Spring Events at Shedd

Fun new activities are blooming at Shedd (plus some old favorites too)! Get ready for spring with new family workshops, evening events for adults and more!

PenguinSpend an evening at Shedd with cocktails, fresh eats and loveable penguins with Shedd After Hours: Penguin Party! Ages 21+

Mother and Daughter in sleeping bags at sheddSpend the night at Shedd! Join our Asleep with the Fishes Overnight for an evening adventure underneath the ocean. 

Penguin at SheddChildren in grades K-5 are invited to join us for Camp Shedd: School's Out, a day of hands-on science activities, animal encounters and habitat exploration

Octopus at SheddWant to experience Shedd like an insider? Join one of our experts on a Private Personalized Tour! This is your chance to plan the perfect Shedd tour.

CoralExplore the concept of color in the natural world during our new family workshop, Exploring the Colorful Aquatic World inspired by Shedd’s special exhibit, Underwater Beauty.

Sea OtterWant to see more happening at Shedd this season? Check out our visitor guide for Shedd tips, exhibits, events and more!

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