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Now and Forever Begins at The Florida Aquarium

Every love story is unique. Start your now and forever at The Florida Aquarium. Say “I do” in front of our breathtaking floor-to-ceiling Coral Reef habitat or let the Tampa skyline frame your first dance.   

Whether you choose to be surrounded by graceful and majestic sea life, celebrate with a scenic vista or both, planning professionals at The Florida Aquarium will create a magical and memorable event exclusively for you and your loved ones.  

Located in downtown Tampa, The Florida Aquarium offers both indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for any ceremony and reception. 

Wedding Enhancements

By choosing one of the country’s premier Aquariums as the setting for your nuptials, you have an opportunity to include wonderfully unique experiences. Synchronize your first kiss with a bubble-filled Coral Reef habitat for dramatic photos, wow your guests as they interact with divers dressed for the occasion or provide an immersive self-guided experience under our iconic dome in the Wetlands of Florida.


Bubble Curtain First Kiss

Underwater bubbles that fill the Coral Reef habitat are perfectly timed with the first kiss to lend a dramatic finish to your ceremony.


Best Dressed Divers

Our divers will interact with your guests all while being dressed for the occasion in their tuxedo wetsuits!


Wetlands Self-Guided Tour

Within our iconic 80-foot-tall glass atrium, the Wetlands of Florida offers an immersive experience for your guests. Evenings Only.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about hosting your wedding at the Aquarium? We’ve answered our most frequently asked questions.

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