Book an Event

Our Aquarium. Your Venue.

Home to over 100 species of marine animals native to Southern California’s coast and located just steps from the beach, Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium provides an unforgettable setting for your company party, corporate retreat, commercial photo shoot, or child’s birthday. Read more details about our venue here.

Why Rent Our Aquarium?

Memorable: Live animal exhibits and knowledgeable volunteers provide an engaging backdrop for your event.

Versatile: Three indoor and outdoor event spaces can accommodate up to 155 standing guests.

Modern: Our sound system and digital projector are available for a variety of A/V needs.

Fill out the form or call (310) 393-6149, ext. 105 to book your event today.


Aquarium Event Rental Request


Host a Birthday Party

Invite up to 25 small fries to our Aquarium for a two-hour birthday party for your child–it’s the next best thing to actually being under the sea.

Choose from one of the three available birthday party packages:

Original: Includes take-home craft activity, story time, and touch tank exploration ($400)

Deluxe: Original package + 20-minute live animal presentation ($500)

Ultimate: Deluxe package + shark encounter ($600)

We recommend booking your party at least three months in advance. A $150 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a date.

Party Partners: Make your party planning easier while supporting Heal the Bay.

Fill out the form or call (310) 393-6149, ext. 114 to book a birthday party today.

Birthday Party Booking Request