Skipjack Dining
2 Reviews
Newark, DE
Local, Fresh Food -Serving Newark, Delaware Skipjack Dining offers the quality of food and level of service one normally finds only in fine dining restaurants in an atmosphere that is unpretentious and unintimidating. We believe that great dining can and should be a fun experience for all. Skipjack Dining is an upscale casual restaurant specializing in seasonal, locally sourced food. Chef and owner Donny Merrill brings over 20 years of experience to the kitchen, creating a menu that combines classics with new American fare, as well as delicious daily and nightly specials. Although we are not an exclusively seafood restaurant, we celebrate our proximity to the Chesapeake Bay by serving plenty of fresh local seafood. Skipjack Dining offers the quality of food and level of service one normally finds only in fine dining restaurants in an atmosphere that is unpretentious and unintimidating. We believe that quality dining can and should be a fun experience for all. Skipjack Dining’s innovative cocktail list includes several homemade infusions. We are also known for our ever-growing beer list, featuring microbrews as well as popular favorites, and our eclectic, well-balanced wine list. We use only fresh-ground, antibiotic-and-hormone free beef from Herman’s Quality Meat Shoppe in our burgers. Skipjack Dining is a great place to eat for those with food allergies, vegetarians and vegans, those who eat gluten-free, and anyone else whose diet is restricted. Whether you would prefer a drink and appetizers in our casual bar and lounge area, or you would like to have an upscale dinner in our dining room, come and join us! Skipjack is a great place for parties and events, to meet friends after work, or for a night out, with or without the kids. We have specials every day of the week. Please see the Events page for details. Happy hour features $5 small plates, which rotate daily, and $1 off of draft beers, wine, and mixed drinks. We offer active-duty military employees a small discount as a token of our appreciation for your service. Most of Skipjack Dining is accessible to guests in wheelchairs. Kindly inform us when you make your reservation if anyone in your party requires any accommodation, and we will be happy to provide an accessible table for you. Like us on Facebook for daily specials and more! Skipjack Dining is proud to have won Best of Delaware Awards for our Bloody Mary Bar and Wild Game! We were also runners-up in the Wilmington Burger Battle and The News Journal’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Seafood. Come see what all the fuss is about! We are happy to help you entertain for both personal and corporate events! Both take-out and catering are available. Please mail or stop by for more information.
Heritage Shores Club
68 Reviews
Bridgeville, DE
Heritage Shores offers the ultimate setting for your wedding and reception, whether you prefer a small, intimate gathering, or a large, lavish celebration. Our beautiful 28,000-square foot Nantucket-inspired Clubhouse provides an elegant and serene setting for hosting any type of special event, from weddings and receptions to rehearsal dinners and bridal party gatherings. The classic neutral hues of the main ballroom compliment any color scheme and decor, creating an inviting venue for you and your family and friends, suitable for up to 400 wedding reception guests. Our lush lawns and picturesque gazebos, overlooking the beautiful Arthur Hills-designed golf course, can be reserved for outdoor weddings hosting up to 250 guests. Passwaters Restaurant, the 1730 Tavern and Sugar Beet Market offer additional onsite options for smaller receptions or rehearsal dinners. Additional rooms for pre-wedding preparations are also available. Our team of experienced Wedding Specialists will provide all the care and attention your event deserves as they help you plan every detail of your day, from custom menus to decor concepts that reflect the personality and theme of your wedding. Please contact our Director of Sales at 302.337.9910 x316 or for more information on our Banquet & Event Services.
Harry's Savoy Ballroom
56 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
Harry's Savoy Ballroom fulfills your every need with award-winning cuisine, impeccable service and on-hand personal attention for up to 250 guests. An outdoor courtyard, elegant decor and a private bridal suite enhance your experience. Rooms also available for on-site ceremonies, small receptions, rehearsal dinners and engagement parties. Or, we can cater at a location of your choice.
Delaware Art Museum
11 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
Unique, inspiring, and sophisticated, the Delaware Art Museum offers the perfect setting to impress your guests. Contemporary spaces, magnificent artwork, and a tranquil sculpture garden offer a stunning backdrop for your wedding. Whether planning a lively cocktail reception or an intimate seated dinner, our experienced staff is here to cater to your every need and to make your special day unforgettable. Our North Terrace, labyrinth, and six-acre Copeland Sculpture Garden welcome guests strolling to the entrance by leading them along a tree-lined path. Sculptures from the Museum’s permanent collection are located throughout the expansive outdoor space. Cocktail receptions and wedding ceremonies can be held in the garden and labyrinth, offering a spectacular and unique experience. A tent can be added and up to 200 guests can be accommodated for a seated dinner. Dinner and Dancing: 200, Cocktail Reception: 300 Catherine A. Fusco Grand Hall: This sophisticated social space is ideal for seated dinners or standing cocktail receptions. The grand entry hall to the Museum opens onto our main gallery spaces and overlooks the paved terrace and scenic Kentmere Parkway. Seated Dinner with Dancing: 130, Cocktail Reception: 250. East Court: The East Court adjoins our Pre-Raphaelite, Howard Pyle and American Illustration, and our changing exhibition gallery spaces, making it an ideal location for cocktail parties or small dinners. Seated Dinner: 100, Cocktail Reception: 175. For more information on pricing and availability, please contact Lauren McMahon, Wedding Coordinator, at, or call 302.351.8530.
Middletown Memorial Hall
4 Reviews
Middletown, DE
Middletown Memorial Hall is an elegantly appointed Ballroom in historic downtown Middletown, DE. This venue features comfortable guest seating up to 300, beautiful hardwood floors and a large bar area. Exclusive catering by Golden Apple Caterers will ensure a memorable event for all. Elegant wedding receptions starting at just $65 per guest including bar and complimentary wedding cake. Call or email us today to set-up an appointment with one of our experienced event planners at 302-737-6933.
Painted Stave Distilling
0 Reviews
Smyrna, DE
Located in the heart of historic Smyrna, Delaware, Painted Stave Distilling is a full-time craft distillery and cocktail bar that acts as a part-time event space. Loaded with vintage vibes and industrial details, PSD is the perfect venue for unique couples looking for a space as cool as they are.
Winterthur Museum & Country Estate
44 Reviews
Winterthur, DE
Nestled in the heart of Delaware's picturesque Brandywine Valley, halfway between New York City and Washington DC, Winterthur Museum & Country Estate stands a world set apart - a place where history lives on in spectacular gardens, romantic landscapes, and a breathtaking mansion filled with magnificent American antiques. Set amid 1,000 acres of rolling pasture, the garden is the ideal locale for an equally memorable wedding celebration or special event. Please contact us at or 302.888.4910 for more information!
99 Sea Level at Bethany Beach Ocean Suites
3 Reviews
Bethany Beach, DE
Bethany Beach Hotel, perched on the iconic Bethany Beach boardwalk. The new Bethany Beach Ocean Suites by Marriott offers Ceremonies on the Beach, Cocktails on the South Ocean Veranda and Lavish Receptions in the Blue Water Ballroom making it the most sought after venue for couples seeking oceanfront luxury along the Delaware coastline. The hotel boasts 112 exquisite suites, an upscale restaurant and bar, Oceanova Spa onsite, and a heated indoor salt water pool. Modern style with soothing natural elements; could this be the Wedding of Your Dreams? *Prime Location* Steps away from the ocean on the Bethany Beach Boardwalk! With our Grand Opening in October 2015, 99 Sea Level and Bethany Beach Ocean Suites have the most accommodating staff and most romantic and luxurious space available for weddings, private events and more! 99 Sea Level is the restaurant at Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, a luxury hotel on the Bethany Beach waterfront. This hotel was designed to uniquely encompass modern luxury touches balanced with soothing natural elements. Tucked away on the boardwalk in beautiful Bethany Beach, Delaware, our ocean suites feature comfortable, spacious rooms, tranquil views, and the sandy beaches in the heart of Bethany Beach.\ The ocean front setting of Bethany Beach Ocean Suites offers luxurious and unique accommodations including a third story indoor/outdoor salt water pool, 112 suites and connecting rooms ideal for families and large groups. Each airy guestroom comes with all the convenient details such as a private balcony, kitchenette, designated parking, and in house dining and spa.
The Clubhouse at Baywood
46 Reviews
Longneck, DE
The Clubhouse at Baywood offers a beautiful outdoor ceremony garden complete with luscious flower beds, a stunning entrance for the bridal party, a formal altar, on-site accommodations, floral and event design services, and picturesque views of the 18th green. Our 4,760 square foot ballroom is equipped with a 378 square foot dance floor, two balconies overlooking the ceremony garden, and state-of-the-art audio visual equipment. Our all-inclusive wedding packages and menus have been prepared for your consideration. Please note that these menus are recommendations, and our Chef is happy to assist you in creating a menu that meets your individual tastes and preferences. To request more information, please contact our Director of Events, Sarah Dickinson
Embassy Suites Newark- Wilmington South
17 Reviews
Newark, DE
The Embassy Suites Newark- Wilmington South hotel is a beautifully arranged, atrium style hotel offering the highest level of service and cuisine. If you are finding you are more stressed out than usual as the wedding plans begin to pile up, our experienced wedding specialist, Joan Siemienski, can help. Her attention to detail and calm approach will make you feel at ease. We like to pamper our everyday guests, but we love to spoil our brides-to-be. The hospitality extends from our spacious banquet rooms to our over-sized two-room suites, as our seasoned banquet team makes sure you always experience the best we have to offer. Call or email Joan, and see why so many brides count on us for their special day.
Sheraton Wilmington South
12 Reviews
New Castle, DE
Our hotel's grand staircase provides the perfect picturesque backdrop for any traditional or contemporary wedding with a ballroom featuring rich inlaid woods and a beautiful terrace for ulitmte sunset receptions. Sheraton Wilmington South will help you plan a great wedding. Built with guidance from event professionals, our meeting rooms exceed expectations, servicing clientele in a decidedly unique setting.
Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites
4 Reviews
Ocean City, MD
#1 on Trip Advisor out of 109 Ocean City Hotels! Built in the Grand style of Ocean City’s Victorian era, the Dunes Manor Hotel is truly one of a kind. With its unique design, all guestrooms are oceanfront with a balcony, each offering a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean! You won't find a more memorable beach experience. Consider the Dunes anytime of year for your wedding ceremony, reception, guestroom block, or rehearsal dinner. The holidays are special at the Dunes as well, with award winning Christmas decor!
Whist Weddings
25 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
There is no day more special than your wedding day! At the historic Tilton Mansion, we treat brides and grooms like royalty with an all-inclusive wedding package designed to make your celebration a lasting memory that will be cherished forever. Our weddings are exclusive - we schedule only one wedding per day. The bride and groom are provided private rooms for dressing and photography, while the ambience of the centuries old Tilton Mansion, its garden, carriage house, pergula and portico all provide unique photo settings. Our in-house wedding coordinator will work with you to bring your dreams to life by personalizing your wedding reception with a touch of historical elegance and charm that only the historic Tilton Mansion can offer. Additional highlights of our wedding package include: - A five hour reception which includes a five hour open bar - Two stationary & four butlered hors d'oeuvre for your cocktail hour - Three course plated dinner - Champagne toast for all of your guests - A beautifully decorated wedding cake - Fresh Floral Centerpieces for the tables - Only one reception per day - Choice of two entrées, plus a vegetarian and children's option - Complimentary off-street parking - Professional planning coordinator to help assist you with every detail - Complimentary overnight accommodations for the wedding couple - 20% service charge included Learn more about the Tilton Mansion, home to the University and Whist Club, wedding package by contacting our Wedding/Banquet Coordinator (302) 658-5125 ext. 103.
Caffe Gelato
6 Reviews
Newark, DE
Caffe Gelato Restaurant has been a fixture on Main Street since it opened in 2000. A few years later, they expanded into catering for corporate events, weddings, and other special celebrations. One of the few caterers in Delaware licensed to bring and serve alcohol, Caffe Gelato services Delaware and the Greater Delaware Valley, including Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Northern Maryland, and New Castle and Kent counties in Delaware. Choose Caffé Gelato’s award-winning caterers and culinary team to make your special day even more special. Allow Caffé Gelato’s expert event planners to plan the perfect event for your memorable day. Caffé Gelato caters to the venue of your choice for up to 300 guests. Host your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, or boutique wedding here at our restaurant, at one of our many venues, or at a place of your choosing. From drop-off to full-service, Caffe Gelato's experienced event planners can customize a menu to suit your needs.
Bayside Resort Golf Club
3 Reviews
Selbyville, DE
Bayside is the perfect place for a dream wedding reception, special banquet or corporate outing. Our impressive Coastal inspired Clubhouse provides an elegant setting to host any type of special event. The beautiful lawn with lake-side views of Bayside's Jack Nicklaus designed golf course is the perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding or reception. Bayside also boasts spectacular venue options right on the bay, rare waterfront event space with exquisite views Our team of experienced specialists are available to plan every detail from menu customization to theme and décor conception so that your special wedding reception or event will reflect all the care and attention it deserves. Call Leatie Bell Morris, Sales Coordinator at 302-436-3400 ext. 3408 or email her at for more information.
Thousand Acre Farm Waterfront Barn Wedding Venue
15 Reviews
Middletown, DE
Voted BEST new rustic barn venue in the area! Check out our competition, and then see our venue and see why we are the most exciting new barn wedding venue in the area! Thousand Acre Farm allows you to bring your own liquor in, and recommend Costco, Inc to purchase from, because of their quality products and their buying power,. We also allow you the choice of 10 caterers to pick from, and compare pricing for your food making sure your wedding stays on budget. Booking with Thousand Acre Farm is like getting a free rehearsal dinner for you and your loved ones, because we have no sales tax in Delaware no tax on the venue, cater, DJ, Florist, Photographer…..etc saving you THOU$AND$! Located right along the waterfront of the C&D Canal and Thousand Acre Marsh just minutes from Port Penn, DE, our new post-and-beam barn here at Thousand Acre Farm provides the ultimate setting for brides to hold their dream rustic-style wedding amidst stunning views. No other rustic barn venue in the area has the views and setting like ours! Schedule your private tour today, we promise you will not be disappointed! With sweeping waterfront views and a convenient location, Thousand Acre Farm is the ideal place for any special occasion. Just 30 minutes from Wilmington, DE and Dover, DE and 1 hour from Baltimore, Lancaster, Central NJ, Ocean City MD and Philadelphia. The picturesque, 110-acre farm is situated along the waterfront of Thousand Acre Marsh and boasts views of the Reedy Point Bridge and the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. The panoramic views establish the perfect backdrop, particularly for your wedding or event and photos. Sunsets are unparalleled against the backdrop of the water, the farmland and views of the Reedy Point Bridge and the custom-built barn. Thousand Acre Farm is the only barn in the area that has running water bathrooms and heat and air conditioning to make your wedding or event comfortable. We are located only twenty minutes south from I 95 and 10 munities from Rt1. The barn boasts a gorgeous indoor and outdoor brick fireplace and a Enclosed outdoor patio for your cocktail hour. We are able to hold ceremonies outside on our property along the waterfront, and will make every effort to accommodate the outdoor look and feel you are going for. Inside, the barn has a wide open floor plan that can comfortably seat up to 180 people inside, and unlimited people outside with our tent. It features 35-foot ceilings that highlight our exposed beams, and is equipped with awesome lighting packages and sparkling chandeliers to make your event shine at any time of day or night. The barn is also climate controlled, making it a comfortable setting for any season. We also Include our own Top-Of-The-Line sound system for your DJ to plug into. We also include a dance floor Laser Lighting system to make your event one of the best your friend and family will never forget. From the main reception area, two beautiful barn doors open up to our large deck with sweeping views of the waterfront, making it a perfect area to catch a cool breeze and watch the sunset over the waterfront with your loved ones. For additional space for your guests to relax, the barn includes a loft that overlooks the main floor. On the loft, we also have a bridal suite and "man cave for the guys. Let Thousand Acre Farm provide you with the wedding and reception of your dreams at Delaware's newest rustic-style waterfront barn venue!
DoubleTree Hotel Wilmington
14 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
For memories that last a lifetime... When you think back on your wedding, it will be the little things you'll remember and treasure, and you'll remember, the Doubletree Hotel Wilmington was there for you all the way, to give you a joyous and memorable day. Choose from our Diamond, Gold or Silver Wedding Packages for your wedding up to 330 people. Your wedding package includes: Complimentary Place Cards for the Reception, Complimentary Tasting of Wedding Package Entrees (on select packages), Three Hours of Limousine Service (on select packages), A Five Hour Reception with Four Hours of Open Bar, Cocktail Hour & Private Hospitality Room for Bridal Party during Cocktail Hour with Hors d'oeuvres & Bar, Champagne Toast for all Guests, Beautifully decorated Wedding Cake, Fresh Floral Centerpieces for Guest Tables and Head Table, Dinner, Overnight Suite for Bride & Groom including breakfast for the Bride & Groom the following morning, Special Overnight room rate for guests.
University of Delaware Conference Services
1 Review
Lewes, DE
University of Delaware Conference services has a variety of venues, one of which is ideal for you. Whether you are planning an intimate garden wedding, a destination wedding at the beach, or a large, elaborate, affair our team of professional planners will exceed your expectations and make your vision come true. The Goodstay Center is where memories are made. Many lifelong commitments have been made among our magnolia trees! Goodstay is situated in the heart of the Brandywine Valley in Wilmington, Delaware. This beautifully restored, historically significant 18th century mansion and gardens is the perfect site for your wedding. The Virden Retreat Center, located in the beach town of Lewes, offers beautiful grounds, and a spacious tented patio, along with two guest lodges for you and your guests. Additionally, we offer full service wedding receptions in a casual, relaxed, serene setting for 25 to 200 people. Clayton Conference Center, located on the University of Delaware's main campus in Newark, has beautiful wooded grounds and a grand ballroom that can accommodate all of your guests. If you are planning a large wedding, this is the venue for you.
The Delaware Contemporary
18 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
The unique location for your event. A former railroad car factory has been transformed into our 33,000 square foot industrial modern museum. Dramatic architectural details, access to seven art galleries create a stunning background for your event. Our location on the Riverfront Wilmington offers out of town guests a variety of dining and entertainment options plus easy access to I95 and Amtrack. For venue rental and availability please contact: Meagan Mika at or check our calendar on PartySpace
Hilton Wilmington/Christiana
122 Reviews
Newark, DE
Our reimagined venue in Newark, DE, located conveniently right off Interstate 95, was voted Best Wedding Reception Venue in Delaware by Delaware Today in 2016 & 2017, and won WeddingWire’s Couple’s Choice Award 4 years in a row! Our picturesque outdoor locations are ideal for on-site ceremonies. The Patio overlooks the glistening pond and fountain, whereas The Courtyard is decorated with the stunning rose, herb, and vegetable garden. This Courtyard Garden is seasonally cultivated and kept by our award-winning culinary staff, and its fresh elements are essentially infused through all aspects of Food & Beverage at our venue. Our modernly chic Ballrooms have a capacity of 180 guests, and feature unique chandeliers which are made of jewelry-like branches with cut crystal balls, and represent beautiful and dashing diamonds. Our stylish accommodations and convenient amenities will enhance the experience for you and your guests. Our wedding packages include an open bar, custom signature cocktail, champagne toast, stationed and butlered hors d’oeuvres, your choice of buffet or served dinner, custom wedding cake, fresh floral centerpieces, hospitality room to dress, accommodations for the wedding couple, a bridal attendant to attend your every need, a menu tasting for two, and more. We would also be honored to host your Rehearsal Dinner – and we will gladly offer a 10% discount from our catering menus, in addition to a waived room. Schedule your private tour today by contacting Leah Markiewicz at 302.631.1546 or Why trust anyone else? *WINTER WEDDING SPECIAL - Book your wedding reception to be held in January, February, March OR April of 2018 or 2019 and receive the following: 10% off Wedding Package or 50% off Ceremony Fee, (3) Craft Beers added to your Bar Package, Complimentary Uplighting or Late Night Snack, Upgrade Premium Bar, AND Ivory Chair Covers