Newport Aquarium Proposals

Create an unforgettable experience with the love of your life at Newport Aquarium! With a variety of Proposal Package options, show that your love for them is as deep as the sea.

Also available as a Prom-posal and Gender Reveal.

* All proposals must be paid for and reserved at least two weeks in advance through the sales department.

Dive Show Proposals

You and your special someone will attend a Dive Show in Shark Ray Bay Theatre. At the conclusion of the show, our Guest Experience team will invite you up for a photo opportunity. During this time our divers will present a “Will You Marry Me?” sign and the rest is up to you. We suggest you seal it with a kiss!

Dive Show Proposals are available Friday – Sunday during regularly scheduled dive shows.

Option 1: Standard Sign ("Will you marry me?" / "Will You Go To The Prom With Me" / "It's A Boy!" / "It's A Girl!") $199.00 

Option 2: Choose your own message $324.00

*Newport Aquarium admission tickets must be purchased with all Dive Show proposal packages and are available at a discounted rate.

For more information, please contact our Social Sales Manager at 859-815-1453.

Ready to book? Please complete this form to begin the booking process.

Penguin Proposals

 These cute, tuxedoed groomsmen may not make it to the wedding, but they can still help you pop the question!

Plan a memorable wedding proposal with the playful penguins of Newport Aquarium. You and your soon-to-be forever mate will get an exclusive, 20-minute encounter with our African Penguins, who will crowd around your special someone while you drop to one knee.

Your proposal package includes a 5x7 canvased penguin art created beforehand by one of our African penguins. The Penguin House can accommodate up to 15 guests.

Option 1: Penguin Proposal with standard "Will You Marry Me" keepsake canvas - $399.00
Option 2: Penguin Proposal with keepsake canvas with customized message - $424.00

*Newport Aquarium admission tickets are not required as this proposal is held behind-the-scenes. We highly recommend you purchase these tickets to complete your experience. Admission tickets are available at a discounted rate.

Ready to book? Please complete this form to begin the booking process.


"I wanted to thank you so much for getting everything set up for the most amazing day of my life.  Your staff members were excellent.  Liz had no idea the entire time.  Hats off to you and your crew.  Absolutely amazing and something that we will remember forever! Truly an amazing experience and it couldn't of happened without yourself and the staff at the aquarium, so thank you very much!!!!!"
Josh Foor

"I just wanted to say thank you for all your help in planning my proposal.  Everything went great and Lindsay was so excited and surprised.  I just wanted to say thank you for letting us share such a special event in our lives in such an amazing way.  Thank you again for all of your help!"
Thank you,
Matthew R. Petrlich