Haunted Birch Aquarium on October 25 & 26
Discover what lurks beneath the surface at Haunted Birch Aquarium: Shipwrecked! Enjoy close encounters of the fishy kind, BOO-gie down with Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters, and explore our wreckage for sunken treasures. Wander the aquarium’s galleys for tricky treats and discover a sea of glowing creatures while having a monstrous good time. Dress to impress by wearing your spookiest or most creative costume.
Activities at the Haunted Birch Aquarium include live music and dancing with Billy Lee & the Swamp Critters; games with City of San Diego Water Conservation,the San Diego Audubon Society, Baskin Robbins, Clif Bar, as well as Birch Aquarium volunteers; story times held throughout the evening. During the evening you can walk through a “whale fall” and learn about this unique habitat, create slime in our “deep-sea” slime lab, touch live animals, see the wonders of animals that glow in the dark, and collect tricky treats. There will also be a costume raffle; anyone in costume is eligible to enter our raffle to win a prize.
Please note that no discounts or coupons, including the October Kids Free in San Diego offer, can be applied to Haunted Aquarium or other special events.
Saturday, October 25, and Sunday, October 26, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission for members is $12. Admission for non members: pre-sale, $15, at the door, $17. Admission is free for children 2 and under. For a limited time only, you can buy Haunted Aquarium Tickets for only $10 on LivingSocial. For more information, click here.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond. An oceanographic museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps scientists on climate, earth and ocean science and includes five dozen interactive elements.
The Birch Aquarium mission is to provide science education, to interpret Scripps research, and to promote ocean conservation. Birch Aquarium provides ocean science education through creative exhibits, programs, and activities designed to help visitors use critical thinking, and to make science relevant to their daily lives. Birch Aquarium interprets Scripps Institution of Oceanography research, emphasizing the interdisciplinary nature of the science used to study Earth, and inspiring public support of scientific endeavors. Birch Aquarium promotes conservation through education and research, believing that with increased understanding of the ocean, people will respect and protect the marine environment.
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