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Avalon Manor Banquet Center

Merrillville, IN View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
4.8 out of 5 rating
91 reviews
$6k - $7k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$6k - $7k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

Located in Merrillville, Indiana, Avalon Manor Banquet Center is an event venue that offers couples the chance to host glamorous wedding celebrations. The owners of the hall have more than 25 years of experience working in the industry and use their catering expertise to create unforgettable gatherings. Between the plethora of services, the supportive staff, and the refined setting, couples can easily host the wedding of their dreams.

Facilities and Capacity

Avalon Manor Banquet Center offers 30,000 square feet of space for events and features an air of sophistication. Outside, the building is surrounded by picturesque grounds. The gazebo, pond, and fountain are complemented by the lush vegetation, creating an enchanting ambience. The venue is situated on a wetland, offering a natural landscape that each ballroom has access to. This outdoor space not only provides an ideal setting for guests to converse with one another but also plenty of photo opportunities. The West Gazebo is able to accommodate up to 200 people for a ceremony while the East Gazebo is suitable for 100 attendees. In the event of inclement weather, the vow exchanges can take place in the couple鈥檚 rented ballroom. Otherwise, from the outdoor locations, couples and their guests can venture into one of the ballrooms for dining and dancing. The East and West Ballrooms have a capacity for 260 seated guests and the Somerset Ballroom has space for 300. With adjustable walls throughout, the ballrooms can be combined for celebrations of up to 900 loved ones. Small weddings are also welcome here.

Services Offered

The team at Avalon Manor Banquet Center strives to be an encouraging presence for clients throughout the planning process. They provide couples with guidance and recommendations to assist them in organizing the big day while aiming to be readily available to answer questions. The venue鈥檚 Sales Coordinator is able to help with determining the menu, choosing the right linens, and many of the day鈥檚 details. Access is also provided for a dressing room on the day of, with a get-ready suite attached to each ballroom.

Cuisine

The culinary professionals at the banquet hall can craft dishes to suit every meal of the day. Cheese-covered cuisine, succulent meats, expertly seasoned vegetable sides, and more can be found on their menus. Ingredients include both land and sea-based foods for a range of flavors. The cuisine is complemented by the venue鈥檚 bar services, providing a well-rounded dining experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

No

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

$0.01

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

$0.01

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

Yes

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

$150

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

$250

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

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

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$15

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

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

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Garden
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
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    Brighitte S. Married on 06/04/2022
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    Reception location

    Avalon has a perfect location, close to hotels, restaurants and churches. The option of having salons of different sizes with the fountain in the background was beautiful. We did not have the ceremony at Avalon but that is an option.
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    Stacy H. Married on 10/22/2021
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    Great venue

    We had the best night and experience using Avalon Manor.

    Avalon Manor Banquet Center's reply:

    Thank you so much for the awesome review Stacy!! We are so pleased to hear you had the best night/experience with Avalon Manor :)
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    Alayna K. Married on 10/09/2021
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    Will make your wedding dreams come true!

    Nikki was excellent at Avalon. So professional, down to earth and very responsive!! I couldn鈥檛 imagine having had anyone better to work with. Whatever I needed and whenever I needed it, Nikki was always above and beyond. All the staff on the day of we鈥檙e excellent. We had a magical night and it was in large part due to the great people at Avalon. Beautiful venue and wonderful staff, so many thanks! :)
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

Real Weddings

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    32 photos 路 05/31/2019

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Book within 6 months of your date and receive a 10% discount on packages for Saturdays or a 15% discount for Fridays! Minimum guarantees are flexible in that time frame, so call us for more details at (219) 945-0888! Original value is based on a per person price and varies based on package and head count. Savings range from $3.00 to $12.00 per person depending on the couples' selections.

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The staff at Avalon Manor is great to work with. They are helpful and courteous. They will make your day memorable in every way.

Fred Fox Studios Fred Fox Studios Wedding Photographers

We absolutely love working here. It is beautiful and the staff is always great to work with. We can't say enough good things about this place.

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3550 E. Lincoln Hwy Merrillville, IN, 46410
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