Join Our First-Ever InstaMeet!

Published August 13, 2014

The National Aquarium would like to cordially invite you to our first-ever InstaMeet in celebration of the one-year anniversary of Blacktip Reef

blacktip reef instameet

On the evening of August 19, our doors will remain open from 6:30-8pm for 75 stellar members of our Instagram community to privately explore and photograph this vibrant Indo-Pacific reef. Light refreshments will be served and Aquarium staff will be on-hand to answer your questions about the reef and its inhabitants!

Home to hundreds of animals (including fish, rays, sharks and a 500+ pound green sea turtle), Blacktip Reef is a breathtaking exhibit full of light and movement. As we celebrate and reflect on its first year, we’re excited to invite our social community to experience the exhibit in-person! 

What is an InstaMeet? 

An InstaMeet is a public event for Instagram users to connect, explore and celebrate their creativity around a particular subject. 

Is there an event hashtag?

Yes, we’ll be using #ReefMeet, #BlacktipReef. If you’re not able to physically attend the InstaMeet, we encourage you to follow along via hashtag.

How do I register? 

Registration for this event is required and available at aqua.org/instameet. All interested registrants must be active on Instagram and follow @NationalAquarium

When and how will I know if I have been selected? 

Registration will remain open through Thursday, August 14. Space is limited, so our final 75 InstaMeet participants will be selected and notified by Friday, August 15. 

Additional registrations will be placed on a wait list and notified by Monday, August 17 if a spot becomes available. 

Can I bring friends or family to the InstaMeet with me? 

Due to this event’s limited capacity, only selected participants can attend. 

Have a question or need more information? 

Email us at social@aqua.org!

The fine print...

Registration for the National Aquarium's InstaMeet does not secure entry to this event. Entry is for one person and non-transferable. By registering for the National Aquarium’s InstaMeet, you are indicating your intention to travel to the site of the event and attend in person. You are responsible for your own expenses for travel, accommodation, food and other amenities.

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