Grunion Runs

Experience a Unique Southern California Event

Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Observe hundreds of small silver fish called grunion ride the waves onto La Jolla beaches to spawn. Before hitting the beach, see grunion hatch before your eyes during a special presentation about this mysterious fish. 

Prepare for cool, wet conditions and bring a flashlight. Minors must attend with a paid adult, for ages 6+. Please note, Grunion Runs do not meet at Birch Aquarium. Pre-purchase required.



Birch Aquarium Members: $15

Public: $17

Pre-purchase required.

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Upcoming Events

Fri, April 28 11:00 pm - 1:00 am Grunion Run
Sat, May 13 10:30 pm - 12:30 am Grunion Run
Sun, May 28 11:30 pm - 1:30 am Grunion Run

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