Plan Your Event

Food and Beverage

To ensure availability of food items, final menu selections, counts and choices must be finalized no later than 3 weeks prior to the event. Prices are subject to change based on market conditions. All food and beverage prices will be billed at the current menu prices at the time of the event. We will honor dietary restrictions, such as allergies, with 2 weeks’ notice, to the best of our abilities. For health and safety reasons, all food must be consumed on the premises and may not be taken off-site. For all food, a 20% service charge, 6% state tax, and .5% local tax will be added. For alcoholic beverages, a 20% service charge, 9% state tax, and .5% local tax will be added. 

No outside food or beverage is permitted in Seacrets, Seacrets Distillery, Area 51, and Your Seacret Beach with the exception of a cake/desserts.

Seacrets Has A Strict Underage Drinking Policy 

Consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons under the age of twenty-one (21) is prohibited in Maryland. compliance with the noted and related laws of Maryland is the client’s responsibility and that of their guests. if someone in your party is drinking underage or is assisting in serving underage guests, they will be automatically removed from the premises. your event is subject to dismissal with no refund if underage drinking is occurring. Seacrets reserves the right to refuse service of alcoholic beverages to any individual for any reason.

Event Coordinator

Guarantees

A guaranteed attendance is required 14 days prior to the event. The number provided will be considered the minimum guarantee and is not subject to reduction; you will be charged this amount even if fewer guests attend.

Weather

In the event of inclement weather, alternate locations on the property will be presented.

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Liabilities

In the event of an unforeseen circumstance, Seacrets will not be responsible for any failure to perform actions that are attributable to federal, state, or municipal regulations, strikes, or other labor problems, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, war, riots or any other acts of God that are out of the control of Seacrets, that causes damage to or destruction in the whole or part of the merchandise or facility of Seacrets. In the event that one of the above contingencies takes place and the client wishes to reschedule the event, performance shall be resumed at a specific and agreed upon date. In the event of one or the other above occurrences, and the event cannot take place or be rescheduled, all deposits will be returned.

a bride and groom dancing at their wedding reception

Deposits and Payment Procedure

In order to hold the space/date, a $1000 deposit and a signed contract must be received. This initial deposit is non-refundable but will be applied to the final invoice. A second payment of 50% of the estimated balance is due 6 months prior to the event. Final payment is due prior to the event. A credit card will be on file for all incidentals including, bar tab, linen, additional guests, or add-ons, and will be charged a balance at the conclusion of the event. 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, a client can cancel their event within 6 months, forfeiting their initial deposit. If cancellation occurs after 6 months, all deposits paid will be forfeited. If the event is canceled within 30 days, all deposits paid will be forfeited plus 50% of anticipated food and beverage will be due to cover associated costs.

a table set up for a formal dinner

Decorations and Personal Property

Any items brought on the property by guests or outside vendors will be at the sole risk of the patron or vendor. Seacrets assumes no liability for any loss, damage, or theft of any such property for any reason. Seacrets will receive and store favors, toasting glasses, cake knives, candles, and additional decor the day before the event at the scheduled walk-through meeting. All items brought must be removed at the conclusion of the event.

Event Times

All event start and finish times will be agreed upon and contracted prior to the start of the event. We ask all guests to be vacated from the room no later than 30 minutes after the conclusion of the event. Additional times exceeding four hours will be charged $250 per hour and must be arranged ahead of time with the Event Manager. Client may not add additional time during the event. Please consult with your event manager to schedule times for your ceremony on Your Seacret Beach.

Fees

Venue Fees:

All events are 3 hours. Wedding receptions are 4 hours.

  • Area 51 Events: $2000 venue fee
  • Office at Area 51: $1000 venue fee
  • Your Seacret Beach: $2000 venue fee

Venue fee includes: house linen (black or white floor length), napkins (select colors), on-site coordinator, cake cutting, tables and chairs, set up and break down for event, china/glassware (Area 51 only), Seacrets security detail, and in house audio/visual specialist.

Additional Fees:

  • Ceremony Set Up:
    • $1250 fee with Your Seacret Beach events
    • $625 fee with Area 51 events (set up and breakdown of chairs and includes additional hour)
  • Arrival by Seacrets boat:
    pick up Wight Bay dock and drop off Your Seacret Beach

    • $150 for the bride (1 boat)
    • $300 for the entire bridal party (2 boats) 
  • Linens: 
    • price TBD (other than black or white) 
  • Coat Check Attendant: 
    • $75 with Area 51 events
  • Bridal Suites:
    Space is available 3 hours prior to the ceremony

    • Your Seacret Beach: $500 suite fee with Your Seacret Beach events 
    • The Office: $500 suite fee with Area 51 events

Vendors

Outside vendors such as wedding cake decorators, DJ’s, bands, officiants, photographers, photo booth operators, and videographers must have their contact information provided to the Event Manager thirty (30) days prior to the event. Vendors can schedule setup times, directions, and loading/unloading instructions with the Event Manager. Vendors will have 45 minutes after the end of the event to break down and vacate the premises. Seacrets assumes no responsibility for the storage, assembling, and displaying of wedding cakes or floral arrangements provided by outside vendors or guests due to liability purposes.

Local Vendor List

Florals & Event Staging

Alison Carmody: 
Flowers by Alison
410-213-8330 

Jessica Ludwig: 
Faded Sol
fadedsol.com

Ami Jachimski: 
Little Miss Lovely
littlemisslovely.com

Haley Jackson: 
Coastal Celebrations
coastalcelebrationsco.com 

Miranda Allender: 
Bellas Blossoms
[email protected]

Photography/Videography

Amanda White:
Arbor Lane Studios
arborlanestudios.com 

Dana Marie Photography:
danamariephotography.com 

Tony Weeg Photography:
beautiful.camera

Dave Messick:
Unscene Productions
unsceneproductions.com

Darling Diane Photography:
darlingdianephotography .pixieset.com

Greg Poulos Photography:
gregorypoulosphotography.com

Cakes & Confections

Desserts by Rita:
dessertsbyrita.com 

Baked Dessert Café:
bakeddessertcafe.com

Sugar Rush by Theresa:
sugarrushbytheresa.com

Wedding Attire

Sandals Bridal:
oceancitymdbridal.com 

Downtown Bridal:
downtownbridals.com

Bridal Beauty

Andrea Bounds Beauty:
andreaboundsbeauty.com

Jessica Watkins:
Skin by Jessica
Facebook: Skin by Jessica
443-340-8814

A Perfect Face Day Spa:
aperfectface.com

Officiants

Pastor George Patterson:
[email protected] 

Captain Jimmy:
[email protected]

Music

Consult with your event coordinator about bands and DJ recommendations.

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