Located on the Delaware Waterfront with panoramic views of Philadelphia and the Ben Franklin Bridge, our guests also enjoy views of sea turtles, sharks, and stingrays as well as providing opportunities to interact with aquatic animals including our African Penguins. Our venue is pleased to provide services that go beyond expectations from outstanding food and beverage service to one of a kind animal experiences. We are dedicated to making your special day a unique and memorable experience..
Facilities and Capacity
We are able to host celebrations in two event spaces. Currents Ballroom has a spectacular view of Philadelphia that is complemented with a wall of foor to ceiling windows to our 550,000-gallon Shark Realm Exhibit. This exhibit is home to over 20 sharks, rays and 1000 fish. Currents Foyer provides a terrific location for cocktails with floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Philadelphia Skyline and the Delaware River. Its design was crafted to reflect the theme of the aquarium, full of features that emulate the elements throughout. Currents Ballroom can accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions for 250 guests.
The South Seas Exhibit Space is host to a variety of exhibts which include little blue penguins, colorful fish, stingrays, sea turtles, sharks, and other sea creatures. Our Ocean Realm Theater provides a spectacular backdrop for wedding ceremonies. Guests are able to enjoy cocktails and hos d'oeuvres as they mingle through the variiety of exhibit spaces including Sea Turtle Cove, Phiranha Falls, Pirates Cove and our 750,000 gallon Ocean Realm Exhibit. Our guests dance the night away under a mobile of 1000 fish in the South Seas Rotunda. Your guests may also step outside to enjoy a panoramic view of the Delaware River and the Philadelphia Skyline on the South Seas balcony. The South Seas Exhibit Space can accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions for 175 guests.
We offer our clients packages in order to assist them in creating a magical and memorable event. Celebrations at Adventure Aquarium may include a five-hour package inclusive of an open bar, a cocktail hour, dinner service, a champagne toast, house linens, complimentary parking, and event staff. Dinners are served as either three-course plated meals or as buffets. Dietary restrictions are accounted for and vegetarian options are made available to guests. Setup and teardown services are provided and coordinated by the aquarium's Catering Sales Manager. This is included in the presented five-hour package. Outside vendors are welcome pending approval by Adventure Aquarium.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
What is the starting price per person for bar service?
Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
Describe your venue:
What kind of settings are available?
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
What event services do you offer?
What catering services do you offer?
What bar services do you provide?
What event items are available?
What food and beverage items are available?
What transportation and access is available?
What months are included in your peak season?
What months are included in your off-peak season?
52 ReviewsWrite a review
70 User photos
DISCOUNTED ROOM RENTAL
LOWER FOOD & BEVERAGE MINIMUM
YOUR SELECTION OF ONE (1) COMPLIMENTARY ENHANCEMENT “
COCKTAIL RECEPTION STROLLING ANIMAL
WEDDING CAKE OR DESSERT PACKAGE ADDITION
STINGRAY BEACH CLUB TOUCH EXHIBIT
Adventure Aquarium Price Rates
Professional Network & Endorsements5 Endorsements
Adventure Aquarium is such an awesome place for your event. I went to several events and it can be casual or extremely elegant and seeing the fish and sharks and other fun things there was an added plus. You can't get that type of entertainment anywhere else. I was extremely impressed. Deborah Carasso Unique Invitations by Deborah
Very polite and very easy to work with. Beautiful location and well organized. Would recommend to all! It was a pleasure to work with you!
We had the pleasure of providing the entertainment at Adventure Aquarium for a wedding this month and the staff, service, and food were excellent! Great attention to detail for the flow of the event and great communication before the event to organize details. We highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for a unique space with great service!
South Jersey Party RentalsRating 4.8 out of 5 , 4 Reviews· Wedding Rentals (4)
DFX : Sound VisionRating 4.9 out of 5 , 16 Reviews· Wedding Decor & Lighting (16)
Kremp FloristRating 4.8 out of 5 , 159 Reviews· Wedding Florists (159)
Tulip Hill WeddingsRating 5 out of 5 , 7 Reviews· Wedding Planners (7)
Li Halpern EventsRating 5 out of 5 , 10 Reviews· Wedding Planners (10)
Pictures by Todd PhotographyRating 5 out of 5 , 50 Reviews· Wedding Photographers (50)
Adventure Aquarium frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Adventure Aquarium?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Adventure Aquarium, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Adventure Aquarium, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
- Specialty Beer
What are the most important characteristics of Adventure Aquarium in terms of venue type, style and location?
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Adventure Aquarium for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Adventure Aquarium offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Adventure Aquarium offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Adventure Aquarium have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
What percentage of users recommend Adventure Aquarium and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?
What kind of wedding service promotions does Adventure Aquarium offer?