Deerfield

507 Thompson Station Road, Newark, DE 19711 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Deerfield

Deerfield is a premier wedding venue located in Newark, Delaware. This lovely property, which is situated right next to White Clay Creek State Park, dates back to 1955. It began its history as the Louviers Country Club. Then, it eventually gained its present name in 1994. Now, this stunning 145 acre country/ golf club is owned by the state and is carefully tended to by the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation. Couples will be able to enjoy this venue’s signature affordable elegance for all stages of their wedding and celebration.

Facilities and Capacity
Scattered throughout Deerfield’s property are a variety of indoor and uncovered outdoor site options. Regardless of your wedding party size, this venue has an ideal site for you. If you are looking for an intimate space to enjoy with your smaller sized wedding party, you can host your wedding in one of the banquet spaces. If you are planning a larger wedding, the ballroom can accommodate up to 350 of your friends and family. Additionally, this space will amaze your entire wedding party with its walls of glass. The entire facility has been attractively designed and decorated. From its columns to its manicured lawns, you will have endless elegant backdrops. There is even a suite specifically set aside for brides inside. The landscaped grounds also provide couples with lovely ceremony and reception sites. Outdoors, you will find atriums, a terrace, a gazebo, and more that you can enjoy with your wedding party.

Services Offered
The team at Deerfield can help couples host not only their wedding and reception at the venue, but also their bridal shower, engagement party, and rehearsal dinner. You will receive a personalized experience regardless of which package you choose, because team modifies each package just for you to make sure it matches your needs and budget. Couples can also add on the following services:

  • Cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Cake
  • Lighting/ sound


Cuisine
Executive Chef Mike Josephick can take care of all of your wedding-day cuisine needs, starting with your hors d'oeuvres all the way to your dessert. Chef Mike and his team can also provide you with the following options:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings

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183 Reviews for Deerfield

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Rochelle Tinsley · Getting married on 05/23/2021

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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Very professional

    My fiancé and I toured this venue and it was an amazing experience. They offered us a sneak peak of the venue and offered us wine or champagne the moment we came through the door. I really appreciated their hospitality and were thinking about booking them in the spring.😀

    Sent on 11/26/2019

    Deerfield's reply:

    Hello Rochelle! Thank you for the compliment, we take great price in a high level of service. We hope to welcome you in the Spring for your wedding. If there is anything keeping us from being your first choice, we welcome the opportunity to address it!
  • Emily

    Emily · Getting married on 03/09/2021

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    Great wedding venue!

    I would highly recommend Deerfield for a wedding venue! The staff was easy to get a hold of during the wedding planning process by phone and email. The day of, the bride had her own bridal attendant who was absolutely amazing and went above and beyond her job. The catering staff were extremely attentive to a guest with Celiac's. Also, all coordinators the day off asked the bride, groom, and close family members if anything was needed throughout the night!

    Sent on 12/14/2019

    Deerfield's reply:

    Emily & Vince: Thank you for the great review! We are thrilled that you felt well taken care of, and look forward to welcoming you back to Deerfield in the future!

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Deerfield Pricing

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Deerfield FAQ

  • 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?
    $ 500.00
  • 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?
    $ 1100.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1100.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    500
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    15
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Country/Golf Club
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    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
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    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
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Lighting
    Photo booth
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March

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Team of Deerfield

Angela Kaiser

Angela Kaiser

Catering Sales Manager

Angela has been on the team at Deerfield as Catering Sales Manager since April 2006, and she has worn many hats during her tenure at the Club. She handles not only many of our stunning weddings, but events for the corporate and non-profit markets as well.

Angela’s career in the hospitality industry began at The Dorchester, London as Assistant to the Banqueting Manager in 1987. At the end of 1988 when the hotel closed temporarily for renovations she traveled to America on an 18 month Management Training Program and worked at Hotel duPont, Wilmington in the Rooms Division. Returning to Hotel duPont after assisting in the reopening of The Dorchester ~ Angela held positions as Concierge, Front Office Manager, Conference Service Manager and Reservations Manager.

Prior to joining Deerfield, Angela was the Director of Sales and Catering at the beautiful Inn at Montchanin Village, Wilmington for several years.

Angela and her husband, Rod, have a teenage daughter, Amelia. They love to travel as a family and spend time with family and friends. Angela has a passion for gardening and flowers, scouting and delicious food. She is a long time member and volunteers at the Delaware Center for Horticulture, she serves on the Ballet Guild at Wilmington Ballet and is a Co-leader of a Girl Scout Troop. Angela enjoys listening to a wide variety of music.

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Lizette  Kennedy

Lizette Kennedy

Catering Sales Manager

Lizette is an event industry veteran with over 18 years of hospitality experience. Since joining the Deerfield family 4 years ago (originally in the operations department), Lizette gained experience in coordinating the award-winning Sunday Brunch, large-scale holiday dining events, and has helped orchestrate hundreds of successful weddings, fundraisers and corporate functions on the day of the event. Since joining the Sales Team, she now handles the initial contact and planning of many of our weddings, corporate events and non-profit events. She also specializes in golf outings!

Originally from Stanhope, New Jersey, Lizette graduated from University of Delaware and has since called Delaware her home. Prior to Deerfield, Lizette managed the historic Klondike Kate’s Restaurant in Newark as a Banquet Sales and Marketing director for 10 years. Lizette has a passion for supporting the community and has previously served as a member of the Downtown Newark Merchant Committee and volunteers in her spare time for the Delaware KIDS Fund which is dedicated to providing goods and services to children at risk and in distressed situations. Lizette and her husband Ryan reside in Pike Creek with their sons Luke and Gavin. Lizette and her family enjoy frequent trips to the Delaware Beaches, Charleston, and South Florida to visit friends & relatives.

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Alex Lento

Alex Lento

Catering Sales Manager

Alex is the newest Catering Sales Manager to join Deerfield, making her debut in in June of 2019. She has since taken over the social events market, and loves to customize these types of events for our very special clients! Any reason to celebrate is a fabulous excuse to call Alex! Alex also handles many of the smaller weddings and several of our corporate markets.

After graduating from West Chester University in 2017, Alex’s events career began with her Event Coordinator internship at Radley Run Country Club where she quickly developed into the role of Catering and Sales Manager within a few short months. As a one-woman-show in member and non-member banquet events, Alex gained abundant experience planning and executing all types of events including member theme parties, golf outings, weddings, fundraisers, showers, mitzvahs, and many more. She loves to think outside the box and get creative with each individual event, which is what makes her perfect a perfect complement to our team!

Alex currently lives in West Chester, and thrives off the dynamic life in town as well as the countless restaurants that line the streets! She enjoys spending time in nature hiking and exploring, especially around her family’s mountain house in the Pocono Mountains. Her favorite spot is the beach in Cape May, NJ, and she loves spending time with her friends and family there. She is passionate about art & crafting, cooking, and volunteering at the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester.

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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Stacy Hart Photography Wedding Photographers

    I have captured weddings at Deerfield several times and am looking forward to shooting there again next month. The staff and coordinators are always welcoming and helpful and the venue's grounds are beautifully kept!

  • Kerry Harrison Photography Wedding Photographers

    I love photographing weddings at Deerfield! They have one of the prettiest outdoor spots in their pine grove for a perfect summer wedding.

Map

  • 507 Thompson Station Road Newark, Delaware, 19711 See on map
    3023686640 (Phone number)
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