Ultimate Brentwood Packages
Real Officiant + Generous Photos 90 mins + Gourmet Reception + Real Flowers + Your Music + Wine Basket + many more Optional Add-Ons
“Margo and David put me at ease. My wedding was so perfect! Thank you beachpeople weddings! If I had to do it 100 times over I would chose you to marry us every single time!” ~ Laremy Jones-Appos, wedmate
These include an deluxe services Ceremony plus French gourmet Reception Dinner for 10 people (you may add up to 100 more people, dance floor space, dining decor and/or DJ for additional fees) at the delicious and lovely Brentwood Bistro in Little River SC (near Myrtle):
PRIME SEASON (Friday of Memorial Weekend to Labor Day) for 10ppl, $2100
OFF SEASON (Tues after Labor Day to Thurs before Memorial Day) for 10 ppl, $1950
Additional guests’ fees for more than 10 people:
- Ages 12 – adult = Prime Season $75/ea; Off-Season $60/ea
- Children ages 3-11 = Prime Season $30/ea; Off-Season $25/ea
- Babies under 2 yrs = free
Retainer: $1050 (adjusted up if more than 10 people). Retainer is deducted from grand total.
Balance due 30 days prior to wedding date.
BOTH PACKAGES INCLUDE:
- The Brentwood is your rain alternative location, included!
- FRENCH GOURMET RECEPTION DINNER
Dinner by 2x Coastal Iron Chef winner, Chef Eric Masson, at historic Brentwood Bistro in Little River SC, for 10+ people for 3 hours. Magnifique! This basic gourmet dinner includes hors d’oeuvres, salad, your choice of filet mignon/ poultry/ fish entree (consider elegant upgrades: delicious lobster, scallops, grouper, veal, lamb), choice of vegetable side, coffee/tea/soft drinks/water. Package fee includes taxes, gratuities, private dining room with fireplaces, chandelier, white table linens and historic restaurant decor (decor available with our florist or Brentwood or your own). Child’s menu or vegetarian/ gluten-free/ dairy-free menus available. Regular dining rooms which seat up to 22 people also included, however larger groups require additional fee for the largest room or The Garden Pavilion outside. Popular upgrades from this basic dinner package are: champagne toast, wine/ alcohol drinks, seafood hors d’oeuvres, grouper, lobster, veal, lamb, wedding cake/dessert, or a rehearsal dinner with a different menu.
- PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER FOR 90 MINS BY MARGO ROSS SEARS
Margo is a very generous, reliable, fun-spirited and very talented journalistic photographer with years of experience as a professional artist and wedding photographer (500+ weddings). You get 2 sets of images (unlimited printing size + unlimited download-able/sharing size) on YOUR OWN USB flashdrive mailed directly to you with a letter of permission to print FOR LIFE. This is “90” Package with up to 90 minutes shooting time, Artistic Editing and 150+ images.
- Add photo time: For second hour & beyond, add $200 per 60 minutes & 50+ edited images.
- UNLIMITED GUESTS and WEDDING PARTY
Have as many or few guests, wedding party, singers, readers, flower kids, escorts, as you wish! IF you need 2 adult witnesses for your NC license, we can supply them for free EASILY!
- CEREMONY ON THE BEACH
On the sand, or the lawn or gazebo at The Brentwood or indoors, or anywhere else at your choice of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Cherry Grove or North Myrtle Beach (other locations available with additional travel fee).
Your choice of our unique, romantic custom vows, by a caring Neptune’s Pkg of officiant/minister services, using your dress code by a real, multi-faith, non-denominational, ordained minister who offers non-religious vows too.
- ALL CONSULTATIONS
Consultations and contacts with you by phone, email or in person
- CHOICE OF VOWS
Select from our multiple vows choices: Traditional or Modern Christian, Traditional or Modern Non-Religious, Hawaiian, Fun or Serious, Oceanic, Short, or your own wording… hundreds of unique ceremonies are possible!
- UNIQUE SAND CEREMONY
We supply everything–sand from under your feet is used with a seashell!–include guests, family or just the couple. We gather the sand, impart optional blessings on it, you pour it with the shell, and you keep the pretty glass heart bottle of local sand.
- CELTIC STONE TOSSING (optional)
Releasing the old ceremony! Everyone throws 3 stones into the waves with 3 Blessings spoken while each stone is thrown.
- IN-LAWS/ GUESTS/ CHILDREN’S VOWS (optional)
Your kids, or In-Laws or Everyone says “I do” in support of your marriage or of accepting their new family member!
- MEMORIAL (optional)
Kind words for loved ones who cannot attend; your choice of how and when we do this.
- MORE ADD-ONs (optional)
This package includes our other optional Add-Ons from this list (we recommend using up to 5 of them): see # 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 30 on our Add-Ons page.
- SHELLS & SAND ART HEART
We groom & imprint the sand by hand into a heart-shape bordered with several seashells, plus hang the colorful Triton shell horn on a cast-iron hook to one side. Couple stands inside the heart as sacred space.
- CEREMONY PRINTED
A keepsake for you on certificate paper, with pretty art graphics, in a clear plastic binder.
- LICENSE FILING
After the ceremony, Officiant manages your witnesses signing, then files your marriage license with the issuing court.
- TRITON / CONCH SHELL HORN HERALD
Announcement blown by minister/officiant at the conclusion of ceremony on our lovely, large seashell. A unique herald of your new marriage in an ancient maritime tradition, instead of wedding bells or trumpets!
- MUSIC, RECORDED or LIVE FLUTE
Your choice of songs on our 40w PA system (or play your cellphone or ipod playlist) -OR- if he is officiating, David’s Native American style wooden flute live music serenade.
- FRESH FLOWER BOUQUET
Gorgeously designed by a local, award-winning professional florist to match your dress, preferences and colors (optional matching bridesmaid bouquets/ boutonnieres/ corsages available for purchase too).
- FRESH FLOWER BOUTONNIERE
for the groom designed to match the bridal bouquet.
- MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE
A lovely keepsake on certificate paper with a golden, embossed, foil seal, notched corners, signatures, and suitable for framing.
- SWEET HONEYMOON BASKET
We hand assemble this: Champagne or red or white wine, or non-alcoholic sparkling juice; corkscrew (if needed); and two glass flutes to keep; your choice of Godiva™ dark, milk, or white chocolate; saltwater taffy; a keepsake wall certificate; handcrafted-by-Margo kissing-moon honey-based soap; a real Carolina Whelk seashell; candle in a glass jar; wooden matches; all in a colorfully decorated basket with a fluffy bow!
- BASKET UPGRADE 1–all of original Honeymoon basket, BUT substitute all 3 Godiva chocolate bar flavors, and a finer drink and fancier basket decor with candle, matches, soap and whelk shell: add $25 (MUST order this upgrade at least 1 week in advance)
- BASKET UPGRADE 2– upscale larger, fancier basket, premium Godiva gold-box chocolate truffles box in all flavors, your choice of finer wine or 2 non-alc’s, 2 soaps, finer candle, matches, romantic and beach-y souvenirs, more NICE seashells, fine glass flutes, plus fanciest basket decor: add $45 (MUST order this upgrade at least 2 weeks in advance)
- WANT CHAIRS and/or ARBOR? Click here for info and maybe save money.
- Want a Videographer? see our Add-On Services page.
For ceremony, we encourage using Ocean Isle, Sunset, Cherry Grove or North Myrtle Beaches due to close proximity to restaurant. Other locations not encouraged due to long distance for guests to drive to reception.