August 21, 2017
The Brant Beach Yacht Club is one of my favorite venues on Long Beach Island. LBI has a number of beautiful wedding venues. But I love a Brant Beach Yacht Club wedding for a number of reasons. Located in Brant Beach, directly on the Barnegat Bay, the Brant Beach Yacht Club has gorgeous views of Barnegat Bay and is on the right side of the island for perfect sunset viewing.
The Brant Beach Yacht club is perfect for couples that are looking for a more low key venue, that has all the beautiful views of the island. It has its own beach which is the perfect location for a “toes in the sand” ceremony. The rain plan would include a deck-top ceremony under the awning (at not additional cost to couples)! If the weather is a little on the cooler/windy side, the venue will have the sides (with clear windows) installed before the weekend of your event, to ensure that your guests are happy.
The cost of the Brant Beach Yacht Club covers the rental of the facility for 12 hours on the day of your event. The building and grounds are yours to use form 11:30 am to 11:30 pm. The facility also includes a full professional kitchen. While the cost varies depending on the season, the most you will spend is $8,000 for a Saturday in June or September. Rental also includes tables, banquet chairs, ice maker, and a staff member on site through out your event. The Brant Beach Yacht Club can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests. But in my opinion should not be used for weddings larger than 150. Trust me, any more than 150 (15 tables) the space gets rally tight.
Any couple looking for a completely customizable wedding experience is going to love planning a wedding at the BBYC. The benefits of the Brant Beach Yacht Club include your ability to bring in any food or drinks you choose. You can customize your wedding menu, use any caterer you choose (the Yacht Club has a list of preferred caterers who are all amazing!), and add decor and rentals that will create a guest experience that is as unique as you are willing to be. In addition, there are amazing views, and the building and room itself, are designed with a neutral decor allowing any wedding color palette to work perfectly.
Because the Brant Beach Yacht Club is a wedding venue where you have to “bring in” a lot of vendors that would be a part of a typical wedding venue package, it can be a more challenging venue at which to plan a wedding. But it’s by no means impossible. I get so excited every single time I get to plan Brant Beach Yacht Club weddings. Each one is so unique and different! The staff at the Brant Beach Yacht Club is professional and a breeze to work with.
If you are planning a Brant Beach Yacht Club wedding and are looking for some extra help bringing all the pieces together and managing the “moving parts,” please contact me here. I would love to find out how I can help you to have the best Brant Beach Yacht Club wedding!
And to give you some Brant Beach Yacht Club wedding inspiration, below are two of my favorite from BWE’s 2018 wedding season.
The first is Hannah and Matt’s navy and peach classic wedding. Full of hydrangeas and gorgeous watercolors. Photographed to perfection by Idalia Photography. If this leaves you craving more of Hannah & Matt’s big day, check out the full BWE blog post. Hannah and Matt were determined to get married on the beach at Brant Beach Yacht club, despite the rain, and their guests were super-troopers! Every single face had a smile, and in the end the inspired my to make an investment in 150 clear umbrellas. It will probably never rain on another BWE wedding now that I have them.
Planner | Bogath Weddings & Events
Photographer | Idalia Photography
Videographer | PF films
Ceremony & Reception Venue | Brant Beach Yacht Club, LBI
Catering | Kate and Allys Restaurant
Liquor | Neptunes Liquor
Ceremony & Cocktail Hour Music | Ceremonious Strings
Officiant | James Duus, uncle of the bride
Invitations | Crisp By Britt
DJ | Off Beet Productions
Florals | Lily in the Valley Florist
Rentals | Rustic Drift
Hair & Makeup | The Updo Guru
Wedding Dress Shop | Kleinfeld Bridal
Wedding Dress Designer | Romona Keveza
Bride’s Shoes | Jimmy Choo
Bridesmaids Dresses | Weddington Way
Cake | A Sweet Memory Cake Shoppe & Tea Room
Ice Cream Truck | Cool Concessions
Transportation | Forked River Trolley
Annie and Tim worked with me super-long-distance from Australia! They wanted a sunflower-filled design! Photographed by the genius, Ann Coen. If you’d like to see more, check out the full BWE blog highlighting the gorgeousness of Annie & Tim’s wedding day! They choose to deck out their floral design with sunflowers (perfect for fall) and they were blessed with a break in a super-rainy day that allowed them just enough time to pull off their ceremony on the beach and enjoy some time outside for photos!
PLANNER | Bogath Weddings & Events
PHOTOGRAPHER | Ann Coen Photography
CINEMATOGRAPHER | Darn Swell Media
HAIR & MAKEUP | Lavish Salon
BRIDE’S DRESS DESIGNER | BHLDN
BRIDE’S SHOES | Nine West
GROOM’s ATTIRE | InStitchu
CATERING | Taste of LBI
CEREMONY & RECEPTION VENUE | Brant Beach Yacht Club
FLORIST | Reynolds Garden Shop
DESSERT | A Sweet Memory Cake Shoppe & Tea Room
CEREMONY ENTERTAINMENT | Ceremonious Strings
RECEPTION ENTERTAINMENT | Unforgettable DJs
RENTALS | Rustic Drift
SIGNAGE | The Shaded Maple
TRANSPORTATION | Trolley Tours, Inc.
Thank you to the photographers who allow us to use their images on our site:
Ashley Mac Photographs, Heather Palecek Photography, Idalia Photography, Jessica Erb Photography, Susan Elizabeth Photography, Delaney Dobson Photography, Ann Coen Photography, Lovesick Inc., K Hulett Photography & Melanie Cassie Photography
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