NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Indoor and outdoor spaces, BYO, Valet parking

Starting at $5,284 for 50 Guests

Starting at $5k for 50 Guests
Starting at $5k for 50 Guests


On your day, you deserve to be surrounded by romance, charm and a memory you will never forget. The North Caroline Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is the perfect place to celebrate a rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony and reception or a renewal of vows. Our professional staff and coordinators can create the perfect setting for any occasion. Say "I Do," in the Aquarium's serene Soundside Hall. This spacious room offers breathtaking views of Bouge Sound and adjoining deck. Treat your guests to a one-of-a-kind cocktail hour where while watching the river otters. Then, dance and dine alongside mesmerizing sea life in our Ocean Gallery, 309,000 gallon saltwater exhibit. Whether you opt to rent an area or two, or the entire aquarium, your wedding is sure to be a day you'll cherish forever.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Approved outside caterer allowed- BYO alcohol- Beer and wine only- Music must end by midnight- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking in designated areas only- Venue must approve all decorations