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After Hours: Pride Celebration

After Hours: Pride Celebration

Where Seattle Aquarium

When June 15, 2023 at 6:30-9:30pm

An illustration of a multicolored rainbow with the text Pride Celebration representing Seattle Pride below the rainbow.

Come celebrate Pride month and our LGBTQIA+ communities with us! Love is love, even in the deep blue sea. Adults will take over the Aquarium for this Seattle Pride celebration 21+ event, featuring a DJ, drag performances, opportunities to experience our habitats at night, a variety of animal-themed experiences throughout the Aquarium, a no-host bar, food available for purchase and more.

The best part? Your ticket purchase helps support our animal care and marine conservation work!

Our pride celebration includes:

Live musical performances—7:30–8pm and 8:30–9pm

DJ theres more (aka Howie Echo-Hawk) will host performances by some of Seattle's favorite dancers, musicians, and drag artists, curated by Indigenize Productions:

•  Adra Boo
•  D Dynasty
•  Gila Suspectum
•  Hailey Tayathy
•  Issa Man
•  Taqueet$!

Activity stations

Throughout the Aquarium, you’ll be invited to leave notes of love and positive affirmation—to others, to our animals, to the universe.

Beach naturalist table

Chat with a Seattle Aquarium beach naturalist and learn about the amazing diversity of Puget Sound’s marine plants and animals. (Want to meet us on the beach this summer? Get details about our Beach Naturalist program.)

Harbor seal enrichment and talk—7pm, 7:45pm and 8pm

Come watch the harbor seals receive their evening enrichments, which provide opportunities for the animals to play, learn, use natural behaviors and make choices, and learn from our staff, who will describe the importance of enrichment and how it’s part of the seals’ daily care.

Harbor seal cart

Meet Seattle Aquarium volunteers and learn more about harbor seals and the interesting adaptations that allow them to live and thrive in the Salish Sea.

Food and Drinks

Food stations*
  • Seattle-style hot dog: $8
    Beyond (vegan) or all-beef hot dog, grilled onions, cream cheese, choice of condiments, bun (gluten-free available)
  • Poutine: $10
    Crispy potato wedges tossed in truffle oil and topped with choice of shredded mozzarella, braised chicken and/or a rich demi sauce (vegan, gluten-free depending on topping choices)
  • Jackfruit curry (vegan, gluten-free): $13
    Braised jackfruit with red curry and traditional vegetables, served with saffron brown basmati rice and naan points, finished with fresh cilantro
  • Grab and go snacks available at each bar: prices vary.

*Payment for food and beverages accepted via credit/debit card only; no cash.

No-host bar* with signature drinks
  • You Make My Heart Skip a Beet: Vodka, beet juice, Aqua Perfecta basil eau de vie, house-made ginger syrup
  • Spicy Love: Tequila, chile ancho liqueur, Grand Poppy bitter liqueur, fresh lime juice, house-made habanero syrup
  • Moment of Joy: Spiced rum, Sidetrack yuzu, fresh lemon juice, basil and cucumber juice
  • Non-alcoholic Acai-rita: Jalisco spiritless tequila, house-made acai berry syrup, fresh lemon Juice, simple syrup
  • Limited assorted beers available at each food station: prices vary.

*Payment for food and beverages accepted via credit/debit card only; no cash.

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