Welcome
Welcome to the Birch Aquarium at Scripps eTicket Store!

Questions? Contact Visitor Services, our hours are 9am-5pm PST, daily.
Ticket and program questions: email birchaquariumprogram@ucsd.edu or call 858-534-7336.
Membership questions: email aqmmembership@ucsd.edu or call 858-534-5771.
Green Flash Concert Series Season Pass
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This unique concert series combines live music with panoramic ocean views on the aquarium's stunning outdoor Tide-Pool Plaza. Savory bites, craft beers, and wines are available for purchase at the event.

Please Note:
Must be Ages 21+ and ID will be checked at the door.
Concerts are standing room only.
Gate opens at 5:30pm. Concert admission is not valid prior to this time.​

Refund Policy:
Please note that all sales are final. Concerts are held rain or shine.

Green Flash Season Pass
Regular Price: $160.00
Member Price: $145.00
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Pre-purchase season passes to our 2018 Green Flash Concert Series! Save when you purchase a season pass instead of individual tickets. Take advantage of this limited-time offer and ensure a spot at all five concerts in this acclaimed series.

In order to purchase multiple passes, you will need to order 1 pass at a time. Click "Back to Shopping" on the page titled Shopping Cart if you would like to purchase additional packages.
Valid: Wed, May 16, 2018 - Wed, Sep 26, 2018   AVAILABLE

 
Green Flash Concert Series VIP Tickets
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VIP admission includes special entrance with no line, upstairs seating with a beautiful view from our Director's Deck, two drink tickets, and a gourmet meal with paired appetizers. If you would like to upgrade non-VIP tickets, please call 858-534-7336.

Please Note:
Must be Ages 21+ and ID will be checked at the door.
Gate opens at 5:30pm. Concert admission is not valid prior to this time.

Refund Policy:
Please note that all sales are final. Concerts are held rain or shine.

VIP DECK: Concert #1 Wild Child
Price: $150.00
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Concert #1 Wild Child
Celebrate the magic and madness of a live Doors concert as presented by David Brock. Wild Child is a Los Angeles based Doors tribute band that faithfully re-creates a live Doors concert.

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at VIP Check-In Table.
Session May Concert: Wed, May 16, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

VIP DECK: Concert #2 Steve Poltz
Price: $150.00
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Concert #2 Steve Poltz
Playful singer-songwriter and San Diego legend Steve Poltz returns for a clever, creative, and fun-filled evening. Always quirky and unpredictable.

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at VIP Check-In Table.
Session June Concert: Wed, Jun 20, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

VIP DECK: Concert #3 The FIXX
Price: $150.00
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Concert #3 The FIXX
The FIXX are a rock and new wave band formed in London in 1979. The band's hits include "One Thing Leads to Another", "Saved by Zero", "Are We Ourselves?", and "Secret Separation."

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at VIP Check-In Table.
Session July Concert: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

VIP DECK: Concert #4 TBA
Price: $150.00
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Concert #4: Aug 15, 2018, TBA

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at VIP Check-In Table.

Session August Concert: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

VIP DECK: Concert #5 Venice and Pine Mountain Logs
Price: $150.00
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Concert #5 Venice and Pine Mountain Logs
Once again Venice and Pine Mountain logs are closing out the Green Flash Summer Concert Series with their repertoire of high energy classic hits range from Led Zeppelin to the Jackson Five, Tom Petty, TLC, Aerosmith, Outkast and more.

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at VIP Check-In Table.
Session September Concert: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

 
Green Flash Concert Series Individual Tickets
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This unique concert series combines live music with panoramic ocean views on the aquarium's stunning outdoor Tide-Pool Plaza. Savory bites, craft beers, and wines are available for purchase at the event. Online sales end at 5:30pm the day of the concert. If available, tickets can be purchased at the door on the evening of the concert starting at 5:30pm for $44.00.

Please Note: Must be Ages 21+ and ID will be checked at the door. Concerts are standing room only. Gate opens at 5:30pm. Concert admission is not valid prior to this time.

Pricing: Pre-Purchase Only
General Public: $38.00
Members: $33.00


Pricing: Door
Walk-Up (all): $44.00

Refund Policy:
Please note that all sales are final. Concerts are held rain or shine.

Concert #1 Wild Child
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Concert #1 Wild Child
Celebrate the magic and madness of a live Doors concert as presented by David Brock. Wild Child is a Los Angeles based Doors tribute band that faithfully re-creates a live Doors concert.

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at the gate.
Session May Concert: Wed, May 16, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

Concert #2 Steve Poltz
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Concert #2 Steve Poltz
Playful singer-songwriter and San Diego legend Steve Poltz returns for a clever, creative, and fun-filled evening. Always quirky and unpredictable.

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at the gate
Session June Concert: Wed, Jun 20, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

Concert #3 The FIXX
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Concert #3 The FIXX
The FIXX are a rock and new wave band formed in London in 1979. The band's hits include "One Thing Leads to Another", "Saved by Zero", "Are We Ourselves?", and "Secret Separation."

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at the gate.
Session July Concert: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

Concert #4 August 15, 2018 TBA
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Concert #4: August 15, 2018 TBA

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at the gate.
Session August Concert: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

Concert #5 Venice and Pine Mountain Logs
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Concert #5 Venice and Pine Mountain Logs
Once again Venice and Pine Mountain logs are closing out the Green Flash Summer Concert Series with their repertoire of high energy classic hits range from Led Zeppelin to the Jackson Five, Tom Petty, TLC, Aerosmith, Outkast and more.

All guests must be 21+ and will need to provide a photo ID.
Please DOWNLOAD your ticket on your mobile device or PRINT your ticket to redeem at the gate.
Session September Concert: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 5:30PM - 9:00PM   AVAILABLE

 
Birthdays!

Birthday Parties
Regular Price: $400.00
Member Price: $360.00
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Our parties are designed for children ages 1-9. Our goal is to provide an educational and fun experience for the birthday child and guests. Each party includes: same-day Aquarium admission for paid participants, a private party room with Birch Aquarium Instructor, live animal encounters, aquarium tour with Instructor relating to the party theme, a take-home craft and a small gift for each child. Three hours of free parking and decorations (tablecloths, birthday banners) are also included. Please provide your own cake, snacks, beverages and paper products.

Price is for a maximum of 20 people, counting ALL adults and children. You may add up to 10 additional participants at a rate of $20 per child and $10 per adult (the member rate is $18 per child and $8 per adult).

Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel or reschedule your birthday party, a full refund will be issued (minus a $50.00 deposit) when you cancel a minimum of 2 weeks prior to your party date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within the 2-week period.

If the day or time you would like to book your party is not available, or if you would like to hear about other ways to celebrate your child's birthday here at the aquarium, please call us at 858-534-7336.

 
Exploring Ocean STEM Career Night
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Interested in Science? Love the ocean? Come explore exciting careers in oceanographic science! They're more diverse than you might think!

Meet scientists and professionals from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium who are involved in a diverse array of careers. Gain valuable resources while learning more about ocean-related STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) professions. Open to students in grades 6-12. Ages 15 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult.

Pre-registration is recommended.

Price
Public:
$12
Members: $10

Adult Career Night Ticket
Regular Price: $12.00
Member Price: $10.00
A paid adult must accompany Youth ages 11 - 15.
Session 2018 Career Night: Thu, Apr 26, 2018 6:00PM - 8:30PM   AVAILABLE

Youth Ages 11 - 15
Regular Price: $12.00
Member Price: $10.00
Youth ages 11 - 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Session 2018 Career Night: Thu, Apr 26, 2018 6:00PM - 8:30PM   AVAILABLE

Youth Ages 16 - 18
Regular Price: $12.00
Member Price: $10.00
Youth ages 16 - 18 do not require an accompanying paid adult.
Session 2018 Career Night: Thu, Apr 26, 2018 6:00PM - 8:30PM   AVAILABLE

 
Explorers Club
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What Does it Take to be a Modern-day Explorer?
Join the adventure and participate in activities and experiments that highlight the skills needed for careers in oceanography, earth science, and beyond. Meet Scripps scientists and get a behind-the-scenes look at the cutting-edge research that is changing the way we understand and protect the planet.

Pre-registration is required.

Price
Member: $50.00
Public: $60.00

Explorers Club
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $50.00
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Explorers Club: Pier into Scripps
Sunday, May 20: 9 a.m. to noon, Ages 11-14

Scripps Pier, normally closed to the public, is one of the largest research tools in the Scripps Oceanography arsenal. Young explorers will become pier experts as they spend the morning with Birch Aquarium naturalists investigating Scripps Pier and learning about the diverse ways scientists utilize this important, and historic, research tool. Bring sunscreen, a hat, and a light jacket for an unforgettable morning on Scripps Pier.

Session May 20th: Sun, May 20, 2018 9:00AM - 12:00PM   (15 AVAIL)

 
College Student On Assignment Tickets
If you are a college student looking to purchase a single admission ticket to visit Birch Aquarium at Scripps for a class assignment, you have come to the right place! Our College Student On Assignment Ticket is only available for purchase online. If you purchase your ticket from the ticket booth, it will be the College Student Single-Day Ticket, which is $15.00 per student (with valid ID).

There will be a $0.50 fee if you want to have your ticket printed at the office. All proceeds go towards Seahorse Conservation.

College Student On Assignment Ticket
Price: $12.00
You must purchase your ticket online in order to receive this discounted rate. Please download the ticket to your mobile device OR print your ticket to be scanned upon entrance. Ticket holder MUST show current college student ID or class schedule at the time of ticket redemption.

Current ticket purchases are valid through August 31, 2018.

College Student admission at the ticket booth: $15
Valid: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 - Fri, Aug 31, 2018   AVAILABLE