Corporate Meetings

Host Your Next Meeting at the Aquarium.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies offers a host of meeting choices such as:

  • Team Building experiences
  • Motivational speakers
  • Educational presentations
  • Ice breakers and much more

Ripley’s can also provide your meeting with essential A/V equipment and room set-up your groups needs.

Dining Options

If you are looking for excellent dining options, Ripley’s offers Complete Banquet and Catering Services with tailored meals to fit your budget.

From Corporate Meetings of any size, Strolling Cocktail Parties or Formal Business Meetings, Ripley’s will create the perfect meal in the perfect setting that will make a lasting impression on your attendees. Various menu options are available.

Make your event extra special with a visit from one of our most loved residents, our African Penguins! A staff biologist will bring one of our penguins to your event. During a 30 minute interaction, you will learn about this endangered species and have the opportunity to ask questions. Your guests will be able to see the penguin upclose and take photos to make your event even more memorable.

  • $200.00 per 30 minute session with penguin and penguin handler
  • Penguin waddles about, no holding and touching


Contact Group Sales at 888-240-1358 or 865-430-8808 ext. 2141 or via email at