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Venues in Wilmington, DE,
(302) 656-2665

About Us

Riverfront Events is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Wilmington, Delaware. Couples whose dream wedding is set before a sparkling river may find their hearts are set on this riverfront venue. Riverfront Events, featuring a contemporary, chic yet casual style, has everything you need to make your big day one to remember.

Facilities and Capacity
Imagine enjoying a riverfront ceremony by the Christina River, saying your vows before sparkling waters. Then, imagine your reception in a spacious ballroom that accommodates up to 225 guests. With both indoor and outdoor pre function spaces, couples can enjoy riverfront cocktail hours and receptions that are full of natural light. Outdoor furniture allows for lounging and casual conversation, which is ideal for spring and summertime weddings. Riverfront Events is attached to Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront, a hotel that allows for convenient, modern, and luxurious accommodations for you and your wedding day guests. Hotel rooms include wide-screen televisions, modern polished wood furniture, and sunny views of Wilmington.

Services Offered
Riverfront Events is special for a variety of reasons, but one of the most primary appealing factors is catering services courtesy of the culinary team at Big Fish Restaurant Group. Big Fish Grill, an adjacent and renowned restaurant specializing in seafood, provides a professional team, delicious cuisine, and general services like setup, cleanup, and a variety of serving options. You can enjoy plated dinners, stations, or a buffet-style reception. Bar services are also available, complete with specialty libations and a champagne toast for the happy couple. Wedding day essentials come with catering and bar service packages, including barware, china, flatware, glassware, and linens. Other more general services include:

  • Audio equipment
  • Dance floor
  • Lighting
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

Seafood lovers need look no farther than a catering experience from Riverfront Grill, which offers summery meals like grilled lobster with butter, grilled tuna atop rice and vegetables, raw shellfish, crabcakes, and beyond. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan menus are also available for those with dietary restrictions. Other cuisine options are available ranging from veggie platters, hors d'oeuvres, decadant dessert and more.


4.8 out of 5
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  • I couldn't thank Riverfront Events and their phenomenal team enough for making my wedding day happen in such a short span of time. Sarah, Abigail and Kelsey were such a great team to work with. They really will do anything and everything to make sure the day goes so smooth. I hadn't met Kelsey until the day before the wedding, and this girl made me feel home. Due to COVID, I couldn't have much family come, but she and the team made our day extraordinary and full of joy. They're flexible, and willing to make your dream wedding happen. Oh and the chef- Mike, what a great guy! My husband really wanted banana pudding since he was from the South, and man- Mike whipped up this excellent pudding that all our guests loved. Hors oeuvres was exceptional. I received nothing but great comments from my guests who attended the wedding. Prices are reasonable, food is excellent and service is amazing. I am so glad i ran into them. You will not be disappointed! Sarah is wonderful to work with, and w... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 750.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 750.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    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, 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, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Hotel, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February

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