As a supporter of the Champion Autism Network (CAN), Ripley’s Aquarium provides sensory friendly events throughout the year.
Ripley’s Aquarium sensory friendly event includes house lights up and music and sound effects down.
Ripley’s Aquarium Sensory Friendly Event Dates: January 24, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23, 2021.
If needed, noise-canceling headphones are available at guest services.
Be amazed as Ripley’s beautiful mermaids show off their skills. This sensory-friendly mermaids show will feature no music, as an added treat, follow with a meet and greet in Friendship Flats.
Ripley’s Aquarium is located at 1110 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach.
Cost is $7 per person.
Doors open at 3 p.m. Be sure to visit the CAN table in the lobby for a special Selfie Scavenger Hunt.
Current COVID safety practices:
– Face masks are required for all guests over the age of 6.
– Hand sanitizing stations are located at the main entrance, as well as, throughout the facility.
– Social distancing stickers are placed throughout the facility as a reminder.
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The Champion Autism Network (CAN), is a nonprofit autism awareness organization based in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. CAN was founded in 2012 by Becky Large, a business professional and mother of a child on the spectrum. CAN’s goal is to raise autism awareness, reduce criticism and judgment and help families with children on the autism spectrum develop a network of like-minded people and supports, locally and beyond.
The Champion Autism Network’s mission is to raise autism awareness, hold sensory/autism friendly events and inspire action to support people with autism and their families.
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