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International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Thursday, September 19 | 10am – 4pm


Shiver me timbers! Declared International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) in 1995 by John Bauer (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy), this is a chance for landlubbers, scallywags and seadogs celebrate.

On Thursday, September 19 between 10am and 4pm, come to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium dressed as a pirate and/or figure out your pirate name and save $5 on same-day admission. In addition to full Aquarium access, regularly scheduled opportunities to quiz underwater SCUBA divers (11:15am & 1:30pm) and feed stingrays (3pm), special ITLAPD Aquarium adventures include the chance to make and race a pirate-themed soap ship (11am – 3pm), an excuse to try out a few basic pirate phrases and the ability to meet mascot land shark Finn (2pm).


Thursday, September 19, 10am – 5pm (last admission ticket sold at 4pm)


Greater Cleveland Aquarium (West Bank of the Flats, FirstEnergy Powerhouse, 2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113)


$5 off regular admission at Ticket Counter only; not available online or in conjunction with any other discount or offer.


For more information, call 216.862.8803