Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center is a stylish and sophisticated wedding venue located just outside of Washington, D.C in College Park, Maryland. With a variety of event spaces available, Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center has a maximum capacity of up to 500 guests seated banquet and 800 standing reception. Each space features its own unique flair, featuring breathtaking details such as marble floors, fireplaces, grand staircases, stained glass and a finely manicured garden for a beautiful outdoor ceremony. The picture-perfect setting just outside of our nation’s capital is sure to make you and your guests’ hearts skip a beat!
Wedding Packages begin at $5,000 and include the following features:
- Use of Orem Alumni Hall
- LED Up Lights
- Audiovisual equipment for slideshow
- Silver Chivari Chairs
- Marble Hall (Rever Alumni Hall) perfect for a cocktail reception or to stage your catering buffet.
- Two Dressing/Preparation Rooms (Chaney Library and AAI Conference Room)
- Your choice of a white dance floor or up to 9 panels of staging.
- 2-hour allotment for set-up (Caterers & Decorators can access the ballroom 3 hours in advance)
- 4-hour allotment of event time
- 1-hour allotment for clean-up & breakdown (covered by the Riggs team and your caterers)
- Free Parking and Valet Services Available
- All Spaces are Wheelcahir Accessible
A ceremony can easily be added in one of our many spaces and includes a one hour rehearsal the week of your wedding, a one hour ceremony and chair rental. Moxley Gardens is a beautiful ceremony site in the Spring, Summer and Fall.
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We offer a variety of selected caterers to satisfy even the most diverse palate. Visit us online to see the approved caterers you can choose from.
Alcohol must be purchased through the Riggs Alumni Center but we offer a variety of bar options. From our Celebration Bar with just beer and wine to our Premium Open Bar to a Cash Bar we have something to fit every budget!
We would love for you to visit the space in person and allow us to show you how we can make an unforgettable evening for you and your guests.
We look forward to creating a night to remember kicking off a lifetime of happiness for you and yours!
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Rhonda graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI with a BS in Hospitality, Sales and Meeting Management and an MS in Managerial Technology. When notselling joy and planning events, Rhonda enjoys shopping and spending time with her husband and three children.
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We've partnered with the Riggs Center for bridal expos in the past. Amazing staff, super organized, and a great layout for weddings and special occasions. We highly recommend!
What a lovely space for your event! The staff at Riggs Alumni Center provides excellent service for you as you plan your event. We are so pleased to be partners with such a professional group! Take a look and you will find a great venue!
Jessica Roberts, at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, on University of Maryland is a Great asset to this venue. Her promptness and professionalism is beyond words. I recommend this venue to anyone who's looking to have a successful, elegant event.