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After-Hours Facility Rental
Guidelines and Fees
Thank you for considering the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores as a venue
for your special occasion. This guide will help you understand the fees, explain our
options and address some issues to consider when planning your event. Do not hesitate to
contact us if you have any questions.
We look forward to helping make your event a memorable one!
Special Events Coordinator
(252) 247-4003, ext. 291
Special Events Assistant
(252) 247-4003, ext. 260
Toll Free: 1-866-294-3477
Fax: (252) 247-0663
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North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Facility Rental Options
The following are rental options for your special occasion. Patron, Director and Benefactor
Members of the North Carolina Aquarium Society receive a 10 percent discount on rentals.
Conference Room, Day Event
The Conference Room is ideal for a daytime meeting or a round-table discussion. It features a
large conference table, comfortable chairs, television, VCR and local phone service. Seating is
limited to 14. The conference room is not available for evening rentals. Please have two greeters;
one stationed at the main entrance, the other at the entrance to the Conference Room.
Fee: $25 per hour + $8 participation fee per person
Note that total time rented includes setup, meeting and cleanup.
Required Security Deposit: Half of the total rental charges will be required to hold the date. If
cancelled before eight (8) weeks of event date, this payment will be refunded. If cancelled within
eight (8) weeks of event, it is nonrefundable. The remaining balance will be due fifteen (15) days
prior to event.
Participation Fee: The fee is paid on the day of the event. Your guests will be able to view the
Soundside Hall, Day Event
Soundside Hall is the Aquarium’s multi-purpose area