Beluga Birthday Bash

Shedd is celebrating the birthdays of four belugas — BellaKayavakMiki and Kimalu — and we want you to celebrate with us! Come to Shedd Aquarium this Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29 - Sept. 1), to wish our belugas happy birthday. Be one of the first in line that Friday—the first 50 guests to purchase a Total Experience Pass will be invited to an exclusive birthday bash!

Buy your Total Experience Pass today!

wish list callout logoWant to make their day extra special? Purchase your favorite beluga a birthday gift from our Amazon Wish List!

Read the stories of our birthday belugas — BellaKayavakMiki and Kimalu.

Beluga encounterHave a one-of-a-kind experience you'll never forget with Shedd's Beluga Encounter.


beluga origami call outMake a baby beluga out of origami! Check out our fun and games section


SharkDid you know belugas travel in pods? Learn more fun facts about these gentle giants here. 


CanadaLove whales? See right whales and great whales on our Canada Maritime trip.

Support our belugas

You can help us care for and conserve the beluga whales at Shedd through a gift to our annual fund. Donate now or symbolically adopt a beluga.

Member Perks

Join us for an exclusive members-only beluga birthday bash on Aug. 28 from 10-11 a.m. Learn more today!

Beluga promos

Beluga Special Event
The first 50 guests that purchase a Total Experience Pass onsite or show their TEP print at home ticket Friday, August 29 will receive a ticket to our Beluga Bash celebration. Learn more!

Beluga Promo with Divvy
The first 100 guests that purchase a Total Experience Pass onsite or show their TEP print at home ticket Friday, August 29 will receive a free 24-hour Divvy bike pass (a $7.00 value). See details here!