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!

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 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+.

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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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Good Catch Dinners

Want to enjoy delicious dishes of sustainable seafood while learning from culinary aficinados about the food on your plate? Satisfy your palate at Good Catch dinners and experience locally-sourced seafood filled with flavor! Enjoy a date night out or dine with other like-minded foodies at these dinners held at  Good Catch certified dining establishments.

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Sea Life by Starlight

Celebrate the holidays and support a bright future for sea turtles at the annual Sea Life by Starlight fundraiser! Come party under the sea and enjoy delicious small plates from our Good Catch partners, an open bar, live music, dazzling entertainment and a silent auction – all included with your ticket. All proceeds from Sea Life by Starlight benefit the work of the Sea Turtle Care Center at the South Carolina Aquarium.

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Culinary Conversations

Join The Establishment and the South Carolina Aquarium for quarterly curated dining experiences featuring experts in ocean conservation. Enjoy an exclusive menu with wine pairings at each three-course dinner, specially created to coincide with the discussion. Learn more about the Aquarium’s new Reef Research program, including the team’s current findings and ongoing fieldwork efforts.

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