After Hours:
February 14, 6:30-11 p.m.

Join us for Valentine's Day at After Hours

Event info

Date & Time

Feb 14, 2020, 6:30-11 p.m.


Vancouver Aquarium


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Child Minding

Child minding available


Upgrade your After Hours experience to include a romantic 3 course dinner

Details & tickets

Celebrate Valentine's Day at After Hours

Our scientists agree that blushing can be considered camouflage when discussing topics such as coral sex. Indulge in an alluring and amusing exploration of the sex lives of aquatic animals during our Valentine’s Day After Hours. With a drink in one hand, your partner or pal in the other, get set for a scintillating evening. In addition to exploring the Aquarium’s galleries at night, you can also enjoy special programs covering a range of hot topics.

Event Highlights

Vet Talk

Our resident vet will be giving the low-down on what happens when animals get frisky.

I Chews you: How sharks make their move.

An After Hours favorite - don’t miss this thrilling program exploring the four ways that sharks reproduce.

Fornication Relations in BC Waters

Curious about coitus? Find out who's getting jiggy with it right off our coast.

Melanie Dekker

If you want evocative, powerful, and sultry then you have come to the right place. Melanie Dekker invites you to taste music that carries a sweet bitter honesty and blends insights into stories.


Vancouver's most unique wedding experience is taking place at After Hours. Offering simple ceremony of about 10 minutes each, vow renewals or love ceremonies. Email for more info.

A Reef Reborn 4D Movie

Dive into a world of giant swirling schools, majestic sea turtles, and eye-popping life as we celebrate the triumph of a reef and a community in A Reef Reborn 4-D.

Sea Otter Feed

They are aggressive lovers and often fall asleep holding hands. Come watch our sea otters snack on some Valentine's treats.

Transportation Home

From 9:30-11:45 p.m. we will be offering our After Hours guests free shuttle rides to Canada Place. Rides are available on a first come first serve basis.

Beer, wine, spirits and a cosmic love valentini will all be available for purchase. We'll also be serving food from our café and a lovely selection of French pastries.



After Hours Feb 14, 2020

Upgrade your After Hours experience to include a romantic three course dinner.

VIP info

*VIP Ticket Details

6 p.m. entry into the Cannacord Gallery

Exclusive animal reproduction talk with our Veterinary staff

Free tier up on drinks purchased

Timed wet lab experience

10% off gift shop merchandise

10% off food

Food and drinks will be available for purchase at our Courtyard Cafe and bars. This event is 19+. Tickets are non-refundable.

Join us for a special three-course dinner

To celebrate Valentine’s Day we’ll be offering Vancouver’s most romantic dining experience. Indulge in a 3 course meal specially prepared by our Executive Chef as you are serenaded by our live soloist. Dress to impress, you’ll be meeting one of our flipper-footed friends who always wears a tuxedo. Once our intimate evening has wrapped up, you’ll have the opportunity to head up to After Hours for a night of fun after your meal.

Child Minding

After Hours Child Minding

We want to make date night easier, so we are launching our new child minding programming. Drop your kids off with our experienced educators where they will go on a behind the scenes adventure filled with games, crafts and exploration - while you attend the Valentine’s Day After Hours. All children will remain “behind the scenes” so you can enjoy a completely kids-free evening.

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