Pamper yourself with a night of shopping, mermaid makeovers, crafts, exclusive goodies, and all our aquatic life.
Sensory Awareness Evenings
Join us at the Oklahoma Aquarium for Sensory Awareness Evenings on the 1st Tuesday of each month. With low lights & quiet music, you & your little & big humans alike can explore the Oklahoma Aquarium without the usual crowd-perfect for people that get peopled out easily! Each month has a self-guided scavenger hunt with a prize for everyone that completes it! This event is free with general admission or Oklahoma Aquarium membership.
Join us the 3rd Tuesday of each month for make & take S.T.E.M. projects.
Scout Night is happening at the Oklahoma Aquarium!
ZZZs in the Seas
Ever dream of sleeping with sharks? ZZZs in the Seas is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity where guests can sleep among sharks, stingrays, seahorses, and all the other creatures snoozing in our oceans.
Sharklahoma is a collaboration between the Oklahoma Aquarium and the Jenks Chamber of Commerce to celebrate our lively community and its local businesses, while also raising awareness about the ecological and economic importance of sharks.
Access our calendar to view upcoming events.
Salsa Tasting Festival
Join the Oklahoma Aquarium for Salsa Fest 2022 on Saturday, August 27th, from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.! Anyone can enter the salsa contest for free! Sellers can also sell their products the day of! Read on for more details.
Food Truck Frenzy
Gather the family and head to Food Truck Frenzy at the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks to sample a variety of delicious food truck fare, tour the aquarium and check out the new coral reef playground. All ages are also invited to play a round of Porthole Bag Toss or Giant Jenga on the back lawn before checking out the aquarium exhibits and touch tanks. Enjoy good food and fishy friends on display during the Food Truck Frenzy at the Oklahoma Aquarium.
The Oklahoma Aquarium will host seven nights of indoor trick-or-treating for kids of all ages from Tuesday, October 25 to Monday October 31, 2022!
Come make a SPLASH with us at the Oklahoma Aquarium's largest annual fundraiser. SPLASH! is a unique event that brings together craft beers from area breweries, and food by top local chefs.
The Aquarium Run is one of the area’s premier race events. Runners can participate in a half-marathon, 10K, 5K, or 1-mile fun run/walk.
Easter Candy Hunt
Join the Oklahoma Aquarium for its annual Easter Candy Hunt on Saturday, April 8!