Give your event an immersive feel in Mote’s Indoor Aquarium Gallery showcasing creatures from the coastal oceans. Your guests will be enthralled by the angelfish, butterflyfish, spiny lobster, filefish, porcupinefish and other examples of the incredible biodiversity that relies on the barrier coral reefs of southeastern Florida. From a casual cocktail style gathering to a formal dinner, this intimate Aquarium environment is a unique setting in which your guests will be immersed in the beauty of the ocean.


  • Cocktail Style Max Capacity: 100
  • Seated Dinner Max Capacity: 50

Hours Available

  • 5:30–11 p.m.
    Set up may take place after 5 p.m. Break down may take place at the conclusion of your event.


  • Four-hour Event: $2,000
    Each additional hour: $200

Add-on Pricing

If you are booking the Indoor Aquarium Gallery in addition to another venue space at Mote (New Pass Room, Aquarium Courtyard or WAVE Center), the following rates apply:

  • Wedding Ceremony OR Cocktail Hour Only: $750 (one hour maximum)

*Prices subject to change