Halloween Dance Party at the Monterey Bay 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!

Halloween Dinner & Dance Party at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Halloween Dinner and Dance Party

Oct. 28 (Sat.)

Seatings at 6 or 6:30 p.m.

Tickets:

$80 per adult
$40 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. 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).


Dinner Menu

Adult Menu

  • First Course: Butternut Squash Soup
  • Second Course: Quinoa, Pumpkin, Toasted Pepitas, Roasted Corn, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Main Course: Pan Seared Patagonian Toothfish, Root Vegetable and Bacon Hash, Citrus Beurre Blanc
  • Dessert: Flourless Chocolate Cake

Child Menu

  • First Course: Vegetable Crudité, Buttermilk Ranch
  • Second Course: Mac & Cheese
  • Main Course: Grilled Chicken Tenders, Roasted Garlic Potato Puree, Candied Carrots
  • Dessert: Flourless Chocolate Cake

If you have food allergies, please call 831.674.2327 and let us know by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 20.


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!

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Halloween Dance Party at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Halloween Dance Party

Oct. 28 (Sat.)

7–10 p.m.

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 27, 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, 8 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

Not a member? Join now