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More than 30 costumed characters, five remote-controlled droids will be at aquarium Saturday
Special to the News
Mississippi Aquarium is excited to announce a three-day intergalactic adventure May 4 to May 6 celebrating “May the 4th be With You,” “Revenge of the Fifth” and “Return of the Sixth!,” an Aquatic Wonders Trilogy.
Embark on a journey across the gala-sea inspired by the legendary space saga while immersing yourself in the aquatic wonders.
Starting on May 4, visitors can unleash their inner Jedi and explore the intriguing world of Darth Gator and the Duck Side of the Force with daily narrated programming on campus. Younglings and Padawans will complete an activity sheet to advance to the next stage of their training.
Before they blast off into hyperspace, guests will indulge in our delicious selection of galactic treats at the Planet Pelican Pointe Cafe, including our signature Cheese-3PO Burger, Seven Leia Nachos and Dark Side Lemonade.
Return of the Sixth! Mark your calendars for the grand finale on Saturday, May 6, when Mississippi Aquarium will feature special guest appearances by Star Wars costumed characters of your favorite friends and villains beginning at 10 a.m.* Visitors will also have the opportunity to witness an extraordinary underwater lightsaber battle in Aquatic Wonders oceans habitat from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
“We invite guests to join the fun by dressing up as their favorite character from the legendary space saga,” said Patrick Pearson, vice president of sales and marketing. “Whether you’re a big Star Wars fan or not, this promises to be a fun event at the Mississippi Aquarium.”
For more information about the event and schedule, please visit the website event page at www.msaquarium.org/events/2022/maythe4th.
*Important: Star Wars characters will be at Mississippi Aquarium on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with intermittent breaks throughout the day. Please note that individual character schedules may vary, and some characters might depart before 4 p.m. We encourage you to arrive early to ensure you can meet and interact with all the characters during your visit.