Aqua Affair is Great Lakes Aquarium’s annual fundraising gala. Experience the Aquarium in a whole new light with a festive evening of local food and drink among the animals.
Proceeds from Aqua Affair directly support animal care, educational programming, community outreach and exhibit design all year long.
Saturday, March 19, 2022
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
at Great Lakes Aquarium
Aqua Affair is a 21+ event.
Tickets to the event are $50/ea for Aquarium members and $55/ea for non-members.
Tickets available at the front desk until sold out.
Raffle tickets ($20/ticket) can be purchased at the Aquarium’s front desk from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily and on the night of the event. Raffle tickets are also available via mail upon request. To request raffle tickets, email email@example.com.
List of Raffle Prizes
2022 Raffle Prizes include:
- $1,000 cash courtesy of Minnesota Power
- Framed, matted painting by John Hanna (valued at $425)
– Cowboy Print 08/100, 40″x30″
- Original Agate Jewelry by Terri Reinke
- Aerostich Apparel Package (valued at $425)
– Aerostich Wind Block Fleece Jacket, Size: L, Forest Green (may be exchanged for different color or size)
– Aerostich Waxed Cotton Envelope Bags, Brown, Set of 9
– Aerostich Waxed Cotton Letter Bag, Brown (may be exchanged for different color)
- Minnesota Sports Package (valued at $250)
– Minnesota Vikings Mini Helmet signed by Garrett Bradbury (includes certificate of authenticity)
– Minnesota Vikings 8″x10″ framed, signed photograph of Danielle Hunter (includes certificate of authenticity)
– Minnesota Twins 8″x10″ framed, signed photograph of Byron Buxton
– Minnesota Wild Gift Bag (Branded pull-string, zipper bag; Baseball cap; Sunglasses; Mini pennant flag)
- Travel the Twin Ports Package
– Original framed Otter painting by Anni Friesen
– Year-long Family Membership to Great Lakes Aquarium and complimentary stuffed animal
– 60-minute Therapeutic Massage from Eagles Nest Massage Therapy
– 4 Ticket Vouchers to the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra
– 3.5 gallons of Duluth Candy Company‘s Duluth Mix Popcorn
– Gift basket from Yes, Cheese
– Gift cards to New Scenic Café, Vikre Distillery (+t-shirt), Cedar Lounge – Earth Rider Brewery’s Taproom and SuperOne Foods
– More to come!
Raffle Prize Photos
Need not be present to win! Want to support the Aquarium from the comfort of your own home? We’ll send raffle tickets to you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request raffle tickets!
Live performance from Bill & Kate Isles
Food & Beverage Vendors
Once inside, enjoy complimentary samples from the following local vendors:
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
Black Woods Grill & Bar
Earth Rider Brewery
Ursa Minor Brewing
White Winter Winery
Sturgeon Art Gallery
Head up to our 2nd floor Discovery Center and immerse yourself in our Sturgeon Art Gallery, curated by Darren Houser & Ryuta Nakajima.