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Venues in Elmer, NJ,
(856) 358-2000

About Us

Running Deer Golf Club is a stunning and charming wedding venue filled with character in Pittsgrove, New Jersey. From the breathtaking wooded scenery to the elegant ballrooms and five-star cuisine, the perfect romantic evening is possible with Running Deer. This venue offers not only gorgeous scenery, but an exceptional staff that will ensure every detail of your big day goes just as planned. If you are looking for a wedding venue that will wow your guests and a place to build lasting memories, choose Running Deer Golf Club.

Facilities and Capacity
Running Deer offers both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces to plan your dream wedding. The most popular wedding ceremony space is the Timbers, a rustic outdoor ceremony space and Pergola set to a stunning wooded background. This unique ceremony site offers privacy and breathtaking natural scenery. If you opt for an indoor ceremony, the Timbers is still a great place for wedding portraits. Running Deer also offers an outdoor patio perfect for cocktail hour. These scenic patio areas offer a perfect view of the hilly golf course. Inside, you can host your reception in the grand ballroom, complete with cathedral ceilings and floor-length windows for a view of the natural scenery. Plus, Running Deer offers exclusive access to the one-of-a-kind Chocolate Indulgence Room for every wedding party. The couple and bridal party will have access to two distinct lounges for pre-wedding prep. One suite has floor length mirrors, a vanity and plush couches, while the other has a flat screen TV, card room, and overstuff seating for your bridal party to relax and get ready for the big day. In total, Running Deer can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Services Offered
Running Deer Golf Club offers customizable wedding packages to suit every couple’s style and budget. You will work with a private events director to build a wedding package and plan that captures the essence of your day the way you envision it. Each wedding package includes an on-site wedding coordinator who will then ensure each detail is executed, so you don’t have to worry on your big day. Running Deer offers five-star catering services, and a variety of menu options to choose from. A complimentary tasting will be scheduled to ensure your plated meals are exactly to your palates.

Our Current COVID Safety Protocols

We know that you have meticulously planned every detail of your wedding, rest assured, we have too. Every aspect of your event has been carefully considered to guarantee that we are not only meeting recommended guidelines, but in fact, exceeding them. We have rolled out dozens of initiatives including enhanced sanitation of all food service equipment, introduced new serving methods including the use of single serve and disposable vessels wherever possible, and deployed additional resources across our multiple properties to train, inspect, and improve our service and practices with each event.

Ron Jaworski Weddings will comply with local and state safety guidelines to ensure your guests safety. Masks are required to be worn by staff. Guests must wear masks unless eating or drinking. Ron Jaworski Wedding venues will have multiple hand sanitizing stations and will properly disinfect high touch surfaces.

Event spaces have been reconfigured, redesigned, and some cases even erected from scratch to give each host the opportunity to hold your event in a safe environment. In all venues we carefully position all seating to create socially distant floor plans that meet or exceed the current guidelines. Our Private Event Teams work in close concert with our operations teams and event hosts to establish a seating chart that will make exceptional use of your space while keeping your guests safe.

We want all guests to feel confident and comfortable during their visit. We have successfully created protocols to ensure your guests feel confident and comfortable during their visit including the importance of masks, practicing social distance and proper disinfecting of surfaces.

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  • Miranda was an absolute sweetheart from the moment we walked in to our tour! She helped us visualize our potential setup with absolute ease!

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    Thank you for your review, Taylor! We are so pleased you have selected Running Deer to host your wedding day! We love your vision and cannot wait to see it come to life!

    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?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, 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, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, 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, Country/Golf Club

    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, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

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

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March

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