Member Events and Deals

Aquarium members enjoy special events and deals all year long.

SEA Days

Party for the Planet

Saturday, April 14, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
You are cordially invited to a Party for the Planet. Since over 70% of the Earth is covered in water, the guest of honor will be the world’s oceans! Join us at this family-friendly event where we recognize Earth Day through hands-on activities, scientific exploration, and crafts.  Free for members.


Ocean Author Presentation

High Tide on Main Street 
with John Englander

Wednesday, May 7, 7 - 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

King tides, storm surge, erosion, and slowly rising sea level seem to swirl together as a coastal threat. In High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis, oceanographer John Englander explains how sea level is moving beyond the ice age cycles of the last few million years, heading much higher severely impact coastal communities and ecosystems. Buy the book in advance from the Aquarium Gift Shop and receive priority seating at the event. Book must be purchased onsite or by phone: 858-534-8753. Event free for members.


Perspectives Lecture

Charles David Keeling Annual Lecture
David Victor, UC San Diego Climate Leader

Tuesday, May 13, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Please join us for the fifth annual Keeling Lecture, in memory of distinguished Scripps Professor Charles David Keeling's life and invaluable contributions to climate science and Scripps. This year, we are honored to host UC San Diego School of International Relations and Pacific Studies Professor David Victor. Victor, an internationally recognized leader in research on energy and climate change policy, is Director of the school’s new Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, and author of numerous books including his most recent, Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting the Planet. Free for members.

SEA Days

Breathing in Climate Change

Saturday, May 17, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Celebrate Clean Air Month at this climate-themed event and uncover the link between pollution, climate change, and you. Join UC San Diego’s Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment as researchers demonstrate real-time experiments. Free for members.