Free Fall Friday Night

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For the second year, the National Aquarium is proud to invite our community and neighbors to explore a world of aquatic treasures for FREE during Free Fall Friday Night!

Join us for first come, first served free admission after 5 pm on Friday, October 26, 2018, as part of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts Free Fall Baltimore celebration of our city's thriving cultural scene.

Tickets for Free Fall Friday Night will only be available on-site at our ticket window on the evening of this special event. Because of extremely high demand, tickets are not available in advance and will not be available online. Our timed entry system will be in effect, so guests may experience a wait time between receiving their tickets and Aquarium entry.

The National Aquarium will be open for normal business hours on the day of the event. Tickets for Free Fall Friday Night will be available starting at 5 pm and last entry will be at 8 pm. Guests may tour for up to 90 minutes after the last entry.

Guests planning to take advantage of this special opportunity should be aware that, due to the popularity of this event, crowds will be heavier than usual and the Aquarium is expected to sell out. Please plan your day accordingly.

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Price

Admission to the National Aquarium is free after 5 pm on October 26, 2018, for Free Fall Friday Night!

Tickets for Free Fall Friday Night will only be available on-site at our ticket window on the evening of the special offer. Because of the extremely high demand, tickets are not available in advance and will not be available online. Our timed entry system will be in effect, so guests may experience a wait time between receiving their tickets and Aquarium entry.

4D Theater Tickets

4D Immersion Theater tickets will be available at a rate of $5 during Free Fall Friday Night.

Parking

The National Aquarium's official parking facility partners—LAZ Inner Harbor Garage at 100 S. Gay Street and Lockwood Parking at 124 Market Place—provide discounted parking to Aquarium guests who park before 5 pm, and an evening flat rate of $10 for vehicles entering after 5 pm. Please visit aqua.org/parking for directions and to learn how to take advantage of the daytime discount.

How can I buy tickets?

Tickets for Free Fall Friday Night will only be available on-site at our ticket window on the evening of this special event. Because of extremely high demand, tickets are not available in advance and will not be available online.

How early should I arrive to get tickets?

Tickets will be available starting at 5 pm. Our timed entry system will be in effect, so guests may experience a wait time between receiving their tickets and Aquarium entry.

When does the ticket booth open?

The National Aquarium will be open for normal business hours during Free Fall Friday Night, and the ticket booth will be open at 9 am. Tickets for Free Fall Friday Night will be available starting at 5 pm, and last entry is at 8 pm; guests may tour for up to 90 minutes after the last entry.

When will tickets sell out?

Tickets for Free Fall Friday Night will be available starting at 5 pm and are available on a first-come, first served basis. We cannot predict exactly when tickets will sell out.

Does my whole group have to wait in line for tickets?

One person may wait in line for tickets for an entire group; however, there is a limit of 10 tickets per transaction, and the number of tickets requested may not exceed the number of guests present in the party.

If the immediate entry time is sold out, can I buy the next available time?

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Our timed entry system will be in effect, so guests may experience a wait time between receiving their tickets and Aquarium entry.

Is this event only open to Maryland residents?

Free Fall Friday Night is organized by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, and it is our pleasure to participate. While the event is designed to celebrate our local community, there are no restrictions to visitation.

Please Note:

Stroller check and lockers will be available; however, no coat check service is available during Free Fall Friday Night.

Free Fall Friday Night tickets are valid for the duration of your Aquarium visit, but no Aquarium re-entry is offered during the event.