Join us for an evening of commemoration, conversation and conservation at the South Carolina Aquarium’s 2022 Conservation Gala. This elegant gathering unites more than 400 of the Aquarium’s supporters and our region’s top business and civic leaders on behalf of our award-winning education programming. The Conservation Gala includes a cocktail reception, seated dinner and awards program and concludes with an after-party featuring the Aquarium’s immersive holiday light spectacular, Aquarium Aglow.

Proceeds from the 2022 Conservation Gala benefit education programming at the South Carolina Aquarium.

Event Details

Event Details
Saturday, November 19, 2022 | 6–11 p.m.
South Carolina Aquarium
Black Tie Attire

Evening Program
6 p.m. Cocktails and Canapés
7 p.m. Seated Dinner and Awards Program
9 p.m. Desserts and Dancing

Tickets are $300 per person.

Sam Waterston

Environmental Stewardship Award Honoree

One of our nation’s most celebrated and award-winning actors, Sam Waterston has also made his mark as a tireless and passionate advocate for healthy oceans and marine conservation. For more than a decade, Mr. Waterston has served on the board of the world’s largest ocean conservation organization, Oceana, advocating for healthy fisheries and climate change response. He has testified before national legislatures regarding the impacts of shark finning and offshore drilling and has been a featured speaker and spokesperson for Oceana’s initiatives, including the fight against plastic pollution. The South Carolina Aquarium is honored to present this remarkable leader with our 2022 Environmental Stewardship Award.

To purchase tickets, please contact Nicole Principe at (843) 579-8628 or [email protected].

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