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Price range: $10,800 - $13,350 Price range: $10,800 - $13,350
Couples usually spend $12,100 Couples usually spend $12,100
$715 starting price

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Based in Hawley, Pennsylvania, The Waterfront at Silver Birches is a full-service wedding venue in the heart of the Poconos Mountains on Lake Wallenpaupack. This waterfront venue is a rare location on the lake that can host a Poconos wedding for 250 guests. The elegance of the venue and the beauty of the location provide an ideal spot for a wedding ceremony and reception or other events such as the rehearsal dinner, engagement party, and bridal shower. The dedicated staff execute events and promise the “only thing they overlook is the lake.”

Facilities and Capacity
The Waterfront at Silver Birches offers an accessible shoreline and lakeside deck for outdoor ceremonies. The views provide a stunning natural backdrop for photographs. Lakeside ceremonies take place on the well-maintained lawn and include white chairs, an arbor for the focal point, and a sound system for the officiant. All outdoor ceremonies are also equipped with a back-up plan in case of inclement weather. Couples may move the reception indoors to the banquet hall on the property. You have the option to get ready on-site for convenience in the get-ready rooms. There is ample parking available and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

Services Offered
Couples can work with a wedding coordinator from the beginning who will oversee all the details of your big day and help with decisions on cuisine, colors, flowers, cakes, and even ice sculptures. The wedding packages include a variety of menu choices for a variety of budgets depending on your needs. The venue provides lantern centerpieces for your reception tables, as well as linens and napkins to coordinate with your wedding colors. They also offer custom wedding cakes. Catering and beverage services are included with a variety of choices from a sit-down or family-style dinner to a buffet or stations, and much more, and premium brands of liquor, beer, wine, and champagne can be served. Dedicated staff members will set up and clean up the spaces the day of the wedding. Silver Birches offers barware, china, flatware, glassware, tables, and chocolate fountains.

You and your guests have the option to stay at The Waterfront at Silver Birches during the duration of the wedding in one of the rooms, suites, or lodges. You will receive a complimentary couple's suite on the night of the wedding with champagne.

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Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Planning
Set Up

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Cake Cutting
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Banquet Hall

What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres

What bar services do you provide?

Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What food and beverage items are available?

Chocolate Fountain

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access

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Brittany Sent on 08/28/2017
5 out of 5 rating
Beautiful venue with caring, helpful staff. We were happy to use silver birches for our rehearsal and the cottages, too. The food was delicious, bar tenders were fun, and the price seemed too good to be true!
Karolyn K. Sent on 09/08/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible full-service venue!!

The Waterfront at Silver Birches (and by extension all of Settlers Hospitality Group) was the perfect choice for our wedding weekend! Chiara is INCREDIBLE- she was always available to answer our many questions (especially through the ever-changing regulations of a post-Covid world), and helped us customize every detail of our wedding. She was also there overseeing every detail on our wedding day with such enthusiasm (and we were her third wedding of the weekend)- I could not have made it through the planning without her! We had our welcome party the night prior at one of the sister properties, which was relaxed and low- key with amazing food, and continued the party through the day after with an incredible post-wedding brunch. Our guests loved being able to stay on site throughout the weekend to take advantage of the lakefront views, water sports, and live music on the patio. The food at our wedding was probably the highlight of the night- our guests were still talking about it WEEKS later! We were able to work with Chiara and the chefs and bakers to customize our menu, and it turned out even better than we could have anticipated! We've already returned for a long weekend, and can't wait to plan another event there!
Clara Sent on 10/26/2019
5 out of 5 rating

It was everything I had hoped for

I cannot say how truly thankful I am for Chiara at Silver Birches. She was so wonderful in tailoring and organizing my wedding. She was so lovely to work with and I had one of the best days of my life because of all her help. Silver Birches provided a list of all preferred vendors that we chose from and we were not disappointed. The guests loved the buffet food we had and the environment of the lodging area. We also had a bonfire after the wedding that they helped organize which was a lovely after party. Overall we could not have been happier with everything!
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Brian Aspinall
Brian Aspinall
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Brian is here to help plan the wedding of your dreams! . He is excited to plan your event at Silver Birches. Detail oriented and upbeat, he is an asset to your wedding planning!

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Your Perfect Wedding with Rev. Gina M. Pace Your Perfect Wedding with Rev. Gina M. Pace Wedding Officiants

Ehrhards's will simply take your breath away! I was blessed to be able to perform a wedding ceremony there last season and I have a few more scheduled in this and next season and am really looking forward to it. The meal was one of the best I've ever had at a reception and being in the weddings business for almost twenty years that is saying a lot! their facility is beautiful inside and out and every last detail has been seen to. The view over the lake is perfect and the reception room maximizes that view. They are kind to vendors, too. (I wish I could say that about all venues) I give them five stars!


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