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Haunted Aquarium: Shipwrecked Science!

2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92093-0207
858.534.7336
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/Education/Public_Programs/Special_Events/Haunted_Aquarium/

Region: La Jolla

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Date: October 21 - 22, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Price: $13.50-$20
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Enjoy close encounters with Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists and search the galleries for unusual underwater creatures rarely seen at Birch Aquarium. Discover a sea of glowing beasts(big and small), get sticky with slime,and enjoy shipwrecked stories, all while BOO-gieing down to live music and having a monstrous good time.

Recommended for ages 2+

Activities

  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography Scientists showcasing exciting, and sometimes spooky, research!
  • Slime: Make your own seaweed slime to take home
  • Frankensquid: Get up close and personal with a huge Humboldt Squid and learn what makes it unique inside and out
  • 3-D microscope: experience the smallest amazing 3-D microscope developed by Scripps Oceanography scientists.
  • Spooky species including skeleton shrimp and sea spiders
  • Community organizations will be coming with their own games, activities, and giveaway
  • Costume Prizes those in a family-friendly costume will win a prize
  • Glowing critters witness creatures that create their own light and glow in the deep, dark ocean.
  • Story time youngsters can gather around and listen to a spooky (but not too spooky) shipwreck tale.
  • Enjoy creepy crafts that are fun for all ages!
  • BOO-gie down all evening to the live music of Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters!

Splash! Cafe will remain open until 8:30 PM with a variety of selections including ghoulishly gourmet sandwiches & salads, nightmarish nachos & and howling Halloween sweets!

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