Weddings & Private Parties

Private Function Package:

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park provides a unique setting for any event and is an experience that your guests won’t soon forget!  Our Living Sea event space is 1,900 ft2 with a full wall of 8-foot high aquarium windows displaying a beautiful tropical fish backdrop.  This room includes audio/visual capabilities and an integrated sound system, perfect for presentations, slide shows, or dancing music!

Package Details

  • 4 hour Living Sea room rental available after 6:00 p.m., set up may begin earlier depending on time of year
  • Viewing access to a variety of beautiful aquariums
  • Underwater viewing of dolphin habitat
  • 60” Round tables and folding chairs
  • Audio/visual capabilities
  • Set up/clean up

Room Capacity

  • Seated - Fourteen round tables (each seats 8) – 112 persons


  • Friday-Sunday evening rental: $1200
  • Monday-Thursday evening rental: $950
  • Additional option of 30-minute period for guests to enjoy and peruse the outdoor animal exhibits: $300 (Required when ceremony & reception are held at the park)
  • A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required to secure the date for your event.
  • Anytime past contracted hours will be charged at $300 per hour.
  • All prices are subject to Florida sales tax.


  • We can recommend quality catering services, decorators, and musicians to assist in making your event memorable.  Catering vendors must be approved by Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park.
  • If alcoholic beverages are desired, you will need to purchase and make arrangements for all liquor, mixers, and cups to be delivered to and served at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park.  All Florida beverage laws must be observed.  Alcohol will not be served to anyone under the legal age of 21 or to anyone that appears intoxicated.

Private Function Add-on Options

Customize your event and create a spectacular one-of-a-kind affair! Choose from any of these animal opportunities for your enchanting evening:

  • Dolphin Show – Enjoy a marvelous display of talent and agility as our Atlantic bottlenose dolphins leap, splash, and play! Duration: 10-12 minutes. $1000
  • Sea Lion Show – Clown around with our California sea lions and discover their clever and cunning ways! Duration: 10-12 minutes. Price includes 30 minutes of park time before or after Sea Lion Show (or 15 min on either side). $1000
  • Photos with a Dolphin for the Bride and Groom – Pose alongside your new flippered friends as our professional photographer captures the memories! Includes: two behaviors/poses with the dolphins and a USB drive containing all photos. Only the bride and groom will be allowed onto the third level with the dolphins, all other guests can view through the second level observation windows. $500
  • Animal Greeting – See some of Gulfarium’s smaller animals up close during an informal presentation with a variety of rugged reptiles and cute critters! Animal variety is based on the discretion of staff and will not be determined in advance. Price includes 30 minutes of park time before or after presentation (or 15 min on either side). $700
All Private Function Add-on Options must be scheduled to begin before sunset on the evening of your event to allow for adequate lighting. Add-ons will start promptly at the pre-determined time. 

Interested in more information?  Submit an inquiry using our Contact Event Planner Form or call 850-243-9046.

2018 finest of Emerald Coast Award Accredited by the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums Accredited by the International Marine Animal Trainers Association Destin Area Chamber of Commerce Member Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce