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31 Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium Reviews
Married on 02/02/2018
Mote Marine was an absolute dream. Allison and her volunteers were so great to work with. It was exactly what I was looking for in a venue. Great price, and has everything you need. Total “wow” ... Read more factor. All I can say is all of our guests had a great time, and they always mention how awesome Mote is as a venue. I would 100% do it all over again!
Married on 03/23/2019
This venue was a perfect choice! Allison was extremely helpful and provided great guidance for the ceremony/reception. My decorations were minimal because - shark tank. All of the guest enjoyed ... Read more walking the aquarium and talking to the volunteers at the touch tanks during the cocktail hour. There were excellent photo opportunities by the water and in the hut. I would choose this location all over again!
Married on 03/16/2019
Wonderful Wedding Reception site!
Mote was the perfect venue for my daughter’s wedding reception. It is an interesting and large venue. We had the cocktail hour in the indoor display area and the dinner/dancing in the courtyard. The ... Read more shark tank and sting ray touch tank were big draws for the kids, and the tanks are lighted and looked beautiful at night. They even provide volunteers for the evening to interact and help guests that want to explore the many displays. The courtyard is large and easily accommodated 19 guest tables, a two-station buffet, gift table, cake table and selfie-stand table while still leaving plenty of room for dancing. As a fun detail – the DJ was stationed at the top of the shark tank, overlooking the main floor. It made for an amazing evening! We worked with Christina the night of the event, and Allison to make the reservation and initial plans. Both of them were extremely helpful and I feel they understood what my daughter’s vision was for her wedding reception. As an extra bonus, bridal photographs were taken on site at the Chickee Hut and looked amazing. I highly recommend Mote!
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Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
Bridal Suite, Parking
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How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
Describe your venue
Banquet Hall, Beach, Marina, Park, Waterfront, Zoo
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
What event services do you offer?
Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Set Up, Wifi
What catering services do you offer?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Server(s), Stations
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Open Bar
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access
What months are included in your peak season?
January, February, March, April, October, November, December
What months are included in your off-peak season?
May, June, July, August, September
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1600 Ken Thompson Parkway Sarasota, FL, 34236