ATLANTA (May 24, 2016) – Visit Georgia Aquarium all Father’s Day weekend to experience the Oceans and Autos car show June 17-19, 2016. An impressive array of over 50 automobiles and motorcycles, collectively valued at over 20 million dollars, from years past to present day will be on display in the Oceans Ballroom. Guests can expect to see cars from both World Wars and beyond, and one of the oldest cars on exhibit, the 1909 Harvester. 

The car show begins Friday, June 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., continues Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oceans and Autos guests will also have the chance to meet the host of “My Classic Car,” Dennis Gage, Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

“We are thrilled to host ‘Oceans and Autos’ this Father’s Day weekend at Georgia Aquarium and to be able to provide a unique offering to fathers this holiday,” said Martin Gray, chief marketing officer at Georgia Aquarium. “Families will have the opportunity to spend time together viewing an expansive collection of automobiles, and be able to enjoy the world-class exhibits of Georgia Aquarium all in one trip.”

Guests can visit both the Aquarium and car show for the price of general admission, plus a $10 car show admission price. For guests only attending the car show, a $20 ticket option is also available. Children 12 and under receive free admission to the Oceans and Autos car show.  Guests only visiting Georgia Aquarium have the option to visit the Aquarium for the regular price of admission. 

Don’t forget to visit Georgia Aquarium on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19 when fathers receive half off general Aquarium admission with one full paying adult. For an even greater discount, tickets can be purchased in advance online. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit georgiaaquarium.org.

The expansive display is a unique experience for guests of all ages. To find out if some of dad’s favorite cars will be at Oceans and Autos, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org for a full listing of all the automobiles and motorcycles.


Georgia Aquarium is the perfect place to surprise Dad with the perfect Father’s Day gift! Choose from any of the Aquarium’s amazing animal encounters or interactive programs, like Journey with Gentle Giants. Give Dad the gift of a lifetime as he swims or dives with whale sharks, manta rays, and thousands of other marine life in the 6.3 million gallon habitat, Ocean Voyager Built by The Home Depot. If swimming with the largest fish in the world isn’t his style, try out a Penguin Encounter or Sea Otter Encounter and get up-close with these animals. For more information or to book a program, please visit here or call 404-581-4000.

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ABOUT GEORGIA AQUARIUM

Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that contains more than 10 million gallons of water and has the largest collection of aquatic animals. Georgia Aquarium’s mission is to be a scientific institution that entertains and educates, features exhibits and programs of the highest standards, and offers engaging and exciting guest experiences that promote the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. Georgia Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. For additional information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org