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.
The NEW Reef Room event space is the perfect place to celebrate and is just steps away from Stingray Hideaway and all the aquarium animals you love!
Shower Package — $599 (up to 20 guests)*
*Add more guests for $30 per person – or $20 if guest is an Annual Passholder or Annual Member.
Payment Requirements: $150 non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking. Final guaranteed guest count and payment is due 1 week prior to the shower. No refunds if guest count drops below final guaranteed count. Additional guests cannot be added day-of shower.
Annual Passholders: If shower guests are Newport Aquarium Annual Passholders, they do not require the purchase of an admission ticket. Passholder identification number must be provided to Event Coordinator with final guaranteed guest count 1 week prior to shower.
Shower Times: Time slot choices are 10am-12pm; 1pm-3pm; 4pm-6pm and are based on availability.
Sales Tax: Sales tax is not included – 6% KY sales tax will be applied to the shower package including additional admission tickets and add-ons.
All shower packages including additional admission tickets and add-ons are non-refundable.
Outside Food & Beverage:
One cake is permitted to be brought in from outside Newport Aquarium. Additional food and beverage can be purchased through Newport Aquarium Catering
Shower decorations are permitted. Decorations must be placed on tabletops only and nothing is permitted to adhere to the walls or to be hung from the ceiling. Balloons are not permitted in Newport Aquarium or in the Reef Room.
Unique Animal Experiences
Our current options include:
Prices shown do not include applicable tax.
Additional Food Options
There are plenty of additional food options that you can add to your birthday!
Add more fun you your party with activities, gifts and prizes!
To request additional information, please contact us by phone at 859-815-1466 or fill out our request form and we'll get in touch.