Texas State Aquarium Announces Dollar Day Presented by Reliant on Sunday, December 2


November 28, 2012

reliant-new-logoCORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The Texas State Aquarium is pleased to announce that Reliant, an NRG company, is returning as our December Dollar Day partner. Dollar Day, when the Texas State Aquarium offers admission prices of one dollar for all visitors, will be on Sunday, December 2. Along with the special price, there will be an enhanced schedule of programs for the event. In addition, Reliant will provide a free gift to the first 3,000 Dollar Day visitors.

“The Texas State Aquarium is an incredible asset for the Corpus Christi community as it helps educate our future generation about the importance of wildlife and environmental conservation,” said Manny Rodriguez, Vice President of Sponsorships & Charitable Giving, Reliant. “Their mission of promoting environmental conservation goes hand-in-hand with Reliant’s efforts of ensuring sustainability for our energy future. We are proud of our ongoing relationship with the Texas State Aquarium, and happy to do our part in helping support their efforts.”  

Aquarium President and CEO Tom Schmid said, “We are so pleased to have Reliant return as our partner for the December 2012 Dollar Day. Our dollar days are a long-standing tradition for the Aquarium, and we’re thankful for the support that corporate partners like Reliant provide to help make this possible.”

The Aquarium will operate on regular hours for the day, opening at 9:00 a.m. and closing at 5:00 p.m. Children two years old and under will receive free admission. Parking is $5.00.


Texas State Aquarium–Connecting people with nature and inspiring conservation of the Gulf of Mexico.

The Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums.