Mote Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Jellyfish at Mote Aquarium
Jellyfish at Mote Aquarium

Whether you're planning a wedding or planning your holiday festivities, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium has just the right venue to fit your needs. From mid-size rooms, to larger halls, to a chickee hut that provides a unique outdoor setting with a Southwest Florida-feel, our waterfront location showcases everything that is special about Sarasota and her islands.

Each year, millions of visitors travel to Sarasota to enjoy its beautiful beaches and exotic and fascinating marine life. At Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, we showcase the best that the region has to offer in several unique settings perfect for your wedding or other special event that doesn’t require you to get wet to have a great time! Mote Aquarium is one of Sarasota’s premier attractions, hosting more than 300,000 visitors each year. Our venues offer you and your guests a departure from the ordinary with spectacular animal exhibits and breathtaking views.