Entertainment Editor

SAVE THE DATE: Reef-A-Palooza is returning to Central Florida.

America’s largest saltwater aquarium show with nearly 200 vendors, Reef-A-Palooza is returning to Orlando for its sixth consecutive year.

The convention is a central place to connect, explore and educate. Guests of all ages are invited to speak with industry leaders, business owners, authors, scientists, hobbyists and more; explore products and technology, and purchase cutting-edge equipment; and educate one another through lectures. 

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Daily Schedule:

• Day 1: Saturday, April 6

11 a.m. - Show room floor opens

12:30 p.m. - Speaker

2:30 p.m. - Speaker

4 p.m. - Raffle 

6 p.m. - Show room floor closes

 

• Day 2: Sunday, April 7

11 a.m. - Show room floor opens

12:30 p.m. - Speaker

2:30 p.m. - Speaker

4 p.m. - Raffle 

6 p.m. - Show room floor closes

This year’s speakers include Aquarium Supervisor for SeaWorld Orlando Justin Zimmerman; Founder and CEO of DrTim’s Aquatics, LLC. Dr. Tim Hovanec; President and Co-Founder of the aquarium industry company Two Little Fishies, Inc. Julian Sprung; and marine biologist, coral aquaculturist, artist, photographer and filmmaker Colin Foord. 

Reef-A-Palooza is at a new location this year. The convention is happening at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, April 6-7. 

General admission is $20 per day. Children ages 10 and under receive free admission. Tickets are available for purchase online in advance or at the door (cash only). Discounted event parking is available.

For more information, visit http://www.reefapaloozashow.net/orlando/