Upcoming Events

June 28, 2014

Giant Pacific Octopus Encounter

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Are you a sucker for the spineless? Go behind-the-scenes on a popular encounter to shake our octopus's hand... er, suckers. Learn about the exciting life of one of the most intelligent invertebrates on this planet! Spineless... And Spectacular! Octopuses live along the rocky shores and in tide pools, where they prowl the ocean bottom in search of crab, scallops, clams and other crustaceans. The... more

July 01, 2014

Giant Pacific Octopus Encounter

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Are you a sucker for the spineless? Go behind-the-scenes on a popular encounter to shake our octopus's hand... er, suckers. Learn about the exciting life of one of the most intelligent invertebrates on this planet! Spineless... And Spectacular! Octopuses live along the rocky shores and in tide pools, where they prowl the ocean bottom in search of crab, scallops, clams and other crustaceans. The... more

July 03, 2014

Giant Pacific Octopus Encounter

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Are you a sucker for the spineless? Go behind-the-scenes on a popular encounter to shake our octopus's hand... er, suckers. Learn about the exciting life of one of the most intelligent invertebrates on this planet! Spineless... And Spectacular! Octopuses live along the rocky shores and in tide pools, where they prowl the ocean bottom in search of crab, scallops, clams and other crustaceans. The... more

July 05, 2014

Giant Pacific Octopus Encounter

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Are you a sucker for the spineless? Go behind-the-scenes on a popular encounter to shake our octopus's hand... er, suckers. Learn about the exciting life of one of the most intelligent invertebrates on this planet! Spineless... And Spectacular! Octopuses live along the rocky shores and in tide pools, where they prowl the ocean bottom in search of crab, scallops, clams and other crustaceans. The... more

July 09, 2014

Aquatots: Super Stars of the Sea

10:30am - 11:00am

Discover the amazing super powers of sea stars.What Is Aquatots?Jumbo-sized fun for little ocean explorers! Join us each month for our new interactive and FREE Aquatots preschool programs. Specially designed for children age 3-5 years old with an adult, the Aquatots program invites preschoolers on a voyage of discovery as they explore the wonders of the sea.Activities are lead by a dynamic Aqua... more

July 12, 2014

Girl Scout Combo Sleepover

Saturday, 6:00pm - Sunday, 9:00am

You'll have the Aquarium to yourself as you travel through our exhibits on a scavenger hunt, participate in hands-on activities, and experience early morning behind-the-scenes at the Aquarium! After a fun-filled evening exploring life under the ocean, be lulled to sleep by the soothing sights of our Passages of the Deep tunnels. All of our sleepovers include a full dinner with vegetarian optio... more

July 26, 2014

Shark Family Sleepover Combo

Saturday, 6:00pm - Sunday, 9:00am

You, along with other families, will have the Aquarium to yourself as you travel through our exhibits on a scavenger hunt, participate in hands-on, age appropriate activities, and experience early morning behind-the-scenes at the Aquarium to meet one of our seals or sea lions! After a fun-filled evening exploring life under the ocean, be lulled to sleep by the soothing sights of our Passages of... more

August 09, 2014

Shark Conservation Weekend

9:00am - 5:00pm

They are an ancient species with a lineage that extends back millions of years. They are perfectly adapted to their environment. They inspire fear and fascination. They are sharks. But due to prejudice, habitat destruction, climate change and over-hunting, sharks are rapidly becoming one of the most imperiled creatures on Earth. Every year, humans harvest millions of sharks from the world's ... more

Shark Conservation Weekend Family Combo Sleepover

Saturday, 6:00pm - Sunday, 9:00am

You'll have the Aquarium to yourself as you travel through our exhibits on a scavenger hunt, participate in hands-on activities, and experience early morning behind-the-scenes at the Aquarium! After a fun-filled evening exploring life under the ocean, be lulled to sleep by the soothing sights of our Passages of the Deep tunnels. All of our sleepovers include a full dinner with vegetarian optio... more

August 10, 2014

Shark Conservation Weekend

9:00am - 5:00pm

They are an ancient species with a lineage that extends back millions of years. They are perfectly adapted to their environment. They inspire fear and fascination. They are sharks. But due to prejudice, habitat destruction, climate change and over-hunting, sharks are rapidly becoming one of the most imperiled creatures on Earth. Every year, humans harvest millions of sharks from the world's ... more