Spend your evening with us for all-inclusive experiences surrounded by water, wildlife and wild places at South Carolina Aquarium After Hours events. Enjoy small plates from our Good Catch partners plus beer, wine and entertainment as you stroll through the galleries, or just relax and enjoy the views of the Charleston Harbor in great company. Events are 21+.
Good Catch Oysterfest
Friday, February 21
A crowd favorite for years, we’re kicking off After Hours with Good Catch Oysterfest! Enjoy views of the Charleston Harbor while shucking and sipping with fresh oysters and beer. Our local Good Catch partners will feature special chili and chowder recipes throughout the night. Explore the Aquarium while you enjoy food, drinks, entertainment and animal encounters—all included with your ticket. Grab a VIP ticket for early access to the event, a souvenir shucker and an exclusive bar for the evening. And new this year, VIPs will get to witness a shuck-off with local “celebrity shuckers” competing for best in show. This wild event is sure to start the evening off right! Questions? Check out our FAQ page!
Carolina Wine Mixer
Friday, May 8
Treat your inner sommelier to an evening of fabulous wine tasting! Stroll through the Aquarium to find tasting stations with a variety of wines for every palate. Our local Good Catch partners will be providing small plates of sustainably sourced eats throughout the event. Additional bar refreshments along with live entertainment by DJ Nunez and animal encounters are all included with your ticket!
Jazz on the Harbor
Friday, June 5
Jazz up your weekend with a night of music, food, drinks, animals and more at Jazz on the Harbor! Enjoy a live open-air concert overlooking the beautiful Charleston Harbor, meet an Aquarium critter during an animal encounter and enjoy small plates from our local Good Catch partners. Beer and wine are provided with your all-inclusive ticket.
Beer from Here
Friday, August 21
Sample a showcase of local craft beer during our all-inclusive Beer from Here event! Taste brews from your favorites at sample stations throughout the Aquarium. You’ll also enjoy live entertainment, sustainably sourced small plates from our local Good Catch partners and animal encounters throughout the evening.
Friday, October 30
Spooky spirits are all around the Aquarium…in your glass! Celebrate Halloween with us and enjoy samples of batch cocktails specially made from local distilleries. Come dressed in your best costume to this all-inclusive event and enjoy drinks, small plates from our local Good Catch partners, animal encounters and live entertainment.