For Adults


A trip to the aquarium is a completely different experience without kids. Check out the upcoming events that are geared specifically for adults. 

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events for Adults

Oceans at Night illuminates the courtyard.

Oceans at Night

Celebrate the wonders and mysteries of the ocean after dark! Don’t miss out on this nighttime 21+ event featuring live music, cocktails and games galore. Oceans at Night takes place one Thursday night a month and sells out in a flash.


Aquarium Director Harry Helling introducing a Perspectives Lecture.


Lectures are an opportunity to engage with scientists who are tackling some of the biggest challenges that face our world today. From the renowned Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series to the annual Charles David Keeling Memorial Lecture, explore the real-world science happening at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.