For Adults, Oceans at Night, After Hours

Oceans at Night - Sharks

A couple poses in the Shark Head out on Blue Beach.
When Thursday, July 25, 2024 | 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Experience a night that's totally jaw-some! 

During Oceans at Night Sharks, dive into a world of all things shark-related and discover the allure of these apex predators. This 21+ event features live music, games and more:

  • Enjoy a special twilight shark and ray feeding presentation in Sharks and Rays out on Blue Beach
  • Meet the Shark Specialists and discover how our Husbandry Team cares for our sharks and rays.
  • Explore a Prehistoric Sharks Station featuring fascinating fossils from the Scripps Geological Collections
  • Learn about the locals that live in the Giant Kelp Forest during a twilight Kelp Forest Dive
  • Join Artist Sküt for a special shark-themed live painting experience
Ticket Price

Ticket: $37 members | $40 general public

Glow Up Ticket: $72 members | $80 general public

What's included in the Glow Up Ticket?

Each Glow Up Ticket includes event admission, plus:

  • Two complimentary drinks
  • Light hors d’oeuvres
  • Exclusive access to a private bar and reserved area on Blue Beach

Know Before You Go
Are all exhibits open?

During Oceans at Night all exhibits and the Gift Shop are open, however, some exhibits will have reduced hours:

  • Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins closes to the public at 8 p.m.
Food and Drink

A variety of delicious food, drinks and mocktails from The French Gourmet are available for purchase! Bars are located out on Tide Pool Plaza as well as Blue Beach.

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Upcoming Oceans at Night 2024

One Thursday night a month, Oceans at Night brings this excitement to Birch Aquarium! See dates below for upcoming events:

  • August 22, 2024
  • October 24, 2024
  • November 21, 2024
  • December 19, 2024


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