The Nautilus Ballroom at the Houston Downtown Aquarium

Houston

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Description

Turn your wedding celebration into an underwater adventure and commemorate your nuptials within the magnificent six-acre entertainment and dining complex known as Downtown Aquarium. The 500,000 gallon aquatic wonderland is home to over 200 species of aquatic life from around the globe. In addition to aquatic and geographic exhibits, Downtown Aquarium boasts a full-service restaurant, upscale bar, and fully equipped ballroom. Located on the third floor of the Aquarium, the Nautilus Ballroom will transport you and your guests to a world of elegance and refinement. The stunning ballroom features breathtaking views of the downtown skyline, a private wrap-around balcony, and a beautiful cylindrical aquarium tank in the foyer area. The ballroom can be divided into two separate spaces to accommodate both ceremony and reception. The foyer and balcony are both exceptional spaces that can be used for cocktail hour. Sit down to a delicious meal customized to your specifications by the award-winning culinary team. The experienced event coordinators are ready to assist you with everything from planning to d├ęcor to entertainment. Your special day will be one you will cherish forever.

Venue Style

Event Center, Ballrooms

Services

Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception. Please inquire with the venue for the exact food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Nautilus Ballroom at the Houston Downtown Aquarium is estimated at between $15,860 and $21,381 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Security
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee
Adult and kid entertainment/enrichments add-ons available

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM