Highlawn Pavilion

Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ 07052 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Highlawn Pavilion

Highlawn Pavilion is a beautiful historic wedding venue in West Orange, New Jersey. This banquet hall is surrounded by acres of nature preserve and holds over 100 years of history within its walls. Highlawn Pavilion was built in the early 20th century and used by great historical figures such as Frederick Law Olmsted, designer of Central Park, and Thomas Edison. Since its prime as a residential estate, it has been used by hundreds of couples for intimate weddings and grand celebrations of all kinds. Choose Highlawn Pavilion for the elegance, charm, and exceptional staff. You won’t be disappointed.

Facilities and Capacity
Highlawn Pavilion sits at the summit of a 400-acre nature preserve, Eagle Rock Reservation,. The Florentine-style historic building provides panoramic vistas of the New York City skyline from oversize windows. Inside the pavilion you’ll have access to a spacious banquet hall with dance floor, an intimate piano room, wine cellar, and patio. The home is adorned with antique decor and furnishings that add to its continental charm. For your outdoor ceremony, Eagle Rock lookout offers views of the city skyline and the hundreds of acres of nature preserve below. Features a beautiful flowered arch and brick aisle. All facilities are available for your big day.

Services Offered
Highlawn Pavilion provides couples with the utmost quality service to ensure their big day is executed to perfection. Gatherings big and small are prioritized by the event coordination staff. They will work with you to define every detail of your wedding. The culinary staff at Highlawn Pavilion is one of the best in the area. They offer custom curated menus to suit your wedding style and personal tastes. From initial planning to presentation, your wedding vision will become reality when you choose Highlawn Pavilion.

Cuisine
Highlawn Pavilion catering company specializes in “American Fare with European Flair.” Their cuisine has been rated “excellent” by the New York Times and given Four Stars from The Star Ledger. They use fresh produce from the nearby Pleasantdale Farm, and commit to sustainable practices in their food preparation. All menus are custom tailored and can include:

  • Five-hour open bar
  • Butlered hot hors d’oeuvres
  • Cold hors d’oeuvres trays
  • Chilled seafood station
  • Four-course plated dinner including appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert
  • Champagne toast
  • Coffee and tea station
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51 Reviews for Highlawn Pavilion

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.8

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  • Ashley

    Ashley · Getting married on 08/31/2019

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    A great venue

    This was the first venue we went to visit where they were prepping for a wedding & the guests were already on site about to go to the ceremony. I was happy to see things were going smoothly for the bride and groom. Seeing them in action really allowed us to get a picture of what they would be doing for us & I think that helped, not to mention the skyline view that would be during dinner.

    Sent on 02/08/2019
  • Erica

    Erica Del Guidice · Married on 10/20/2018

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    Wonderful Wedding, Awesome Serivce

    My husband and I were so happy with our decision to use The Highlawn Pavillion. We were blown away with the service and attention to detail. Chris was fantastic to work with, the food was wonderful, and the wedding cake blew us away. It was such a special evening and we are so happy!

    Sent on 01/08/2019

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Highlawn Pavilion FAQ

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Cake, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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  • Eagle Rock Reservation West Orange, New Jersey, 07052 See on map
    973-528-7514 (Phone number)

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