Category Archives: Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park News


Blue-eyed sea turtle “MJ” joins Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park

The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park on Tuesday will introduce MJ, a rare, blue-eyed loggerhead sea turtle who’s been a star in South Texas for years, to the public tomorrow at 11:15 a.m.



Old Alligator Snapping Turtle Now Named “Spike”

The ancient alligator snapping turtle at the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park now answers to the name “Spike” thanks to Aaron Carey and his family of Lewisville. The Carey family received passes to the Children’s Aquarium for a year and …



The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Celebrates New Beginning for 75th Anniversary

The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Celebrates New Beginning for 75th Anniversary Everything old is new again. The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, which officially opened in December 2010, is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the historic building at Fair …



New Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Open for Sneak Peek during the State Fair of Texas

New Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Open for Sneak Peek during the State Fair of Texas The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park opens its doors on Sept. 24 for the first day of the 2010 State Fair of Texas to …