From microweddings to seated dinners, The Delaware Contemporary features versatile 33,000 square feet of space that couples can enjoy with their friends and family. This venue offers seven art galleries that provide a wonderful, engaging backdrop for a small ceremony, cocktail hour, or intimate dinner.
The Delaware Contemporary is a unique wedding venue located in Wilmington, Delaware. Not only is this a beautiful & stylish site to exchange your vows in, but it also features a rich history. In fact, at one point in its past, this venue served as a railroad car factory. Over the years, however, it was renovated and remodeled into an industrial museum. Couples today can experience this modernly styled space on their special day.
Facilities and Capacity
The Delaware Contemporary features 33,000 square feet of space that couples can enjoy with up to 200 of their friends and family. This venue also features a total of seven art galleries that you are welcome to incorporate into your bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception. On your wedding day, you will truly get to express yourself at this venue because it serves as a “blank canvas” for any style of wedding you are planning. Also, this art museum is situated right on the Riverfront Wilmington. This prime location places you and your guests near many fun local things to do in the area.
To help make your wedding much easier, the team at the Delaware Contemporary offers couples event planning services. The team can take care of all the little details while you focus on your big day and spending time celebrating with your loved ones. At the beginning of your wedding, they can provide you with set up services. Their professional team can also be relied on to assist with cleanup. The team also offers other services and extras, such as:
- Event rentals
- Liability insurance
- Wireless Internet
- Lighting/ sound
- Audio equipment
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Meagan was a joy to work with, and was incredibly helpful in communicating with our vendors, making recommendations to fit our needs, and completely organizing day-of setup. She completely took all the stress away from us so we could enjoy our day.
The venue is beautiful, the galleries are amazing, and for the price you really can't beat it. This is a great space for the DIY couples out there that want to really personalize the space to be their own. We wouldn't give booking this venue a second thought if we had to do it all over again. Thank you Meagan and DCCA!
Brian & Shara - married June 2017
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I LOVE shooting weddings and events at the DCCA. Beautiful space with lots of art which makes weddings there so much fun! The staff is great. One of my favorite wedding places in Wilmington for indoor ceremonies and receptions.
Love working with DCCA! Ashlee is great and knows the facility forwards and backwards to help you with anything you need. Great space with a lot of flexibility!
What unique setting for a wedding &/or reception! Also a great opportunity to support the arts in Delaware. The staff here is very easy to work with, easy parking for your guests, & just a beautiful, unique place!
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- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
- Art Gallery
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Liability Insurance
- Audio Equipment