Ripley’s Aquarium


Located in the heart of Toronto at the base of the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium is an incredible event destination that offers nine galleries of underwater exploration, educational programming and fun-filled package tours. As an event venue, Ripley’s provides a backdrop in which guests can immerse themselves in an incredible underwater experience. Corporate functions, holiday parties, galas and fundraising events are all welcome in this space which promotes mingling, inspiring awe at every turn!

Going Blue

The Ripley’s Aquarium team is committed to operating their business in a manner that will positively impact their environment and community, and aims to foster a culture of sustainability that supports through environmental and conservation goals.

To make sustainability an organization-wide priority and create a culture of environmental awareness they have developed a Blue Team. This team of staff promotes environmental initiatives and motivates employees. They work together to develop programs, policies, and procedures that help meet sustainability targets, while monitoring operations to find room for improvement on an ongoing basis

The Full Venue Experience

A winding path leading through the galleries gives the full Ripley’s experience. Each gallery has its own distinct space which allows for unique food station and bar set ups without compromising the spectacular views. In addition to offering a unique space, the Aquarium Events team can offer a variety of exceptional experiences to enhance your event, from Behind the Scenes tours to custom Dive Shows. The space is especially suited to cocktail receptions.

Dangerous Lagoon Overlook

The platform overlooking the Shark Tank is a tremendous area for a corporate gathering or an intimate social outing. Seating up to 40, guests will marvel at the assorted fins gliding by while enjoying a cocktail or a formal dinner.

With its stunning marine backdrop, Ripley’s is guaranteed to capture the imagination of guests of all ages!

Venue Capacity

Full Venue Experience - 1200 Reception
Dangerous Lagoon Overlook - 75 Reception / 40 Sit Down

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