Asleep with the Fishes - Regular Tickets


Join us for our Asleep with the Fishes Overnight! You'll spend the night exploring the aquarium, including a scavenger hunt and an aquatic presentation. Stay the night to sleep next to the fishes, or head home after the evening activities have wrapped. Whether you're with a group or want to attend an overnight with your family, find your adventure here.

Friday, March 16
Friday, April 6
Friday, April 20
NEW - Friday, May 4

Regular: $75/person ($60/person for members)
Reserve your spot at our Overnight with this regular ticket!

Questions? Check out our Overnight FAQs here!

More than 10 people in your group? Call our Group Reservations number at 312-692-3333

Who can attend?

Overnights are for kids 5 and older. Most activities are geared toward 5- to 12-year-olds. If you are attending the overnight as a family, all children must be accompanied by an adult. If you are attending as a group, one adult needs to accompany every five children.

What will we do?

Guests are free to explore any of the open exhibit spaces. We also have scheduled events and activities throughout the night, including an obstacle course, scavenger hunt, animals stories, crafts and more! 

Here is a typical itinerary for an overnight event:

6-8 p.m.—Check-in, pizza dinner and time to explore the Abbott Oceanarium 
7:30 p.m.—Event orientation and aquatic presentation
8-9:30 p.m.—Planned activities in the aquarium galleries, exploration of Wild Reef
9:30 p.m.—Caribbean Reef dive presentation
10 p.m.—Set up sleeping space, late-night snack, movie and game room open
11 p.m.—Lights out! 
6:30 a.m.—Rise and shine, explore aquarium galleries
7 a.m.— Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.—Explore Abbott Oceanarium
8 a.m.—Explore Wild Reef
8:30 a.m.—Depart

Join us for our overnights!

How many people are coming?

Members: Please login first to purchase your Overnight tickets.