This Earth Day, celebrate the aquatic world—and the importance of protecting it—with Shedd Aquarium! Head down to Shedd on April 22 to experience life from across our amazing planet. You can also join the movement to #SheddTheStraw to reduce your use of single-use plastic and help protect our waters and the animals that call them home.
Earth Day Activities at Shedd Aquarium
Renowned Chicago-based chalk artist Shaun Hays will greet guests outdoors from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with ocean-inspired artwork.
Shedd's Learning team will engage visitors with hands-on educational activities about plastic pollution, including trivia and games
Supporters who pledge to #SheddTheStraw on Twitter and Instagram will be entered for a chance to win a pass for two for Jazzin’ at the Shedd as well as eco-friendly gear from our partners!
#SheddTheStraw for Earth Day