The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is celebrating its 10-year anniversary! Heal the Bay took over the former UCLA Ocean Discovery Center on March 1, 2003. Join Aquarium staff and volunteers (and of course all the exhibited marine life) for a three-day birthday celebration, beginning with a cake and ice cream party during public hours on Friday, March 1, at 3:00 p.m.
Join Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium for its annual Underwater Parks Day, celebrating Marine Protected Areas (known as MPAs) in Southern California. The event will feature activities and presentations about the newly designated areas and the marine life they safeguard.
Join us for a celebration of all things ocean in observance of World Oceans Day!
We'll have oceans of inspiration at the Aquarium, including games, activities, scavenger hunts and crafts! There will be regular screenings of the Octonauts episode The Great Algae Escape throughout the day. Shark feeding is at 3:30pm. We hope you can join us for the fun!