FAQs a short list of questions you may have about our event space, and other information.
How much is the deposit and when is it due?
An initial $1,000 deposit is due with a signed contract to reserve your selected date. A reservation will not be honored without a signed contract with our terms and conditions.
Are taxes and service fees included in your package pricing?
A 20% service charge will be applied to all food and beverage items. California State Law requires the service charge to be taxed, plus applicable sales tax.
Do you have discounted rates for non-profit groups?
Yes. The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company & Mavericks Event Center has always been dedicated to supporting non-profit groups. Please fill out a Request for Information form with your organization's information and we will send you a quote.
How close are you to a major airport?
The San Francisco International Airport is 35 minutes by car.
The San Jose International Airport is approximately 50 minutes by car.
The Oakland International Airport is approximately 50 minutes by car.
Do you have an area for team building?
Yes. We have multiple areas for breakout sessions including a private upstairs room, outside deck and a 4,000 square foot lawn.
What audio-visual technology services are available?
We provide an LCD projector, large screen, and in-house AV system with a wireless microphone.
What if someone in my group has special dietary requirements?
Our in-house culinary team will be happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions your group may have.
Can I see the space in person?
We would be happy to show you around our facilities. Please fill out our Request for Proposal with your interest and availability and we will schedule the best time for your site visit.
What is your capacity?
To serve you comfortably, we suggest the following:
- Standing reception: 150
- Seated Banquet: 100
- Theater: 100
- U-shape: 50
- Classroom: 50
- Cooking Class: 50
- Beer Making Class: 50
- Chevron: 30
Can we bring in our own caterer and rent the facility?
Our goal is to showcase our venue, as well as our fabulous food. If you prefer to bring in your own licensed caterer and rent the facility for the day, please note the following:
- Caterer must be licensed and have proof of insurance
- We require an onsite attendant for every 75 guests; fee is $200 per attendant.
- We require a certificate of liability insurance for the event.
- ALl beer, wine and liquor must be provided by the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company.
- Please refer to the contract for other terms and conditions.
Is your facility accessible for people with disabilities?
Our Harbor View Garden and the first floor of the Event Center, including restrooms and private deck, are all accessible for people with disabilities.
What is your cancellation policy?
Your deposit is non-refundable. Should cancellation of your event occur within ten days or less of your scheduled date, payment in full is still required for the entire estimated revenue of the function.
Do you have parking available on site?
Free parking is available in our two private lots. For larger parties, free street parking is also available.
Can we extend our hours the day of the event?
Yes. Overtime fees are $400 per hour, and subject to local ordinances and staff discretion.
Can we come in earlier then our contracted start time?
We will do our best to accommodate early arrivals; please note there is a $100 per hour charge.