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Enjoy gourmet bites prepared by top Ocean Wise® restaurants and taste signature B.C. wines during this culinary journey celebrating the conservation of our oceans. Food and beverages are included in the ticket price.

All proceeds support the Vancouver Aquarium's important research, education and direct action programs that benefit ocean conservation.

This event has sold out six years in a row. Purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment!


2017 Toast to the Coast

When: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Vancouver Aquarium
Attire: Cocktail

Evening Program

6:00 pm | VIP Reception
Teck Connections Gallery | VIP Ticket Required

7:30 pm | Main Event Begins                     

9:30 pm | Raffle Close
Martini Lounge opens (downstairs)

10:00 pm | Auction and Spin & Win Close
After Hours Lounge opens

10:15 pm | Raffle Draw

10:30 pm | Late night snack & Auction Check-Out opens

12:00 am | Last call

12:45 am | Last trolley departs the Aquarium | Toast to the Toast Concludes

Plan a safe ride home tonight thanks to complimentary shuttle service provided by The Vancouver Trolley Company. Shuttles depart every 15 minutes between the Aquarium and Waterfront Station. The first shuttle departs Waterfront Station at 7:15 p.m. and the last shuttle departs the Aquarium at 12:45 a.m.

VIP Experience

8 guests (please inquire if you require more than 8 tickets)

Our VIP Experience is the ultimate way to enjoy Toast to the Coast. VIP guests will enjoy:

  • Exclusive access to the VIP pre-reception where notable Vancouverites come together in an intimate setting 1.5 hours before the main event opens to general admission
  • A signature cocktail created only for the VIP Experience
  • Exclusive access to a VIP photo booth
  • Special entertainment and a unique greeting from a friendly Vancouver Aquarium critter
  • Reserved stand-up table at main event for each VIP purchaser
  • Secure bag/purse drop for the duration of the event
  • Exclusive musical entertainment

Note: this is a 19+ event. All ticket sales are final.

To purchase a VIP Experience package, contact Samantha Robertson, Events Coordinator at 604.659.3473 or at special.events@ocean.org.


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