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Members' Halloween at the Aquarium

Are you ready for a spooktacular evening at the Aquarium? Start your night off with a Halloween dinner in the Restaurant or arrive later for our dance party. With trick-or-treating, a DJ, magicians and more, it's sure to be a fang-tastic event you won't want to miss!

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Halloween Dinner and Dance Party

Oct. 27 (Sat.)

Seatings at 6 or 6:30 p.m.

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Start your evening with our special Halloween Dinner. Your dinner ticket includes admission to the Halloween Dance Party, a three-course dinner and a non-alcoholic beverage. Wine pairing will be available at your table for an additional purchase. Advance reservations are required as seating is limited; tickets are non-refundable. Please enter through the restaurant entrance on Hovden Way (just past the Member Entrance).


Costume Guidelines

We ask that for the safety of our exhibits and your surrounding trick-or-treaters you review the following costume rules for the Halloween Dance Party:

  • Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials.
  • Masks may only be worn for photo opportunities.
  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium reserves the right to turn away any guest with a costume that we deem offensive or unsafe.

Remember, this is an Aquarium-member, family-friendly event and we want everyone to have a ghoulishly good time!


Halloween Dance Party

Oct. 27 (Sat.)

7–10 p.m.

Not a member? Join now

Put on your favorite costume for a frightfully fun evening of activities and ghostly good times! Kids of all ages love this event featuring trick-or-treating, music, magicians, a Halloween craft, and more. The Cafe will be open from 7 to 9:30 p.m. with select food available for purchase.


Costume Guidelines

We ask that for the safety of our exhibits and your surrounding trick-or-treaters you review the following costume rules for the Halloween Dance Party:

  • Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials.
  • Masks may only be worn for photo opportunities.
  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium reserves the right to turn away any guest with a costume that we deem offensive or unsafe.

Remember, this is an Aquarium-member, family-friendly event and we want everyone to have a ghoulishly good time!