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Experience An Amazing Event

Attending an event with us is fantastic opportunity to experience the Aquarium in a whole new way. 



Annual Fundraising Galas

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Night At The Aquarium

Night at the Aquarium is the Vancouver Aquarium’s signature gala fundraiser to raise money to benefit the Aquarium's many education, conservation and marine science endeavors. 

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Toast To The Coast

The Vancouver Aquarium hosts its annual wine-tasting and food-sampling event, Toast to the Coast, every fall. Experience some of the newest and hottest Ocean Wise restaurants while sipping on delicious B.C. wines. 

Annual & Upcoming Events

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After Hours

October 31, 2018 - explore the galleries during this adults-only event.

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Ocean Wise® Chowder Chowdown

Early 2019 - Top Ocean Wise chefs compete head-to-head for the title of Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion.

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Divers' Weekend

January 2019 - Join us for our annual celebration of diving.

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Wine For Waves

Spring, 2019 - Be the first to experience the Spring Wine Releases from the Naramata Bench – while supporting the conservation of our oceans.

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Spring, 2019 - On this special night we open our doors for over 500 children living with life-threatening illnesses and their families to visit the Aquarium.

Ocean Education Events

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Ocean Matters: Community Education

Every month Ocean Wise hosts a number of community education programs featuring engaging speakers and ocean leaders from around the world

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Teacher Appreciation Night

For all educators, administrators and support staff, as well as their families and friends! Join us on this fun evening honoring educators who make a difference in the region. 

Member-only Events

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Super Saturdays

On the second Saturday of each month, members can attend Super Saturdays. We open an hour early for members to enjoy peaceful galleries and specialty programming, line-up free.

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Members' Holiday Party

December 2018 - 'Tis the season, so why not join us for a night of festive, family fun that's just for members.

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Members Shoreline Cleanups

The Shoreline Cleanup promotes an understanding of shoreline litter issues by engaging Canadians to rehabilitate shoreline areas through local cleanups.

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Members' Summer Wet Lab Mondays

This summer, we're excited to pilot members-only access to our Wet Lab on Monday mornings from 9:30 - 11 a.m. This is your chance to have an up-close-and-personal experience with marine invertebrates like sea anemones, jellies, sea stars, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. Just show your member card at the Wet Lab door for access.

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Member Appreciation Week

We love our members and to show our thanks, we’re hosting Member Appreciation Week. Visit during appreciation week and take advantage of members-only gallery time and extra member discounts.

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Members-Only Beachwalks

This members-only program provides you with a hands-on opportunity to explore the Intertidal zone by searching for live aquatic animals at the beach, within walking distance of the Aquarium.

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Junior Biologists Club

Join our AquaClubs and explore the animals, science and research that happen behind the scenes at the Aquarium. AquaClubs are kids age 7 - 11.

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