Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center

431 Rt.9, Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center

If you are planning a wedding, commitment ceremony, vow renewal, or hand-fasting ceremony, you will find our rustic chic space to be an affordable, open and welcoming venue.

Murray Grove is located on 20 wooded acres in Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey along the Jersey Shore near the Barnegat Bay. We are just 90 minutes south of New York City and east of Philadelphia, and are easily accessible from literally anywhere in New Jersey.

Due to our purposely simplistic and natural surroundings, we are able to provide value for your money while still offering a beautiful and deeply meaningful ceremony.

Murray Grove offers all inclusive indoor and/or outdoor options.

Facilities and Capacity

This event space can also host a range of wedding related events, like engagement parties, showers, elopements, and rehersal dinners.

Murray Grove can accommodate ceremonies as intimate as 12 and as large as 60 indoors, or up to 150 outdoors. Your ceremony can take place in our outdoor chapel or any other area of the property you fall in love with.

The cozy dining room accommodates 60 guests comfortably for either a sit-down or buffet-style meal service. Additionally, tents may be rented to increase dining capacity.

The Moon Arbor is a favorite for many, with an adjacent grassy berm surrounded by calming woods. The labyrinth is a great way to quiet the mind, recover a balance in life and help reduce stress. It appeals to people as a non-denominational, cross-cultural blueprint for well-being. There is also a stadium sized lawn for rented tents for larger outdoor events.

Services Offered

Our friendly and professional staff can assist you with a variety of related services: ceremony officiating, menu selections, guest lodging and more - WE'RE HERE TO HELP!

We offer in-house catering led by our award winning culinary-trained chef. Or, you may choose to hire one of our preferred vendors for outside catering, or use the fully equipped commercial kitchen to provide your own food service.

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.

Accommodations

Murray Grove can sleep up to 40 people in our comfortable doom like bedrooms, and an additional 35-40 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.

Cuisine

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:

  • All necessary servers and bartenders
  • Buffet or plated meals
  • Cocktail reception with standard appetizers or custom hors d’oeuvres
  • Enhanced dessert options
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April 2019 Happy Couple
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Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center
Groom and bride say their vows
Groom and bride say their vows
Precious moments
Precious moments
Newlyweds
Newlyweds
Wedding ceremony
Wedding ceremony
Lovely dining room setup
Lovely dining room setup
Dance floor
Dance floor
Wedding tent
Wedding tent
Reverend Jennifer Kelleher
Reverend Jennifer Kelleher
Luminaries
Luminaries
Moon arbor
Moon arbor
Moon arch
Moon arch
Relaxing area
Relaxing area
Main lawn
Main lawn
Part of the venue's fields
Part of the venue's fields
Screen house
Screen house
Meditation labyrinth
Meditation labyrinth
Valerie and Frank
Valerie and Frank
Front lawn
Front lawn
Love is always in the air here
Love is always in the air here
Group campfires
Group campfires
Pool fun
Pool fun
Bride and groom kissing
Bride and groom kissing
April 2019 Happy Couple
April 2019 Happy Couple
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Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center
Groom and bride say their vows
Groom and bride say their vows

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Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center 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? $ 1,250.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,250.00
  • 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? $ 1,250.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,250.00
  • 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, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 100.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 5
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Campsite/Cabin, Garden, Historic Building, Inn/B&B, Park
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • 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? Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Outside Alcohol
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, May, November, December

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    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!

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    609-622-4168 (Phone number)

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