August


Evenings by the Bay

When: Saturday, August 3
6–8 p.m.

Join us for extended summer hours until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and see the Aquarium in a whole new light. Enjoy live music, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites while visiting your favorite exhibits. This evening, enjoy live music from Andrea's Fault.

Small bites available for purchase.

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Evenings by the Bay

When: Saturday, August 10
6–8 p.m.

Join us for extended summer hours until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and see the Aquarium in a whole new light. Enjoy live music, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites while visiting your favorite exhibits. This evening, enjoy live music from Fast Times.

Small bites available for purchase.

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Evenings by the Bay

When: Saturday, August 17
6–8 p.m.

Join us for extended summer hours until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and see the Aquarium in a whole new light. Enjoy live music, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites while visiting your favorite exhibits. This evening, enjoy live music from the Monterey Jazz Festival High School All-Stars.

Small bites available for purchase.

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Evenings by the Bay

When: Saturday, August 24
6–8 p.m.

Join us for extended summer hours until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and see the Aquarium in a whole new light. Enjoy live music, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites while visiting your favorite exhibits. This evening, enjoy live music from the White Album Ensemble.

Small bites available for purchase.

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Evenings by the Bay

When: Saturday, August 31
6–8 p.m.

Join us for extended summer hours until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and see the Aquarium in a whole new light. Enjoy live music, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites while visiting your favorite exhibits. This evening, enjoy live music from the Joint Chiefs.

Small bites available for purchase.

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October


Fiesta del Mar at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Fiesta del Mar

When: Sunday, October 13
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! Four renowned chefs will demonstrate how to make delicious dishes featuring sustainable seafood—with free tastings! With live music, dance and crafts for the kids, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
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Members' Halloween Dance Party

When: Saturday, October 26
7–10 p.m.

Fee & reservations required

Join us for an optional special Halloween Dinner starting at 6:15 p.m. in the Restaurant. Then, join the skeletons and sea stars, black cats and bat rays for an evening of trick-or-treating, dancing and ghoulishly good times! Children under three admitted free. Tickets are limited, and must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are non-refundable. More details about this event to follow in your member emails.

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December


Members' Holiday Event

When: Friday, December 6
7–10 p.m.

Fee & reservations required for dinner only

Experience a night of good cheer at our annual Holiday Event for members. This festive evening includes holiday music, photo opportunities with Santa, small bites, wine tasting (with wine glass purchase) and more! Shop for unique holiday gifts with your Member Night-exclusive 20 percent discount at our Aquarium Store. Start your Member Night with an optional dinner at the Restaurant where you'll enjoy a fixed menu featuring seasonal selections. Seating is limited and online reservations required.
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