Weddings

The Bay Jewel Event Center

Corpus Christi, TX View map Visit website
2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

About

2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

The Bay Jewel Event Center is an elegant wedding venue situated in Corpus Christi, Texas. Blending rustic charm with modern minimalism, this versatile banquet hall is located in the heart of the Sparkling City by the Sea’s Downtown district. It has been welcoming soon-to-be newlyweds and party-goers alike since 2016. The team at The Bay Jewel delights in bringing their clients’ visions to life. You and your partner will surely be impressed by the venue’s beautiful facilities and contemporary amenities.

Facilities and Capacity

Featuring 14,000 square feet of flexible event space, The Bay Jewel Event Center can comfortably welcome a maximum of 250 wedding-goers. A grand staircase leads up to the Pearl Mezzanine, a wonderful place for a first-look. With window seating and eye-catching decor, this space can also set the stage for cocktail hours or mixers. The Diamond Ballroom boasts plenty of space for a wedding ceremony, and later an elegant reception with plenty of room for a dance floor. Replete with black pillars, windows, and palatial chandeliers, this ballroom boasts a built-in bar and ample space for mixing and mingling. Upstairs, a pair of get-ready rooms and a green room are available for couples to use.

Services Offered

The team at The Bay Jewel will work with you to translate your fairytale wedding into a reality. Planning assistance, event set-up and clean-up, and access to get-ready rooms are just a few of the services that they can provide. A variety of event items can be made available upon request, including chairs, tables, centerpieces, drapery, an altar, and lighting equipment. Various food and beverage items are also on offer, such as barware, china, flatware, and linens.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$4500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1650

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1650

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$6

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Signature Drink

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
March
April
May
June
July
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

February
August

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    K'lynn V. Married on 09/05/2021
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    Words can’t express how grateful I am for The Bay Jewel. They went above and beyond to make sure my experience as a bride was exceptional. They answered every and any question I had. They organized my wedding, there was no need for a planner. They handled all the details. They also recommended our decorators (party perfect) and I have absolutely NO REGRETS! Renee, Alex and their team really made my dream come true. I can’t thank them enough for all that they’ve done for me and my Husband lol. Thank you ladies, you’ve made my experience beautiful and my memories will last forever with the feeling of gratitude and happiness.

    The Bay Jewel Event Center's reply:

    K'lynn, we are so happy we got to go through the wedding planning process with you! It makes us so happy to hear that your day was everything you dreamed of. We wish you many years of happiness ahead!
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    Marisa P. Married on 07/24/2021
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    Prado Wedding

    By far the best experience Alexandria was an amazing coordinator and so easy to work with. We are so happy to have picked this venue for our wedding reception. Our guest loved the venue and had an amazing time.

    The Bay Jewel Event Center's reply:

    Thank you so much for this feedback. We loved every minute of your event and the planning process. Heres to many years of celebrating like its your wedding day!

Awards

  • 16
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner

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Team

Renee
Renee
General Manager

Renee’s extensive background in hospitality management has instilled her with an unrivaled passion for customer service, an understanding in budgeting, and superior organizational skills. She works closely with clients and vendors to create a uniquely customized experience in design and management for any event.

An Arkansas native, Renee has made the coastal bend her home and is dedicated to growing downtown Corpus Christi. When she isn't planning your event, she enjoys yoga, hiking and discovering new podcasts. She is an animal rights advocate doing her best to live a compassionate lifestyle. Renee is a mom to rescue dogs and cats, always adopting just one more!

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
Schwengler Creative Schwengler Creative Wedding Photographers

The Bay Jewel is an incredible gem in downtown Corpus Christi! It's a magical space full of ambiance, natural wood, beautiful chandeliers and lovely people. I love working with them!

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624 N. Mesquite Street Corpus Christi, TX, 78401
361-273-2148

Subject to change due to event schedule: Wednesday 12pm-8pm Thursday 10am-6pm Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-2pm Sunday-Tuesday by appointment
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