Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Wedding Info & Costs

June 15, 2023

The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is the perfect place for you to dive into matrimony surrounded by your favorite sea creatures. This popular Draper Utah attraction regularly hosts weddings and every celebration is amazing. 

Take a look at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium wedding info and costs below.

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Wedding Info

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is home to sharks, rays, thousands of fish, otters, penguins, and many, many other creatures. It also hosts weddings for couples that have always wanted to go under the sea. This venue features several spaces for ceremonies and receptions, as well as opportunities for photos that won’t happen anywhere else. 

They host weddings year-round. 

Wedding Ceremony Sites

There are multiple spaces for your ceremony at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. The most popular indoor ceremony site is in the Oceans ballroom, where you can wed in front of a window looking into the 300,000-gallon shark tank. You never know what surprise guests might decide to attend. 

Other indoor options include on the massive ship in the lobby, in front of one of the many animal exhibits, or, for an elopement or smaller wedding, in the underwater tunnel surrounded by sea creatures on all sides. 

The outdoor venue is the EECO. Once used as a touring stage for the band U2 this massive structure puts on mesmerizing light shows. There are also multiple laws and grottos. 

Wedding Reception Site

Your reception will take place not only in the event space of your choice but also in the aquarium itself. Guests can wander and see otters, rays, jellyfish, penguins, and more before sitting down to dinner and celebrating the happy couple. 

Bridal Suite/ Getting Ready Rooms

There is a space for preparations. Call for details. 

Other unique amenities

I’m not going to try and bait you with promises. The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium will reel you in with the amazing sea life exhibits and the wonderful event spaces. 

What is the capacity?

Depending on the space chosen Loveland Living Planet Aquarium can accommodate thousands of guests. However, the indoor ballrooms, where most weddings are held can accommodate up to 300. 

Where is the location?

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is located in Draper Utah right off of I-15 and 20 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport. 

How many weddings are hosted on-site each day?

More than one wedding may be held at the site each day, depending on the time of day and the space rented. 

Are there any time or noise restrictions?

All events must end by 10 PM. 

Is this venue ADA-accessible?

This venue is ADA-accessible

What is the pet policy?

No pets are allowed. 

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Wedding Cost

Venue rental fees depend on the day of the week and time of day. You can rent a space from either 9 AM to 3 PM or 6 PM to 10 PM. Rental fees range from $675 to $11,000. 

Food and beverage minimums also apply and range from $1,500 to $15,000. 

Wedding Catering and Lodging 

What are the catering options?

Icon Culinary is the exclusive caterer for Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. They do specially themed menus for the venue that include salmon and shrimp. 

What are the included decor options and restrictions?

Tables and chairs are part of the rental fee, as are linens and centerpieces with an aquatic flair. All Out Events is the decor company recommended by the aquarium. If you want to work with another vendor you must clear it with the events staff first. 

No items like rice, birdseed, or confetti are allowed. No balloons are allowed on the property and no pyrotechnics are allowed either. 

What are the lodging (on-site or nearby) options?

There are several hotel options near the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium including a Springhill Suites, a Fairfield Inn, and a Quality Inn. 

Is there an in-house wedding planner or day-of coordinator?

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium provides a venue coordinator. 

What are some nearby attractions?

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is the main attraction here. There are so many different exhibits to see and animals to encounter. The shark tunnel alone is worth the price of admission. 

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Contact Info

Wedding Contact

For more information, please contact the venue 801-355-3474 ex 270, or email

Physical Address

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium 

12033 Lone Peak Parkway

Draper, Utah 84020

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Why you should get married at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

If you love the ocean and all the creatures in it Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is the perfect place for your wedding. Sharks, rays, and other sealife may come to watch you say your vows or join the party at your reception. Aquarium admission for your guests is included in the rental cost so they can explore and visit the otters and the penguins. The venue works with an eco-friendly caterer that provides an expansive menu. It is located close to I-15 for easy access and near several hotels for out-of-town guests. A wedding here is nothing but fintastic, er, fantastic.  

More Utah Wedding Venues

Still searching for the perfect wedding venue? You’re in luck! We’ve created the most comprehensive online wedding venue guide in Utah. Read in-depth information and costs for more than 50 Utah Wedding Venues!

Where to Go Next

  1. Browse my wedding photography portfolio.
  2. Learn about the experience you’d have working with me.
  3. Contact me today to schedule a chat about your wedding!

*Updated in May 2023 to reflect current wedding information. Please always confirm pricing and details with the venue, as items are subject to change. 


We'll capture honest photos and fleeting moments that bring you back to remember exactly how it felt—the joy, the jitters, the crazy party, the wild love.