Preuss Tide Pool Plaza is now open! Opportunities for hands-on animal encounters are available at our North and South tide pools.
Please Note: The MPA Touch Pool on Tide Pool Plaza remains closed until October 22.
Haunted Aquarium - SOLD OUT
Ghosts and mermaids and sharks oh my! Haunted Aquarium Returns!
Meet slimy sea creatures, learn about mysterious animals from the sea, and get up close with spooky science in this family-friendly event! Admission includes access to all aquarium exhibits as well as treat bags, and Halloween fun - a “kelp” maze, costume showcase, music and more!
When: October 22, 23, and 24
**All nights SOLD OUT. No walk-up tickets are available.**
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Tickets: Admission is $25 for members and $30 for the general public.
Children ages 2 and under are free, and children under 16 must be accompanied by a paid adult. General admission aquarium tickets cannot be used for Haunted Aquarium. Capacity is limited to allow for social distancing and the event is anticipated to sell out.
Protective face coverings are required for all guests ages 2 and up regardless of vaccination status. Face coverings are also required with all Halloween costumes. Visit aquarium.ucsd.edu for reservations and more information including details about the latest safety guidelines.