The Taylor Pavilion

500 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719

Discover Your Dream Beach Wedding in NJ

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One of the newest NJ event venues, The Taylor Pavilion in Belmar offers both beachfront and lakefront access for your wedding ceremony, reception or special event. As a preferred vendor, Merri-Makers is able to create a custom-catered spread down to every detail so you and your guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience for once-in-a-lifetime memories.


Why Taylor Pavilion?

  • Your ceremony could be beachfront or lakefront
  • Located directly on the beach
  • Panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Open air deck on beach for cocktail hour
  • Spacious gazebo on Silver Lake
  • Beach bonfire included
  • Beach ceremony included
  • Flexible event design (Make this already-iconic venue your own!)

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The Taylor Pavilion FAQ

What dates are available at this venue?
We can host events daily throughout the year. Our “peak season” when the Cocktail Hour can be hosted outside, along with the ceremony – is May through October. We are currently booking for some remaining Saturday dates in Spring of 2018. We presently have May 12th and 19th, June 2nd, 9th and 23rd available. Select dates in Fall 2018 are still available, so contact us for our open dates!
How long have you been doing weddings here?
We have been hosting events since the facility opened in Spring 2017.
Where can I hold my ceremony?
There are two great onsite ceremony options, which are both outdoors. The Taylor Pavilion is located directly on the beach with steps just outside of the Cocktail Hour space leading right to the sand. The other option would be the utilization of the gazebo directly across the street, which overlooks a beautiful lake.
How long will I have use of the space?
There is a 5-hour reception timeframe from Cocktail Hour through Reception.
What is included when I book my wedding with Merri-Makers at the Taylor Pavilion?
The facility for your event (no other events would be occurring the same time), the ocean view reception space, outdoor cocktail hour boardwalk space, and the ceremony site. We also provide full service staff, including a Bridal Attendant for the day-of and an experienced Event Planner to help you along the way in your wedding planning.
Is there kitchen space on-site?
Merri-Makers has sole access to the full kitchen that we built in the building.
What else can the Merri-Makers team assist with?
Our experienced event planning team will help you every step of the way to create the wedding of your dreams, as we will coordinate each and every detail– from flowers to your photographer, we’ve got you covered. When you book with Merri-Makers, we take care of your every need, including researching and booking the right vendors!
Our Preferred Vendors
Country Club Services (Valet)

KatyDid Floral (Floral Design)

Party Corner (Rentals)
Phone: 732-313-0503

John Arcara (Photographer)
Phone: 732-299-9537

Elite Entertainment (Photobooth/DJ)
Phone: 888-354-8380

Party King Entertainment (Photobooth/DJ)
Phone: 973-575-5511

Hampton Inn Neptune Wall (Hotel and Shuttle coordination)
Phone: 732-643-0500

The Breakers on the Ocean (Lodging)
Phone: 732-449-7700

Reverend Stephan Jorgensen (Officiant)
Phone: 732-798-0084

L Style Bar (Hair/Make-up)
Phone: 732-375-3555

Nia Sofia Salon (Hair/Make-up)
Phone: 732-288-2664

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Special Thanks to those vendors who contributed to the creation of this beautiful styled photo shoot at the venue:

Photography: Ann Coen Photography

Rentals + Styling: Rustic Drift

Florals: Katydid Signature Events & Floral Design

Dresses + Accessories: Free Love Bridal

Hair + Makeup: Beach House Spa

Hair + Makeup: Nicole Demi Esthetics

Stationary + Invitation Suite: Perchal Fibers

Photo Assisting: Alex Rivera Photography

Photo Assisting: Ryan Johnson Photography

Cake: Taste the Cakes and Ice Cream

Videography: Darn Swell Media