Our Aquarium. Your Venue.

Book a Private Event or Rent Our Space
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, private event or child’s birthday.

  • 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.

Host a Birthday Party
Invite up to 25 children and their families to our Aquarium for a two-hour birthday party for your child–it’s the next best thing to actually being under the sea. We recommend booking your party at least three months in advance. A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a date. Party Partners: Make your party planning easier while supporting Heal the Bay. Choose from one of the three available birthday party packages:

  • Original: Includes take-home craft activity, story time, and touch tank exploration ($500)
  • Deluxe: Original package + 20-minute animal presentation ($600)
  • Ultimate: Deluxe package + shark encounter ($700)

Fill out the form and then call (310) 393-6149 to book a birthday party, private event or venue rental.

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Aquarium Event Rental Request

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