An Aquatic Evening with Your Valentine

Friday, February 9, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Embrace the amore of Valentine’s Day with your someone special amidst unparalleled ambiance at our member-exclusive, adults-only evening. Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a strolling buffet dinner, coffee and dessert, and a chance to win one of four Aquarium experiences, all while listening to the soothing jazz sounds of the Andy Bear Trio.

Cost is $70 per person. You must be 21 or older to attend.

Space is limited. Advance ticket purchase is required.

Drinks and Dining

Dinner menu includes pumpkin mascarpone ravioli (vegetarian), braised beef short ribs (gluten free), cider and rosemary roasted turkey breast, and plenty of side dishes to please your palette. For dessert, enjoy bourbon apple cheesecake parfaits and passed hot chocolate.

Included with your ticket is a limited open bar with our signature cocktail, wine, beer, and soft drinks. Mixed drinks may be purchased throughout the evening.

Evening’s Schedule of Events

6:30 p.m. – Early check-in begins in the Aquarium lobby.

7:00 p.m. – Doors open, dinner begins, and hors d’oeuvres will be passed on the upper levels.

8:00 p.m. – Learn about the Giant Ocean Tank and its inhabitants from one of our amazing educators and divers.

8:30 p.m. – Dessert station opens.

9:30 p.m. – Prize drawing is held for our four Aquarium Experiences.

What to Wear?

We encourage you to regard this as an occasion to dress in your favorite cocktail attire; however, there is no dress code for this event.

A Little Extra Love

(Sorry, all available signs have been sold.) Surprise your Valentine with a personalized message that will be displayed in an Aquarium exhibit during the event! Simply add on this option when you purchase your tickets, and we’ll work with you to create a special message on a fun keepsake for you and your loved one. 

Details, Details

You must be 21 or older to attend. Ticket purchase is required. Your membership must be valid on both the day you purchase tickets and the day of the event. Memberships are nontransferable, and someone from the member household must be present for your party to be admitted.

Bring home a memory of this evening with a plush penguin, glass sting ray, or other special gift! During the event, members will receive an increased discount of 15% off all Gift Shop purchases.

Please take advantage of the resources available on our website for help with directionsparking, and accessibility.

And the Fine Print

The New England Aquarium may take photographs or record video of this event. By attending, you consent to the possible reproduction of your name, voice, and/or likeness in connection with future promotions, fundraising efforts, or marketing, and you expressly waive any claims you may have in connection therewith.