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Upcoming Events

Coastal Cleanup Day  Arrow
Join us for International Coastal Cleanup Day at Cabrillo Beach!

This annual community cleanup, hosted in collaboration with Heal the Bay and the California Coastal Commision, happens at more than...

Saturday, September 23, 2023 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Sea Fair   Arrow
Celebrate the bounty of the sea with fun-in-the-sun games, activities, music and hometown spirit!

Children of all ages will enjoy ocean-related activities throughout the day - get your face...

Saturday, September 23, 2023 • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Sea Otter Awareness Week  Arrow
(There are no Sea Otter activities on Monday, September 25, 2023 because the Aquarium is closed.)

Stop by CMA during Sea Otter Awareness Week and learn more about this amazing marine mammal.

Sunday, September 24, 2023 • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Ocean Discovery Workshop  Arrow
Cabrillo Marine Aquariumís specimen loan program for educators is back! Explore the exciting marine life of Southern California in your classroom using preserved specimens and artifacts. Teachers can...

Saturday, September 30, 2023 • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Animal Identification and Nature Journaling  Arrow
Join CMA education staff as we learn how to identify common sandy beach animals, whales, birds and more!

Practice tips and techniques for nature journaling with animals that we find.


Sunday, October 1, 2023 • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Tidepool Walks  Arrow
Join CMA Educators on a tidepool walk to the Point Fermin Tidepools. Before the walk, attend a brief informative orientation, then join the naturalist-led hike to see animals in their natural...

Sunday, October 1, 2023 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM