Our Wedding Package

The Seymour Center is an oceanfront hideaway for intimate weddings that won’t break the bank.

One of the most unique wedding venues on the Central Coast, The Seymour Center boasts breathtaking ocean views and multiple bluff-top terraces. Experience the grandeur of the Monterey Bay from the protected comfort of our Exhibit Hall and La Feliz room. Step outside for panoramic ocean views and the sound of the surf. Amaze your guests by saying ‘”I do” in front of unobstructed open water vistas.

We are a bring your own vendor venue, which means you get to choose the perfect vendors to bring your vision to life. We also have an array of preferred vendors who are experienced working at the Seymour Center that we’re happy to recommend.

Plus, when you book your wedding with us, you are supporting marine science and education!

Contact us for more information seymourfacilityrentals@ucsc.edu, 831-459-1578.

GREAT VALUE! Beautiful views and a totally private event that felt like a much more expensive party than it actually was. Brittany


  • 9 hours of venue rental time.
  • A wedding rehearsal.
  • Ample parking.
  • Free admission to the Seymour Center for your guests during our open hours (10 AM to 4 PM) on your wedding day.
  • Two volunteer docents stationed at our seawater touch table for up to two hours during your wedding reception.
  • Tables, chairs, A/V.
  • Timeline support.
  • Venue coordinator.
  • Two ocean view patios.
  • Multiple bluff paths.

                                                                             $900 – $5400   

Location, location location!!! there is no better location than Seymour for something different and breathtaking views. Angel

How can the Seymour Center help you plan your perfect wedding?
Email seymourfacilityrentals@ucsc.edu or call 831-459-1578 to find out.

Booking Information
We begin reserving dates up to 12 months in advance, starting on the first of each month. To start the reservation process, you can place a two-week hold on any single, available date; no payment or paperwork is required to place the hold. Contact seymourfacilityrentals@ucsc.edu or 831-459-1578 to get started
Venue Tours
We offer tours Monday through Friday during regular business hours. Email seymourfacilityrentals@ucsc.edu to book your tour today! Can’t make those times? Email us to schedule a time that works for you.

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Thank you to our wonderful photographers!