World Oceans Day

Join us on June 8, 2019, World Ocean’s Day, in taking a pledge to protect our oceans and the San Francisco Bay. Each year, we serve over 600,000 visitors, inlcuding 17,000 school children for [...]

Sea Lions in San Francisco

Calling Artists: Aquarium of the Bay is invites local artists to take part in “Sea Lions in San Francisco”, a celebration of the 30 years of sea lions at PIER 39.  We are seeking 30 artists from [...]

Memorial Day Weekend –

We are grateful for the men and women of our military. Free Admission* for Military Members this Memorial Day Weekend. Plus 20% off general admission for accompanied friends and family. *Military [...]

Marine Mammal May

May 19 – 27 From whales to otters, marine mammals have a powerful presence in the ocean. These diverse animals are key to the health of marine ecosystems, but today they face many [...]

Science Bites

April 23 – 28 Take a bite out of science and uplociscover Bay predators at Aquarium of the Bay. Find out what’s on the menu as we explore some of the Bay’s most fascinating predators. From keen [...]

Yoga with the Sharks

April – June 7: Start your day off with a gentle yoga flow as sharks, fish, and bat rays swim over and around you. Aquarium of the Bay and Wheel House have teamed up to bring early-morning [...]


Know Your Past to Understand Your Future! SANKOFA DAYS @ The BAY, in celebration of Black History Month,  welcomes ALL to join us for one or more of the scheduled activities. We are excited to [...]

Sea Lions Anniversary

JANUARY 19 – 20, 2019 We’re celebrating the 29th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39! Visit for more details! EVERY DAY Stop by the Sea Lion Center (Level 2) and enjoy [...]

Breakfast with Santa Ollie

Enjoy light breakfast and photo opportunity with Santa Ollie 9-10am: Photos with Santa Ollie (one photo per paid guest included), and meet Ollie the Otter. 9-11am: Light breakfast and activities [...]

River Otters Snow Days

There’s snow in the forecast at Aquarium of the Bay. Join us as our river otters romp and roll in a winter white wonderland as we add over 1,000 pounds of snow to our river otter habitat! [...]

Alcatraz Attraction Pass

Exclusive Alcatraz Attraction Pass, giving access to Alcatraz, Big Bus Deluxe, and Aquarium of the Bay. Make a day of it at San Francisco’s Iconic PIER 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf.