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Boo at MSAQ

2100 E Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39501

Celebrate Halloween day with Mississippi Aquarium’s Boo at MSAQ. Bring the whole family out in costume (and your mask) to enjoy a day at the Aquarium.

Guests will be able to experience otter pumpkin feedings as well as our divers carving pumpkins underwater.

Virtual Costume Contest:
Boo at MSAQ guests are invited to wear their favorite costume and take a photo in their costume at the Aquarium with the hashtag #BooAtMSAQ to enter a ticket giveaway. Three total winners will be chosen.   

How to enter the costume contest: 

Come to the Aquarium on October 31 in costume relative to one of the following categories:  
Scariest Costume 
Best Recycled 
Funniest Costume 

Take a photo at the Aquarium and comment the hashtag #BooAtMSAQ on Facebook OR Instagram (account must be public for us to see it) 

Three individual winners will be chosen on Monday, November 2. Each winner will receive one (1) individual ticket to the Aquarium to use for themselves or to share with a friend. The ticket is valid for entry for one year.