Local Taxes All pricing is subject to The New Brunswick Harmonized Sales Tax, currently at 15%.

Service Charge & Gratuities Harmonized sales tax applies to any service charge. The gratuities for service staff are charged at a minimum of 15% before taxes

Hospitality For the safety of our guests, and due to provincial food and beverages laws; no food or beverage shall be brought into The Cocoa. The Cocoa also prohibits the removal of food and beverage from the premises.

Seating The room is furnished with mahogany chiavari chairs, and a choice of round or rectangular tables. Our maximum capcity for a seated style reception is 170 and a cocktail style reception is 275. 

Linen The Cocoa offers complimentary white banquet linens for its weddings and events. Specialty linens may be upgraded at an additional fee.

Event Details Our Event Manager or Coordination department will set out the event process during our booking meeting. The Client shall make the necessary appointments via the online booking system.

Labor Fees An additional labor charge may be added to meal functions that require additional Bartenders, Station Chefs, and Coat Check Attendants. Also Restroom Attendants upon request.

Guarantees Attendance must be specified in writing at least 7days in advance. This number will be considered a guarantee and charges will be made accordingly.  

Audio The Cocoa is equipped with standard audio equipment (monitor and speakers). Additional equipment can be added upon request at additional cost.

Shipping/Boxes To ensure efficient handling and storage of materials please send deliveries no more than 48 hours prior to your arrival date. We recommend that box labels include: Attention:The Cocoa, group affiliation, event dates, and patron’s name.

Billing 50% deposit/venue fee due at signing. Remaining balance due 7 days prior to event. Food and Beverage: 50% due on contract signing. Remaining balance due 7 days prior to event

Guest Parking Complimentary parking is provided at the venue.

Deposits & Cancellations All deposits will be credited toward the total cost of your event and are non-refundable. 50% deposit due at signing. 

Entertainment & Allied Services DJ’s, Live Bands, MC’s, Entertainers, Photographers,Videographers, an any outside contracts will be permitted setup time the day of the event at the discretion of the Event Manager, room and event schedule permitting.