First COVID-19, now tropical storms: Soft opening events canceled for new Mississippi Aquarium

Published 11:36 am Monday, August 24, 2020

The Mississippi Aquarium announced it canceled all soft opening events due to Tropical Storms Marco and Laura.

The new aquarium on the Mississippi Gulf Coast was set to open some of its attraction Monday through Thursday. The aquarium plans to officially open on Saturday.

Leaders said they will continue to monitor the latest on both storms.

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As we make preparations for the incoming weather, we encourage you to follow the local media outlets for all weather updates as the situation continues to change and follow the recommendations of the local authorities.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support. We could not do this without you and look forward to welcoming you to Mississippi Aquarium on August 29.