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Fun This Fall at the Aquarium buttonLink

This fall at the Aquarium of the Pacific, you can enjoy visiting our Horses and Dragons and Vanishing Animals exhibits and a full slate of special events, including cultural festivals and holidays.

Making Waves

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions

Pacific Visions

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions buttonLink

Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.

Teacher Family Day

Aquarium Event

Oct 23, 2016, 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Day!


Juvenile Penguins Join Public Exhibit

Two male Magellanic Penguin chicks that hatched at the Aquarium in May joined the rest of the penguins on view in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.


Webcast: New Report on Aquaculture in Southern California

The Aquarium held a live webcast to announce the release of a new report on offshore aquaculture, or fish farming, in Southern California.

Guest Speakers

Oct 27, 2016, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Nature Works, and Why It Matters

Dr. Sean Carroll will discuss the discovery of the “The Serengeti Rules,” the ecological rules that regulate the numbers and kinds of animals and plants in any given place and how they are being applied to restore some of the greatest wildernesses on the planet.


Teacher Family Day

October 23, 2016
9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

October 27, 2016
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Nature Works, and Why It Matters

Night Dive

October 28, 2016
7:00 PM—11:00 PM

Night Dive

Teacher Appreciation Month

November 1, 2016
9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

November 2, 2016
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Climate Change Messaging That Works: A Psychological Approach