The Academy’s signature fundraisers—Big Bang Gala in the spring and SuperNatural in the fall—are two of the Bay Area’s most-anticipated events of the year. Whether your crowd is haute couture or Halloween, you're invited to join us under our living roof in support of our mission to regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration.
Party with a purpose at the Bay Area's best benefit bashes.
Big Bang | Thriving California
Thursday, April 18, 2024 | 6 pm-12 am
Celebrate the marvels of our state's diverse ecosystems, from majestic coastlines to breathtaking peaks, at Big Bang. We invite you to join us for an evening showcasing the Academy's Thriving California initiative, which harnesses scientific data and mobilizes communities to fight climate change, stop biodiversity loss, and advocate for nature across the state.
Party After Dark
Thursday, April 18, 2024 | 8:30 pm-12 am
Join us and celebrate our Thriving California work at the Bay Area’s best afterparty of the year. Enjoy a spectacular night of science, exciting live music, tasty bites, craft cocktails, and so much more.
Friday, October 27, 2023 | 5-9 pm
Enjoy spirited science, kooky costumes, and tasty treats at our family-friendly Halloween fundraiser that scares up vital support for our mission and educational outreach program.