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!
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+.
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!
Sea Life by Starlight
Join us at the 11th annual Sea Life by Starlight for a night of sparkle, sequins and shine as we support the Sea Turtle Care Center™. This elegant, 21+ evening includes delectable small plates, delicious cocktails (full open bar), an extravagant silent auction, lively music and entertainment – all included with your ticket! And new for this year, experience our exhibits as never before with Aquarium Aglow. This immersive holiday light spectacular brings forth the joy and magic of the season with tens of thousands of lights displayed throughout the Aquarium, from elegant and innovative to festive and nostalgic.
Tickets are on sale now for all nights of Aquarium Aglow, a brand new one-of-a-kind holiday experience in downtown Charleston! Beginning November 18, enjoy an evening at the Aquarium surrounded by tens of thousands of lights while you sip on a glass of beer or wine and listen to live music. We anticipate selling out multiple nights, so buy your tickets early to get your preferred date(s).