There’s so much to love about hosting your big day in Delaware’s largest city—it’s conveniently located on the Eastern Seaboard and full of fun activities and attractions for your guests. And with so many wedding venues in Wilmington, DE, you’re sure to find a space to suit your style and personality. Whether you’re dreaming of a luxurious estate, glitzy ballroom, classic country club, elegant hotel, romantic garden, or edgy event space, you’re sure to find the venue of your dreams in Wilmington.
Start browsing these wedding venues in Wilmington, DE and find the spot for your special day!
Set on 60 acres in the Brandywine Valley, this lush wedding venue in Wilmington, DE is the former home of the famed du Pont family and on the property of the du Pont Country Club. The Georgian mansion is ideal for more intimate weddings of up to 140 guests, and features plenty of outdoor garden space for ceremonies. Receptions are typically held inside the elegant mansion, while larger parties can be accommodated in a tent on the property. The Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue includes on-site catering and has a variety of wedding packages to choose from.
The Tilton Mansion at the University and Whist Club is an in-demand wedding venue in Wilmington, DE—and for good reason. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning space offers both indoor and outdoor settings for weddings and pre-wedding special events such as rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, and more. Outdoor ceremonies may be held under a charming pergola in the mansion’s garden, with receptions for up to 150 (200 for a cocktail reception) following inside the classic ballroom. The stone castle-like exterior and the expansive property are a photographer’s dream. Plus, this is an all-inclusive venue, with catering, floral design, overnight accommodations, and more included in the cost of a wedding.
Harry’s Savoy Ballroom
If you’re looking for a Wilmington, Delaware wedding venue that combines convenience with glamorous style, definitely check out this Couples’ Choice Award-winning banquet hall. The grand ballroom with its elegant décor and sparkling chandeliers can host weddings of up to 250 guests, and the garden and courtyard are ideal for ceremonies and cocktail hours. This Delaware wedding venue wins raves for its all-inclusive packages, which include a customizable menu, floral arrangements, wedding cake, and more.
Hotel Du Pont
Want to throw a wedding that exudes 1920s Art Deco style a la The Great Gatsby? This glitzy hotel wedding venue in Wilmington, Delaware is just the place. Whether you’re hosting a large or small event, you’ll love the glamorous ballrooms at this historic venue. The Gold Ballroom is the hotel’s largest and was first built in 1918. With space for up to 500 guests, ornate décor and sparkling chandeliers. For smaller events of up to 180 guests, the du Barry Room is ideal, with its white pillars, parquet floors, and European chandelier. In-house catering is available and there are plenty of guest rooms so your loved ones can spend your wedding weekend in the heart of Wilmington.
This wedding venue in Delaware is ideal for couples looking for a romantic garden setting for their big day. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue offers a lush outdoor wedding ceremony site, complete with brand-new pergola. The indoor reception space, first built in 1850, has abundant rustic charm, along with cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors, pewter chandeliers, outdoor deck, and more. There’s space for up to 190 guests, and a variety of wedding packages to choose from, including catering, wedding cake, floral arrangements, and more. Couples praise The Farmhouse’s delicious food, lovely setting, and accommodating staff.
The Queen Wilmington
If a traditional ballroom is just not your style, an edgier wedding venue in Wilmington, DE might be the right choice to host your big day. The Queen Wilmington—the historic music venue—hosts weddings, and it’s definitely a unique pick. There are three spaces available for events, including the Music Hall, with its high ceilings, stage, and balcony area, plus a capacity of 600 guests. There’s also the industrial-style Olympia Room (capacity: 200), with its stunning arched windows, exposed brick, and hardwood floors. In-house catering is available.
Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown
If you’re hosting a lot of out-of-town guests, you might consider choosing this hotel wedding venue in Wilmington, Delaware. This recently renovated hotel is ideal for booking room blocks for weddings (your guests with families will particularly appreciate that it’s all-suite), and it’s centrally located near all of the major attractions in the city. There are seven indoor event spaces for all pre-wedding events, your ceremony and reception, including the spacious Grand Delaware Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 200 guests. You’ll also be able to work with the hotel’s culinary team to create a customized menu for your big day.
The Delaware Contemporary
Art lovers, rejoice! This art museum and Delaware wedding venue is ideal for couples looking for an on-trend industrial space to host their special day. Couples can exchange their vows in the Atrium Lobby or the Wings Foundation Auditorium, with a reception following in the lobby. If you’re hosting a seated reception, the Atrium Lobby can host events of up to 175 guests, or 200 for a cocktail-style event. This conveniently-located venue is a photographer’s dream, with so many modern and colorful backdrops for wedding photos.
Hagley Museum and Library
Looking for a wedding venue in Wilmington with a rustic feel? This former home of the du Pont family is set on 235 acres and offers three unique spaces for weddings and events. Most popular is the Soda House, first built in 1888. Host your outdoor ceremony on the front steps with the building’s unique stone-and-class façade as your backdrop, or in one of the gardens. Receptions of up to 200 guests may be held inside the Soda House, with its vaulted ceiling and hardwood floors. Couples rave about the in-house catering and helpful staff.
Ed Oliver Golf Club
Golf and country club weddings are popular for good reason: They’re known for sprawling, well-manicured property, convenient in-house catering, and professional staff. This Wilmington country club is beloved for all these and more. Ceremonies may be held outdoors, with receptions following inside the 4,000 square foot clubhouse. The largest space, the Dover Room, can accommodate up to 190 guests, and there are smaller spaces for more intimate weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers, and more.
White Clay Creek Country Club
This Couples’ Choice Award-winning country club features indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions. For ceremonies, we particularly love the Veranda Room, a covered outdoor terrace which offers views of the gorgeous scenery. Receptions are frequently held inside the Banquet Room, which can accommodate up to 250 guests. There are a variety of wedding packages to choose from, and there’s even an experienced event designer on-site to help create the big day of your dreams.