Calendar | Shedd Aquarium

Calendar

Summer (Now - Aug 19)
All days: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fall (Aug. 19 - 31)
(Oct. 1 - June 2019)
Weekdays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weekends: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

September 2018
All days: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Special Hours:
Saturday, Aug. 18 - Early close at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Early close at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 14 - Early close at 4 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 22 - Early close at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 4 - Extended hours to 9 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 24 - Early close at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 25 - Closed

Sept/Oct. Extended Hours:
The following dates have extended hours until 9 p.m.
Sept. 5, 6, 10, 12, 17, 19, 20, 24, 26, 27
Oct. 3, 10

*Last ticket sales are 45 minutes before close.

Daily Activities

See the schedule of everything happening during your day at Shedd!

Carribean Reef Dive: 10:30 a.m. | 12 p.m.| 2 p.m. | 3 p.m. | Carribean Reef

Shark Chat: 9:45 a.m. | 11:15 a.m. | 3:45 p.m. | Wild Reef

Belugas and Sea Lions Chat: 11 a.m. | 1:30 p.m. | 3 p.m. | Abbott Oceanarium

Penguins Chat:  9:45 a.m. | 12:45 p.m. | 4 p.m. | Polar Play Zone

Aquatic Presentation and 4-D Experiences: Occuring throughout the day

See the full listing of today's animal experiences!

Teen Learning Lab Hours

Tuesday & Thursday
4−8 p.m.

Saturday
11 a.m−4 p.m.

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