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Reception
$5,000 starting price
Reception
$3,500 starting price
These prices are available for the months of June through September. These prices are available for the months of October through May.

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About

Love | Partner | Serve

Abernethy Center exists to bring people together to experience the joy that it is to love and be loved. Over the past 18 years we've been part of thousands of love stories and developed the skills and expertise to craft extraordinary celebrations. Most importantly we have a heart for people and what matters to you. Your event is our event. We care about your “cares”. We partner with each client to create an event that is expressly unique- whether that be an epic love story, a nonprofit fundraiser, or a celebration of life. We’re in the business of creating extraordinary memories!

Who We Are
As a team we are dedicated, coachable, invested, innovative, adaptive, accountable and courageous. We believe that how we treat each other sets the foundation for our entire business and are of the mindset that “Who” we are being is equally important as “What” we are doing.

Love is at the foundation of who we are and at the heart of every event we perform. We love celebrating love!

We consider the world our practice-ground to create and connect. We’re committed to creating an environment that expresses genuine caring for all beings and forwards peace in the workplace, our community and the world.

How We Work
Our work is grounded in a set of core values that informs who we are and guides us in our daily work. We coach, communicate and manage our team from those values. We believe that communication begins with listening, and that “how” we listen is key to being of service. We are curious, progressive and open-minded, and understand that every event is a unique and personal expression for each individual.

We believe that to serve, is truly the highest form and expression of caring for one another and that service starts with us providing a foundation of integrity and transparency.

Facilities and Capacity
Whether you want a stunning outdoor wedding or an elegant indoor affair, Abernethy Center has the space to fit your style. Couples may choose from Abigail’s Garden, Abernethy Chapel, Veiled Garden and/or the Abernethy Ballroom, with the maximum capacity at 300 guests. Elegant or casual, timeless or eclectic, Abernethy Center provides the space for an incredible wedding.

Services Offered
Abernethy Center is a full service wedding venue with an experienced team of chefs, servers and bartenders at your service. In addition, all weddings include the assistance of an Event Specialist and Ceremony Manager for coordinating the details.

Abernethy Center offers the following services:

  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Cake cutting
  • Chairs
  • Cleanup
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Getting ready suites
  • Lighting
  • Linens
  • Setup
  • Tents and tent accessories
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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$5,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Parking
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Garden

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Pet Friendly

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

June
July
August
September

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
October
November
December
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4.6 out of 5 rating
170 Reviews
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  • Professionalism
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  • Value
    4.5 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
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91% Recommended by couples

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170 Reviews
Jasper
Jasper B. Sent on 05/22/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Exceptional

Abernethy Center is the perfect place to celebrate a wedding. Kassandra was a joy to work with, and the entire process was seamless. The venue is stunningly beautiful, the staff are wonderful, and they certainly know how to throw weddings. While other reviews had already commented on the food, I was still amazed by just how good it was. The cost was extremely reasonable given the quality of everything, and we found that it was comparable or less expensive than many other lesser venues in the area. I simple cannot recommend this venue highly enough.
Melissa
Melissa P. Sent on 07/22/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect venue for a classy, elegant event

The Abernethy Center was truly the perfect venue. I wanted indoor spaces for my wedding, and the Chapel and Ballroom were perfect for this. The grounds are beautiful as well, with lots of outdoor spaces for photos. The food was phenomenal. We had heard it was good, but were still surprised by just how good. Our guests loved it. We also opted for the full coordination package, and it was absolutely worth it. Kassandra was so great to work with. From the very beginning she helped us every step of the way to plan the event, answer all of our questions, and keep the whole process moving smoothly. On the big day, it was such a relief to have someone handling all of the logistics so all we had to do was relax and enjoy the day with our loved ones. Kassandra and all the team at Abernethy are truly remarkable and I cannot recommend them enough! Photos by Alyssa McConaughey Photography.
Brittany
Brittany N. Sent on 11/14/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Service so Perfect, it's Spooky!

Abernethy Center provided the perfect backdrop for our festivities, and their team was invaluable at helping our vision come to life!

We wanted Spooky Romance meets Autumn Glamour for our October wedding, and the Chapel + Ballroom were the perfect venues to achieve that. I love that our rental of these venues included access to the Veiled Garden for gorgeous outdoor photos for our First Look and family/bridal party portraits. This also is a great backup plan if you're planning an outdoor ceremony and the weather takes a turn for the worse.

Karissa was an enormous help during the days leading up to the wedding, and Anna NAILED IT as our Day-Of Coordinator. I highly recommend adding a DOC to your wedding package, it is worth every penny. We did not have to worry about any of the details and were free to celebrate with our friends and family.

If you are looking for a venue with natural outdoor beauty, or the aesthetic of a chapel wedding, or a classically elegant ballroom - and the freedom to customize these spaces with the decor that fits your vision - Abernethy Center is all these things and more.

It was a relief that all their catering is in-house, and the food was amazing! We felt very taken care of when our leftovers and a bottle of bubbly was packed away with care for us to bring home.

We had the most amazing day, and Abernethy Center was a huge part of that! We are so grateful.
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Awards

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Professional Network & Endorsements

19 Endorsements
Bridal Bliss Bridal Bliss Wedding Planners

Great staff, great service, great venue!

Moore Creative Weddings Moore Creative Weddings Wedding Officiants

The Abernathy Center has three great locations for your wedding or event. I have performed many wedding there and have been impressed with their attention to detail. They will make your event special. The additional of the Chapel is outstanding. No matter the size of your family and guests they can make it special for all of them. I highly recommend them to you! Check out their website for you will be impressed.

Naccarato Photography Naccarato Photography Wedding Photographers

I had the pleasure of photographing a wedding at Abernethy Center. The entire event and staff were a pleasure to work with and everything went off without any issues whatsoever. I highly recommend this location if you are planning on getting married.

Preferred Vendors

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4.8 out of 5 rating , 32 Reviews
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Loretta Rossini
4.9 out of 5 rating , 72 Reviews
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Diva Matters Ministry
4.9 out of 5 rating , 101 Reviews
· Wedding Officiants
Lux Sucre Desserts
5.0 out of 5 rating , 45 Reviews
· Wedding Cakes
Serious Cake
4.9 out of 5 rating , 89 Reviews
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A Sound Choice Entertainment
4.9 out of 5 rating , 285 Reviews
· Wedding DJs

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Abernethy Center frequently asked questions

Abernethy Center includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Parking
  • Tables
Abernethy Center includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at Abernethy Center includes:
  • Bartender(s)
The space offered by Abernethy Center for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Garden
Abernethy Center offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Abernethy Center offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
Abernethy Center offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
Abernethy Center offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories
Abernethy Center is recommended by 91% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.6 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.6 in quality of service, 4.6 in average response time, 4.6 in professionalism, 4.5 in flexibility and 4.5 in value.

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