Virginia Beach, VA

The Virginia Aquarium& Marine Science Center is hosting a two-day

EGGstra sweet event filled with chocolate treats and fun for the whole family in partnership with Kinder Joy®. Visit the Aquarium for EGGstravaganzaon Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 to enjoy an enlightening egg search featuring the iconic egg-shaped Kinder Joy treat. Other Easter celebrations include an egg craft and trivia prize wheel. Plus, snap a selfie with our bunny ambassador Sparkles!

 “We are thrilled to partner with zoos and aquariums across the country to make their Easter egg hunts even more exciting with the addition of Kinder Joy eggs,” said Felipe Riera Michelotti, Vice President of Marketing Kinder Joy and Seasonal Products at Ferrero. “Just like Kinder Joy, zoos and aquariums are known for creating authentic and connected moments when awe, wonder, and childhood joy are at the center of shared family experiences, and we look forward to connecting with families across the country in a new capacity.”

 EGGstravaganza activities are included in general Aquarium admission for timed tickets admitted between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on April 2 and 3. No additional ticketing is required. The event will take place rain or shine; weather permitting, the event will be outside at the Aquarium’s Discovery Garden.

 Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. The Aquarium is also a member of World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The Virginia Aquarium's mission is to inspire conservation of the marine environment through education, research, and sustainable practices. It is located at 717 General Booth Boulevard, just south of Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach. Visit www.VirginiaAquarium.comfor more information.


The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, supports the work of the Virginia Aquarium. The Foundation procures and maintains the Aquarium's exhibits, including the animals and habitats. It is also responsible for annual and capital fundraising, administration and funding for the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Program, conservation and scientific research efforts, and the Aquarium's mission-related education programs. You can be a part of our mission by making atax-deductibledonationto support our programming.

About Kinder Joy ®

Kinder Joy® is part of the portfolio of brands by Ferrero U.S.A. Inc., the confectionery company known also for Ferrero Rocher®, Tic Tac® and Nutella® The Original Hazelnut Spread®. Kinder Joy® first broke onto the U.S. confectionery scene in 2018, quickly winning over American consumers with its delicious creamy layers, chocolate-covered wafer bites and exciting surprise toy. It has quickly become a beloved treat and toy, earning the title of "2019 Product of the Year" within the Kids Novelty Snack category

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