Aquapalooza: October-fest

Drink like a fish during Aquapalooza: Octo-berfest, a special adults-only after-hours celebration at Aquarium of the Bay. We’ll be spilling the ink on our favorite eight-armed wonder and its cephalopod relatives with octopus enrichment presentations, squid dissections, and more. Grab das bier and delight in sea shanties by Sea Forager, or let your artistic side out with squid block printing and create your own cephalopod masterpiece. With so much to celebrate, there will be something for everyone, so put on your lederhosen and join us for this special octo-themed Aquapalooza.

Event Info:

Date: October 1, 2014
Time: 7pm–10pm

Location: Aquarium of the Bay
The Embarcadero at Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

21+, ID required at the door

Admission is $15 and features:


Celebrate Octo-berfest by grabbing das bier. Full cash bar made available by our friends at Tonic.

Dance through 300 feet of tunnels.  Get your groove on with sharks, jam out with jellies, slow dance a sardine, at the Silent Disco with Silent Storm. 



Have you ever had Squid Ink beer? Well thanks to the geniuses at Pac Brew Lab you can taste this clever concoction along with other brews such as Nautilus Saison and Imperial IPA. 

Nerd out with squid dissections. Discover the incredible intellect of your octo friends during enrichment presentations.

Release the (artistic) kraken within! Try your hand at squid ink block printing.



Bring your friends or make new ones! Enjoy after hours access to the Aquarium where you can dance with over 20,000 marine animals.

  • $15.00

    Aquapalooza: General Admission

Online ticket sales end at noon on the day of the event. Tickets will be available at the door for $20 the night of the event.

Member discounts available; for more information, contact Jenene Jackson,


Check out a video from Aquapalooza!


Want to become an event sponsor? We’re looking for awesome event partners. If interested, email



Thank you to our partners!


Food provided by: