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Birchwood Manor

Whippany, NJ · View map · Visit website

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About Birchwood Manor

Birchwood Manor is a garden ballroom wedding venue located in Whippany, New Jersey. For over 50 years, they have been creating personalized weddings. The Georgian-style mansion is ideal for those searching for an exquisite setting for their special day.

Facilities and Capacities
Birchwood Manor has a total of 10 event spaces available. Guests will immediately be greeted by a dramatic spiral staircase in the venue’s lobby. The Jefferson Ballroom is perfect for your reception. Hosting up to 700 guests, it offers an elegant setting for an extravagant affair. The room features one-of-a-kind, hand-painted frescos, a beveled mirror wall, tall bay windows and 11-foot ceilings. The Grand Ballroom is the largest room available. Accommodating up to 1,500 people, the space is breathtaking with its four magnificent crystal chandeliers and parquet dance floor. Outside the venue, couples can take advantage of the picturesque grounds for their ceremony, including a gazebo, fountains and enchanting gardens.

Services Offered
Birchwood Manor has plenty of event services to make preparing for your big day a breeze. Their event planning service will allow you to relax while they assist you through every detail leading up to your wedding. With in-house catering, you’ll have one less vendor to hire. The venue can also provide setup and cleanup services so you can simply show up and dance the night away. Other services Birchwood Manor offers include the following:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event rentals
  • Liability insurance
  • Sound
  • Chair covers
  • Chairs
  • Drapery
  • Tables
  • Parking
  • Shuttle
  • Valet
  • Wheelchair access

From American to Russian to Chinese, Birchwood Manor can prepare a wide variety of cuisine styles for your wedding. Hors d'oeuvres, buffet, stations and plated serving styles are few of the options available. The venue can also provide various dessert options, including your wedding cake or a chocolate fountain. Dietary alternatives such as gluten-free, lactose-free, nut-free and vegetarian options are available. Birchwood Manor can prepare the following cuisine styles:

  • Asian
  • Cajun
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Southwestern
  • Spanish
  • Vegan

Other Services
Full bartending services are offered. You can choose to have a limited, cash or open bar. From a champagne toast to signature drinks, they have a number of beverage options available.

4.9 out of 5.0

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35 Birchwood Manor Reviews

SJ Braves
Sj Braves

Married on 07/27/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

The Birchwood Manor, Whippany, NJ: 2 thumbs up

We could not have been happier with the results of our choice to have our daughter’s wedding at the Birchwood Manor. The grounds were lovely and the Jefferson Room looked magnificent and magical. The ... Read more cocktail hour was tremendous. Countless guests commented and complimented on the quality and quantity of the choices. Every detail that we expressed to Farrell, our maître d’, was carried out to the letter. We were treated like family and every request was honored. I am grateful to the staff at the Birchwood Manor for making this day stress free so that we were able to enjoy this special occasion with our friends and family.

Karen Berry

Married on 07/20/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

The Birchwood Manor was fantastic!

Karen and I were simply astounded by how perfect our wedding reception evolved at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany, From the very first time we spoke with Farrell and Mike right through to the ... Read more completion of our spectacular evening, they and the staff were absolutely fabulous! We were treated with great interest in our theme (we were married on the moon landing 50th anniversary) and cooperation, diligence, and patience to help create and fulfill our dream event. We were treated like family (maybe royalty is a better description)! Prior to our big day, Mike and Farrell were always available to answer questions and provide experienced guidance. During the event, the staff did a wonderful job and were most unobtrusive. The food was magnificent with an amazing variety of choice delicacies, much to the delight of our guests. We received so many compliments on the beautifully decorated rooms, the food, and the staff! Everyone had a truly wonderful night. We recommend this venue most highly for anyone planning a special day. A fantastic experience – Wonderful staff led by Mike and Farrell Divinely delicious food with so many choices Beautiful cocktail room and ballroom We definitely were ‘over the moon and back!’


Married on 06/23/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Highly Recommend!!

I cannot express enough the wonderful experience my husband and I had at Birchwood Manor for our multicultural wedding! From the very beginning, our Maitre D’ Farrell was so welcoming, patient, and ... Read more professional. Our wedding was the first for both of our families, so it was extremely helpful having a calm and confident wedding coordinator to guide us through all the planning stages. Farrell brought the calming energy we needed, making the planning process very enjoyable. The venue is beautiful! Our guests commented on the charming and elegant décor, as well as the breathtaking outdoor landscaping. We really felt like winners finding a venue that was beautiful both indoors and outdoors! We got married on June 23, 2019. Our wedding day was absolutely PERFECT! Farrell did an amazing job keeping us on schedule. She was extremely attentive and made sure we had time for the things we planned, such as sneaking away for a brief nighttime photo session. The Birchwood staff did an excellent job transforming the event space for our ceremony and reception. All the rooms at Birchwood are gorgeous. We especially loved the Greenery, an atrium surrounded by plants, with sunlight pouring in through large windows. This was definitely a unique space for our cocktail hour. The Jefferson ballroom was the perfect room for our ceremony and reception. Our families and friends love to dance, and the spacious ballroom gave us a comfortable space—even when our entire party was out on the dance floor! We were lucky to have beautiful weather and enjoyed taking photos outside by the fountains and archways. All the food provided by Birchwood Manor (cocktail hour, dinner, dessert and cake) was AMAZING and our guests noted that as well. It was such a pleasure working with Farrell and the entire Birchwood team! You can tell they love what they do and genuinely care about making your day unforgettable. We highly recommend them!!!

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