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Sweetheart Savings for Gala

Join us for the date night event of the year and experience Cabrillo Marine Aquarium as you’ve never seen it before! On the evening of Saturday, May 3, 2014, a giant tent will take up a portion of the Aquarium parking lot transforming what was once just asphalt into a banquet hall under the sky. Here the stage is set for an unforgettable evening celebrating the ocean, marine life and the Aquarium at the Grand Grunion Gala.

This year we’re offering a sweetheart savings for members from now through the end of February! Two tickets are only $350; that’s a savings of $100 off the regular ticket price. And what makes this great deal even better is that proceeds raised from Grand Grunion Gala ticket sales support the Aquarium. By buying tickets, you fund programs, improve exhibits and allow 150,000 schoolchildren to visit on field trips each year.

And what do you receive in return? A night of entertainment and delight! After arriving at the Gala, head into the tent for the cocktail reception, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy hosted drinks from our Tito's Handmade Vodka martini bar and wines from Castle Rock Winery. Mix and mingle with like-minded ocean fans and browse through 100 silent auction items. Last year we introduced the Mystery Wine Wall, and this year it is coming back bigger and better than ever. Take a chance to purchase a mystery bottle and maybe you'll get the best one!

After cocktails, guests enjoy a delicious dinner under the glow of chandeliers. Spending time with great people in a fantastic setting, what more could you ask for? Be sure to arrive on time for dinner - our first live auction item starts right away, and you have to see it to believe it. Stay for the event program with more live auctions, tributes to our award recipients, and our traditional grunion dance.

This year’s honorees are Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, John M. Olguin Environment Award; Paula Moore, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Leadership Award; and Craig Jones, Dr. Susanne Lawrenz-Miller Education Award. Learn what these amazing people have done to help the Aquarium, ocean education and the environment.

We hope to see you on Saturday evening, May 3rd at the best party of the year, where profits will support the Aquarium, young scientists and the next generation of ocean guardians. Click here to buy tickets and reserve your space today.

Post Date: Friday, February 07, 2014

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