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General Information for Use of OCYC Facilities

Wedding Reception


To schedule a Wedding Reception at the OCYC, please contact Chris Olek, the Event Coordinator, and arrange for an available date. The Event Coordinator will send you a contract to sign that specifies the date and the time of your planned wedding reception. To secure the date, a deposit in the amount of $1,000.00 is required with your signed contract. Your date will be reserved when the Event Coordinator returns your signed contract, after necessary approvals are obtained. A facility fee of $600.00 is required for use of the club.

Menu Selection

The menu selections on the following pages are designed to provide you with a wide variety of choices for food, as well as price and type of service.

Saturday receptions during the months of May, June, September and October, also including the Sunday’s of Memorial and Labor Day weekends, require an attendance of at least 150 guests. If attendance is less than 150, a service charge of $20.00 will be applied for each person less than 150. (The 150 does not include band members, photographers, or children. Children are defined as less than 11 years of age.)

Gratuity (21%) and Sales Tax (7%) are not included in the prices shown, and will be added to the final cost.


In order for your reception to run smoothly, you must guarantee the number of guests who will attend the reception. This number must be given to the Nobil Banquet Manager or Nobil Event Coordinator at least two weeks prior to the reception. This number of guests will be considered a guarantee for which you will be invoiced, even if fewer guests attend.


Sixty days prior to the reception, 50% of the estimated cost is due. The remainder is due one week prior to the reception. Your reception must be paid in full before the event date. Payments are made to Nobil on the Bay, and sent to Chris Olek, Event Coordinator, at 226 Bay Road, Ocean City, NJ 08226.

Length of Function

The scheduled wedding reception is four (4) hours. If you plan to have a five (5) hour reception, there will be an additional charge of $400.00. If you desire a wedding ceremony and/or tent rental at the club there is an additional charge of $500.00 each. There is no charge for a corkage fee or a cake cutting fee.

Table Settings

Linen napkins and tablecloths are available in a variety of colors. Your choice should be agreed upon with the Banquet Manager. Tablecloths and napkins are included with your wedding package. There is an additional charge for chair covers.

Beverage Service

Tables, glasses, and ice are supplied. Any other bar supplies, i.e. liquor, set-ups, etc. are your responsibility, as is providing professional bartenders.

Please note: The sale of alcoholic beverages in Ocean City is prohibited by law;

however, alcoholic beverages can be served at private functions. The use of approved professionally trained bartenders is required. They will provide professional service during the scheduled hours of your reception, and will not knowingly serve underage or intoxicated guests. They also understand the requirements for proper cleanup of the bar and disposition of supplies for your reception.

The following establishments and bartenders are presently approved:

Circle Liquors - Somers Point , NJ

DiOrios Circle Café - Somers Point, NJ

Yesterdays - Marmora, NJ

The Mixers Bartending Service - Ocean City, NJ

Any other establishment must be approved in advance.

Please remember that the minimum legal age for consuming alcoholic beverages is 21 in New Jersey.

Please note that the right is reserved to close the bar at any time during your reception should actions of your guests make it necessary.

Wedding Cake

Nobil on the Bay can provide a wedding cake for an additional cost. Please consult with the Banquet Manager.

Smoking Policy

There is absolutely no smoking of any kind permitted within the Ocean City Yacht Club.