Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Located high on a bluff with dramatic ocean views, Birch Aquarium at Scripps is a unique and engaging venue for any event. The one-of-a-kind facility includes more than 60 diverse marine habitats and features a two-story Giant Kelp Forest.

Memorable Moment

Green Flash Concert Series, MPI San Diego Gala, Breeders’ Cup A Taste of the World event, and many more.


“It is a fantastic place to hold your event. It’s lovely and fun learning about the animals that live in the ocean.” – GlobeFlex

Bash Buzz

Birch Aquarium is a nonprofit organization, and proceeds from the use of the facility help support exhibit and education programs.

Partial Client List

BP, Qualcomm, UC San Diego, U.S. Government, YPO, Breeders’ Cup, Meeting Planners International 

Preferred Partners

We have a list of 15 exclusive caterers with sustainable gourmet options.


Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Meeting Professionals International, San Diego Tourism Authority


Sunset Magazine: Finalist, Best of Travel Awards, Unique Venues: Best Venue for When the Meeting’s Over

Venue Capacity

SpaceMax. Reception CapacityMax. Seated CapacitySq. FeetFloor Plan
Birch Aquarium at Scripps: Entire Space1500150030,000
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