Tickets

Tickets go on sale July 15!

Please remember: you must bring your PRINTED TICKET to the event for admittance.

Sponsor Tickets
7:00pm - 11:00pm with all-night access to the VIP area with a full bar and exclusive cuisine.

  • Jammin’ Jellyfish Sponsor — $4,000
    Admits 22 with reserved seating for 6 in VIP Tent; 
15 Audubon facility passes
; name/logo displayed at event

  • Groovin’ Gator Sponsor — $2,500
    Admits 14 with reserved seating for 4 in VIP Tent; 
name/logo displayed at event

  • Boogie-Down Barracuda Sponsor — $1,000
    Admits 6; name/logo displayed at event

Patron Tickets
7:00pm - 11:00pm with all-night access to the VIP area with a full bar and exclusive cuisine.

  • Rockin' Ray Patron —$500 (Admits 4)
  • Parrotfish Patron — $125 (Admits 1)

General Admittance Tickets
8:00pm - 11:00pm

Early Bird Tickets expire on August 10, 2017 at midnight (CST).

  • Early Bird Ticket — $60 Admits 1
  • Early Bird Member Ticket — $50 Admits 1
    (must be an active member)

Tickets available after Early Bird ticket deadline.

  • Penguin Pal Ticket — $75 Admits 1
  • Penguin Pal Member Ticket — $65 Admits 1
    (must be an active member)

 Admission is limited. Purchase tickets in advance, as the event may sell out.
Should you be unable to attend the event, please consider your ticket purchase a donation; there will be no refunds.

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Sponsor Benefits

We invite you to become a Sponsor of Scales & Ales at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas! Sponsors support the Aquarium's important role in education and conservation while enjoying an incredible evening of food, drink, and fun.

Exclusive Sponsor Benefits
All sponsors enjoy early admission at 7:00pm and admittance to the VIP area, featuring upscale bars and delectable cuisine. Additionally, sponsors are recognized via signage at event, on printed materials, including event invitation, event program, event web page, stage banner, and Audubon Nature Institute’s Donor Honor Roll.

Jammin’ Jellyfish Sponsor — $4,000
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits plus:
22 VIP Event Tickets

15 Audubon facility passes

1 reserved table in VIP Tent
 with seating for 6
Logo displayed at event

Groovin’ Gator Sponsor — $2,500
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits plus:
14 VIP Event Tickets

1 reserved table in VIP Tent
 with seating for 4
Logo displayed at event

Boogie-Down Barracuda Sponsor — $1,000
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits plus:
6 VIP Event Tickets
Logo displayed at event

To become a Sponsor of Scales & Ales, please contact: Alexis Foy at (504) 212-5484 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Entertainment

Scales & Ales 2017 entertainment!

HEADLINE ENTERTAINMENT
The Molly Ringwalds

INTERIOR AQUARIUM ENTERTAINMENT
DJ Brice Nice

ADDITIONAL ENTERTAINMENT
GoGo Booth
The Sirens of New Orleans
Temporary Tattoo Station
VR Arcade NOLA
YLC Recylces

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Bites & Brews

Featured Restaurants
Audubon Catering
Audubon Concessions
Barcadia Bar & Grill
Bravo! Metairie
Deanie's Seafood Restaurant
Galatoire's Restaurant
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Huck Finn's Cafe
Juan's Flying Burrito
Lucky Dogs Inc.
Meauxbar
Mike Anderson's Seafood
New Orleans Fish house
Reginelli's Pizzeria
Seaworthy
Slice Pizzeria
Superior Grill
Swiss Confectionery 
Ted's Frostop

Specialty Bars
Abita Brewing Company LLC
Barcadia Bar & Grill
The Bulldog
Plum St. Snoballs
Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar


For more information on participating in Scales & Ales please check out our Event Overview and Benefits sheets below. If you are interested in becoming a Featured Restaurant or Specialty Bar fill out the information sheet and contact Stephanie Vega by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call (504) 212-5315.

 

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FAQs and Parking

Q: Do I need to print my ticket or can you scan my cell phone?

A: Bring your PRINTED TICKET to the event for admittance. Cell phone scanning will delay your entry into the event.

Q: How old must I be to attend Scales & Ales?

A:
Attendees must be at least 21 years of age.

Q: What should I wear?

A: The Dress Code for the evening is dressy casual.

Q: Are food and drink included in my ticket price?

A: Yes! We are proud to feature house bars with Abita beer, wine, soft drinks and water and more than 40 restaurants and specialty cocktails bars at Scales & Ales.

Q: Where can I park?

A: Discounted parking will be available at the Canal Place Parking Garage. Validation will be available at the Scales & Ales entrance and exit. Limited number. Available on a first come, first serve basis.

Q: Where do we enter the party?

A: The entrance to Scales & Ales is at the Canal Street end of the Aquarium. We will not be able to permit guests at the Theater end of the building.

Q: Will we be able to see animals in the Aquarium?

A: Of course! The entire Aquarium is open during Scales & Ales. Be sure to check out the Geaux Fish exhibit, and stop by the Sea Otters and Penguins before their bedtime at 8:30pm

Q: Can I bring young children?
A: This is an adults-only event; babies and children will not be admitted. Louisiana law prohibits the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by any person under the age of 21 unless accompanied by his or her parent or spouse over the age of 21.

Q: What will happen if it rains?

A: The party will go on rain or shine!

Questions? Call (504) 861-5107 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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