The Waterfall Catering & Special Events

3416 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Waterfall Catering & Special Events

When you host your ceremony at the Waterfall Catering & Special Events, a wedding venue located in Claymont, Delaware, you will get to experience a truly romantic escape. Even though you and your guests will be situated just a few minutes away from the big city of Philadelphia, you will feel as if you are in a tucked away garden setting. This intimate escape can also be used for bridal showers, engagement parties, and receptions.

Facilities and Capacity
The exterior garden areas at the Waterfall Catering & Special Events is filled with blooming plants and lush greenery. Eye-catching details like ornate columns and a gently cascading fountain fill the space. You and your guests can slip away to the gazebo or walk across the little arched bridge. This peaceful and meticulously designed garden space provides the perfect backdrop for all of your wedding photograph needs. The interior of this venue is just as elegant and refined as the exterior. There are two ballrooms inside for couples to choose from: the Grand Ballroom and the Cascade Ballroom. The Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 500 of your friends and family, is simply elegant with its crystal chandeliers and marble dance floor. This spacious dance floor is perfect for dancing the night away with your guests. Your other option, the Cascade Ballroom, can accommodate up to 325 guests. You and your guests will really get a taste of the outdoors in this space because it lets in plenty of natural light and leads straight out into the garden areas. Even though both spaces are designed differently, they both provide couples with an elegant backdrop in which to exchange their vows and celebrate their big day.

Services Offered
For your convenience, the team has arranged a variety of wedding packages for you to choose from. These packages take care of many of your wedding needs such as open bar options. Couples have the freedom to choose their own vendors. The team can help with event rentals if needed. The team can also help with creating custom lighting as well as the following services:

  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet
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125 Reviews for The Waterfall Catering & Special Events

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Aisha Maye · Getting married on 08/29/2021

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    Beautiful venue and outdoor is also beautiful!!!

    Responded really quick they will work with I will recommend 100%

    Sent on 04/16/2019
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    Torie P. · Married on 09/25/2020

    5.0
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    Amazing Venue so far

    Our wedding is in Sept of 2020 and so far everyone has been amazing! We will be going back in Feb for the vendor event and to taste food etc, and we are excited due to the reviews of the food. We've been In contact with Jessica and she has been very pleasant and informative. We can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!

    Sent on 10/28/2019

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The Waterfall Catering & Special Events FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • 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
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • 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?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate Fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access

Real Weddings

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements

  • Wired Up Entertainment Wedding DJs

    The Waterfall's new renovations are exquisite and the blown glass chandeliers are out of this world! Both ballrooms accommodate large guest lists and their food is absolutely amazing. Their coordinators are a pleasure to work with and their staff is super friendly. Our uplighting and monograms look fantastic in this space because of the controlled lighting. We can't wait to perform at the 10+ weddings we have on the schedule with The Waterfall this year.

  • Daring Celebrations & Ceremonies Wedding Officiants

    I have officiated ceremonies at myriad locations in the Tri-State area, and I always have fun, and I always make the best of every circumstance. Just like a thumbprint, every personality is different, and when we serve the public as we do in the wedding industry, we often wear our heart on our sleeve. I officiated a ceremony at The Waterfall last August, 2017. From the moment I stepped into the facility for rehearsal, until the wedding was over the next evening, I have never felt so respected, catered to and loved on, like I felt by the staff and management there. In this case, my husband was a guest too, and he also observed what I did. The staff is so delightful--they work in sync with each other with the wedding party and their guests like magic--swift, helpful, happy, obliging--I was stunned at their performance. A swiss watch might have the precision that they all displayed. I want John and the staff to know how special I felt as an officiant. You were so pleasant and kind to me. The couple I married that day and the couple I married one month later at your location, both loved The Waterfall experience. I will continue to share my story with engaged couples I work with--thanks a million! "LD" Lynda Daring - Officiant Daring Celebrations & Ceremonies Newark, Delaware

  • MARRIED by REV ROXY
    MARRIED by REV ROXY Wedding Officiants

    I really love The Waterfall. I have done one wedding there and am schedule for another wedding for 2018. It has the environment that produces a dream wedding image and the staff is very friendly and cooperative. Couldn't ask for better in DE. Please consider this venue if you are in MD, Philly or DE.

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  • 3416 Philadelphia Pike Claymont, DE, 19703 See on map
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