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Monterey Bay Sanctuary 25th Anniversary Gala

September 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Monterey, CA
Monterey Bay Aquarium

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary look forward to seeing you for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 25th Anniversary Gala. The Honorable Leon Panetta will be honored at the gala for his pivotal role in establishing the Monterey Bay sanctuary and lifelong commitment to ocean conservation.

Guests will enjoy an intimate dinner made with local, sustainable ingredients among the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s world-class exhibits, an exciting auction, and VIP reception for sponsors. The gala will feature remarks by Congressman Jimmy Panetta and The Honorable Sam Farr on the sanctuary’s significance to the region’s economy and identity, and actions we can take to ensure current sanctuary protections remain in place. Proceeds from the gala will be used to support Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary programs.

This event is sold out. To join our waiting list, please email Carol King, Director of Development, at carol@marinesanctuary.org. Thank you for your support!

Thank you to our gala sponsors for supporting the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary! 

Can’t join the celebration? Make a gift now to help protect the sanctuary. Your generosity will support education, conservation, and volunteer programs in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.