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The 2015 Wedding Reception Site Directory

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This chart features venues that accommodate 80 guests or more. If your site is not listed, please email sloudermilk@todaymediainc.com. Research assistance by Rachel Vogel.

The following information includes the name and location of the facility, the cost per person or rental fee, capacity for dinner/buffet/cocktails and a short description.

Delaware

Arsht Hall 
Wilmington, (302) 573-4401, $95-$140, 160/160/160, Garden and terrace.

Bear Trap Dunes 
Ocean View, (302) 537-5600, ext. 406, $85+, 200/200/250, Clubhouse’s floor-to-ceiling windows provide panoramic views.

Bella Vita at Cavaliers Country Club 
Newark, (302) 731-5600, $100, 300/300/350, Ballroom with veranda overlooking golf course.

Bellevue Hall 
Wilmington, (302) 761-6952, $3,650, 150/150/300, Elegant estate home, garden and gazebo.

Brandywine Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 478-2110, $250+, 300+, View of award-winning golf course.

Brantwyn Estate at the DuPont Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 421-1730, $102+, 170/170/200, Georgian estate with 11 rooms and 60 acres of gardens.

The Carriage House at Rockwood Park 
Wilmington, (302) 472-2433, $90-$130, 225/225/350, A 19th-century estate of stone and wood with Gilded Age ballroom and walled gardens.

Chase Center on the Riverfront 
Wilmington, (302) 425-3929, $120-$140, 500/500/1,000, Ballrooms with state-of-the-art music and lighting technology.

Christiana Memorial Hall 
Christiana, (302) 731-0237, varies, 300/300/300, Renovated facility, ballroom setting, full-service bar.

The Clarion Hotel 
New Castle, (302) 428-1000, $91+, 320/320/450, Golden Belle, Charleston and Savannah ballrooms are minutes from Wilmington.

Clayton Hall 
Newark, (302) 831-2626, $95-$140, 350/350/350, Unique UD campus setting, beautiful, spacious ballroom.

Clubhouse at Baywood Greens 
Long Neck, (302) 945-8884, $85, 200/200/250, Golf course, gardens, ballroom with balconies, and top A/V technology.

Cordrey Center 
Millsboro, (302) 682-9080, $1,500, 150/150/250, Atrium ceiling, fireplace, private outdoor garden.

Courtyard Marriott Newark at UD 
Newark, (302) 737-0900, $1,600-$2,000, 130/130/150, Accommodations, catering, customized menus.

Crowne Plaza Wilmington North 
Claymont, (302) 792-2700, $139-$159, 350/350/500, Spacious, elegant ballroom; discounted lodging. www.cpwilmingtonnorth.com

Deerfield 
Newark, (302) 368-6640, $79-$140, 300/300/350, Stately architecture with floor-to-ceiling glass walls.

Delaware Art Museum 
Wilmington, (302) 351-8530, $144-$164, 200/200/200, Sophisticated entrance hall with arched windows.

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 
Wilmington, (302) 656-6466, $2,400-$3,500, 180/180/225, Restored factory building, dramatic architectural details, vaulted ceilings.

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel 
4727 Concord Pike, Wilmington, (302) 478-6000, $90+, 300/300/500, Beautifully renovated, modern facility.

Doubletree Hotel Downtown 
700 N. King St., Wilmington, (302) 655-0400, Varies, 500/358/900, Renovated grand ballroom, spacious accommodations.

Dover Downs Hotel 
Dover, (302) 857-2114, $95-$125, 1,000/800/1,500, Elegant 18,000-square-foot ballroom with 22-foot ceiling.

The Duncan Center 
Dover, (302) 674-3031, Varies, 410/410/410, Affordable, elegant, courteous staff.

DuPont Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 421-1730, $102+, 300/300/350, Two ballrooms, 1 with a 20-foot ceiling, and 8 banquet rooms on golf course.

Embassy Suites Hotel 
Newark, (302) 368-8000, $79 , 200/200/200, Elegant setting, six-story atrium, waterfall with fountain.

Evergreen Room 
Newark, (302) 737-2336, $750, 200/200/200, Spacious hall with natural light and a stage.

The Executive Banquet and Conference Center 
Newark, (302) 731-1800, $98, 425/425/700, State-of-the-art banquet facility by the Capozzoli family.

The Farmhouse 
Wilmington, (302) 999-8477, $95, 160/160/175, Historic farmhouse on 4 acres with gardens, ceremony-ready gazebos.

The Grand Opera House 
Wilmington, (302) 652-1179, varies, 250/250/300, Beautiful and historic concert hall with several room options.

Greenbank Mill & Philips Farm 
Wilmington, (302) 999-9001, $500, 80/80/80, Historic grist mill, water wheel.

Greenville Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 658-3943, $160-$175, 250/250/300, Stone mansion built in 1915 sits on 17 acres of rolling hills.

Hagley Museum and Library 
Wilmington, (302) 658-2400, ext. 203, $1,600-$3,500, 160/120/200, Built of Brandywine blue rock, Soda House is adjacent to French heirloom garden.

Harry’s Savoy Ballroom 
Wilmington, (302475-3000, varies, 216/216/400, Elegant ballroom, patio room with private outdoor courtyard, gas lamps and a fireplace.

Henlopen Hotel—Salero 
Rehoboth Beach, (302) 227-8630, $85-$115, 170/170/210, Oceanfront rooftop, great menu.

Heritage Shores Club 
Bridgeville (302) 337-9910, ext. 316, $60-$100, 300/300/300, Beautiful clubhouse with golf course views.

Hilton Wilmington/Christiana  
Newark, (302) 454-1500, $85-$199, 180/180/300, 108/78/150 (jr. ballroom), French crystal chandeliers, swan-filled ponds, indoor and outdoor ceremony space.

Hockessin Memorial Hall 
Hockessin, (302) 239-5279, $85-$115, 350/330/350, Remodeled banquet hall, large dance floor, elevated stage.

Hotel du Pont 
Wilmington, (302) 594-3122, $99+, 300/200/350, Historic landmark, stunning architecture, Old World elegance.

Hyatt Place Dewey Beach 
Dewey Beach, (302) 864-9100, $1,000-$2,400/day, 400/400/550, Ballrooms with waterfront views of Rehoboth Bay.

Ivy 
Dewey Beach, (302) 227-3888, $100, 160/200/250, Bayside and beach locations.

Maple Dale Country Club 
Dover, (302) 674-4951, ext. 2, $20-$50, 175/175/300, Elegant ballroom, renovated clubhouse.

Nassau Valley Vineyards  
Lewes, (302) 645-9463, $650-$5,800, 400/400/600, Views of the vineyard or art gallery. 

Plate Catering 
Bethany Beach, (302) 644-1200, $50-$110, 150/150/200, Always fresh, always affordable.

Rehoboth Beach Country Club 
Rehoboth, (302) 227-3811, $130-$160, 240/240/240, Great view of sunset over bay.

Sheraton Suites 
Wilmington, (302576-8009, $89+, 170/120/300, New ballroom, inclusive package.

Sheraton Wilmington South 
Wilmington, (302) 544-6817, $95+, 220/220/300, Modern ballroom with terrace.

Tyler’s Party Room 
Wilmington, (302) 528-6440, $17-$33, 80/80/120, Neighborhood kitchen with craft beer specialties.

University & Whist Club 
Wilmington, (302) 658-5125, $97+, 130/NA/200, Elegant, intimate, historical.

Waterfall Banquet Center 
Claymont, (302) 792-2600, varies, 500/500/650, Upscale banquet-reception hall.

The Westin 
Wilmington, (302) 654-2900, varies, 100/100/100, Modern, chic ballroom.

White Clay Creek Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 994-2521, ext. 7212, $95-$1,400, 220/200/350, Elegant ballroom with balcony and golf course views.

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate 
Wilmington, (302) 888-4600, $130+, 600/600/600, Glass pavilion, famous gardens.

World Cafe Live at the Queen 
Wilmington, (302) 994-1400, $85, 200/180/400, A legendary theater with a hip vibe.

 

Pennsylvania

ACE Conference Center 
Lafayette Hill, (610) 825-8000, $150, 250/250/500, Grand, rustic ballroom with Wolfgang Puck Catering. 

Anthony Wayne House  
Paoli, (610) 213-3097, $115, 225, Georgian-style mansion and adjacent grounds. 

Appleford Estate 
Villanova, (610) 527-4280, $4,700-$7,500, 180, Classic Main Line estate complete with gardens and terrace. 

The Baldwin School 
Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-2700, $3,000-$3,600, 700, Victorian mansion on 22 acres. 

The Ballroom at Downingtown Country Club 
Downingtown, (610) 873-0800, $90-$140, 300/300, Overlooks fountains and greens.

Brandywine Catering 
Chadds Ford, (610) 459-3705, $250, 110/110/150, Warm, quaint atmosphere. 

Brandywine River Museum of Art 
Chadds Ford, (610) 388-8112, $2,500+, 120/400/400, Museum in historic mill, Wyeth art. 

Carriage House at Days Inn 
West Chester, (610) 692-1900, $50-$125, 250/250/250, Elegantly renovated ballroom. 

Columbia Station 
Phoenixville, (610) 933-6336, $115-$136, 220, Picturesque garden-ceremony area.

Concordville Inn 
Concordville, (610) 459-2230, ext. 500, $120-$144, 300, Elegant atmosphere. 

Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia 
Essington, (610) 521-4705, $90-$130, 300/300/50+, Spacious clubhouse and waterside tent offer views of the Delaware River.

Desmond Hotel and Conference Center 
Malvern, (800) 575-1776, $105-$132, 250, Beautiful ballroom with chandeliers. 

Drexelbrook Catering & Corporate Events Center 
Drexel Hill,
(610) 259-7000, varies, 1,000, Rooms for cocktails and ceremonies plus a veranda. 

Edgmont Country Club 
Newtown Square, (610) 353-1800, Varies, 200, Four distinct rooms with great views of the golf course and state park.

Embassy Suites Philadelphia—Valley Forge 
Wayne, (610) 647-6700, $90-$115, 150, Full-service property with beautiful atrium. 

The Farmhouse at People’s Light & Theatre 
Malvern, (610) 647-1631, ext. 156, $110-$135, 225/200/300, English perennial gardens and banquet facility. 

General Warren Inne 
Malvern, (610) 296-3637, $60-$80, 50-125, Historic setting with newly renovated decor plus gardens and terrace. 

Great Hall at Immaculata University 
Immaculata, (610) 647-4400, $2,000-$3,500, 200, Ballroom setting with entrance hall and terrace. 

The Greathouse at Loch Nairn Golf Club 
Avondale, (610) 268-2235, varies, 190/150/250, A jewel in the country. Cathedral ceilings, wood floors, Oriental rugs, overlooks course.

Hartefeld National Golf Club 
Avondale, (610) 268-8800, $75-$145, 220/200/350, Classic setting, rolling hills, veranda. 

Hilltop House 
Devon, (610) 341-3928, Varies, 225/225/305, 200-year-old farmhouse sits atop 23 acres of orchards and gardens. 

Hilton Garden Inn 
Kennett Square, (610) 444-9100, varies, 100/100/150, Menu for any budget. 

Inn at Historic Yellow Springs 
Chester Springs, (610) 827-7414, ext. 18, varies, 150, Working fireplaces, antiques and candles. 

The Italian American Citizen’s League 
Kennett Square, (610) 383-7875, $40 (person), $550 (rental), 250/250/250, Affordable, elegant, customized.

Mendenhall Inn 
Mendenhall, (610) 388-2100, ext. 629, $74-$151, 275/275/350, Two large, fabulous ballrooms. 

Merion Tribute House 
Merion Station, (610) 664-1267, $2,200-$5,600, 175, Gothic mansion with ballroom and wedding balcony. 

The Old Mill 
Rose Valley, (610) 892-0141, varies, 250, Garden setting with private courtyards. 

Paxon Hollow Country Club 
Broomall, (610) 353-0220, ext. 3, $90-$110, 275/250/275, Recently renovated banquet facility with panoramic view. 

Penn Oaks Golf Club 
West Chester, (610399-0501, $68+, 500/500/500, Modern clubhouse on historical grounds in picturesque setting. 

Phoenixville Foundry 
Phoenixville, (610) 917-8400 , $500-$1,150, 500, Turn-of-the-century building turned events facility. 

Radnor Hunt 
Malvern, (610) 644-4439, $120-$160, 200/160/275, Charming historical building on 17 acres.

Radnor Valley Country Club 
Villanova, (610) 688-9450, $133+, 300, Georgian mansion set on rolling greens. 

Saturday Club of Wayne 
Wayne, (610) 688-9746, $135+, 120, Tudor building with a ballroom and stage.

Springfield Country Club 
Springfield, (610) 690-7600, varies, 600, A spacious facility with three ballrooms. 

Tyler Arboretum 
Media, (610) 213-3097, $125, 150, Historic stone barn and outdoor settings.

Waynesborough Country Club 
Paoli, (610) 296-2122, varies, 250/200/250, New clubhouse reminiscent of a farmhouse. 

West Chester Golf & Country Club 
West Chester, (610) 696-0150, $150, 100/80/100, Versatile event rooms and outdoor spaces. 

White Manor Country Club 
Malvern, (610) 647-1070, ext. 122, $40-$150, 220, Natural setting surrounded by rolling hills.

Women’s Club of Bala Cynwyd 
Bala Cynwyd, (610) 664-9107, $3,100, 175-175, Colonial building with large fireplace in the foyer.

 

Maryland

Bentley’s Banquet Center 
Elkton, (410) 398-3252, $100-$500, 200/200/200, Three banquet halls offer flexibility.

Chesapeake Inn Restaurant 
Chesapeake City, (410) 885-2040, $89-$120, 175/175/175, Spectacular canal view, ballroom, veranda, fire pits and cabanas.

The Kitty Knight House 
Georgetown, (410) 648-5200, $70-$100, 100-350, Tented pavilion with eight crystal chandeliers. Overlooks Georgetown Harbor. 

The Wellwood 
Charlestown, (410) 287-6666, $90-$130, 300/300/350, Waterfront ceremonies and tented banquet pavilion. 

 

New Jersey

J.G. Cook’s Riverview Inn 
Pennsville, (856) 678-3700, $75+, 275/275/325, Riverside terrace with waterside gazebo.