Mermaids are coming back to Audubon Aquarium

Grab your dinglehopper and your favorite human, because the Weeki Wachee Mermaids are swimming back to New Orleans.

by Mary Staes
October 18, 2018

Grab your dinglehopper and your favorite human, because the Wands & Wishes Mermaids are swimming to New Orleans.

During the daytime, they’ll appear over two weekends in tanks at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Nov. 14-17 and 21-24.

This year, there’s an opportunity to get up close to a mermaid during breakfast on Nov. 16 and Nov. 23. The event will give exclusive acess to meet a mermaid up-close in the Gulf of Mexico habitat while dining on Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon and more. Guests can even get the opportunity to have a green screen photo taken upon entry (normally $10) and receive a second autographed photo of the mermaids.

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Tickets are $60 for Audubon members, and $65 for non-members. Click here for more details about the event.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Getting there
1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon 10am–5pm
Tue-Wed Closed
Thu-Sun 10am–5pm
More Info

Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether...

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