Plan Your Wedding

Imagine walking down the aisle with the stunning Charleston Harbor as your backdrop. Picture your guests interacting with animals.
Our Main Galleries combined with our Riverside Terrace can comfortably accommodate up to 500 guests where they can enjoy musical entertainment, a catered meal, and celebrate among our collection of 6,000 animals. This unforgettable evening is an
exclusive experience of the South Carolina Aquarium.

More intimate affairs are often held in our Executive Boardroom and Harbor Deck. Perched above the harbor, this venue provides sweeping views of the Cooper River, including Fort Sumter, one of Charleston’s historic landmarks. Ideal for any occasion, our team can help you create the perfect proposal, plan a rehearsal dinner, or a hold a wedding and reception, the possibilities are endless.






Main Galleries (First and Second Floor)

Monday – Thursday Evening $3,000
Friday Evening $3,500
Saturday Evening $4,500
Sunday Evening $3,000

*Rentals require an additional $500 refundable damage deposit.

Executive Boardroom & Harbor Deck

Monday – Thursday Evening $1000
Friday – Saturday Evening $1300
Sunday $1000

*Rentals require an additional $150 refundable damage deposit.

Special Events Manager

phone: (843) 579-8657
fax: (866) 210-1059

Special Events Coordinator

phone: (843) 579-8656
fax: (866) 210-1059