Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Perfect for cocktails at the reef, dinner among the sharks, luaus at a tiki-hut and rooms with great views. Meeting and function spaces include a 3,800 square feet auditorium and covered 5,175 square feet outdoor patio. Multiple traditional meeting rooms feature spectacular views of Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico while the outdoor facility options allow viewing of unique Aquarium exhibits. Audio/visual needs are available at an additional charge.

Meeting Spaces

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Description
Banquet Capacity
Reception Capacity
Classroom Capacity
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Theater Capacity
Dimensions
Exhibit Capacity
Ceiling Height
U‑Shaped Capacity
WAVE Center
Our newest venue is a large, multi-purpose location ideal for both conferences and special events. From full audio-visual capabilities and WiFi, we can accommodate your day or evening event.
250
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200
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The Chickee
Built by members of the Seminole Indian tribe, the Chickee picnic area is an outside covered pavilion next to beautiful Sarasota Bay.
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60
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New Pass Room in the Keating Marine Education Center
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150
200
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Mote Aquarium & Courtyard
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500
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Keating A/B Breakouts
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50
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Amenities

Amenities

Bus Parking, Concessions, Tables & Chairs

Average Visit Time

Half day

Contact Information

Group Sales Email: groupsales@mote.org, Group Sales Phone Number: 941-388-4441

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Disability Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Scooter/Wheelchair Rentals, Wheelchair-friendly

Discount

Group Discount, Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly