ATLANTA (March 4, 2016) – Release your super powers and become a superhero at Georgia Aquarium’s Superhero Day on Saturday, March 12. Come dressed as your favorite superhero or create one of your very own to become a defender of the oceans.

Kids 12 and under who come dressed as a superhero will receive free admission with each paying adult from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Superheroes will enjoy special activities including make-your-own superhero mask, Superhero Academy, games, photo stations, and special superhero appearances in the Aquarium’s atrium from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Georgia Aquarium works with heroes every day that are dedicated to protecting and saving the oceans and all the species within them through research and conservation. You can be a superhero by becoming a steward for the oceans. Visit Georgia Aquarium to learn more about our aquatic ecosystems and what you can you do to help preserve the world’s oceans.

While visiting Georgia Aquarium, make sure to stop by the atrium and witness the magical quest into 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea! Join the daring StarSpinner as he takes an expedition through the depths of the ocean, encountering mysterious and fantastic creatures along the way. Shows will begin at 3:30 p.m., with exceptions on March 13, April 30, and May 15 when the show will begin at 3 p.m. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea will be performed every Saturday and Sunday with the final performance on May 22. For more information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.

Both events are free to all guests with general admission. For more information on Superhero Day, please click here.

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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