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Cape May Convention Hall is a waterfront wedding venue situated in Cape May, New Jersey. This stunning beachfront ballroom sets the scene for magical and memorable celebrations. The elegant and modern ballroom features full-length windows that overlook the Atlantic Ocean. You can host a series of wedding-related events at this modern and elegant destination, from upscale rehearsal dinners to outdoor ceremonies and lavish indoor receptions.

Facilities and Capacity

To-be-weds can say ‘I do’ on the beach at Cape May Convention Hall in front of close friends and family members. You can also exchange vows under a floral arch on the outdoor patio, with a birdseye view of the seafront lending a peaceful, picturesque ambience. The Beachfront Ballroom is where your reception will take place. This lofty event space is characterized by high ceilings, polished wooden flooring, and ambient lighting. Abundant natural light pours in through large, traditional-style windows that offer sunset vistas as the evening unfolds. Here, you can host a formal seated meal or casual buffet before taking to the dance floor for some evening entertainment. The event team provides tables and chairs and will be happy to show you and your wedding party to the get-ready suites on-site. This is a wheelchair-accessible venue with complimentary WiFi and you can enjoy exclusive use of the ballroom and wrap-around deck for the duration of your special celebrations.

Services Offered

Prospective newlyweds are welcome to curate the day of their dreams at Cape May Convention Hall. Event manager Rachel Ertle and her specialist team look forward to bringing your vision to life at their sun-drenched setting. They offer an all-inclusive package that includes customized ceremony and reception planning. This package also features assistance with everything from lighting and decor to arranging premium sound and staging equipment for your live band or DJ entertainment. You can select caterers, photographers, florists, and decor services from a list of trusted vendors. Couples are also free to choose external vendors of their choice. Caterers are welcome to use the in-house catering kitchen for all their assembly and serving needs. The seasoned staff will arrange high cocktail tables, oval reception tables, or rectangular tables according to your wishes and requests.

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Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Set Up

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Government Building

What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors

What event items are available?

Dance Floor

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access

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4.8 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
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Jon M. Married on 09/16/2023
4.8 out of 5 rating

Incredible Venue and Staff

My wife and I recently had the pleasure of hosting our wedding at the Cape May Convention Center, and it was an absolutely magical experience from start to finish. From the moment we stepped foot inside this stunning venue, we knew this was the perfect choice for our special day.
The location is unbeatable. Nestled right on the picturesque shores of Cape May, the Convention Center offers breathtaking views of the ocean, creating a backdrop that dreams are made of. The sight of the sun setting over the water after our evening ceremony was simply enchanting and left our guests in awe.
The professionalism and attentiveness of the staff at the Cape May Convention Center was exceptional. From our initial inquiry to the final moments of our wedding day, Rachel and her team went above and beyond to ensure every detail was taken care of. They were accommodating, flexible, and truly made us feel like our wedding was their top priority. We had a lot of décor for the staff at the convention center to set up, and they exceeded our visions of how things would come together. Special thanks to their event coordinator, Rachel Ertle, who helped us plan every aspect of the day flawlessly.
Additionally, the surrounding area of Cape May offers a plethora of charming hotels, shops, and restaurants, making it an ideal destination for a wedding weekend. If you're searching for a wedding venue that offers beauty, elegance, and a touch of seaside charm, the Cape May Convention Center should be at the top of your list. We are forever grateful for the memories created in this wonderful space.
Thank you, Cape May Convention Center, for making our wedding day truly unforgettable!
Natalie P. Married on 09/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

We loved Convention Hall!

We had the most perfect wedding at Convention Hall! It has always been our dream to get married in Cape May and there was no better place than Convention Hall. Rachel was so easy and delightful to work with. She was super helpful in providing recommendations and helping to coordinate with each of our vendors. We loved that we were able to make our exact wedding vision come to life. You definitely cannot beat the breathtaking backdrop that this venue has to offer. Being able to say our vows in our favorite place right over the beach was so special. The large window in the reception space continues to provide the fabulous view of the beach and ocean. At this venue, our wedding felt like a destination wedding without having to travel and we loved brining our friends and families to our favorite place, Cape May. We cannot thank Convention Hall enough for making our day absolutely perfect. We hope we are invited to a wedding at this venue in the future so we can experience it again!
Courtney Married on 06/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The best experience!!

Our wedding at the Cape May Beachfront Ballroom could not have been a more perfect experience! Of course the beachfront location alone can sell this venue itself, but nothing happens without great people to work with. If we could give Rachel and the entire team 10 stars, we would. Given it's a space where the couple is responsible for hiring vendors individually, Rachel was immensely helpful when it came to recommendations and completely took over managing all parties once things were booked. She was honest about her prior experiences dealing with certain vendors, but didn't push anyone on us. We felt absolutely no pressure throughout the process, and she was extremely open to working with new vendors that hadn't done an event there before. We dealt with both instance, but it really didn't matter because Rachel and team made sure everything was seamless, regardless. All of our vendors loved dealing with Rachel and her team as well - they just make it all so easy leading up to and especially the day of. They know what they're doing and will keep you organized without micromanaging you. We wouldn't have changed a thing!
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Cape May Convention Hall frequently asked questions

Cape May Convention Hall includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The space offered by Cape May Convention Hall for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Beach
  • Government Building
  • Waterfront
Cape May Convention Hall offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Cape May Convention Hall offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Cape May Convention Hall offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Wifi
Cape May Convention Hall offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Tables
Cape May Convention Hall is recommended by 97% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility and 4.8 in value.

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