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2022 pride night logo with penguin silhouette

Pride Night

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Celebrate our LGBTQ+ community with a fun night at the Aquarium!

Celebrate our LGBTQ+ community with a fun night at the Aquarium!

2022 pride night logo with penguin silhouette

In partnership with The LGBTQ Center Long Beach, join the Aquarium of the Pacific in celebrating our LGBTQ+ community.

Enjoy a fun evening with your favorite animals and colorful fishes. This event for all ages will also include drag queen storytelling, rainbow enrichments with the animals, and much more.

Pride Night is a celebration of our diverse community. As with all of our cultural and community festivals, we welcome everyone and hope this event brings people together to appreciate each other and work together to protect our ocean planet.

Programming

Rainbow Animal Enrichments

See our Animal Ambassadors in the Great Hall with rainbow animal treats and activities that provide them fun enrichment and benefits their overall care.

Drag Queen Storytelling

Enjoy a family-friendly activity where Pickle the drag queen reads a book to children in the Ocean Theater. This activity is in partnership with Drag Queen Story hour, a literary non-profit that uses the art of drag in children’s story hours to spread literacy, love, and acceptance.

Drag queen holds book up to children during storytelling

Enjoy a children’s story read by a drag queen. Photo Credit: Pickle the Drag Queen


Pacific Pals Meet and Greet

Snap a photo with our fabulous Pacific Pals decked out in their rainbow gear.

Dance, Dance, Dance

Get ready dance to the tunes of our DJ spinning in front of the beautiful Honda Blue Cavern.

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach

Learn all about The Center and the important work they do for the LGBTQ+ community here in Long Beach, including meet-up groups for youth, adults, and seniors.

Additional Information

  • Safety protocols apply and are subject to change. Please visit the Aquarium safety page for more details.
  • At this time, the Aquarium of the Pacific is not requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to attend Pride Night. Should health orders change, attendees will be notified with updated information/entrance requirements.
  • Advanced ticket purchases are required; no complimentary tickets will be allowed for this event.
  • Capacity is limited. Please buy your ticket soon as we expect this event to sell out quickly!
  • All exhibits and galleries will be open with the exception of Lorikeet Forest. Exhibit lighting will begin to dim at 8:30 p.m. to ensure the animals get a good night’s sleep.

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COST
$24.95 General Admission
$19.95 Aquarium Members

Food and drinks sold separately.
EVENT DETAILS
Date
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Cost
$24.95 General Admission
$19.95 Aquarium Members

Food and drinks sold separately.
Ages
All ages. Alcohol will only be available for purchase to those 21 and over who have valid ID.