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SC Aquarium JuLionfish Festival

July 28, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT


How much are tickets to the JuLionfish Festival and what does it include?
Tickets are $65 and members are $60. Tickets to the JuLionfish Festival include entrance to the Aquarium, small bites and lionfish tastings, beer and wine bar, live entertainment, a silent auction and more!

Where can I buy tickets to the JuLionfish Festival?
Tickets can be purchased here.

I am a diver. Can I still participate in the JuLionfish Derby?
Yes! Derby registration is still open and you can register for the Derby here; divers can register for the Derby + Festival, or just the Derby. Registration includes an official event T-shirt, a participant’s meeting, commemorative challenge coin and eligibility for prizes.

What time do doors open and when does the event end?
Doors open at 7 p.m. No entry will be allowed after 9:15 p.m. No re-entry to the event is allowed. Tasting stations and bars will close at 9:45 p.m., and the event concludes at 10 p.m.

Will I be able to buy tickets at the gate?
With a limited number of tickets available, we anticipate selling out prior to the event. We encourage all who wish to attend to buy tickets prior to the event. If there are tickets available on the date of the event, you will be able to buy them at the gate.Please note, to avoid ticket scams, only purchase tickets directly from the official website at scaquarium.org/JuLionfish

What should I wear?
Most attendees of the JuLionfish Festival come dressed in summer casual attire.

What should I bring?
Please have your photo I.D. ready. The JuLionfish Festival is a 21+ event. You may also bring a refillable water bottle, but no other outside food or beverage is permitted.

Will this event take place if it rains?
Yes, all events are held rain or shine.

Can I receive a refund for my ticket if I can no longer attend?
All tickets are non-refundable.

Where should I park?
There is a city-operated parking garage located at 24 Calhoun Street, as well as metered parking in the areas surrounding the Aquarium. If you drive to and from the event, please do so responsibly.


July 28, 2023
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
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South Carolina Aquarium
(843) 577-3474
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South Carolina Aquarium
100 Aquarium Wharf
Charleston, FL 29401 United States
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(800) 722-6455
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