Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA
Capacity: 1,200 people

About Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Bring your private event to life! The Virginia Aquarium is the perfect place for a unique and memorable private event. We offer a selection of rooms for evening events. Mix and match rooms to fit your needs, or rent the entire Bay & Ocean Pavilion, and amaze up to 1,200 guests!

Package Pricing

Birthday Packages
Attendees: 25 max | $175 - $225 /event
Pricing for parties only
Private Event Rental
Attendees: 2500 max | $500 - $4,550 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Atlantic Explorer
Giant Screen Theater
Marsh Overlook
McLeskey Promenade Room
Restless Plant Gallery
Sharks & Sea Turtles Gallery
Venue Types
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Valet Parking
  • Waterfront
  • Waterview
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1200
  • Special Features: Over 800,000 gallons of aquarium. Your guests can have cocktails with Komodo Dragons or sip champagne with the sharks swimming in front of your guests.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 3,440