Explore the extraordinary at the New England Aquarium.



Give your guests the opportunity to dine privately among penguins, sharks and sea turtles or beside Boston’s scenic skyline. Our event management team will assist you every step of the way – from finding the ideal space for your event to creating the perfect menu.


Corporate and Private Event Spaces

Entertain your guests at the New England Aquarium. Whether you are planning a sit-down dinner or need a wired facility for a corporate event, we have rooms and locations to fit your needs. Find the perfect setting for your private event.



Capture the romance of Boston's historic waterfront with one of the most unique wedding venues available. Voted The Knot's Best of Weddings by local brides! Or take the first step towards your wedding day with our memorable marriage proposal package!


Social Celebrations

Celebrate an important milestone in style and treat your guests to a memorable event. Explore options for hosting a dazzling Bar or Bat Mitzvah for family and friends to mark this momentous Jewish rite, or plan an anniversary party with the penguins.



The Aquarium’s exclusive in-house caterer provides world-class food, all prepared in our kitchen by our executive chef and his staff. From cocktail receptions to seated dinners to coastal clambakes, let the Aquarium's experienced catering staff delight the taste buds of your guests.


Hosting your event at the Aquarium makes your day special in more ways than one, too. You will be supporting our animals, exhibits and our efforts to protect the blue planet. The New England Aquarium is a certified member of the Green Restaurant Association and is committed to furthering good environmental practices in our food services operations.

For more information about hosting an event with us, contact the Special Events Department at 617-973-5205, by email events@neaq.org or by completing our online event inquiry form. Please note: If you use Yahoo, Gmail or AOL email services, you may have to check your spam filter for our responses.

To learn more about Aquarium birthday parties, click here.

See example coverage and photos of an Aquarium event here.