August


Evenings by the Bay

When: August 6–7 (Sat.–Sun.)
6–8 p.m.
Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites. Enjoy musical performances by The Edge Band (country) on Saturday night and Tim Jackson & Friends (jazz) on Sunday.
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Evenings by the Bay

When: August 13–14 (Sat.–Sun.)
6–8 p.m.
Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites. Enjoy musical performances by Victory Lane (classic rock/blues) on Saturday night and the MJF High School All-Star Band (jazz) on Sunday.
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Evenings by the Bay

When: August 20–21 (Sat.–Sun.)
6–8 p.m.
Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites. Enjoy musical performances by Steve Ezzo & the Monterey Bay All-Stars (rock/funk/R&B) on Saturday night and Bill Spencer (jazz) on Sunday.
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Evenings by the Bay

When: August 27–28 (Sat.–Sun.)
6–8 p.m.
Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites. Enjoy musical performances by Joint Chiefs (funk/R&B/soul) on Saturday night and Along Came Betty (jazz) on Sunday.
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September


Evenings by the Bay

When: September 3–4 (Sat.–Sun.)
6–8 p.m.
Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites. Enjoy musical performances by Red Beans & Rice (rock/R&B) on Saturday night and Paul Contos Big Band (jazz) on Sunday.
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Seasonal fish entrees served by Executive Chef Matthew Beaudin

Member Night Dinner

When: Saturday, September 24
6:15–7:30 p.m.

Fee & reservations required

Start your Member Night with a delicious dinner in Cindy's Waterfront restaurant. Enjoy a fixed menu featuring seasonal selections. The dinner is limited to Aquarium members; seating is limited and reservations are required. Adult price is $55 (plus tax and gratuity); child price (under age 12) is $20 (plus tax and gratuity). Menu and reservation details to follow in your Member e-communications.
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Moon jellies

Member Night: Dive into Science!

When: Saturday, September 24
7–9 p.m.

Take part in special programs and explore our exhibits during these quieter hours when we're open just for members and your guests. 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


The Party

When: Saturday, October 1
7–11:30 p.m.

Fee & reservations required

Join us for our final Cooking for Solutions event of 2016. Stroll through our award-winning exhibits while tasting ocean-friendly food and drink by more than 50 restaurants, wineries and breweries until 10 p.m. After that, the Marine Mammal Gallery turns into an underwater nightclub with dancing and a cash bar. Ages 21 and up.
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Halloween Dinner

When: Saturday, October 29
6:15–7:30 p.m.

Member event
Fee & reservations required

Start your haunted evening off right with our special Halloween Dinner in Cindy's Waterfront restaurant and Cafe. Your dinner ticket includes admission to the Halloween Dance Party, a three-course dinner and a non-alcoholic beverage. The dinner is limited to Aquarium members; seating is limited. Adult price is $80; child price (under age 12) is $40. Advance reservations are required and tickets are non-refundable. Dinner reservations will be available for purchase August 29.
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Halloween Dance Party

When: Saturday, October 29
7–10 p.m.

Member event
Fee & reservations required

Put on your costume and join the skeletons and sea stars, black cats and bat rays for an evening of trick-or-treating, dancing and ghostly good times. The Halloween Dance Party is limited to Aquarium members; children under three admitted free. Adult price is $20; child price (ages 3 to 17) is $15. Tickets are non-refundable. Tickets go on sale August 29.
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December


Members' Holiday Dinner

Member Night: Holiday Dinner

When: Friday, December 2
6:15–7:30 p.m.

Fee & reservations required

Celebrate the season at our Holiday Dinner! Start your Member Night with a delicious dinner in Cindy's Waterfront restaurant and enjoy a fixed menu featuring seasonal selections. The dinner is limited to Aquarium members; seating is limited and reservations are required. Adult price is $55 (plus tax and gratuity); child price (under age 12) is $20 (plus tax and gratuity). Menu and reservation details to follow in your Member e-communications.
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Ocean Discovery Storefront

Member Night: Holiday Event and Sale

When: Friday, December 2
7–10 p.m.

Experience a night of good cheer at our annual Holiday Event and Sale! This festive Member Night includes holiday music, photo opportunities with Santa, wine tasting (with wine glass purchase) and more. Shop for unique holiday gifts with your Member Night-exclusive 20 percent discount at the Gift & Bookstore. This event is free for members and guest cards are honored.
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