Upcoming After Hours events
Please join our mailing list to receive updates on upcoming After Hours events and other news from the Seattle Aquarium.
Frequently asked questions
Do I have to be at least 21 years old to attend an After Hours event?
Yes. By law, everyone must be 21 years or older to attend this event. Children (including toddlers and babies) are not allowed inside the Aquarium for After Hours events. Don’t forget to bring your ID.
Can I use regular Seattle Aquarium tickets for this event?
No. You can purchase tickets for After Hours by clicking on an event above.
If the event is sold out, is there a waitlist or a way to buy resale tickets?
Tickets are available on a first-come, first served basis and we do not have a wait list or resale ticket vendor. The Seattle Aquarium, in partnership with Eventbrite, is the only official vendor for After Hours events. To avoid problems with counterfeit, stolen or voided tickets, please make all ticket purchases through Seattle Aquarium-authorized websites only.
Does the aquarium offer any discounts for After Hours?
Do you offer parking vouchers for evening events?
How do I request a refund?
Click on “request a refund” or contact the organizer via your Eventbrite account to request a refund, including the reason for the request. Refunds will include the ticket price less the Eventbrite fees (which consist of the payment processing fee and the service fee combined). Eventbrite fees are nonrefundable.
Will food and drink be available for purchase?
Yes. Details will be communicated on the event webpage. No outside food or drink is allowed.
How can I pay for food and drink at the event?
Cash is not accepted. Payment options include chip cards with PIN entry and signatures for added security; credit/debit cards from all major credit card companies; and payment services including Apple Pay®, Google Pay® and Samsung Pay®.
I'm bringing people with me. Do my guests' tickets need to be in their names?
No. All tickets can be in your name for your guests.
Will the gift shop be open?
The gift shop will be open 6:30–9:30pm.
Is there a place to check coats and bags?
An unstaffed coat rack is available at no charge during After Hours events (space is limited). Bag and coat check are not available. The Seattle Aquarium is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.
Can I go outside during the event and come back in?
Yes. Please first go to Guest Services to request a stamp for re-entry.