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Birthday Parties

Celebrate a birthday with family and friends at Newport Aquarium! Spend the day with your favorite animals when you explore underwater tunnels, touch sharks and stingrays, waddle with penguins and dare to cross the Shark Bridge!

Reef Room Birthday Package— $549 (up to 20 guests)*

Reef Room Birthdays

Package Includes:

  • Admission to the Newport Aquarium for up to 20 people*
  • 2-hour exclusive access to The Reef Room
  • Four (4) large pizzas (choice of cheese or pepperoni)
  • Unlimited lemonade & water
  • Themed service ware including plates, cups, napkins & utensils
  • Access to play photo slideshow on digital screens in The Reef Room
  • On-site birthday party coordinator
  • Special gift for the birthday child

*Add more guests for $28 per person

Reef Room Package

The all-new Reef Room is the perfect space to celebrate and is just steps away from Stingray Hideaway: Enter Their World and Jim Henson's Splash and Bubbles Reeftown Adventure!

Payment Requirements: $150 non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking. Final guaranteed guest count and payment is due 1 week prior to party. No refunds if guest count drops below final guaranteed count. Additional guests cannot be added day-of party. Final guaranteed guest count does include birthday child and family.

Annual Passholders: If party guests are Newport Aquarium Annual Passholders, they do not require the purchase of an admission ticket. Membership identification number must be provided to Birthday Party Coordinator with final guaranteed guest count 1 week prior to party.

Birthday Party Times: Time slot choices are 10am-12pm; 1pm-3pm; 4pm-6pm and are based on availability.

Sales Tax: Sales tax is not included – 6% KY sales tax will be applied to the party package, admission tickets and additional add-ons.

All birthday party bookings including additional admission tickets and add-ons are non-refundable.

Decorations: Party decorations are permitted. Decorations must be placed on tabletops only and nothing is permitted to adhere to the walls or to be hung from the ceiling. Balloons are not permitted in Newport Aquarium or in the Reef Room.

Party Add-Ons

Yes. Our current options include:

Options include:

  • Penguin Encounter - $400

Prices shown do not include applicable tax.
There are plenty of additional food options that you can add to your birthday!

  • Additional Large Pizza - $13

  • Kettle Chip Bowl - $10

  • Salad Bowl - $20

  • Fruit & Yogurt Dip Tray - $35

  • Veggie & Ranch Dip Tray - $25

  • Assorted Cheese & Cracker Tray - $40

  • Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies (1 dozen) - $10

  • Soda Upgrade - $1 per can (Coca-Cola products available)

Yes! You can add a Newport Aquarium scavenger hunt for just $1 per person or purchase Shark Bucks (redeemable in the Cafe or Gift Shop) as party favors or game prizes.

For more information please call our Event Specialists at (859) 815-1453
or click on the Information form below to start planning your event


Tickets Only

If you are looking for a standard visit to Newport Aquarium to celebrate a birthday, groups of 10 or more are eligible for discounted admission when you book at least 1 week in advance of your visit.

Group Tickets:

  • Adult Admission Ticket (age 13+)— $19.99 per person
  • Child Admission Ticket (age 2-12) — $13.99 per person
Tickets are based on availability. Prices shown do not include applicable tax.