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Members' Halloween at the Aquarium

Get ready for our spooktacular Members' Halloween Dance Party! Mark your calendar and start making your costume for one of our most popular evenings of the year. Begin your night with dinner at the Restaurant or come just for the party—it's sure to be an evening full of tricks, treats and fang-tastic festivities!

Halloween Dinner and Dance Party

Oct. 27 (Sat.)

Seatings at 6:15 or 6:30 p.m.

Not a member? Join now

Tickets:

$102 per adult (includes tax and gratuity)
$46 per child (ages 3–12)

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. Beer, wine and additional non-alcoholic beverages will be available at your table for 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).


Dinner Menu

Adult Menu

  • First Course: Crab and Corn Chowder, Roasted Vegetables, Uni, Bacon Croutons
  • Main Course: Lamb Shank Cassoulet, White Beans, Salt Pork, Fall Squashes
  • Dessert: Freeform Apple Crostata

Child Menu

  • First Course: Crispy Chicken Macaroni and Cheese
  • Main Course: Short Ribs, Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables
  • Dessert: Freeform Apple Crostata

If you have food allergies, please call 831.647.2327 and let us know by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 19.


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!

Buy tickets for the Halloween Dinner and Dance Party


Halloween Dance Party

Oct. 27 (Sat.)

7–10 p.m.

Not a member? Join now

Tickets:

$25 per adult
$20 per child (ages 3-17; children under three admitted free)

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.

Tickets to the Halloween Dance Party will be available for purchase online until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 26, or until sold out. Tickets are non-refundable and must be purchased in advance; they will not be available at the door. Space is limited, so get your tickets now. For more information, please call 831.648.4880 Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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!

Buy tickets for the Halloween Dance Party