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University and Whist Club

Wilmington, DE, Delaware

There is no day more special than your wedding day. At the University and Whist Club, brides and grooms are treated like royalty with an inclusive wedding package designed to make your celebration a lasting memory that will be cherished forever. To provide the attention you deserve on your wedding day, all University and Whist Club weddings are exclusive - we schedule only one wedding per day. The bride, groom, and mothers-in-law are provided rooms for dressing and photography, while the ambiance of the Club, its garden, and portico all provide unique photo settings. Our in-house florist and catering coordinator along with our on-site pastry chef help bring your dreams to life by personalizing your wedding reception with a touch of historical elegance and charm only the University and Whist Club can offer. Additional highlights of our wedding package include: • A five hour reception which includes a five hour open bar • Stationary & butlered hors-d'oeuvres for your cocktail hour • Champagne toast for all of your guests • Exquisitely prepared three-course plated dinner • Choice of two entrees and a vegetarian option • A beautifully decorated wedding cake • Complimentary food tasting for the Bride and Groom • Fresh floral centerpieces coordinated with your theme and colors • On-site parking  • Custom-made Ivory Damask floor length linens with coordinating napkins • Personal changing rooms available for the bridal party • Professional planning coordinator to help assist you with every detail • Overnight accommodations provided for the bride and groom • 20% service charge included


What a magnificent job the Club did for our August 10th wedding! Loved every minute of it! Thank you to Cathy, Margaret, and all the wonderful staff for making our day simply spectacular!!


A beautiful facility! Food, Service And Staff do an outstanding job. Praises to Margaret Reilly, Catering Coordinator! I highly recommend the University and Whist Club.

Contact Person Margaret Reilly
Address 805 North Broom Street, Wilmington, DE, 19806
Is your facility handicapped accessible Yes
Is kosher catering available No
Is outside kosher catering permitted? No
Is the facility indoor only, outdoor only, or both? Indoor and Outdoor
Does your facility have guest rooms No
Does your facility have air conditioning Yes
Maximum capacity with dancing 1280
Maximum capacity without dancing 1430