A long table is set for dinner in front of an aquarium habitat in the background. scuba divers are in the habitat in the background.


Celebrate by the Sea!

Host your next event at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. Whether birthday-based, business-based, a social gathering, or a wedding, you and your guests will find the atmosphere relaxing and memorable as you venture through our North Carolina aquatic environments. The Aquarium is also available for rental during business hours for private meetings.

A nubmer of table set for dinner in front of the living shipwreck aquarium habitat. A host is setting the table in the background.

Let Us Host Your Event

From weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, meetings, and conferences, let us be your destination for your next event.


The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores offers a unique wedding venue with incomparable backdrops for your rehearsal, ceremony, reception or all three!

Birthday Parties

Come celebrate your child’s special day at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores! Recommended for ages 3-12. Our parties are the perfect way to say "happy birthday."

Other Events

Let us set your next off-site event apart from all the rest with a truly unique business meeting, lecture, business lunch, company family-night or company appreciation dinner.