Sensory Friendly Morning at the Virginia Aquarium

​We will open early exclusively for individuals and families wanting a quieter Aquarium experience with soft lighting, limited sounds, and other modifications. We hope that this special event will allow guests to enjoy the animals and exhibits at their own pace and...

Sensory Friendly Skate Night at Haygood

Join us for a Sensory-Friendly Skate Night on Monday, April 19th from 5:30-7:30pm. Cost of admission: $7. Tickets will be purchased at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to Tidewater Autism Society of America. What’s sensory-friendly? We won’t be...

Easter Bunny Hay Ride!

Who gets to go on a Hay Ride with the Easter Bunny? Plus a Barrel Ride? More info to come! Join our meetup! Check out Spectrum Parents Events, Org. on Meetup Bring your baskets with grass, but no eggs. Thanks to Heather Watkins, we are tons of eggs! Extra donations...

Sensory Friendly Morning at the Virginia Aquarium

​We will open early exclusively for individuals and families wanting a quieter Aquarium experience with soft lighting, limited sounds, and other modifications. We hope that this special event will allow guests to enjoy the animals and exhibits at their own pace and...

Sensory Friendly Shows at the Virginia Aquarium

​Join us as we invite families with children or adults with special needs to visit the Aquarium before we open to the general public. See all of our animals and exhibits in a calm, comfortable, sensory-friendly environment and explore at your own pace. Advanced...