Mesmerizing Mermaids in the Smokies Memorial Day Weekend at Ripley’s Aquarium

Mermaids greet visitors at daily shows. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Don’t miss the mesmerizing mermaids in the Smokies Memorial Day Weekend at Ripley’s Aquarium in Gatlinburg! Back by popular demand and for a limited time guests to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies can enjoy live mermaid shows daily at 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m beginning Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

While you’re in Gatlinburg visiting one of the Top 5 Aquariums in the World, you can enjoy other daily live shows:
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Halloween Crabs at Ripley’s new SWARM exhibit!

9:30 am    Shark Lagoon Dive
10:30 am  Penguin Feeding
11:00 am   Stingray Bay Dive
11:30 am   Marine Science Class
12:00 pm  Live Mermaid Show
12:30 pm  Marine Science Class
1:00 pm    Stingray Bay Dive
1:30 pm    Marine Science Class
2:00 pm   Live Mermaid Show
2:30 pm   Penguin Feeding
3:00 pm   Stingray Bay Dive
3:30 pm   Marine Science Class
4:00 pm   Live Mermaid Show
4:30 pm   Marine Science Class
5:00 pm   Stingray Bay Dive
5:30 pm   Penguin Facts
6:00 pm  Coral Reef Dive
7:00 pm  Stingray Bay Dive
8:00 pm  Coral Reef Dive
9:00 pm  Stingray Bay Dive
10:00 pm Coral Reef Dive

All new for 2015 at Ripley’s Aquarium is the SWARM exhibit featuring over 20 interactives and 12 exhibits with over 1,000 strange and bizarre animals like Halloween Crabs, Blue Blubber Jellyfish, Clusterwink Snails, and Flashlight Fish. And did we mention hundreds of Locusts, Live Crickets and other strange bugs? You can even get a Free Fish Manicure!

There’s nothing like Ripley’s Aquarium Shark Lagoon and incredible Underwater Tunnel! You get up close and personal to some of nature’s most awesome creatures. You can Touch-A-Ray and experience the ultimate Penguin Playhouse!

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies also hosts special programs like Sleep with the Sharks, PJ Party with the Penguins, and a Splash with Stingrays behind the scenes tour. And also don’t miss the Shark-Tastic Saturdays Early Bird Breakfast Tours. Now you know why this incredible place truly is one of the best aquariums in the world and it’s right here in the Great Smoky Mountains!

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