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 | Islands 2030
Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 6 pm-12 am
This year's Big Bang will highlight the Academy's Islands 2030 initiative. Learn more about the novel, community-based conservation strategies that will slow and begin to reverse biodiversity loss across five key tropical archipelagos by 2030. Enjoy inspiring conversations, gourmet food, delectable drinks, entertainment, and more. Watch last year's highlights
Party After Dark
Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 8:30 pm-12 am
Join us and celebrate our Islands 2030 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.
Save the date: Friday, October 27, 2023
Enjoy spirited science, kooky costumes, and tasty treats at our family-friendly Halloween fundraiser that scares up vital support for initiatives like Academy for All.