Newport Aquarium

One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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For 100 Guests $7k - $10k
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About Newport Aquarium

A wedding ceremony and reception venue in Cincinnati, Newport Aquarium offers a one-of-a-kind experience that you and your guests will remember forever. With gorgeous views of the Cincinnati skyline and the opportunity to stroll through the aquarium for fascinating exhibits, you can expect an amazing day.

Facilities and Capacity
Weddings typically take place in the Riverside Room, an elegant and contemporary location for your special day. Both the Riverside Room and the aquarium can be rented individually or together, depending on the necessary accommodations. For your ceremony, the Riverside Room can hold up to 230 guests, or you may choose to host your ceremony in the Shark Ray Bay Theater, which features a 16x20 foot shark tank in the background. Your reception will be charming and sophisticated, accommodating 240 for dinner and 250 for cocktail receptions. Couples may use the aquarium exhibits for cocktail hour for an even more unique celebration.

Services Offered
With so many special activities like dive shows and penguin encounters, your wedding will be a truly special experience, filled with memories to last a lifetime. With an event planner who works with you to make the day special, you will have access to food and bar stations as well as incredible event decor. Newport Aquarium also partners with outside vendors like caterers to ensure the details of your day are taken care of. They’ve selected four of the finest caterers for you to utilize for your day, including Funky’s Catering, Chef’s Choice Catering, Elegant Fare Catering and Phoenix Catering.

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59 Reviews for Newport Aquarium

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Stephanie · Married on 10/06/2018

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    Our experience with the aquarium was great - from showing initial interest to having our wedding there until the very end of the wedding. Dee was just spectacular and right before our wedding they were transitioning to a new wedding coordinator. Dee remained involved all the way through and Allison was great taking things over. They really worked well together and Dee was very thorough to make sure nothing was missed during the transition. All of our guests loved the venue as well and it really has it all - the aquarium experience with such a classy reception room and the best view of the Cincinnati skyline. Would highly recommend this as a wedding spot.

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    Meredith · Married on 09/08/2018

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    Everything was fantastic, the people, the venue, everything. We could not have been happier! I’ve never had someone be able to put me at ease as quickly and easily as Dee did. We only wish we had more time to enjoy the wedding!

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Newport Aquarium Pricing

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Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$6,629 - $10,244
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up
  • Barware
  • Linens

Newport Aquarium Price Rates

Newport Aquarium FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Glassware, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, Linens
  • What months are included in your peak season? January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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    As a vendor, I can tell you the staff has been consistently helpful, courteous, and professional over the years and I am sure they extend that culture to each bride's experience. If you are looking for a truly unique experience, the Aquarium is a perfect fit. The Riverside room has an excellent view, the food options are provided by prominent caterers, and guests can experience all the aquatic life with great photo opportunities!

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  • One Aquarium Way Newport, 41071 See on map
    859-888-0678 (Phone number)

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