JUL 2024 26 FRI 7:30 pm
JAWS Film ScreeningEpstein Family Amphitheater
  • General Admission: $10
  • UCSD Student: Limited Free Tickets via SSO
Bites & Beverages


Pre-show activities provided by UC San Diego’s Craft Center.

Celebrate Shark Week with an unforgettable experience! Join us for a special screening of JAWS in partnership with Birch Aquarium’s Shark Summer. Relive the suspense and excitement of the classic film that defined the genre, all while celebrating our fascination with these incredible ocean predators. Before the movie, explore fascinating shark exhibits and learn about the real-life counterparts of the iconic great white. This event promises an evening of edge-of-your-seat entertainment and educational fun for the whole family. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to enjoy JAWS under the stars, surrounded by the wonders of the deep!

See the full lineup during The Science of Story > 




Gates Open at 6:30 pm


The Epstein Family Amphitheater is located at 9480 Innovation Lane, La Jolla.


The closest parking structure is Gilman Parking Structure. UC San Diego requires parking permits 7 days a week. Permits can be purchased at permit machines or through the Parkmobile App. Visit UC San Diego Transportation for information on where to buy your permit, and costs.

Accessible Seating

Accessible Seating: Wheelchair-accessible seating is available in all seating areas for patrons in wheelchairs and their companions.

Food & Drink

Food and drink will be available for purchase in the venue. Please note: Food vendors are cashless.


Ticket prices is inclusive of fee.

More Info

If you need additional information and/or assistance, please contact artpower@ucsd.edu.

What can I bring to the show?

You may bring in empty refillable water bottles, small personal bags (16” x 16 “ x 8”). All bags are subject to search by security officers. We encourage that you dress in layers and for those who have tickets to the General Lawn Section to wear shoes without heels. 

Prohibited Items

Additional prohibited items include: strollers, large backpacks, flags, tobacco products, alcohol, cans, bottles, ice chests, picnic baskets, lawn furniture, weapons of any kind, umbrellas, pets, hula hoops, musical instruments, laser pointers, bicycles, and skateboards.  Cameras with a detachable lens of any kind and professional recording devices are not allowed, including GoPros. Scooters, skateboards, roller skates, and other recreational wheeled equipment are not permitted at the Epstein Family Amphitheater. UC San Diego is a smoke-free campus. 

If you have questions, please contact amphitheater@ucsd.edu

Can I bring Lawn Furniture, Cushions or Blankets?

For the safety and comfort of all, you may not bring lawn chairs or furniture. The lawn is quite steep and not safe for lawn chairs. You can bring in personal seat cushions, blankets, or seating, as long as they fit your personal space and lie flat on the ground (no legs, no hard structure). We encourage the same for the stone bench seating areas on both General Admission and reserved seating shows.
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