Weddings

Weddings at the Seymour Center

Have the wedding of your dreams at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center! With breathtaking views, access to the aquarium, and room for 150 guests, this is the perfect spot for your ocean-view wedding. View our wedding photo gallery for more photos.

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Seymour Center Wedding Package

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Weddings include rental of the La Feliz Room and La Feliz Patio, from 10am-10pm*, and the Exhibit Hall and Shipwreck Deck from 5pm-10pm*, as well as a complimentary rehearsal for 10 people or less between 4-5pm on the Shipwreck Deck the day before your wedding (or on another scheduled date). Rehearsals must always be scheduled with the Facility Rentals Office in advance. The wedding package also includes free admission for your guests to the Exhibit Hall during our open hours (10am-5pm) on your wedding day! For a list of furniture included in your rental, please refer to the Facility Rental Information page.

The wedding package is available Friday through Sunday for $2800. We book up to 12 months in advance — please contact the Facility Rentals Office at seymourfacilityrentals@ucsc.edu or 831-459-1578 for more information or to check availability.

*Includes 1 hour of clean-up time (all persons must be off the Coastal Science Campus by 11pm).

Please note: All weekends, and many weekdays, in 2016 are booked. We book up to 12 months in advance.

Please be sure to reserve far enough in advance to guarantee we have your date available (we recommend reserving 9-12 months ahead).


 Seymour Center Wedding Links

Seymour Center Layouts**

**To create your own seating charts from these layouts, check out the Seymour Center’s profile  and “Hall layouts” on allseated.com.


Pinterest-Logo-Vector-by-Jon-Bennallick-02 For some great wedding inspiration, visit our Seymour Center Wedding Pinterest Board!

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Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

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FISHERMEN, SEAFOOD & SUSTAINABILITY

Sunday, December 17
2-4 PM
Join us for a special film screening followed by an engaging discussion by Melissa Stevens, co-producer of the film.

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A New Presentation by
Frans Lanting & Chris Eckstrom
Saturday, January 27, 2018

NOW HIRING
UCSC STUDENTS
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students—apply today!

Docent TrainingJOIN THE SEYMOUR
CENTER'S VOLUNTEER TEAM AS A DOCENT!
Docents lead daily tours, assist guests at the touch pools, educate the public about marine conservation, and so much more!

PARKING CHANGES
As of September 1, 2017, parking permits are required by UCSC. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.

ATTENTION TEACHERS
Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Field trip information and applications for the 2017-18 school year are available now.

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