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Halloween on the High Seas

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It’s ARRGH Aquarium Now!

Pirates and scallywags are taking over the Aquarium this Halloween.


Fridays-Mondays* from October 6-30
12:00-6:00 PM

October 2023 Halloween Calendar

Members do not need to make a reservation.

*Monday nights are still open until 8:00 pm with $5 off every ticket after 4:00 pm, however, the Halloween event experiences will end at 6:00 pm.

Costumes are heavily encouraged throughout the entire month of October. Costumes must not be

offensive, provocative, gory, or too scary, and no costume masks or weapons

Frights Under Lights | Friday, October 27

Porcupine eating a pumpkin
Pirate pointing to a penguin
Jolly Rodger

Ahoy sailors! Prepare for Halloween at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium to delve deep under the sea to visit marauders and mermaids! Halloween on the High Seas is a daytime event filled with adventure for the whole family. Get your wits about you, lads and lassies, because you’ll be needin’ all the courage ye can muster!

Join Captain Wobbegong in his hunt to repair his wrecked ship, or will you join Lieutenant Jaqueline Smasher in her mission to destroy all pumpkins and squash the pirate plague on the seas?

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Daytime Experiences

Assist Pirate Captain Wobbegong in his search for missing ship parts and necessities with a scavenger hunt throughout the Aquarium.
Meet Mermaid Oceana and her skallywag companions as she discovers the world above. Then, explore a sunken ship brought up from the depths.
Lieutenant Jaqueline Smasher is on a mission to obliterate the pirates’ favorite autumn gourds. Watch her operate the ever-efficient Pumpkin Smasher.
Every adventure is incomplete without exploration, discovery, and learning. We’ve prepared extraordinary Spooky STEM experiences for all ages.

Bring your comfiest blanket or camping chair, and prepare for a special light show on the EECO stage for Halloween on the High Seas.

This event includes Aquarium access from 6:30-8:30 PM, illuminated stomp lights, and food trucks on the plaza, ending with a musical light show at 9:00 PM.

Frights Under Lights is not included with daytime admission. The Aquarium will close at 6:00 PM before reopening for Frights Under Lights at 6:30 PM.

Admission Prices
Adult | Starting at $17.95
Teen, Student, Military, Senior | Starting at $14.95
Child (3-12)* | Starting at $12.95
*Aquarium members get 50% off


Due to popular demand, you can enjoy the show from the comfort of one of our furnished plaza gazebos! Your gazebo rental will include complimentary water, candy and tumblers.


Food Trucks

No festivity is complete without food, including Frights Under Lights. The Aquarium will be welcoming a variety of local food trucks for this special evening event during Halloween on the High Seas, and we’d love to see your business there! There will also be a prize for the best-decorated food truck in attendance.

Trick-or-Treating Booths

Bring your business to join the fun of Halloween on the High Seas! We’re looking for local groups to host Trick-or-Treat booths at Nights Under Lights. Provide your own table and decorate it as you wish. In addition to candy, you are welcome to bring materials or swag to promote your business. Apply today!

*Warning: The Frights Under lights performance contains bright, flashing lights that may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advise. Additionally, some areas of Halloween on the High Seas may include strobe lighting and fog effects.


Want to celebrate Haunted Aquarium all year? Symbolically adopt your favorite animal! When you adopt an animal at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, you help us provide the best possible animal care. With more than 4,000 animals and 650 species living at the Aquarium, there are a lot of hungry mouths to feed! Your adoption will help cover the costs associated with giving quality care and food for one year. Help us take care of your favorite Aquarium animal by adopting one today!

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