Weeki Wachee Mermaids Back at Newport Aquarium

mermaidsThe world-famous Mermaids from Weeki Wachee Springs, Fla., will return to Greater Cincinnati this fall to enchant Newport Aquarium guests from Sept. 25 through Oct. 12.

Free with Newport Aquarium admission, guests can see real-life mermaids, clad in colorful fishtailed costumes, swim underwater from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
The mermaids will dive in the aquarium’s 60,000-gallon Coral Reef tank that features nearly 200 aquatic animals and more than 50 species of fish.

Guests can personally meet and talk with a mermaid, as well as have their pictures taken in the aquarium’s Shark Ray Bay Theater from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. daily.

The Mermaid & Pirate Family Ball is an after-hours family-friendly costume party on Sept. 25 that includes refreshments, a treasure hunt, dancing and a special mermaid meet-and-greet

Info: (800) 406-FISH (3474) or visit www.newportaquarium.com.