Beach wedding? Beautiful gardens? Historic buildings? We have your stunning backdrop here!
No matter what you are planning, there is a special place in your Delaware State Parks to create a one-of-a-kind event. We have unique locations that are perfect for a casual business meeting for ten or an elegant wedding for hundreds, situated within some of Delaware's most scenic areas. Facilities are available for a few hours or a few days.
Detailed information about our venues and the process of planning your wedding is available from our Special Events Coordinators at (302) 761-6952. We will be happy to discuss your ideas and and answer your questions either in person or by telephone.
**Go to http://www.destateparks.com/events/ for details!**
The Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel is conveniently located between Wilmington and Newark, Delaware. Our contemporary accommodations were specially designed to meet your needs. Each of our 143 suites features a separate living room and bedroom with the latest innovations to make your stay comfortable and memorable. We feature extensive state-of-the-art meeting space and offer spectacular scenic views from our ballroom terrace, perfect for sunset receptions or noontime breaks. Our experienced and friendly staff is here to assist you from start to finish whether you are planning a business meeting or the Wilmington wedding of your dreams.
Timothy’s Riverfront Grill & Wilmington Hall is located at Wilmington, DE. Timothy's Riverfront Grill offers an extensive menu with a wide selection of homemade soups, main dishes, salads, burgers and wraps. Choose from our famous buffalo wings, crab cakes made with jumbo lump crabmeat, our succulent slow cooked ribs or any of our other outstanding menu items! We recently opened an elegant and beautifully designed banquet facility called Wilmington Hall, which sits along the Riverfront. Whether its an intimate family gathering, grand celebration, corporate function, wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, sports banquet or community fundraiser, our venue provides flexibility with a wide variety of competitively priced menu options which can be customized to meet your specific needs. The room is also accessible to our riverfront patio which is great in the spring, summer or even fall. We can easily accommodate 200 of your guests.
MAGICAL BARN WEDDINGS
The barn, built in 1844, is framed with massive hand hewn beams, secured with wooden pegs. The barn will be well decorated with an eclectic assortment of antiques, original oil paintings, stained glass and seasonal floral decorations; our goal is that our 'decorating budget' will eliminate the need to include any 'decorating expense' in your budget. The description of Spring Hill Manor used most frequently by Brides and guests is, "Magical".
The gardens at Spring Hill are designed to resemble 'old world' estate gardens. The garden walks and walls are constructed with granite cobblestone, recovered from the streets of Baltimore (circa 1700's). The garden plantings have been selected to provide color, texture and interest in every season, and fairies, fountains, and antiques hide in the garden foliage to delight your guests. For our Fall events, we bring in truck loads of pumpkins to add a 'harvest' feel to the grounds.
The format for most of our weddings is for the Wedding Ceremony to be an outside 'Garden Ceremony'. Typically, the ceremony is performed atop a small stone wall, which provides a perfect stage for easy 'line of sight' for all of the guests and your photographer. The Bridal couple will have their first 'married kiss' inside the frame of our 'Moon Gate', draped in the foliage of wisteria vines. The 'mythology' attached to 'Moon Gates' is, that a marriage performed under a moon gate will last forever. If weather should preclude an outdoor wedding, the Ceremony will be moved indoors, where guests will enjoy the nuptials in an equally elaborate Barn setting, 'dinner theater' style.
The following 'list' may help you to quickly fill your own 'check off list' and aid you in choosing (or eliminating) our venue from your "short list";
*The entire wedding day is devoted to ONLY your wedding.
*The 'window' for your celebration is 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight.
*A planned outdoor ceremony can easily ‘transition’ to an indoor wedding.
*The venue is NOT ‘Tied’ to other venders i.e. YOU choose your caterer.
*The Barn is an authentic historic barn – not a commercial reproduction.
*The opportunities for spectacular wedding photos at Spring Hill are unmatched.
*Most areas of the venue are handicap accessible.
*You are NOT responsible for 'clean up'.
*The wedding experience at Spring Hill is ‘outside of the box’.
*The venue is completely decorated (save your decorating budget).
The Milestone is one of the largest special event venues on the Eastern Shore. We pride ourselves on attending to the specific needs of each guest by offering a range of menu options, inside and outside event choices, and flexible space that can be customized to meet any need. The Milestone is committed to making your event a memorable one. Off-premise catering available as well.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More