One-Of-A-Kind Proposals

Newport Aquarium offers several unique and memorable ways to “pop the question.” Plan the perfect proposal among an inspiring aquatic backdrop or with your favorite animals. Let us help you create a special moment you’ll talk about for years to come!

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Penguin Proposal

Our playful penguins are dressed in their best ready to make an impression with a fun and lively Penguin Encounter Proposal! In this 30-minute experience, you’ll meet a colony of nearly a dozen African Penguins living on the beach when you step right into their habitat!

Package includes a private penguin encounter for up to 10 people, a 4x6 piece of penguin art created by one of our Penguin Picassos, a 5x7 souvenir photo, 2 Newport Aquarium admission tickets and memories that will last a lifetime!

Availability is limited for this exclusive experience. Book your proposal today to secure your preferred day and time!

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Let our Dive Team help you with those 4 special words! Proposals take place during one of our dive shows in Shark Ray Bay Theater – home to one of the largest viewing windows in the aquarium. We’ll help you coordinate for perfect timing as the diver presents a “Will You Marry Me?” sign for the perfect surprise!

Based on availability. Book your proposal today to secure your preferred day and time!

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Let Us Plan Your Wedding

Our passion is helping people plan their dream wedding and we would love the opportunity to help you with yours!

Newport Aquarium is the region’s most unique wedding venue with breathtaking views perfect for your ceremony, reception and rehearsal dinner. One-of-a-kind spaces provide an incredible underwater backdrop, while a spectacular view of the Cincinnati skyline and Ohio River fill your night with romance. With the entire aquarium to choose from, let us help you plan a celebration that’s uniquely yours and second to none. Make a splash and create memories that will last a lifetime.

See why we were voted “Best Place to Have a Wedding in Northern Kentucky” by NKY Magazine readers and a WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award winner.


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To request additional information, please contact us by phone at 859-815-1453 or fill out our request form and we'll get in touch.