Whist Weddings is a historic wedding venue located in Wilmington, Delaware. This private venue is located in the Tilton Mansion, home to the University and Whist Club. However, you need not be a member in order to experience the premiere club. Whist Weddings only hosts one wedding each day, so each couple can experience privacy and exceptional service. Come experience this beautifully designed mansion as you plan the wedding of your dreams.
Facilities and Capacity
Whist Weddings is an all-inclusive wedding venue housed in the historic Tilton Mansion. Couples have their choice of indoor or outdoor ceremony sites, plus a newly renovated ballroom for a magical reception.
Say 'I do" surrounded by mature trees under a pergola, which allows for a quiet and intimate setting. Take photos in and around the property, which is lush and green and brimming with history.
The venue can accommodate weddings of 130 guests for a sit-down dinner with dancing.
The property features private dressing rooms for both parties. Your venue can also host events for all stages of your wedding, including engagement party, bridal shower and rehearsal dinner.
Whist Weddings equips each couple with an experienced, in-house wedding coordinator. Couples may choose from a list of entree selections from the all-inclusive wedding packages, which include floral centerpieces, off-street parking, a five hour open bar, a champagne toast and much more. The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Other services include:
- Five-hour open bar
- In-house catering
- Wedding cake
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- 20% service fee included
- Three-course plated dinner
- Choice of two entrees plus a vegetarian selection
- Menu tasting for wedding couple plus two guests
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Whist Weddings is a beautiful venue. The perfect place for your wedding or event. The staff is very professional and great to work with.
As close as you can get - locally - to a "castle" environment. Great venue!
University and Whist is a great place to have a wedding/wedding reception.
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Whist Weddings?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At Whist Weddings, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Whist Weddings, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- Open Bar
What are the most important characteristics of Whist Weddings in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Whist Weddings for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Whist Weddings offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Whist Weddings offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Planner
- Get Ready Rooms
What furniture and decorations does Whist Weddings have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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