The Oklahoma Aquarium and the Oklahoma Aquarium Foundation are hosting SPLASH: Lagers & Loggerheads at the aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive., in Jenks, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 2.

This event will offer visitors opportunities to see exhibits at the aquarium while sampling beers from numerous local breweries. The event also includes food samples from local restaurants and live entertainment.

General admission tickets are $65 per guest. VIP tickets are $200 and include early admission, access to the Loggerhead Lounge and an event T-shirt. Oklahoma Aquarium members tickets are $50 per guest. Member VIP tickets are $175.

To purchase tickets, go to

Participating breweries and distributors include Cabin Boys Brewing Co., Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers, Iron Monk Brewing Co., Marshall Brewing Co., Muskogee Brewing Co., New Era: Fine Fermentations, Nine Band Brewing Co., Ok Cider, Renaissance Brewing Co., Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, American Solera, Angry Scotsman, Bricktown Brewing Co., Broken Arrow Brewing Co., Nothing’s Left Brewing Co., Republic National Distribution, Willows Family Ales, Anthem Brewing Co. and Eerie Abbey Ales.

Participating restaurants include Roosevelt’s, Chalkboard, Freddie’s Steakhouse, Growler USA, Los Cabos, McNellies Group, Napa Flats, Nola’s, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Peacemaker, Siegi’s, Sisserou’s, Taziki’s, Texas Roadhouse, Waterfront Grill, Albert G’s, The Bistro at Seville, Burn Co. and Hebert’s Specialty Meats.

SPLASH is the Oklahoma Aquarium’s largest fundraiser of the year and supports its mission to “educate and inspire conservation of our aquatic world through interactive discovery.”

Tom Gilbert


Chief Photographer

Tom joined the Tulsa World in 1988 after being an intern and graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma. He lived in Saudi Arabia before graduating from Broken Arrow High School. He is married to Karen Gilbert and has three grown children.