The Seattle Aquarium is located on Pier 59 on Seattle's beautiful historic downtown waterfront. It has become a favorite venue for lavish corporate events, unforgettable weddings and unique functions large and small. The Seattle Aquarium offers fun and exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds to you. It is the heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest. Our Venue opened in 1977 and expanded by 18,000 square feet in 2007 with $42 million of new exhibits. It has gift and food service as well as exciting meeting and event facilities. The Seattle Aquarium offers a magical undersea venue that holds up to 800 people for any occasion from weddings to corporate functions. Our Elliot Bay patio is perfect for summer picnics, outdoor wedding ceremonies, standing reception up to 600 guests with wine tasting and cocktail parties.