A Benefit for the central coast aquarium

Catch of the Central Coast

Catch of the Central Coast is back this year! Join us on Saturday September 7, 2024 for a fun evening complete with delicious food, live and silent auction and a chance to connect with fellow supporters of the Aquarium.

about the event

Please join us in celebrating 30 years of marine science education in San Luis Obispo County and beyond! Under the stars, and within sight and sound of the sea, the event will feature dinner and local wine, beer and cider. Enjoy live music, silent and live auctions, led by celebrity auctioneer Zack Krone. 

Looking to gift an item to our silent or live auction?

Please contact: donations@centralcoastaquarium.com

Saturday • September 7 • 2024 • 5 pm

at the Central Coast Aquarium’s Ocean Discovery Park in Avila Beach

Tickets & Sponsorships: Purchase online by following the links below or contact us directly at (805)457-5357 x4 or info@centralcoastaquarium.com

Attire: Casual Coastal Elegance. This event is outdoors. Prepare for cool evening air and select comfortable footwear 

Free Parking: Available directly across the street on the ground of the Avila Beach Golf Resort

All proceeds benefit marine science education at the Central Coast Aquarium

Tales of 8 $1,600 | Individual Tickets $200

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor this year’s Fundraising Gala and support Marine Science Education in your community!
Your contribution goes a long way in providing marine science education for all.

Sponsorship Levels & Benefits:

Akoya Pearl

Presenting Sponsor
$10,000
  • Sponsor name or business will be included in all media and advertising with event title (i.e. 2024 Catch of the Central Coast, benefiting marine science education programs for children at the Central Coast Aquarium, Presented by “ Your name or business”)
  • Your name or business mentioned in all radio and T.V. ads and name or business logo on all printed and digital ads as “Presented By”
  • Acknowledgement as Presenting Sponsor during event opening announcements
  • Large name or business logo on banner at event
  • Online sponsorship recognition on centralcoastaquarium.org
  • Private aquarium tour for up to 20 employees or friends
  • VIP Table at event with premium seating for 10 people at event

Tahitian Pearl

Executive Sponsor
$5,000
  • Sponsor name will be included in all print & digital advertisements
  • Executive logo placement on sponsorship poster banner at event
  • Online sponsorship recognition on centralcoastaquarium.org
  • Private aquarium tour for up to 10 employees
  • VIP Table of 8 for Catch of the Central Coast

Sea of Cortez Pearl

Premium Sponsor
$3,000
  • Sponsor name will be included in all print & digital advertisements
  • Executive logo placement on sponsorship poster banner at event
  • Online sponsorship recognition on centralcoastaquarium.org
  • VIP Table of 8 for Catch of the Central Coast

South Sea Pearl

Table Sponsor
$2,000
  • Table buyers will be recognized at event as a sponsor
  • Table buyers name or logo will be displayed at event
  • Table Buyers name or business will be announced as a sponsor of the event
  • Customized table display sign with name or business logo
  • Table of 8 with premium table placement