CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Mermaids are swimming near the Charleston Harbor for Spring Break this year.
The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids are returning to the South Carolina Aquarium March 28 through April 3, 2016. The mermaids out of Spring Hill, Florida will perform three times daily in the Great Ocean Tank. The highly popular shows geared toward all ages will feature the mermaids performing underwater choreography, swimming along the other marine animals at the Aquarium.
The performances at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. daily and guests are encouraged to arrive early to get a seat. All Mermaid performances are included with regular admission. In addition to the shows, Aquarium guests can also enjoy mermaid-themed activities, interactive education stations and a photo opportunity with a Weeki Wachee Mermaid.
This year the Aquarium is also hosting a special date night for a limited number of guests called "Mermaids & Me." The special event is Thursday, March 31 from 6-8:30 p.m. It is designed for all ages and includes an exclusive Mermaid performance, a mermaid photo opportunity, plus food and desserts. Tickets are $40 per person and children 2 and under are free.
For more information call (843) 577-FISH (3474) or visit scaquarium.org/mermaids.