Nauticus Rental Fees
The rates are based on a four-hour event. Included in the fee are a limited number of tables, chairs,on-site event staff, and access to the exhibits in your rented space. Liability insurance is required from all renters.
Mesmerizing | Unmatched | Extraordinary
Nauticus is a world-class attraction with interesting, engaging and interactive maritime exhibits that make it an exciting and matchless place to host an event. Your small or large group can be accommodated for a wide range of spectacular and unique indoor and outdoor gatherings.
- Power of the Seas Galleries
- Wisconsin Vista
- Living Sea Landing
- Living Sea Theater
- Lighthouse Portico
- Elizabeth River Pavilion
Living Sea Landing
The Living Sea Landing features Horseshoe Crab Cove, a simulated tide pool where your guests can interact with many of the Chesapeake Bay marine life. It is also home to the Shark Experience, and interactive shark tank filled with a variety of friendly sharks. The area accommodates 110 seated guests or 250 standing.
Elizabeth River Pavilion
This outdoor covered event area offers up beautiful views of the Elizabeth River, as well as protection from inclement weather. With a seated capacity of 550 and a standing capacity of 900, it is the largest event area on the Nauticus grounds. Add in the parking lot and capacity increases to 1200 standing.
Max. Seated Capacity
Max. Standing Capacity
|Power of the Sea Galleries (Entire 3rd Floor)||Varies||800||$2,500|
|The Living Sea Landing||110||250||$1,500|
|The Living Sea Theater||350||N/A||$900|
|Lighthouse Portico (Covered Front Deck)*||125||250||$900|
|Elizabeth River Pavilion & Deck*||550||900||$1,500|
|Elizabeth River Pavilion, Deck & Parking Area*||550||1,200||$2,000|
|Elizabeth River Pavilion, Deck, Parking Area & Pier*||550||Varies||$2,500|
Rental spaces available after 5pm
Rates subject to change without notice.
Effective January 1, 2018, premiums will apply for bookings on holiday weekends. Blackout dates may also apply.