The Downtown Aquarium is an aquarium and wedding venue located in Houston, Texas that provides an unforgettable underwater adventure for couples on their wedding day. Located in the heart of Houston, this remarkable six-acre entertainment and dining complex is a 500,000-gallon aquatic wonderland that houses over 300 species of aquatic life from around the planet. The Downtown Aquarium comes equipped with a full-service restaurant and an upscale bar. This venue can provide the perfect aquatic backdrop to your wedding ceremony.
Facilities and Capacity
The Nautilus Ballroom is an elegant and refined space that is perfect for your wedding ceremony. This 6,000-square-foot ballroom can seat anywhere from 50 to 450 guests and has the capacity to fit state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. The room can be divided into two sections for a general session or breakout session. The ballroom also features a wrap-around balcony for private use, a breathtaking view of the downtown Houston skyline, and a cylindrical aquarium tank in the foyer area. For a standup reception, this room can fit up to 600 guests.
The Downtown Aquarium is home to not only amazing sea life but also some of the best chefs and staff in the area. Their award-winning culinary team and experienced event coordinators can help provide exquisite catering and plan out the decor and event necessities. Services include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Event planner
The restaurant at the Downtown Aquarium caters to all your seafood desires with their wonderful palate of different fish cuisines. From sawfish to shovel-nosed guitarfish, their restaurant can serve whatever kind of fish you’re looking for. You and your guests can be seated around a 150,000-gallon aquarium that offers a stunning view of the underwater world while you wait for your meal. They also provide chicken, steak, salads, and pasta dishes for couples looking for more variety. The Dive Lounge is a mature and upscale bar area for adults to enjoy.
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