"Trick-Or-Treat Under the Sea" has Booths Available

By / Life on the Island / Tuesday, 11 October 2016 04:00

“Trick or Treat Under the Sea” offers local businesses a prime opportunity to reach thousands of area families and consumers. The 2016 event features three nights of ghoulish good times, hosted by the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 27- 29.  “Trick or Treat Under the Sea” features indoor trick-or-treating, games and programs for children and families. More than 4,000 people experienced safe Halloween fun at the Aquarium last year. Businesses are invited to sponsor a booth or activities at this popular, annual event. The Aquarium offers three ways to involve your business with Trick or Treat Under the Sea: Reserve your booth space for one to three nights; Donate prizes, coupons or gift certificates for drawings and contests; and Invest in sponsorship opportunities and reach area families in multiple ways. Booth sponsors interact with visitors and compete for the “Best BOOth Contest.” Winners receive prizes and public recognition, including exposure to thousands of Aquarium friends online. Sponsorship monies support the Aquarium’s conservation and education work through the N.C. Aquarium Society. Booth reservations and sponsorships are available first-come, first-served and are limited. For more information and to reserve your space call (910) 772-0535.
About the Aquarium - The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher is located south of Kure Beach, a short drive south from Wilmington, on U.S. 421. The site is less than a mile from the Fort Fisher ferry terminal. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The Aquarium is one of three state aquariums in North Carolina administered by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR).  The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher is one of only 230 accredited members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, a non-profit organization dedicated to the highest standards in the areas of conservation, animal welfare, education, science and recreation. In addition, the Aquarium is an AZA partner in SAFE: Saving Animals from Extinction. More on AZA: AZA.org
 About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources - The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susan Kluttz, NCDNCR's mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.
 NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette's Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov


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