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Newport Aquarium is a wedding venue located in Cincinnati, Ohio. With gorgeous views of the Cincinnati skyline and the opportunity to stroll through fascinating exhibits, you can expect memorable moments at this venue. It is the ideal choice for couples seeking a unique setting to tie the knot.
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Newport Aquarium has a plethora of exhibitions showcasing exotic sea creatures like seahorses, sharks, penguins, and much more. For your ceremony, you might opt for the Riverside Room, with panoramic views of the city and a capacity of 230 guests. For the more adventurous among you, the Shark Ray Bay Theater featuring a 16x20 foot shark tank, is also an option. In this space, you can have your ceremony officiated by an underwater diver, which is definitely not something your guests will be expecting. Receptions typically take place in the Riverside Room, an elegant and contemporary area that accommodates 240 dinner guests and 250 for a cocktail reception. Charming and sophisticated, it is the perfect setting for a night of feasting and entertainment. Both the Riverside Room and the Aquarium can be rented individually or together, depending on your preferences. You can also use their Aquarium exhibits for cocktail hour for a truly one-of-a-kind wedding experience.
Consult the expert event planner at Newport Aquarium to maximize your time at this venue. They will help you select caterers and other services from their list of preferred vendors and assist with everything from music to decor. They offer couples a choice of four top caterers, including Funky’s Catering, Chef’s Choice Catering, Elegant Fare Catering, and Phoenix Catering. These options allow you to find a menu that fulfills your needs and desires. With so many special activities like dive shows and penguin encounters, you and your loved ones are in for a treat at Newport Aquarium.
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Did you know that Newport Aquarium's Riverside Room has the perfect view of the Reds stadium from our floor to ceiling windows? On Fridays when the Reds have a home game you and your guests get FREE fireworks!
We still have select 2020 Fridays available for weddings, and rehearsal dinners!...The Reds Fireworks will add a memorable ending to a perfect event!
Call our wedding specialist, Dee Hornback at 859.815.1453 for more information about booking your wedding!
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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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