Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center is a wedding and event venue in Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey. This rustic, chic space is located on 20 wooded acres of land along the Jersey Shore near Barnegat Bay. Murray Grove is located 90 minutes south of New York City and is easily accessible from Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and Delaware. The venue is surrounded by nature and provides a one-of-a-kind and simple outdoor experience for your big day.
Facilities and Capacity
Murray Grove can host ceremonies as intimate as 12 and as large as 60 indoors, up to 150 outdoors. Your ceremony can take place in our outdoor chapel or any other area you would like on the grounds. The dining room accommodates 60 guests comfortably for either a sit-down or buffet-style meal service. Tents may be rented to increase dining capacity for additional guests. Murray Grove offers in-house catering led by its culinary-trained chef. You may also choose to hire one of the venue’s preferred vendors to bring in outside catering and use the fully equipped commercial kitchen for food service.
This event space can host a range of wedding events, like engagement parties, showers, elopements, ceremonies, and receptions. The venue’s dedicated wedding coordinator works directly with you to help bring your wedding vision to life. Setup and cleanup are taken care of when you book an all-inclusive package with Murray Grove.
The venue can sleep up to 40 people and an additional 35 in its outdoor campsites. All couples receive complimentary overnight accommodations and reduced rates for their guests. Complimentary continental breakfast is offered for all overnight guests.
Murray Grove has an on-site professional chef who can provide catering services for all your culinary needs, including various types of cuisine or special dietary needs. The accommodating chef and team can help you choose the perfect menus for your special day or weekend. Catering services offered here include the following:
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Jeana Mott · Married on 04/20/2019
My wife and I could not of asked for a more perfect day. Murray Groves staff went above and beyond all our expections. The atmosphere was inviting and peaceful. We were able to relax and get ready in the beautiful bridal suit and the overnight accomadtions were great. Evelyn and her staff cooked an amazing array of foods that were delicious. They worked with us through every step of the planning and were very accommodating. I honestly would not of changed a thing, we had the PERFECT wedding. Much thanks and love to Murray Grove, Evelyn, Geraldine, Deb and eveyone else....Sent on 05/03/2019
Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center's reply:
We offer WeddingWire couples free overnight accommodations for the happy couple, reduced room rates for overnight guests, and seperate "Get Ready" rooms stocked with snacks for members of your wedding party. In addition, free continental breakfast for any of your guests who spend the night!