To ensure the best possible guest experience, hourly capacities are limited. We strongly recommend purchasing your tickets or making your reservations in advance to ensure you get to visit on your preferred date and entry time. Popular days and times do sell out. If you wait to purchase tickets at walk-up, you may need to wait hours for the next available entry time or find there is no remaining ticket availability.
With Plan-Ahead Pricing, the further in advance you purchase your tickets, the more you save. Get tickets HERE.
Annual Passholders or Members and undated ticket holders can make reservations HERE.
Host an event your guests will never forget at Newport Aquarium! With unique spaces and the ability to accommodate 15 – 1,500 guests, there is something for any event you can imagine. Let our event specialists help you realize your vision and plan the perfect meeting, event or celebration. Add special touches like a customized dive show or animal encounter to make it a truly memorable experience your guests will talk about for years!
Be amazed in wonder and awe as your VIP guests include sharks, penguins and thousands of aquatic creatures from around the world. Available after public operating hours, the entire aquarium can be yours for an exclusive private event.Learn More
Treat your guests to some of the region’s best views of the Ohio River and the Cincinnati Skyline. The Riverside Room is an elegant and contemporary setting ideal for corporate meetings, weddings and intimate events.Learn More
Step outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery as you overlook the Ohio River and the Cincinnati Skyline! The Riverside Room terrace area is perfect for cocktail receptions, weddings and company picnics.
Located just steps away from Stingray Hideaway where you can touch stingrays, the Reef Room is perfect for a small meeting or gathering. This space can also be used to celebrate a special occasion like a birthday or shower.
Celebrate the wedding of your dreams in a setting that’s nearly as breathtaking as you!
Your employees will feel special when you treat them to a holiday party featuring the infamous Scuba Santa!
Host an event your guests will talk about for years as they mingle with VIP’s like sharks, penguins and more!
Escape the business-as-usual routine and set the stage for dramatic presentations in an inspiring meeting space.
Surprise your child with an extra special birthday party and time spent with their favorite aquarium animals!
No decorating necessary! Themed exhibits provide incredible backdrops for an unforgettable prom or formal dance.
Mark the occasion and make lasting memories with your family and friends when you host a wedding or baby shower at Newport Aquarium.
Outside picnics overlooking the beautiful scenery of the Ohio River provide ample distancing space while still gathering together!