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The Grove by the River

Newark, OH View map
Up to 250 guests

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Up to 250 guests

The Grove by the River is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Newark, Ohio. Featuring a ballroom, campground, and community park, this multi-purpose venue is ideal for hosting one-of-a-kind matrimonial celebrations. Several dynamic event spaces are available to accommodate events of all sizes and styles. This wedding destination and its friendly staff are sure to leave a lasting impression on newlyweds and their loved ones.

Facilities and Capacity

The Grove by the River boasts a spacious banquet hall that is suitable for large weddings. Spanning 8,600 square feet, this event space can host up to 200 guests for a seated dining experience. Alternately, the hall features a smaller function room ideal for events of up to 75 attendees. The banquet hall is available for rental so newlyweds and their guests have exclusive access to the facility for privacy during the celebration. Both rooms offer a neutral backdrop that couples can personalize according to their wedding vision. The attached Pinecone Patio also provides additional outdoor space for guests to mingle. Whether soon-to-be newlyweds choose to marry in the hall or outdoors, the property features elegant ceremony spaces. A patio situated on the riverfront makes a scenic backdrop for memorable vows and can accommodate 200 of the happy couple’s loved ones. The wedding party and guests can arrive and depart the venue on a complimentary shuttle bus.

Services Offered

The Grove by the River offers several wedding packages designed to suit each couple’s unique event. Each plan covers various wedding day essentials including table and chair rentals, as well as setup the day before for the couple’s convenience. Function rooms are equipped with a sound system, projector, and stage for the complete audiovisual experience. The venue’s expert bar staff provides beverage services throughout the wedding. Couples can choose from premium bar packages or standard service for a more straightforward experience. Catering services are covered by the venue’s partnered caterer, Doug’s Farside Catering. The company is delighted to work with soon-to-be newlyweds to create a plated or buffet dining service.

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?

$1,500

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

$1,500

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?

$600

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

$350

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

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

Bartender(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

20

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Garden
Park

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
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Tables
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December
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Team

Sara
Sara
Manager

Hello, and welcome to The Grove by The River.
My name is Sara, and I am so excited to work with you on bringing your wedding vision to life!
I am a mamma to 3 kiddos who keep me busy with football games and practices. We *love* going to the park, and seeking out new experiences.
You can feel confident in working with me because I have 15+ years of experience in hospitality and event services.
The best part of my job is seeing the happy smiles our brides and grooms have on their faces when they walk down the aisle.
I look forward to getting to know you both soon
Best Wishes

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840 Hollander St Newark, OH, 43055
7402580308
740-345-9861
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