For Adults, Oceans at Night, After Hours

Oceans at Night - March

Oceans at Night illuminates the courtyard.
When Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Discover the wonders and mysteries of the ocean after dark during our monthly nighttime 21+ event. This month features an interactive station that demonstrates how movement causes bioluminescent plankton to glow!

  • Search for bioluminescent and biofluorescent species around the aquarium
  • Discover the research happening at Scripps Oceanography
  • Sip on glowing craft cocktails and mocktails
  • Dance to live music and play glowing games

Tickets go on sale for members on Feb. 27 and for the general public on Feb. 29, 2024

Tickets: $27 members | $30 general public

Upgraded Experience*: $67.50 members | $75 general public

*If you want to dive deeper into ocean phenomena, a limited number of Upgraded Experience tickets are available for select Oceans at Night. The Upgraded Experience includes one complimentary beverage, an interactive presentation from a Scripps Oceanography scientist and all of the other Oceans at Night activities. Please note, the presentation from a Scripps scientist takes place from 7-7:45 p.m.


A variety of delicious food, drinks and mocktails from The French Gourmet are available for purchase.

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Please note, Seadragons & Seahorses will open to the public at 8:15 p.m. Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins will close at 8 p.m.

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