Above: Logo for the Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Observe hundreds of small silver fish called grunion ride the waves onto La Jolla beaches to spawn. Before hitting the beach, see grunion hatch before your eyes during a special presentation about this mysterious fish. Prepare for cool, wet conditions and bring a flashlight.
Ages 6-13 must attend with a paid adult.
Pre-purchase required: 858-534-7336 or at aquarium.ucsd.edu
Grunion Run Dates:
March 29: 11 p.m. – 1 a.m.
April 12: 10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
April 27: 10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
May 11: 10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
May 26: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Birch Aquarium at Scripps 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037 Google Map