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Venues in Newark, OH,
(740) 258-0308

About Us

The Grove by the River is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Newark, Ohio. Featuring a ballroom, campground, and community park, this multi-purpose venue is ideal for hosting one-of-a-kind matrimonial celebrations. Several dynamic event spaces are available to accommodate events of all sizes and styles. This wedding destination and its friendly staff are sure to leave a lasting impression on newlyweds and their loved ones.

Facilities and Capacity

The Grove by the River boasts a spacious banquet hall that is suitable for large weddings. Spanning 8,600 square feet, this event space can host up to 200 guests for a seated dining experience. Alternately, the hall features a smaller function room ideal for events of up to 75 attendees. The banquet hall is available for rental so newlyweds and their guests have exclusive access to the facility for privacy during the celebration. Both rooms offer a neutral backdrop that couples can personalize according to their wedding vision. The attached Pinecone Patio also provides additional outdoor space for guests to mingle. Whether soon-to-be newlyweds choose to marry in the hall or outdoors, the property features elegant ceremony spaces. A patio situated on the riverfront makes a scenic backdrop for memorable vows and can accommodate 200 of the happy couple’s loved ones. The wedding party and guests can arrive and depart the venue on a complimentary shuttle bus.

Services Offered

The Grove by the River offers several wedding packages designed to suit each couple’s unique event. Each plan covers various wedding day essentials including table and chair rentals, as well as setup the day before for the couple’s convenience. Function rooms are equipped with a sound system, projector, and stage for the complete audiovisual experience. The venue’s expert bar staff provides beverage services throughout the wedding. Couples can choose from premium bar packages or standard service for a more straightforward experience. Catering services are covered by the venue’s partnered caterer, Doug’s Farside Catering. The company is delighted to work with soon-to-be newlyweds to create a plated or buffet dining service.

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