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Pricing information

Reception
$3,200 starting price
Ceremony
$250 starting price
Bar service
$22 per person
Reception
$2,800 starting price
Ceremony
$250 starting price
Bar service
$22 per person
These prices are available for the months of May, Jun, Sep, Oct. These prices are available for the months of Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec.

About

On WeddingWire since 2017

The Barristers Club is a wedding venue located in Allentown, Pennsylvania that will provide you with unbeatable value, flexibility, and customization for one of the biggest days of your life. This venue is located in the heart of Allentown and is within walking distance to local restaurants and hotels.

Facilities and Capacity

The Grand Ballroom provides a great place to have your wedding ceremony and reception and can accommodate up to 150 of your guests. This beautiful ballroom has a 20-foot ceiling, four antique chandeliers from the 1920s, and original hardwood floors for you and your guests to dance all night long. The Grand Ballroom is a great space to host your stunning wedding ceremony, reception, and more. The capacity of the room depends on if the space will be used for seating or standing. The ballroom is spacious enough to hold a removable dance floor, stage, and piano. The Outdoor Garden is great for smaller, more intimate wedding events.

Services Offered

Each couple is unique and has their own dream wedding vision. The venue's on-site event coordinator will give each couple personalized attention to assist with all of your wedding planning needs. The Barristers Club offers a variety of event services and items. Wedding event services include the following:

  • Experienced Event Planner
  • Outside CATERER required
  • Full Bar Service
  • Setup time alloted
  • Beautiful & Comfortable Chairs
  • Large Dance floor
  • Inside or Outside CEREMONY Spaces
  • Only one wedding at a time!!!

Cuisine

The Barristers club has a full-service commercial kitchen that allows you to select your own CATERER!!! This venue offers a variety Beverage Packages, and include 59 colors of TABLE CLOTHS, China & Flatware too!!!

  • House and Premium Brands of Alcohol
  • Cash Bar Option
  • Profeesional Bartender(s)
  • Setup Time
  • Cleanup Time
  • Chairs
  • Variety of Tables
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Bar Glassware & CHampagne Flutes
  • Assorted Linens in 59 Colors (Included in Ballroom Rental Fee)

History

Originally built in 1928, The Barristers Club was once The Women’s Club of Allentown. In 1991, The Bar Association of Lehigh County purchased, renovated, and restored the building to its original grandeur. In 2008, the building went through $250,000 worth of renovation with new carpets, hardwood floors, better audio, visuals, upgraded kitchen appliances, fresh paint, new bar, resurfaced parking lot, and an intimate garden. Today, The Bar Association of Lehigh County holds their offices in this building and rents out their space to the general public for special events.

Frequently asked questions

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?

$3,200

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,800

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?

$250

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$250

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

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

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$22

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Garden
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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Photo booth
Tables

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?

May
June
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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Reviews of The Barristers Club

5.0 out of 5 rating
5.0 out of 5 rating
7 Reviews
100% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    5 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
5.0/5 7 reviews
Google
4.5/5 26 reviews
Trisha
Trisha N. Sent on 09/20/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic Experience

Everything went absolutely perfect on the wedding day! Karen was so easy to work with leading up to the wedding. She always answered any questions we had and allowed us to feel at ease about this portion of our wedding.
Juliana
Juliana Sent on 12/23/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Lovely venue

It is such as lovely venue. You can have your ceremony outside and has an amazing balcony inside,
B
Brady Sent on 09/15/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous venue with a fantastic coordinator

The Barrister’s club was fantastic for our reception. It is a gorgeous ballroom which was sized just right for us. Besides it being gorgeous it was a phenomenal experience because of the fantastic coordinator they have, Karen. Karen did everything she could to make the night great and run smoothly. It have nothing but fantastic things to say. It was a great place.
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Awards

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Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
Simply Smooth Simply Smooth Wedding Caterers

The Barristers Club is a classic venue with tasteful appointment, great bar staff and a warm and friendly team that help create an event you and you're guests are sure to remember for years to come! Karen Mesch is a wonderful coodinator who works hand in hand with vendors to assure a smooth and seamless event, party or wedding - every time!

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The Barristers Club frequently asked questions

The Barristers Club includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The Barristers Club includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
The bar service starting price at The Barristers Club includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
  • Specialty Beer
The space offered by The Barristers Club for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
The Barristers Club offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
The Barristers Club offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
The Barristers Club offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
The Barristers Club offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Photo booth
  • Tables
The Barristers Club is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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