JuLionfish Festival is set for July 26

Proceeds from the event will benefit SC Aquarium Reef Research.

A close shot of a lionfish underwater.

Learn about conservation efforts and sustainable seafood practices along our coast at this all-inclusive event.

Photo provided by South Carolina Aquarium

Mark your calendar: next month is the JuLionfish Festival at the SC Aquarium. This event will take place on Friday, July 26, and marks the end of a months-long effort to remove invasive lionfish off the coast of SC and aims to teach the community about the species + sustainable seafood practices.

Did you know?
Lionfish have venomous spines that surround their body, can reproduce rapidly, and have strong appetites.

Event details

  • You have to be at least 21 years old to attend
  • Tickets (General admission tickets $65 + member tickets $60) include a lionfish filleting demo, dishes from local culinary partners, drinks, and entertainment.
  • Doors open at 7 p.m.
  • Tasting stations and bars will close at 9:45 p.m.
  • The event ends at 10 p.m.

Learn more about the festival.

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