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Night Dive is an adults-only event with local bands rockin’ out right next to the fish, DJs spinning in the Aquarium’s galleries, inspiring works of art, cocktails and drinks, and tasty bites from food trucks. Turn up and take it all in!!


  • Bands: Tofu Fan Club, Venice Beach Dub Club, Becky and the Blacktones
  • DJs: DJ P Nasty, DJ Exel, DJ WHIPNOTYQ, DJ Dubla


  • Long Beach Brush-Off: Our Great Hall will be transformed into a live art museum! Watch as 6 local artists create incredible paintings in real time. Want to take home a souvenir? All pieces will be auctioned off to benefit the Aquarium’s education, conservation, and animal care programs. Featured artists include Cameron Calderon, Joanne Morris, LaJon Miller, Copeland Holt, Steven Garcia, and Laurie Beverage.


  • Food Trucks: Grab a bite to eat from one of the food trucks parked on the front plaza of the Aquarium. Trucks include Breakers RoadShow, Cocina Fresca by Mangia, Scooter’s Ice Cream Sundries & More, SlaminSliders, The Deli Doctor, and Tropic Truck.
  • Lecture: Aquarium Aviculturist Sara Mandel will share her experiences working in South Africa with the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds at 8:30 p.m. in the Ocean Theater.

Upcoming Night Dive Dates

  • Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Friday, March 29, 2019
  • Friday, November 1, 2019
  • Sunday, December 31, 2019 - NYE Edition