Open House Dates

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we do not presently have any Open House events scheduled for the 2020-2021 school year.

Stay tuned for more information on virtual events and our eventual reopening!

"Welcome Back"

September 25, 2019
6 - 8 pm

For our first open house of the school year, we "Welcome Back" the community and introduce "Exploring the Channel Islands" as this year's theme.


October 23, 2019
5:30 - 8 pm

The Aquarium is opening a half hour EARLY at 5:30pm for this special Open House all about sharks! We'll be busting myths and holding feeding demonstrations all evening long.

"Channel Drifters"

November 20, 2019
6 - 8 pm

This special Open House will highlight local drifters, including our own Moon Jellies and Pacific Sea Nettles. Come visit the largest display of jellies between Long Beach and Monterey!

"Exploring the Channel Islands"

January 29, 2020

6 - 8 pm

Following the success of last year's Channel Islands theme, this year's event will feature a wide variety of NEW activities that further examine our local Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary!

"STEAMing Through the Channel"

March 18, 2020
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 Closure

This unique Open House will feature a wide variety of STEAM activities centered around the Aquarium. From Chemistry to Biology to Art, this event has something for everyone!

"Earth Day's 50th Anniversary"

April 22, 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19 Closure

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day at the Aquarium! Special activities will highlight the ways that everyone can help make our home a better place for all living things.

Senior Projects

May 13, 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19 Closure

Cabrillo's seniors work hard and prepare all year for their unique projects! The Aquarium will be open for this school wide open house where seniors are presenting their work!