January


Member Night: Science of the Sea

When: Saturday, January 26
7–9 p.m.

Take your knowledge of the beautiful world around us a little deeper! Geek out on fin-tastic facts about ocean animals. Member Nights are free for members and guest cards are honored. Start your night with a delicious dinner in the Restaurant. Dinner starts at 6:15 p.m. and features a three-course fixed menu of seasonal selections. Dinner is $77 for adults, $26 for children under 12. Seating is limited and online reservations are required.
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February


Event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

An Ocean of Opportunity

When: Monday, February 4
5:45–10 p.m.

Attention college students and young professionals! Join us for this exclusive event and enjoy food, wine and select exhibits while learning about conservation issues. Network with other young adults who want to get involved with the Aquarium. Tickets are $25 for the general public, $20 for members. Advance tickets are required and space is limited. Ages 18 and up.
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April


Día del Niño

When: Sunday, April 7
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Celebrate children and families at our annual Día del Niño event on Sunday, April 29. Enjoy live Latin music performances, a craft room, special bilingual programming and more. Included with Aquarium admission!
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July


Member Night: Picnic by the Bay

When: Thursday, July 11
7–9:30 p.m.

One of our most popular Member Nights is back! Bring your own picnic dinner or reserve one of our picnic baskets to pick up when you arrive. Then relax and enjoy your meal on our oceanfront decks or in front of your favorite exhibit. Please note that beer and wine are available for purchase at the Aquarium; you may not bring in your own alcoholic beverages. Member Nights are free for members and guest cards are honored. Registration not required. Please enter through the Main Entrance.

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October


Fiesta del Mar at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Fiesta del Mar

When: Sunday, October 13
10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Included with Aquarium admission; children 12 and under admitted free

Latin American traditions come alive during this celebration of ocean conservation! Four renowned chefs will demonstrate how to make delicious dishes featuring sustainable seafood—with free tastings! With live music, dance and crafts for the kids, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
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Members' Halloween Dance Party

When: Saturday, October 26
7–10 p.m.

Fee & reservations required

Join us for an optional special Halloween Dinner starting at 6:15 p.m. in the Restaurant. Then, join the skeletons and sea stars, black cats and bat rays for an evening of trick-or-treating, dancing and ghoulishly good times! Children under three admitted free. Tickets are limited, and must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are non-refundable. More details about this event to follow in your member emails.

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