Enjoy live Latin bands, DJs, underwater dive shows, a scavenger hunt with prizes,
Latin cuisine, and the ambiance of the Aquarium at night at a discounted price!
Guests can party with the sea stars and learn about marine life and the environment at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Latin-themed Late Night on Friday, March 24, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The Aquarium will remain open past normal operating hours so guests can dance to the sounds of cumbia, rock en Español, salsa, and other Latin rhythms with the live bands and DJs. The Noche de Estrellas (Night of the Stars) event will feature Aztec dance, crafts, and bilingual educational programs, including an underwater SCUBA diving show, scavenger hunt with prizes, ocean-related activities, and environmental activities—all offered in both English and Spanish. The event will also feature special programming highlighting the world’s smallest and most critically endangered whale, the vaquita—only 30 remain. Mexican cuisine, beers, wine, cocktails, and refreshments will also be available for guests to purchase. In addition to being immersed in Latin culture, guests can journey through the Pacific Ocean to meet over 11,000 animals at the Aquarium, including animals they can touch, from sharks and rays to horseshoe crabs. Please note: The Lorikeet Forest aviary closes at 4:30 p.m. People can enjoy the ambiance of the Aquarium at night for the discounted price of $14.95 per person during this all-ages event.
WHEN: Friday, March 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. DJ Quinto Sol
6:45 p.m. Bilingual dive show
7:00 p.m. Danza Azteca Cultural Ketzaliztli (Aztec drumming and dance)
7:30 p.m. Vaquita short film
7:45 p.m. Sonsoles (band)
9:15 p.m. Mayaztek (band)
Booths: Los Angeles Zoo, Fish Contamination Education Collaborative, Friends of the Los Angeles River, radio stations, vaquita game and crafts, and more
WHERE: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
COST: $14.95 per person and free for Aquarium members and kids under age three. Includes event and Aquarium admission (food and drinks sold separately).
AGES: All ages (21+ with valid I.D. to purchase alcohol)
INFO: 562-590-3100 or http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/noche_de_estrellas/
We have teamed up with the Aquarium of the Pacific for a Ticket Giveaway: Family 4-pack valid March 24!
To enter simply leave a comment below! Deadline to enter is March 21st, 2017 at noon PST! One winner will randomly be selected via Random.org.
AQUARIUM: The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. Home to more than 11,000 animals, the Aquarium also offers educational programs for people of all ages, from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. The Aquarium has won a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award for Aquariums, as awarded by TripAdvisor® travelers. The Aquarium offers memberships with special benefits.
Photo: Courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific.