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A bustling aquarium during the day and a totally unique and exciting event space at night, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is Connecticut’s best-kept secret. Meander through the aquarium’s expanded floor plan, interacting with stingrays and nautical exhibits all while enjoying our delicious fare. Various event spaces, all showcasing different marine life, offer memorable locations for bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, corporate events and holiday parties.

Weddings & Celebrations

Weddings & Celebrations

Say your once-in-a-lifetime vows against an oasis of open ocean exhibits and magnificent marine life. Guests will mingle and enjoy wondrous floor-to-ceiling live views of amazing aquarium displays. Then, be prepared to dine and dance in the bright and colorful Newman's Own Hall, with its expanded, open floor plan, accommodating 225 seated guests. Additional inviting spaces, the splendor of water views, and unsurpassed hospitality, help to fashion an exceptional celebration and truly memorable event devoted exclusively to you.

Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

The Maritime Aquarium provides a magical backdrop for a fun-filled, memorable bar/bat mitzvah. Colorfully designed Newman's Own Hall can be fashioned to reflect your son/daughter's individual style and simultaneously showcase a level of creative elegance that you and your guests will appreciate. With separate rooms for gaming and dining, and interactive digital exhibits, this unique party venue boasts built-in amusement and organic entertainment.

Corporate & Special Events

Corporate & Special Events

The Maritime Aquarium provides the perfect setting for your next distinctive event. Whether you are planning a celebratory gala, an intimate business dinner, or another important corporate function where every detail counts, The Maritime Aquarium's staff is eager to customize an event that is perfect for your needs, tastes and budget. Eye-popping room transformations, tented possibilities, an IMAX theater, and flowing spaces that can accommodate up to 2,000 guests are just a few of the available amenities at your disposal at this one-of-a-kind venue.

Holiday Parties

Holiday Parties

The Maritime Aquarium provides a fun and festive venue filled with historic charm for your holiday celebration, whether corporate or private. Engaging, smaller areas create a unique setting for parties of 50 or more, while large, flowing spaces accommodate up to 2,000 guests. Classic holiday décor or creative theming can create the look and feel you desire from swanky chic lounges to fabulous classic banquets, and everything in between. Your guests will enjoy a vibrant marine life backdrop at this out-of-the-ordinary venue.