General Weddings Information
Your wedding day is a time to celebrate with family and friends, a time to indulge your childhood dreams, a time to remember- a time when you deserve the opulent decor, impeccable service and exquisite food that only The Fairmont San Jose can deliver.
Choose any of our unique wedding packages for a minimum of 75 guests. Wedding packages include reception hors d'oeuvres, an ice carving, a two (2) course plated meal, the wedding cake, the champagne toast and a complimentary bridal suite for the night of the wedding. Room set-ups include staging, dance floor, tables, chairs, linen, china, silver and votive candles.
A $3,000 USD or 10% of the anticipated revenues non-refundable deposit is due within two (2) weeks of booking the event. Payment methods include credit card, check, cash, cashiers check. The deposit along with the signed Tentative Letter and signed Catering Policy constitutes a definite booking.
Full pre-payment is due by 11:00 a.m., Five (5) business days prior to event. This payment is based on total estimated charges. Payment methods include credit card, cash, cashiers check.
Guaranteed attendance is due by 11:00 a.m., three (3) business days prior to event. The hotel will overset the guarantee by 5% for attendance under 200 guests and 3% for attendance of 200 or more guests. If the guarantee is not provided by the designated day and time, the estimated attendance on the Banquet Order will apply.
A room rental will apply for all banquet space reserved. Rates are determined by the length of the event, the estimated attendance, day of the week and season.
Service Charge and Sales Tax
A 22% service charge and 8.625% state sales tax will apply to all food and beverage menus. The room rental will be taxed when food or beverage service is provided in the room.
The deposit is non-refundable. Ask for a copy of the Catering Policy for applicable cancellation charges.
Food and Beverages
The Fairmont San Jose is the sole provider of food and beverages except for a few authorized caterers. For Indian cuisine, a list of authorized caterers is available through the Catering Manager. Chinese and Persian Wedding menus are available. Corkage wine and liquor is prohibited. Removal of food and beverages from the hotel is prohibited. Children's meals are available upon request for ages 12 and under.
The Fairmont San Jose is the caterer for the Fourth Street Center Ballroom. This new facility will accommodate up to 400 guests for dinner and dancing. Or, contact us and we will provide the Fairmont catering experience to your choice of Bay Area destination.