Ahern Catering and Banquet Center is a full service wedding venue located in Avon Lake, Ohio. This classic space is an elegant locale ready to be transformed into your dream wedding space. Ahern Catering and Banquet Center offers a variety of spaces to suit all of your needs, whether you're looking for a modern ballroom or a rustic outdoor pavilion. With scenic views and an exquisite on-site caterer, this space will make your perfect day completely stress-free.
Facilities and Capacity
Three unique event spaces are available at Ahern Catering and Banquet Center to accommodate anything from an intimate gathering to a large-scale celebration. This venue offers covered indoor spaces, as well as an uncovered outdoor option boasting stunning scenic views. Ashford Hall is the largest of these spaces, and can comfortably accommodate up to 500 guests. This room features a seating room, large wood dance floor, and a recessed bar. Burke Hall can hold up to 250 guests, and features a stage, dance floor, outdoor patio and large windows overlooking the beautifully landscaped grounds. Their rustic outdoor pavilion also provides a memorable setting year-round for events, furnished with heating and retractable glass walls that can enclose the space during colder months. This space also has a full outdoor deck, stage, wood burning fireplace, and bar facilities.
Ahern Catering and Banquet Center offers all-inclusive packages to make your day run seamlessly. From event planning services to tasteful decor and in-house bar and catering, this venue makes it easy for you to plan everything you need. Ahern Catering and Banquet Center also has wireless internet onsite.
The in-house catering team at this venue can accommodate a variety of classic American-style menu options to suit your individual tastes. They offer options for plated or buffet dinners, as well as hors d'oeuvres for your cocktail reception. This venue has servers and bartenders onsite, and you'll be able to taste the menu before you select what you'd like to eat on your special day.
16 Reviews for Ahern Catering and Banquet Center
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Vanessa · Married on 06/29/2019
We could not have decided on a better venue for our wedding! We got married June 29th 2019 and are still getting compliments almost 8 months later on not only the food, but the experience people had at our wedding! The staff was amazing, and it wouldn't have been what it was without Lucy herself making sure our day was absolutely perfect. We were able to set up the day before and everything was was ready to go for the big day! Everything moved according to times and plans without a problem. We had people stay until the last minute possible and Lucy was more than fine with anything that went that day! We had 240 guests and more than enough room and plenty of room for more! I wouldn't change a thing!!! Thank you Aherns!!Sent on 02/17/2020
Andrea · Married on 09/14/2019
Great wedding venue!
Our wedding on 09.14.19 was a perfect one! We had 240 guests and we fit wonderfully in the larger sized ballroom. We had plenty of room for our photo booth, dessert tables (we needed two), and gift tables without making the room look crowded. The food was excellent and we had great reviews from the guests. Lucy made planning very easy. I especially appreciated the phone call a few weeks before the wedding where we go through everything, down to the exact time I wanted dinner served. Lucy also did a great job helping us keep on task the day of. Everything was much more hectic than I was anticipating, so we were running a little behind schedule, but all was well in the end! All the guests were served and had eaten in under an hour, which I found impressive considering the numbers we had. Our guests also made a mention that the bartenders were very quick to serve all night. Even when lines were long to get drinks everything moved quickly. Of note, my favorite part about Ahern's is their large wood dance floor. It fit all our guests and was a perfect dancing space right in the middle of the reception hall. Ahern's was also the caterer for our rehearsal dinner at Avon Oak's. The food was absolutely delicious, and we had a generous buffet with many choices for the guests. All in all, would recommend Ahern's as a wedding venue, and would definitely recommend as a caterer if that's all you're looking for!!Sent on 10/19/2019
Laura · Married on 09/29/2018
I had my wedding reception in the Burke room in September. I cannot say enough good things about this venue! From the moment we went to see it we knew this is where we wanted to have our reception. The food is AMAZING! Usually you don't hear that about wedding food, but I have had nothing but compliments on our wedding. Lucy is awesome to work with and she will do all she can to make sure your day is prefect! Do your self a favor and check this venue out! You won't be disappointed! If I had to plan a wedding again (never again!) I would keep going back to Ahern's. Thank goodness for word of mouth. Also, if you have anyone with dietary issues/ restrictions Lucy and her team go above and beyond to accommodate to those, even if its making a separate meal just for them!Sent on 10/09/2018
Ahern Catering and Banquet Center's reply:Laura,