See you next year!

Discover what lurks beneath the surface at Haunted Birch Aquarium: Shipwrecked! Enjoy close encounters of the fishy kind, BOO-gie down with Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters, and explore our wreckage for sunken treasures. Wander the aquarium’s galleys for tricky treats and discover a sea of glowing creatures while having a monstrous good time. Dress to impress! See pictures from previous events here.

o   Live music and dancing with Billy Lee & the Swamp Critters
o   Games with community partners and Birch Aquarium volunteers
o   Story times throughout the evening
o   Create slime in our “deep-sea” slime lab
o   Touch live animals
o   See the wonders of animals that glow in the dark
o   Collect tricky treats
o   Show up in a family-friendly costume to win a prize


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


Members $12
Public: Pre-Sale $15, Door $17
Free for children 2 and under

PLEASE NOTE: No discounts or coupons, including the October Kids Free in San Diego offer, can be applied to Haunted Aquarium or other special events.

Questions? Call the Education Department at 858-534-7336 or e-mail us.

Haunted Aquarium 2014 is sponsored by:  

Additional sponsors:


Papa John's Pizza
Baskin Robbins
City of San Diego Water Conservation
I Love a Clean San Diego
San Diego River Park Foundation
Surfrider Foundation
Allied Integrated Marketing