The Florida Aquarium, in partnership with the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (C.A.R.D.) USF, is hosting a Day of Discovery event. This event is an opportunity for those families with sensory disabilities like Autism, to experience the Aquarium in a way that is just for them between the hours of 8:30am and 11:00am including exclusive access to The Splash Pad our new water play area.

The event will also feature a special appearance by the 501st Legion Star Wars Stormtroopers.

Admission for the event is free for Aquarium members and $5 before, and $8 at the door for non-members. *Tickets must be used by 11am on May 14, 2016.

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WHEN: May 14th, 8:30am – 11:00am

8:30am - 9:30am : Exhibits

9:30am - 11:00am : New Splash Pad

WHERE: The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa

WHY: The Florida Aquarium has teamed up with the Center For Autism & Related Disabilities at the University of South Florida to provide support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities. The Florida Aquarium is a C.A.R.D. certified facility.