Jr. High School Band

Perform at the Aquarium

Perform at the Aquarium

Looking for a great venue for your band or choir on your next trip? Consider visiting the highest rated Aquarium for guest satisfaction and giving our guests something to cheer about by performing while you are here! The plaza surrounding the Tennessee Aquarium (part of the Chattanooga park system) is a great place for Aquarium visitors, families and friends to gather for a casual performance. Designated areas on the Aquarium plaza can host performance groups up to 100 students. Advance reservations are required. 

To book a group visit and performance, simply call the group reservations department at 423-265-0698 or 1-800-262-0695 ext. 3600. You will be asked the appx. size of the group, and the time in which you wish to perform.

Band Performance Details:

• Groups who visit both the Tennessee Aquarium and IMAX Theater have the opportunity to perform onsite with their school band or choir. 

• The performance arch is a covered outdoor space between the Aquarium buildings. 

 • There is limited space inside the Aquarium and IMAX for performances. In cases of inclement weather, an indoor space is not guaranteed. Groups will be made aware of indoor availability upon arrival. 

 • Limited access to electricity is available upon request. 

• The performance arch does not have permanent seating and is best suited for marching bands and choirs. 

 • If an orchestra performance is requested, chairs can be made available with a possible charge. 

 • Performances should not exceed 30 minutes. 

• Equipment loading/unloading can take place at the horseshoe in front of the Aquarium, but vehicles must be moved promptly as this is a loading zone 

• Instruments cannot be stored in the Aquarium/IMAX buildings during the tour and will need to be returned to vehicles following the performance.

Questions?  Email us at tours@tnaqua.org