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Sharktoberfest at the California Academy of Sciences

October 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Shark Stewards for “Sharklife” in our annual Sharktoberfest at the California Academy of Sciences.  We will be hosting a panel discussion on interactions with sharks, relative risk and behavior with survivors, scientists and managers. Meet us at the Trex as you come in and visit the naturalists and cool shark activities.

Underwater sharks

Members: $12; Non-Members: $15
New! Planetarium Pass Reservations: $3 (more info)
21+ with ID

White sharks, Dark Shadows 

A discussion on sharks, interactions and behavior
Moderated by Academy research associate David McGuire, Director Shark Stewards
Bianca Bahman, Hopkins Marine Laboratory

Davis Mersereau, Sharkbanz

Ron Elliot, Farallon Diver

Josh Berry, Filmmaker Near Miss,
Eric Larsen Shark Survivor

It’s that time of year again—when toothy sharks and thirsty humans unite for a salute to brews with an aquatic twist.

  • Plus, treat your tastebuds to NightLife’s signature craft beer Aliciella Bitter, brewed by Magnolia Brewing Co. with plant types found on the museum’s living roof!Beer Garden good times and atmosphere provided by the fine DJs at BFF.fm.


Beer Garden
6:00 – 10:00pm

—–> Sip your way through a pop-up beer garden with libations on tap from dozens of local breweries including:

​​​​​​​Saltwater Fresh
(Science Today, East Pavilion)

—–> Drop by the East Pavilion for a talk from Certified Cicerone® general Beer expert Sayre Piotrkowski about the process of brewing beer with salt and shellfish.

Fin Party
6:00 – 10:00pm
Join BFF.fm DJs “Right Shark” (DJ Cosmic Amanda) and “Left Shark” (DJ Small Crimes) as they spin the ultimate underwater groove.


October 4, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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