Adult-Only Sleepover with Penguins at Gatlinburg, TN Aquarium
Ripley's Aquarium in Gatlinburg will be hosting a 21-and-over sleepover called Pints and Penguins this summer, where you can spend the night with real-life penguins.
Who doesn't love penguins? They are so adorable and downright entertaining to watch. I mean have you ever seen any videos of them waddling and playing with each other on social media? I've heard many people say that they would love the opportunity to get up close and personal to hang out with penguins. Well, you're going to have the chance to do just that...unless you are under the age of 21.
Pints and Penguins Adult-Onlly Sleepover in Gatlinburg
If you're looking for some fun and unique experiences this year, here's one that you might want to tell your friends about. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennesse will be hosting several Pints and Penguins Adult-Only Sleepovers that you might want to be a part of. According to Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies:
Ripley’s penguins may be dressed to impress in their tuxedos for this exclusive, adult-only sleepover event, but you can settle in and get comfortable for an evening full of animal experiences, delicious bites, a full bar, and more! Start your night off with appetizers and drinks, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour of the Aquarium. Next, pick the perfect spot to sleep in the Penguin Playhouse.
Don’t worry—African penguins have unusual sleeping patterns and will keep you entertained until your drift off to dreamland. They take short naps throughout the day and even have the unique ability to sleep while standing up or while floating in the water!
In the morning, you will wake up to a hot breakfast and can get up close and personal with an African penguin, as well as enjoy the Aquarium at your leisure. Inspired by Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies’ sold-out Sips & Sharks events, Pints & Penguins is an even more intimate program, with limited capacity. Booking in advance is highly recommended.
These adult-only sleepovers will be held on June 24, August 19, October 6, and October 21, 2023. To get your tickets and learn more about these awesome events, click here.
It should be noted that these aren't the only sleepovers that Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies host throughout the year. You can choose from Sleep with the Sharks, Sips & Sharks – 21+ Sleepover, Mermaid Slumber Party, and PJ Party with the Penguins. Learn more about these experiences by clicking here.