Weddings

The Merion

Riverton, NJ View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
   253 reviews
$13k - $17k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

About

$13k - $17k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

The Merion is a luxury, European-designed wedding venue in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. This stunning masterpiece of modern and classic European architecture is the perfect venue for grand occasions or intimate yet lavish weddings. The Merion offers several indoor locations for your ceremony, and four unique ballrooms for your wedding reception. They also provide French-style catering and custom cake services for couples who wish to plan their entire wedding under one roof. With these flexible services, The Merion is able to create an extravagant evening you and your guests will remember for a lifetime.

Facilities and Capacity
The Merion is known in Cinnaminson for its elegant marble columns, decorative crystal chandeliers, and a classic spiral staircase that is perfect for a grand wedding entrance. Its architecture and decor exude sophistication and style. Up to 500 guests are able to attend an event in one of its four main ballrooms. Each ballroom has a separate cocktail room, a private restroom, and a bridal suite for wedding preparation. These rooms may also be used by the couple to take a private moment to themselves. The Palace and Palazzo ballrooms are inspired by a late 16th-century European style. The Skylight Ballroom is characterized by grand dome skylights, as suited to the name. The Empire ballroom emanates a classic New York style, featuring mosaic art and a 600-gallon fish tank. No matter which ballroom you choose, you can design it to fit your wedding-specific vision and your own unique style.

Services Offered
In addition to its facilities, the Merion offers full-service catering for weddings. Each menu is custom selected to meet your needs and is served by professional, white-gloved attendants. The Merion also has a Pastry Chef team on-staff to create a custom wedding cake. The cake and dinner options are made with fine and fresh ingredients to wow your guests and make your wedding day just as you envisioned it. With every couple, the Merion assigns an event planner and provides a list of recommended vendors so you can do all your event coordination in one place.

Location
You can access the Merion off US-130, near the Cinnaminson Center. It is across the street from Hanker’s Flowers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

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?

$500

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

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall

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

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
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

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Chairs
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March

253 Reviews

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Recommended by 96% of couples
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    Luciann S. Married on 10/29/2021
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    Wonderful!!! I'm still tired!!

    The Merion is such a gorgeous place to celebrate your Wedding Day! The grounds are so pretty and the staircase is absolutely stunning! We had our reception in the Starlight Ballroom, and it DID NOT disappoint! Everyone had such a great time! The food was amazing, and there was so much of it too! The staff are super kind and will go out of their way to help you with whatever you need! I highly recommend any event here!!
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    Brianna S. Married on 08/13/2021
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    Beautiful venue. Nice staff.

    Mid June wedding. Saturday evening. Comes with catering, bar, ice sculpture, chairs linens and more!

Awards

  • 253
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Gabrielle & Michael
    62 photos · 07/01/2021
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    56 photos · 06/04/2021
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    17 photos · 11/11/2020
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    40 photos · 03/07/2020
  • Lisa & Stephen
    66 photos · 10/26/2019
  • Jinny & Ezequiel
    46 photos · 10/25/2019

Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements
The Torre Studios The Torre Studios Wedding Photographers

The Merion is very professional easy to work with and creates memorable events.

Hallmark Photography Hallmark Photography Wedding Photographers

Always an Incredibly Spectacular Event hosted by The Most Professional Staff in the Tri-State Area !! Truly Magnificent Settings to be Photographed in. We are always excited to have the opportunity to be at The Fabulous Merion !!

Cindy Patrick Photography, Inc. Cindy Patrick Photography, Inc. Wedding Photographers

The Merion is one of my most absolute favorite venues to photograph a wedding! Their Skylight Ballroom is magnificent, but every room has its own grandeur and style! The staff is super courteous and friendly -- not just to the bride and groom and their guests, but to the vendors (like me:) as well, and this is most appreciated! I always feel at home when I'm there for an event, and you will too! You cannot go wrong with The Merion. Fabulous food, fantastic staff, and photogenic grounds. What more could you ask for? Nothing! They are the best in the area!

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Map

1301 route 130 south Riverton, NJ, 08077
8568292111
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The Merion frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Merion?

The Merion includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At The Merion, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

The Merion includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake

What are the most important characteristics of The Merion in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Merion for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Merion for wedding events?

The Merion offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does The Merion offer?

The Merion offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does The Merion offer for wedding events?

The Merion offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The Merion have available for wedding events?

The Merion offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Chairs
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The Merion and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Merion is recommended by 94% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility, 4.8 in professionalism and 4.8 in value.

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