Frequently Asked Questions
No, we can coordinate a beautiful cocktail hour and reception if you choose to have your ceremony at a different location.
We can accommodate up to 500 guests.
All catering is prepared on-site by our Executive Chef, Sean Fountaine, who has been with the Aquarium since its opening ten years ago.
Yes, there is a fee for the ceremony set up and time.
We are able to not only custom design each once-in-a-lifetime affair, but we also strive to create the most spectacular weddings at a price that fits your individual budget.
Yes, and it’s a room with a view – a viewing window into our 120,000-gallon shark exhibit.
Yes, of course. Pictures taken at our unique facility are like no other wedding pictures you have ever seen – there are many beautiful areas both inside and outside to capture beautiful photos.
Yes. Valet parking is offered at every evening wedding for no extra charge.
Yes, with top shelf liquors at no additional cost.
Yes. You can have a DJ or a band.
A wedding is usually a 30-minute ceremony, a one-hour cocktail hour, and a four-hour reception. Extra time is always available upon request.
$1000.00 is the required deposit to hold the date. You are then put on a payment schedule that works within your budget. Final payment is due eight days prior to the event.
The Aquarium does not allow any balloons inside the Aquarium for the safety of our animals.
We have hosted every imaginable type of event. From fundraisers, political events, proms, televised weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16s, showers, birthdays, anniversaries, and much more!
The facility has eight different ceremony locations. Outdoor locations include the Riverside Pavilion, our waterside dock, Koi Pond, within our Sea Lion Coliseum, or adjacent to Otter Falls. Indoor locations include our Riverfront Room that allows for a chapel-like setting, our Main Aquarium with waterfall backdrop, Coliseum Room, or for the ultimate adventurer – our 120,000-gallon shark exhibit’s Shark Dive ceremony!