Outdoor Facilities

Selecting the location for your event is easy. Just start with the number of guests you expect and choose the area in which you are interested. Rates are based on a four-hour evening event, with additional time available at an additional cost. The rates include exhibits in your rental area as well as set-up, clean-up time, staff, tables, chairs and linens to accommodate 175 guests. Rates are subject to change without notice. Audio/video equipment rental is available at an additional cost.

Facility Rental Contact Information:

Phone: (757) 664-1074
Toll-free: (800) 664-1080 ext. 41074
Fax: (757) 623-1287
E-mail: Request Reservation Information


The Elizabeth River Pavilion

The Pavilion is a great place for celebrations. It's outside on the historic Elizabeth River—one of the largest natural harbors in the world. The Pavilion, which is completely covered by the third floor of Nauticus, has approximately 5,000 square feet of available event space. Decorate your next celebration with our beautiful sunsets and the impressive view of the Battleship Wisconsin.

  • Capacity: 800
  • Rate: $900
  • Additional Hour Rate: $250

Elizabeth River Pavilion Deck

Located a flight of steps above the Elizabeth River Pavilion, this 3,000-square-foot mezzanine is the perfect location for smaller, intimate gatherings. Here, you can also enjoy unique views of the Elizabeth River and the Battleship Wisconsin.

  • Capacity: 200
  • Rate: $900
  • Additional Hour Rate: $250

Elizabeth River Pavilion and Deck

  • Capacity: 1,000
  • Rate: $1,800
  • Additional Hour Rate: $250

Lighthouse Portico

This large wooden deck is right outside the main entrance to Nauticus. Completely covered, it has a breathtaking view of the Elizabeth River and Town Point Park.

  • Capacity: 250
  • Rate: $900
  • Additional Hour Rate: $250