Indian River Life-Saving Station

25039 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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15 reviews
4.8 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 1 to 250
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About Indian River Life-Saving Station

*No dates are available for 2020 or 2021 at the Indian River Life-Saving Station. May through October dates are completely booked. If interested Delaware Seashore State Park has other waterfront locations available.

The following dates are available in 2022:

May 14

June 4, 11, 18, 25

July 9, 16, 23, 30

August 6, 13, 20, 26

September 17, 24

October 1, 8

Indian River Life Saving Station is a historic wedding venue located in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. This picturesque property features a museum, gift shop, indoor dressing area and restrooms. They offer space for both your ceremony and reception on their pristine, sandy beach. Indian River Life Saving Station is a unique venue situated off of the Atlantic Ocean, offering your guests beautiful waterfront views.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 250 guests at this coastal venue. They offer expansive grounds that can accommodate a 40-foot by 100-foot tent, perfect for your reception directly over the dunes. For your ceremony, you can have the ocean as your backdrop or the Life-Saving Station. If you would like to exchange your vows on the beach, they offer a private pedestrian crossing. There’s also plenty of outdoor space for your cocktail hour, and an open-sided pole shed at your disposal, as well.

Services Offered
This beach venue offers a bridal suite on-site, parking for your guests and a preferred vendor list that they ask you to use. They're completely wheelchair friendly, even offering a beach wheelchair for your oceanside ceremony. Indian River Life Saving Station will provide an on-site attendant to oversee your day, and, for an additional fee, you can hire a Park Ranger or Historical Interpreter for your celebration.

History
This historical venue was built in 1876 as a Life-Saving Service for the United States. This organization later became known as the U.S. Coast Guard, and was created to assist with the large number of shipwrecks along the Eastern seaboard. In 1976, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and in the late 1990s they returned it to its original 1905 appearance. It’s now operated by the Delaware State Parks as a museum, historic site and event venue.

Location
Indian River Life Saving Station is situated approximately one and a half miles north of the Indian River Inlet, within the Delaware Seashore State Park. They're located off of Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

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15 Reviews for Indian River Life-Saving Station

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.4
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Kaitlyn · Married on 10/10/2020

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      5.0
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    The perfect day

    The Indian River Life Saving Station was everything we could have asked for and more for our wedding venue. Martina was great to work with throughout the planning process and took such good care of us the day of the wedding. The beach ceremony was breathtaking and having the museum as the backdrop to our reception was picture perfect. IRLSS allowed us to have the exact day we wanted, and we couldn’t be happier.

    Sent on 10/21/2020
  • Jamie

    Jamie · Married on 09/21/2019

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    Wonderful Venue

    We could not have asked for a better venue for our amazing day. The Indian River Life-Saving Station delivered on everything we wanted. The venue provides the beach vibe while at the same time providing beautiful history and charm as well. Martina was always very helpful and responsive.

    Sent on 02/22/2020

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Indian River Life-Saving Station FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 5000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 5000
  • 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?
    $ 775
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 775
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Parking
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    250
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Beach
    Historic Building
    Museum
    Park
    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
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Preferred Vendors Only
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    "Pay in Full" 15% OFF!

    Make Payment “in full” at time of reservation and take a 15% discount ($750.00). Instead of paying $5,000.00 for site rental you'll be paying $4,250.00 and considered “paid in full”.

    Of the $4,250.00 payment $2,500.00 is considered non-refundable.

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  • 25039 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971 See on map
    302-927-1201 (Phone number)
    3022274297 (Other Phone Number)
    3022276438 (Fax Number)
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