As a VENUE: Host your event…

Located in downtown Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium offers a number of unique event venues with breathtaking views, having up to 23,000+ square feet of flexible space. Wolfgang Puck Catering has been the exclusive, proud catering partner for Georgia Aquarium since its’ opening in 2005.​ Seven distinctive rental spaces are offered:

  • 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.
    • Room Details: 23,000 sq ft including pre-function * 150′ ×112′ Dimensions * 19′-21′ Ceiling Height * 1,200 Reception * 1,000 Banquet * 1,500 Theater,*  and 600 Classroom.
  • 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.
    • Room Details: 3,200 sq. ft. * 42′ ×91′ Dimensions * 19′-21′ Ceiling Height * 200 Reception * 180 Banquet, and * 400 Ceremony.
  • 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.
    • Room Details: 5,500 sq ft * 60′ ×92′ Dimensions * 19′-21′ Ceiling Height * 400 Reception * 300 Banquet * 700 Theater, and * 250 Classroom.
  • 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.
    • Room Details: 4,200 sq ft * 48′ ×88′ Dimensions * 19′-21′ Ceiling Height * 250 Reception * 150 Banquet * 340 Theater and * 140 Classroom.
  • Entire Aquarium Event: 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.
  • 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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As a SHOP: Discover unique gifts…

Merchandise is catalogued within these collections: Books * Media * Clothing & Accessories * Home goods * Souvenirs, and * Toys & Games.
A portion of the proceeds from your purchase allows the aquarium to continue groundbreaking research initiatives, educational programs and conservation efforts.

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As an EATERY: Food for thought…

COASTLINE CAFE: Dive into a delicious meal at the Coastline Café while you visit the beauty of the deep blue. The Café offers a selection of family-friendly comfort foods such as homemade chicken tenders, burgers, pizza, hot dogs, mac and cheese, salads, and a selection of vegetarian and vegan options. Additionally, the Café serves freshly brewed coffee as well as wine, beer, and other bottled beverages.

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Be a DONOR: Show that you care…

Georgia Aquarium is a nonprofit committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals worldwide. In order to continue these efforts, we need your help. You can support the work being done in our facility and in the field through a tax-deductible contribution to Georgia Aquarium. Your contributions are vital to the success of our mission.


A Georgia Aquarium Membership guarantees you and your family new thrills, adventures and fish-filled fun each time you visit. Members can take advantage of free and discounted admission to special events, discounts on Aquarium programs and more. With all the discounts, membership pays for itself in just two visits — plus you’ll get access to member-only events like Member Appreciation Night. Your membership supports all of the Aquarium’s efforts in aquatic animal research and conservation. Gift Memberships are encouraged. Membership at specified levels are offered: * Individual * Family * Land & Sea, and * Anchor Society.


From programming for students attending Title I schools and therapy for injured veterans to ground breaking research and conservation efforts, there are more than a million reasons to support Georgia Aquarium’s Annual Fund. Donations at four specified amounts are designated or you may give what you can. You may also select a Program for Your Gift: Research & Conservation, Educational Programs and Military Salute.

  • The Anchor Society: Anchor Society family memberships help keep Georgia Aquarium on the forefront of innovative research and global impact. The contributions build and sustain crucial research, K-12 educational programming and global work surrounding conservation and research. Anchor Society members also enjoy unique and exciting benefits in addition to their incredible support. Membership at specified levels are offered: * All Anchor Society * Pearl * Bronze * Silver * Gold * Platinum, and  * Diamond. Anchor Society donors choose to support distinct areas of Georgia Aquarium‘s Annual Fund: 8 Research & Conservation * Military Salute * Educational Programs.
  • When You Shop: With AmazonSmile and Give at Checkout, Amazon and PayPal donate when you shop. Support our research and conservation efforts by updating your charity preferences to Georgia Aquarium Inc.
  • Travel with Us: Georgia Aquarium’s adventure travel program provides unique experiences centered around our remarkable animal collection and created for passionate ocean advocates looking to deepen their involvement with the Aquarium. Every trip you take with us supports the Aquarium’s Research and Conservation initiatives.
  • Gifts That Keep Giving: By purchasing one of our Adopt Kits you help support Georgia Aquarium’s research projects both in-house and in the field. This unique gift includes a plush, a fact sheet and an Aquarium branded tin.
  • Name a Jelly: Symbolically name a Georgia Aquarium moon jelly for yourself or for a loved one. Not only will you receive an official name certificate, but your contribution directly helps to fund the Aquarium’s research and conservation projects worldwide.
  • Stock Gifts: Providing a gift of stock to Georgia Aquarium is simple and can provide you with helpful tax benefits. You may receive an immediate tax deduction and savings on capital gains taxes.
  • Honor or Memorial Giving: Tribute gifts can be made in honor of special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries or holidays. Your gift will support our efforts to fulfill our mission by educating students and guests to promote worldwide conservation of aquatic biodiversity.
  • Planned Giving: Planned gifts typically meet tax and investment planning needs of individuals while providing a future gift to help ensure the long-term support of Georgia Aquarium and our mission “to be an entertaining, educational, and scientific institution featuring exhibits and programs of the highest standards, offering engaging guest experiences, and promoting the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world.”
  • Get an Aquarium License Plate: Support our Research & Conservation efforts starting today by purchasing your tag from the Georgia Department of Revenue.
  • Fundraising Events: Throughout the year, Georgia Aquarium hosts many events that benefit our Research & Conservation efforts, our Sponsored Education Admissions (SEA) program or our Military Salute Program.
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: From education and veteran support to extraordinary experiences for our guests, sponsors have an ocean of opportunity to make new impressions, make new connections and make an impact.
  • Name Your Own Dolphin Seat: When you name a dolphin seat, 100% of your donation goes to support Georgia Aquarium’s vital education programs. This unique plaque, designed specifically to withstand the salty air of the dolphin theater, will remain affixed to a theater seat either as long as the Dolphin Coast theater exists in its current form, or for a period of ten years.

Volunteer: Join the Georgia Aquarium Family. Volunteers and interns make waves in the community and do an ocean of good! As a non-profit, Georgia Aquarium depends on the help of extraordinary volunteers and interns to continue our mission to inspire awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals worldwide. Georgia Aquarium’s various volunteer programs match your skills, talents and interests to available opportunities and current needs in over 30 departments. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for conservation and aquatic life, who can work independently in a fast-paced environment and have a thirst for learning. While each program varies in its commitment level, opportunities and benefits, they all contribute to great experiences for millions of guests each year.

Support the Georgia Aquarium… by simply joining, giving, and volunteering here:

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