April


Ocean waves

Member Night: Earth Day Celebration

When: Saturday, April 22
7–9 p.m.

Did you know more than 70 percent of the Earth's surface is covered in water? Join us for this Member Night as we celebrate Earth Day and, of course, the ocean! Member Nights are free for members and guest cards are honored. Start your night with a three-course fixed dinner (PDF) in Cindy's Waterfront. Dinner is $60 for adults, $20 for children under 12 (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations are required; please e-mail catering@mbayaq.org or call (831) 647-2327.
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Día del Niño

When: Sunday, April 30
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Celebrate children and families at our annual Día del Niño event on Sunday, April 30. Enjoy live Latin music performances, a craft room, special bilingual programming and more. Included with Aquarium admission!
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October


Fiesta del Mar at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Fiesta del Mar

When: Sunday, October 15
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! With live music, cultural dance, animal feedings presented bilingually and crafts for kids, there's something for every member of the family to enjoy.

December


Monterey Bay Aquarium Great Tide Pool

Community Open House

When: December 2–10 (Sat.–Sun.)
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Free admission for residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties. Visitors must present a photo ID (student IDs also accepted) or proof of residence like a current utility bill at the Main Entrance.