Celebrate by the Sea

Host a unique event at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. The Aquarium provides an elegant and memorable backdrop for weddings, social events, corporate functions, birthday parties and more. You’ll find the perfect seated or strolling space for occasions of all sizes. Our special events staff provides experience and exceptional attention to detail. You and your guests will talk about your enchanted event by the sea for years to come!

Our facility, available during and after hours, accommodates up to 2,000 guests with a variety of options including an auditorium with audiovisual capabilities, a private conference room, expansive classrooms and exhibit spaces. See our 2021 Rental Guide for details on venue possibilities, pricing and guidelines or visit the links below:

Elegant. Distinct. Memorable.

The perfectly natural choice - your wedding and reception at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Create the event of your dreams among a tapestry of lush gardens and stunning underwater views. Captivate your guests, celebrate your day, treasure every moment in a setting as unique as your love