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Located in downtown Atlanta GA, the Aquarium’s extraordinary Oceans Ballroom event venue is designed to house private events that make a serious splash. With up to 23,000 square feet of flexible space, Oceans Ballroom can be tailored to suit your specific event needs. Take the virtual tour here.

Event Venue Options

When it comes to hosting events, we have a wide variety of options available that can accommodate groups of all shapes and sizes.

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Oceans Ballroom

Oceans Ballroom

For your next special event, select the Oceans Ballroom to accommodate up to 1,000 people for a seated dinner or 1,200 for a reception. You can also split the ballroom into three smaller sections, Arctic, Pacific or Atlantic, to accommodate a smaller group. Take a virtual tour.

Room Details

  • SQ FT – 16,669
  • Dimensions – 111.2 x 149.9
  • Ceiling Height – 15’
  • Reception – 1,200
  • Banquet – 890
  • Theater – 1,000
  • Classroom – 357

Atlantic Ballroom

Atlantic Ballroom

The Atlantic Room has easy access to the Antarctic Pre-Function space where you can greet your guests and set up a bar for them to grab a beverage as they walk down to the Aquarium for admission prior to your event. Take a virtual tour.

Room Details

  • SQ FT – 3,745
  • Dimensions – 89.4 x 41.9
  • Ceiling Height – 15‘
  • Reception – 200
  • Banquet – 15
  • Theater – 200
  • Classroom – 75

Pacific Ballroom

Pacific Ballroom

This Pacific Room is the center section of the Oceans Ballroom and the largest area available, with accommodations for up to 300-400 people. The Indian Pre-Function space is directly outside this room, which will provide you easy access to one of our aquatic viewing windows. Take the virtual tour.

Room Details

  • SQ FT – 5,346
  • Dimensions – 89.4 x 59.8
  • Ceiling Height – 15’
  • Reception – 400
  • Banquet – 300
  • Theater – 300
  • Classroom – 120

Arctic Ballroom

Arctic Ballroom

The Arctic Room is our most popular, with a private view of our beluga whales. Include Aquarium admission as a part of the evening, and your guests will have the opportunity to visit the galleries prior to your event. Take the virtual tour.

Room Details

  • SQ FT – 4,336
  • Dimensions – 89.4 x 48.5
  • Ceiling Height – 15’
  • Reception – 200
  • Banquet – 180
  • Theater -200
  • Classroom – 66
Gallery Events

Our exclusive exhibit gallery event program was designed for smaller, intimate groups that want to dine amongst the Aquarium inhabitants. Imagine cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while beluga whales enchant your guests. Dine alongside whale sharks, the ocean’s “gentle giants.” Escape to the tropics and marvel at one of the largest living reef exhibits in the world. Georgia Aquarium’s exclusive gallery event program was designed to help you create an unforgettable event inside one of the Aquarium’s galleries.

Ocean Voyager
Enchant your guests with a voyage to the ocean floor. They will be captivated as tens of thousands of fish swim overhead and will marvel as they dine alongside the largest aquarium viewing window in North America.

Cold Water Quest
Transport your guests to the Arctic as they experience a reception or seated dinner among the chilly unknown….

Tropical Diver
Escape to the tropics and engage your guests in the relaxing and intimate menu as they are mesmerized by one of the largest living reef exhibits in the world.

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Entire Aquarium Events

For large events, Georgia Aquarium can be yours exclusively after hours. The entire Aquarium can be made available as a distinctive reception space for a genuinely inspiring experience. Our seven galleries are always changing with new animals and features to provide a unique colorful backdrop for your special event.

This option can accommodate events up to 5,000 guests.

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