Sea Stars and Stripes Fourth of July Celebration at the South Carolina Aquarium

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South Carolina Aquarium

Celebrate America’s independence with a fun-filled event at the South Carolina Aquarium this Fourth of July. The Aquarium, located right on the Charleston Harbor, is hosting Sea Stars and Stripes, a Good Catch event featuring delicious sustainable seafood, barbecue and locally brewed beer.

Guests will experience the Aquarium after-hours and enjoy a complimentary showing of one of the Aquarium’s 15 minute 4-D movies, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 4-D Experience or Coastal Predators 4-D Experience. A delicious selection of barbecue by Duvall Events will be available along with a Lowcountry boil featuring local, sustainable shrimp from Good Catch partner Hiser Sea Farms. Award-winning Holy City Brewing will provide beer for the evening. All-inclusive tickets are $60 per adult, $30 per child ages 3-12 and free for children two and under. South Carolina Aquarium members receive a $5 discount per ticket. To purchase tickets, visit or call (843) 577-FISH (3474). Proceeds from Sea Stars and Stripes will benefit Good Catch at the South Carolina Aquarium, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Fast Facts:

  • Sea Stars and Stripes, A Fourth of July Celebration at the South Carolina Aquarium
  • Proceeds support Good Catch at the South Carolina Aquarium
  • All-inclusive ticket includes:

        o    Aquarium experience
        o    Complimentary 4-D movie
        o    Barbecue from Duvall Events
        o    Lowcountry boil featuring local shrimp from Hiser Sea Farms
        o    Beer from Holy City Brewing

  • Tickets are $60 per adult, $30 per child (3-12), free for children two and under
  • Aquarium members receive a $5 discount per ticket
  • Call (843) 577-FISH or visit to purchase tickets

For all media inquiries, please contact Kate Dittloff at (843) 579-8660 or kdittloff(at)scaquarium(dot)org.

About the South Carolina Aquarium:
The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s most visited attraction, features thousands of amazing aquatic animals from river otters and sharks to loggerhead turtles in more than 60 exhibits representing the rich biodiversity of South Carolina from the mountains to the sea. Dedicated to promoting education and conservation, the Aquarium also presents fabulous views of Charleston harbor and interactive exhibits and programs for visitors of all ages.    

The South Carolina Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day, half day Dec. 24 (open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Dec. 25. Admission prices are: Toddlers (2 and under) free; Youth (3-12) $17.95; Adults (13+) $24.95. The Aquarium plus the 4-D Theater experience is free for Toddlers, $22.95 for Children, $29.95 for Adults. The 4-D Theater experience only is $6.95 for Children and Adults, and free for Members. For more information call 843-720-1990 or visit Memberships are available by calling 843-577-FISH.


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