Whether you’re looking for a date night surrounded by sea life, learning and networking opportunities or delicious fare featuring sustainable seafood, the South Carolina Aquarium has tailored programs and events for adults of all ages!

Three women and a man stand in front of a bar, smiling and looking at the camera during a Holland Lifelong Learning event thrown by the South Carolina Aquarium.

Holland Lifelong Learning

Explore top issues in conservation, research and science with expert-led discussions geared toward adults in a relaxed social environment. Now in its fourth season, Holland Lifelong Learning occurs in various venues across the Charleston area. Enjoy complimentary food and refreshments at each session and be sure to bring your own reusable water bottle!

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Aquarium Aglow

Holiday magic returns to the Lowcountry at Aquarium Aglow! On select nights this November–December, join us at dusk for a dazzling light spectacular. From the icy starlight of the mountains to the neon lights of the coast, let wildlife lead the way to celebration this holiday season! Make memories to last a lifetime as you wave to Scuba Claus in the Great Ocean Tank, indulge in festive refreshments (including adult beverages) and capture frame-worthy moments at multiple photo ops!

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Supernova Sea Life by Starlight

Who’s ready for liftoff at Supernova Sea Life by Starlight? Shake the stardust off your most celestial outfit and join us on Saturday, December 9 for an all-inclusive, 21+ evening that’s out of this world! Featuring a full bar, small plates, a silent auction, dancing and more to benefit the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center™, this is one interstellar event you won’t want to miss! Guests will also enjoy exhibits filled with waves of color and light as they stroll through Aquarium Aglow. 

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After Hours

Spend your evening with us for all-inclusive experiences surrounded by water, wildlife and wild places at South Carolina Aquarium After Hours events. Enjoy local light bites 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+.

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