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Provided by: Ocean Institute
Ocean Institute

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO

Venue details

Style:

Event Center, Museum/Gallery, Ocean/Waterfront View, Beach, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 300 guests

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629

Description:

Nestled in the beautiful Dana Point Harbor, the Ocean Institute is a romantic coastal destination which puts you right on the water yet offers an interior ballroom for your guests’ comfort as the warm sun sets and the ocean air settles in for the evening. The Ocean Institute is an intimate venue able to accommodate large wedding parties of up to 300 guests. The state-of-the-art facility has high-tech options for you to use during your reception, enabling you to have a video and photo montage display on a drop down projection screen. And, for a truly distinctive and unique touch to your wedding, we offer unique encounters of our learning center where your guests will experience our touch tanks with our educators. We even offer 2.5 hour sails on our tallship Spirit of Dana Point. The Ocean Institute is a unique destination wedding for the true ocean-loving couple.

Additional details

Service Options

Venue notes

Starting from $2,000 to $9,000 for up to 300 guests.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Dance floor

- Podium and/or stage

- Outdoor lighting

- Kitchen for prep only

- Public parking

- Outdoor Fire Pit

- Learning Centers available to give a maritime touch (at an additional fee)

Restrictions

- Wedding coordinator required

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- No smoking

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:30PM

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Dance floor

- Podium and/or stage

- Outdoor lighting

- Kitchen for prep only

- Public parking

- Outdoor Fire Pit

- Learning Centers available to give a maritime touch (at an additional fee)

Restrictions

- Wedding coordinator required

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- No smoking

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:30PM

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Ocean Institute

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO

STARTING AT $5,265 FOR 50 GUESTS

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