Whist Weddings

805 North Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19806 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Whist Weddings

Whist Weddings is a historic wedding venue located in Wilmington, Delaware. This private venue is location 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 all different sizes. If you prefer a more casual reception, the venue can host up to 200 guests. Sit-down and formal receptions can host up to 150 guests.

The property features private dressing rooms for both parties. You venue can also host events for all stages of your wedding, including engagement party, bridal shower and rehearsal dinner.

Services Offered
Whist Weddings equips each couple with an experienced, in-house wedding coordinator. Couples may choose from one of the all-inclusive wedding packages, which include floral centerpieces, off-street parking, complimentary overnight accommodations, 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

The Tilton Mansion is steeped in Delaware history dating back to the Revolutionary War. This fall, we will be opening our Carriage House, which will expand our wedding venue options to include another indoor ceremony and reception space for couples looking for an intimate all-in-one-venue.

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Falyn · Married on 09/28/2019

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    Wonderful Whist Wedding

    Margaret and William were wonderful! Very helpful and super accommodating! Thank you for everything! Our wedding was perfect and we would definitely recommend the Whist Club to anyone looking for a wedding venue!

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    Aiste Stanley · Married on 08/10/2019

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    Amazing team and elegant venue!

    Margaret, William and the entire team was amazing from the moment we met till after our wedding day. They are extremely accommodating, organized, responsive and simply great to work with! Their team went above and beyond to make sure our wedding festivities had no issues. We couldn't have asked for more! Thank you!

    Sent on 08/30/2019
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Whist Weddings FAQ

  • 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? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • 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? $ 800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 800.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, 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 Beer, House Liquor, Open Bar
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Garden, Historic Building, Mansion
  • 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, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), 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 event items are available? Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables, Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March

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4 Endorsements

  • Wilmington String Ensemble
    Wilmington String Ensemble Wedding Musicians

    Whist Weddings is a beautiful venue. The perfect place for your wedding or event. The staff is very professional and great to work with.

  • Altared Vows by Taya
    Altared Vows by Taya Wedding Officiants

    As close as you can get - locally - to a "castle" environment. Great venue!

  • Foschi Wedding Photography
    Foschi Wedding Photography Wedding Photographers

    University and Whist is a great place to have a wedding/wedding reception.

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  • 805 North Broom Street Wilmington, DE, 19806 See on map
    302-566-1855 (Phone number)
    Tuesday - Saturday

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