Otters’ Birthday

SAVE THE DATE: Otters’ Birthday 2024 will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024! Check back for updated details coming soon!

Agate & Ore are turning 10!

Help us celebrate with otter birthday cake, otter-themed crafts and special programming! The celebration will also include special appearances by Splish and Splash, the Great Lakes Aquarium otter mascots!

Saturday, April 15, 2023
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
at Great Lakes Aquarium

No reservation necessary.

Normal admission rates apply; members are always free!


11 a.m. StartOtter ProgramOtter Cove – First Floor
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.SCUBA ShowIsle Royale – First Floor
3 p.m. StartOtter Birthday CakeOtter Cove – First Floor
Available All Day:Otter Crafts
Otter Birthday Cards
Various Animal Encounters, Feedings, & Touchpool Experiences
Special Appearances by
Splish & Splash

Otter Gifts

Bring in a birthday gift from the otter wish list included below and receive $5 Otters’ Birthday Bucks to be used in Explorers Cove Gift Shop. (Purchase must total $10 or more to apply Otters’ Birthday Bucks. Offer only valid on Saturday, April 15, 2023.)  

Otters’ Birthday Gift Wish List

  • Microfiber Rugs
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  • Coco Fiber sheets, bowls, & mats
    • Image included below for reference
  • Listerine
  • Blue Buffalo Wilderness Canned Cat Food – Salmon Flavored
  • Dawn Dish Soap
  • Dish Washing Sponge Wand
Microfiber Rugs
Coco Fiber Sheets