The '20s are roarin' once again, but this time — no prohibition!
Celebrate as you waddle, dance and swing with the penguins at our new after-hours Penguin Party.
Join us for a rip-roaring evening with the Alan Gresik Swing Orchestra of the Green Mill! Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and an open bar with beer and wine selections (cash bar for cocktails). See penguins and other aquatic animals as you peruse the aquarium throughout the event. Don't miss our special Animal Spotlight! Themed merchandise available for purchase.
VIP tickets include the VIP lounge with exclusive bar access and a signature cocktail included in the open bar package.
Photo ID required for entry.
Friday, May 13 from 6:30–11 p.m.
$175 VIP Ticket
$100 General Admission
Dress how you like! The penguins will be in their tuxes, as always. This Penguin Party is sure to be the cat’s pajamas!
DONATIONS FOR THE GREAT PENGUIN PARTY GENEROUSLY PROVIDED BY:
We believe there should be no boundaries to your Shedd Aquarium experience. If you have an accommodation request related to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].
Following state and city guidelines, beginning Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, Shedd Aquarium is lifting the mask and vaccination requirements for guests. Guests and staff may continue to wear masks in the aquarium for a variety of reasons, so please continue to be kind and considerate of others.
There are a limited number of tickets available, so make sure you grab yours!
The full aquarium will be open, excluding Amazon Rising. For animal care, Wild Reef closes at 8:45 p.m.