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Venues in Merrillville, IN,
(219) 945-0888

About Us

Avalon Manor Banquet Center is a banquet hall wedding venue in Merrillville, Indiana, that suits every taste and vision. Each detail is designed with the couple in mind. Their professional staff, comfortable suites, and gorgeous outdoor spaces make this the perfect venue to host your fantasy wedding.

Facilities and Capacity

At Avalon Manor Banquet Center, walk into your ceremony with a staircase entrance into your ballroom. Alternatively, you can opt to have your ceremony at the outdoor gazebo, next to the pond and fountain. Each setting provides a beautiful backdrop for the ceremony. Inside or out, your photographer can happily create timeless mementos throughout the evening. After you and your partner have become official newlyweds, up to 1,000 guests will enjoy the reception. With elegant decor, hanging chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the waterfront you can truly enjoy your surroundings. Double glass doors that lead from the ballroom directly onto the patio allow you to enjoy the fresh air without having to move too far.

Services Offered

The staff provide the couple of honor with a diverse selection of wedding packages, customizable to suit any preference. Each couple will receive a comfortable get-ready room with private restroom and plenty of space and mirrors for dressing and finishing hair and make-up. The sales coordinator will provide linen, menus, and room layout options. The venue’s other services include:

  • Event planning and decor
  • Catering on and off-site
  • White glove service
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Liability insurance


Avalon Manor Banquet Center’s menus range from formal to rustic and are available at both their venue and from other culinary professionals in the area. You can also opt to include late-night stations like a Chicago-style hot dog station or a DIY-Nacho Station. For your main meal, choose between a plated meal or family-style menu. Your selections can be filled with entrees such as:

  • Chicken stuffed with prosciutto, mozzarella, and fresh basil
  • French-cut chicken with tarragon cream
  • Grilled salmon with dill sauce
  • Baked ham with pineapple glaze
  • Roasted pork tenderloin with sherry-cream sauce
  • Farfalle pasta with asparagus and sun-dried tomato

Britta Slager

5 out of 5
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  • Wonderful venue, even during COVID. Such great accommodations so we could hold our wedding there. Made for great pictures, too. Jovanka was easy to work with and responded promptly to emails and all of our questions. Reasonable pricing, too.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


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

    $ 0.00

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

    $ 0.00

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


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

    $ 150.00

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

    $ 250.00

    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, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 15.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

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

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Garden, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, 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?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, 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 Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Photo booth, 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?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March

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