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Special Events

Discover this Distinctive Venue for your Special Occasion

The Sesnon House may be rented by the hour for special events (two hour minimum). For weddings, please see our Weddings page.

Meeting Rentals: guest capacity varies by room and type of event
Business luncheons:
maximum of 56 guests

Room Standing capacity Seated Capacity with Sesnon furniture Seated capacity with rental furniture Refundable Deposit Per-hour Rate (2-hour minimum) Additional fee for terrace and grounds use
McPherson Room (1804) 100 52 70 $500 $200 $150
Pino Alto Room (1803) 60 36-40 60 $500 $200 $150
Upstairs conference room 20 16 20 $200 $100 n/a
*Whole House & Grounds 250 total 66 130 inside
250 outside
$500-1000 dependent on guest count $500 included

Rental includes the following: use of the room rented, room setup, use of Sesnon furniture inside or on the covered terrace, and a facility attendant for the entire event.

A security deposit is required to reserve a date. The deposit is refunded 2-4 weeks after the event if there are no damages or additional cleaning costs for the house.

Cancellations made before 60 days of the event will result in loss of the original deposit, and refund of rental fee. Cancellations made less than 60 days to the event will result in a refund of original deposit, is and retention of the rental fee. Full payment is due two months before the event. (Payment is due earlier for large events or weddings)

Proof of Liability insurance is required for all groups, naming Cabrillo College as additionally insured. The policy must extend for eight (8) hours before and after an event.

The Cabrillo Culinary Arts Catering program provides catering services during most of the year. Please refer to Sesnon House Catering for more information about their menus. When Cabrillo’s Culinary Program is unavailable a licensed caterer from our list of preferred vendors must be used.

*Whole house rental includes the following: McPherson room, Pino Alto room, restrooms, room 1824 and Terrace & Lawn

Prices are subject to change without notice.

For Sesnon meetings and events, please contact the house coordinator at 831-479-6229. For Pino Alto Restaurant reservations, please call 831-479-6524.

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