Celebrate at BIMI

Location and Facilities

BIMI location and facilities are great for private events from May-October. Have your child’s birthday party on site after hours with assistance from BIMI marine educators or rent our Cove Room for private events  including small weddings.

Amenities include:

  • The Cove Room that will accommodate 180 for a sit down dinner or 250 for a reception (1,915 sq ft)
  • Large covered porch (790 sq. ft) and ½ acre lawn that reaches out onto Block Island’s Great Salt Pond
  • Large commercial kitchen and ice maker for onsite catering

To check availability or learn more on hosting your event at BIMI, please email info@blockislandmaritime.org

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Host Your Private Event with Us:

  • Weddings
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Corporate Retreats
  • Brunches
  • Retirement Parties
  • Birthday Parties

Private Event FAQ's

YES! The Cove Room is a perfect place for rehearsal dinners, weddings, birthday or anniversary parties, business meetings, meet ‘n greets, reunion, fundraisers and memorial gatherings.

150+ for a sit-down dinner; 250 for reception

Yes. It can be used as an addition to the Cove Room or on its own for any of the same gatherings as the Cove Room (see above).

The back deck has a fixed vinyl canopy and see-through vinyl sides that can be raised or lowered depending on the weather.

The back lawn is accessible from the deck or the parking area.  It’s approximately ¼ acre.

BIMI has a commissary kitchen adjacent and connected to the Cove Room accessible and usable by caterers.

BIMI has an integrated state-of-the-art A/V system.

BIMI Has 5’ round tables and 8’ rectangular tables for rent as well as folding chairs.

The aquarium area is a great place for extending a cocktail party.

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