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Corporate and Convention

Inspired Events Deserve Awe-Inspiring Spaces

The Florida Aquarium offers extraordinarily unique event spaces in Tampa for corporate gatherings – from scenic rooftop views to awe-inspiring aquatic habitats. Make a splash with clients, colleagues and employees by hosting your next meeting, award ceremony, employee appreciation day or after-hours function at The Florida Aquarium. Located within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center, it’s also the perfect setting for convention off-sites.

Nestled in the heart of Tampa’s Channelside District, there are plenty of nearby accommodations and attractions for the business traveler, such as the Tampa Riverwalk, Sparkman Wharf and much more. All with access from the TECO Streetcar Line and the Pirate Water Taxi.

Your guests will explore the Aquarium and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere knowing their company is supporting The Florida Aquarium’s critical conservation work.

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Exclusive Access!

Book the entire Aquarium

Enjoy an evening of exclusive access to The Florida Aquarium. From our rooftop overlooking Tampa Bay and the city skyline to the indoor wetlands trail under our iconic glass dome, the entirety of our guest experience will be quite the experience for your guests! And all while enjoying a customized menu crafted to your taste and budget.


Year-Round Company Picnics 

Company picnic packages include daytime admission to the Aquarium, a private outdoor or indoor space for your group and lunch buffet. Opportunities are available to upgrade your picnic package include a private Wild Dolphin Cruise, animal encounters or team-building activities such as scavenger hunts or trivia contests.


Overlooking the Sparkman Channel and Harbour Island, our versatile and private meeting spaces create the perfect atmosphere to conduct business. And there’s no better way to recharge during breaks than exploring the Aquarium and encountering our species ambassadors. Wi-Fi and audio/visual capabilities.


Holiday Parties

Celebrate with your employees by hosting a festive holiday party at The Florida Aquarium.  Whether it’s a small private luncheon or gala affair, it will be one to remember. Choose from one of our Vinik Channelside meeting rooms or the brand-new rooftop terrace featuring stunning water views. Or, give the gift of adventure with an exclusive holiday party with access to the entire Aquarium!

Boat Charters

Get out on the waters of Tampa Bay with one of the area’s most enjoyable cruising experiences. Host an exclusive event aboard our 72-foot Bay Spirit II catamaran. Elevate your excursion with dining and entertainment options available for business or pleasure cruises. Charters are available for day, evening and sunset departures.


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