Wedding Receptions

Wedding Reception Packages

Planning a destination wedding is not an easy task for those with busy schedules and lives that demand every moment of your attention. For this reason, Montecito Weddings has come up with a variety of wedding and reception packages to suit every size event, budget, and need. Our all inclusive wedding and reception packages are available year round, indoor and outdoor, and take the stress out of wedding planning giving you time to revel in these glorious days between now and “I do”!

At Montecito Weddings, we have meticulously fine tuned and mastered the art of event planning and have eliminated your need for expensive wedding coordinators, checklists, and budget woes. Our attention to detail is impeccable with no nuance or aspect of your event overlooked, allowing you and your loved one the ability to relax and enjoy your wedding day in style!

1 hour "Seaside Soiree" mini reception ...$49 per person plus tax and gratuity

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Gourmet Cheeses and Cupcakes, Champagne Toast, Table Attendant, and more!

Minimum 20 guests
  • Assorted gourmet cheese platter paired with crackers, dried apricots and cherries
  • Fresh seasonal fruit platter
  • Assorted nuts and candies in crystal serving dishes
  • Bouquet toss, Garter toss
  • Gourmet cupcakes on tiered riser
  • Champagne toast (approx. 2 glasses per person)
  • Sparkling cider, lemonade, iced tea
  • Bottled water
  • “Seaside Chic” service table with linens, service trays, and décor
  • Champagne flutes and glassware
  • Table attendant
  • Trash bins

* City permits and fees added where applicable

* Add a photographer, videographer, or live music to complete your wedding memories! See our ala carte page for pricing.

1 hour "Icing on the Cake" mini reception ...$70 per person plus tax and gratuity

Delicious Wedding Cake, Sparkling Beverage Toast, Coordinator, and more!

Minimum 20 guests
  • Magnificent and delicious wedding cake
  • Sparkling Beverage toast for you and all of your guests (2 glasses per person average)
  • 1st dance, father-daughter dance, mother-son dance
  • Bouquet toss, Garter toss
  • Cake table covered in satin linens, crystals, and rose petals
  • Elegantly decorated tables, chairs, and linens
  • Silk orchid centerpieces
  • Glass stemware
  • Biodegradable cake plates and napkins (we love our planet)
  • Stainless dessert forks
  • Coordinator
  • Recorded music of your choice (up to 20 songs)
  • Server/guest attendant
  • Set up crew

* City permits and fees added where applicable)

* Add a photographer, videographer, or live music to complete your wedding memories! See our ala carte page for pricing.

"Sweethearts by the Sea" ...$112 per person plus tax and gratuity

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Lite Fare and Sweet Treat Buffet for 50

Luncheon Buffet table: Mini crescent sandwiches (your choice of turkey or ham), Seafood platter with tasty cocktail dipping sauce, fruit and cheese platter.

Dessert Buffet table: Mini brownie bites, assorted colorful candies, delicious cookies, and your choice of a two or three tiered wedding cake with cascading florals or a five tiered pedestal of delicious cupcakes.

Iced tea, fresh squeezed lemonade, water
* You may bring in your own wine (we will need to add stemware to rentals, see ala carte)
* You may also bring in a sparkling beverage for toast (we will need to add flutes to rentals, see ala carte)

Buffet Rentals

  • 3 beverage urns
  • 50 Disposable eco-friendly beverage glasses
  • 100 eco-friendly disposable dinner and dessert plates
  • 50 all natural tropical bamboo plate holders
  • Tropical serving platters
  • Silver cake pedestal

Seating and Decor

  • Banquet tables
  • Buffet table
  • Beverage table
  • Black or white table linens with your choice of colored satin overlay
  • Linen napkins
  • Natural jute fiber table runners
  • Elegant folding bamboo or white resin chairs
  • Silk floral centerpieces or White lanterns
  • Assorted palms and tropical florals

Head Table for Bride and Groom

  • Ivory linen, with your choice of satin or pintuck overlay
  • Linen napkins
  • Fresh floral centerpiece

Staff

  • Coordinator
  • Photographer
  • 2 servers: 5 hours (including prep and clean up)

Other

  • Guest favors: 50 organza favor bags of monogrammed m&m’s
  • Delivery and set up
  • Recorded music
  • First dance, Father/Daughter dance, Mother/son dance
  • Garter and bouquet toss
  • Trash receptacles

2 1/2 hours total time wedding and reception, additional hours may be added as needed

3 hour "Happily Ever After" reception ...$120 per person plus tax and gratuity

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Appetizers, Buffet Style Dinner Service, Delicious Tiered Wedding Cake, Coordinator, and more!
Minimum 15 guests
  • Appetizers: fresh fruit, veggies, and assorted cheeses
  • Buffet: BBQ Chicken and tri tip, baked beans, caesar salad, salsa, and tasty garlic bread
  • Iced tea, lemonade, and bottled water
  • Magnificent and delicious tiered wedding cake
  • Cake table covered in satin linen and rose petals
  • Sparkling Beverage toast (2 per person average)
  • Coordinator
  • Server(s)
  • Elegantly decorated tables, chairs, and linens
  • Silk orchid or rose centerpieces
  • Glass stemware (beverage glasses, sparkling beverage glasses)
  • China appetizer, dinner, and cake plates
  • Recorded music of your choice (up to 75 songs)
  • First dance, bouquet toss, garter toss etc

* City permits and fees added where applicable

* Add a photographer, Videographer, or live music to complete your wedding memories! See our ala carte page for pricing

"Eco-Island" ...$185 per person plus tax and gratuity

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All organic, Eco-Friendly Reception Package! Minimum 30 Persons

Your choice of 2 of the following passed appetizers

  • Apple and Walnut stuffed Mushrooms
  • Mini Brie En Croute
  • Fresh Fruit Skewers

Salad

  • Baby Arugula Salad with a Lemon Parmesan Dressing and Cherry Tomatoes

Buffet Style Main Course

  • Grilled Organic Free Range Chicken Breast Stuffed with Black Mission Figs, Roasated Almonds, Cilantro and with a Sun dried Tomato Cream Sauce
  • Pan Seared White Sea Bass with Herb Lemon Butter Sauce

Served with

  • Porcini Mushroom Risotto
  • Wilted Baby Spinach with Caramelized Shallots
  • Fresh Baked French Baguettes and Butter

Beverages

  • Lemonade, Ice Tea, Water, Ice, Coffee Service

Wedding Cake

  • 3 tiers with cascade of fresh flowers or fresh seashells

Buffet Rentals

  • Stainless steel beverage urns
  • Standard glassware
  • Black and white china plates
  • Stainless steel cutlery
  • Buffet service
  • Cake cutters

Seating and Decor

  • Banquet tables
  • Tented buffet tables
  • Beverage table
  • Table linens with satin overlays
  • Linen napkins and napkin rings (see ala carte for choices)
  • Elegant folding bamboo or white resin chairs
  • Silk floral centerpieces or white candlelit lanterns for guest tables
  • Assorted palms and tropical florals

Head Table for Bride and Groom

  • Table linens
  • Satin overlays
  • Linen napkins
  • Fresh floral centerpiece

Reception Staff

  • Coordinator
  • Assistant coordinator (as needed)
  • Photographer
  • Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Servers
  • Site crew and prep team

Other

  • Guest favors
  • Delivery and set up
  • Recorded music
  • First dance, father/daughter dance, mother/son dance
  • City permits and fees
  • Trash receptacles

* 2 1/2 hours total time wedding and reception, additional hours may be added as needed

"Lover's Paradise" for 80 ...$21,000 plus tax and gratuity

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When only the best will do… we bring bridal glamour and the glory of nature together in this deluxe, all inclusive beach wedding and reception package!
  • Non denominational minister and romantic ceremony
  • Limo service to and from wedding/reception (4 1/2 hours total)
  • Confidential marriage license and mobile notary
  • Decorative Certificate of Marriage
  • Coordinator
  • Rehearsal
  • Up to 80 chairs set up cathedral style, decorated with tulle and silk flowers
  • White wedding arch, Chuppa, or Corinthian columns decorated with tulle, fern, sea shells, and fresh florals
  • Brides hair and make-up
  • Bridal bouquet and up to 4 maids
  • Grooms boutonniere and up to 4 Grooms men
  • Parents flowers (2 corsage, 2 boutonniere)
  • Shepard hooks with crystal chandeliers down the aisle, bordered by 5000 fragrant rose petals
  • Photographer and edited images on hi res cd’s plus 40 page custom photo book
  • Videographer and edited dvd
  • Live music (harpist or pianist)
  • Individual bubbles for your guests
  • Pre-ceremony Guest refreshment and treats table
  • City permits and fees
  • Site prep, set up, and clean up

Wedding Reception Menu Options

Appetizers

  • Fresh seasonal fruit and fresh veggie platter

Main Course - Choice of the following menus:

MENU ONE:

  • Grilled Salmon Filet
  • Roasted Garlic Beurre Blanc Sauce
  • Herbed Rice Pilaf
  • Sautéed Asparagus, Mushrooms and Onions
  • Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Fresh Baked Bread

MENU TWO

  • Rib Eye Steak (12 oz.)
  • Red Wine Demi-Glace
  • Mushroom Potato Gratinée
  • Sautéed Green Beans and Baby Carrots
  • Caprese Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Fresh Baked Baguettes

For an additional $3 per person, you may upgrade to:

MENU THREE

  • Filet Mignon (8 oz.)
  • Roasted Garlic Demi-Glace Sauce
  • Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Grilled Asparagus
  • Arugula and Baby Green Salad
  • Fresh Basil Dressing and Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • Fresh Baked Baguettes

MENU FOUR

  • Whole roasted Kalua Pig (with Hawaiian-style sweet-n- sour sauce and pineapple salsa)
  • Tropical Orange Chicken
  • Island Pineapple Rice
  • Hawaiian Green Beans (fresh picked green beans with garlic butter sauce and zest of lemon)
  • Tossed Green Salad (with fancy lettuce & choice of dressings)
  • Polynesian Cole Slaw
  • Ambrosia Salad
  • Hawaiian Sweet Rolls and butter

Wedding Cake

  • Wedding cake: 4 tiers with cascade of fresh flowers
  • Cake table, linens, and arch

Beverages

Iced tea, fresh squeezed lemonade, water
* You may bring in your own wine (we will need to add stemware to rentals, see ala carte)
* You may also bring in a sparkling beverage for toast (we will need to add flutes to rentals, see ala carte)

Buffet Rentals

  • 3 beverage urns
  • 160 beverage glasses
  • 80 Designer Black and White china dinner plates
  • 80 Designer Black and white china dessert plates
  • 80 silver or gold chargers
  • 4 buffet warmers
  • Stainless cutlery for 80
  • Salsa dish
  • Salad Bowl
  • Serving Utensils
  • Silver cake tray
  • Cake cutters

Seating and Decor

  • 10 Banquet tables
  • 2 Buffet table
  • 1 beverage table
  • Black or White table linens with your choice of overlay
  • Linen napkins in your choice of available colors and napkin rings
  • 80 chairs
  • Fresh floral centerpieces and assorted seashells
  • Assorted palms and tropical florals

Head Table for Bride and Groom

  • Ivory Linen, Satin or Pintuck Overlay, Linen napkins, Fresh Floral Centerpiece

Staff

  • Coordinator and assistant coordinator
  • Photographer
  • Live DJ
  • Chef, Sous Chef, and 3 servers: 7 hours (including prep and clean up)

Other

  • Up to 80 Seashell design wedding favors (wine stoppers, bottle openers, key chains, or candle holders… see our favors page)
  • Delivery and set up
  • City permits and fees
  • Trash receptacles wrapped in bamboo

* 4 hours total time wedding and reception, additional hours may be added as needed at $950 per hour (includes all staffing and additional permits needed)

Additional guests may be added at $185 per guest