You are welcome to provide your own Beer, Wine and Liquor or add this on through your caterer service. As The River Room operates a private members club, The River Room and their guests will not need a special one day permit.
Do you have an in-house caterer?TRREAdmin2021-09-14T15:17:45-04:00
We do not have in house catering but you are welcome to choose any Licensed and Insured caterer you wish. We have a list of approved caterers to choose from, with a variety of local caterers to fit your budget, menu desires and provide exceptional service for your special day. We require that staffing is hired on through the caterer and as no drop and go catering is permitted for any events. We have a prep kitchen onsite that caterers are able to use.
Who is in charge of a Room Flip?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:23:51-04:00
The River Room staff will be responsible to set up/break down all The River Room inventory. Your tables/chairs will already be set up upon arrival based on the floor plan your wedding planner or Day of Contact provides us.
When can vendors arrive for setup?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:23:13-04:00
We want you to be able to decor and have the wedding of your dreams. We do allow draping, lighting and floral installations to be set up by a professional florist, rental or lighting company. The venue even has hooks/ nails already in the places that clients decorate often. Candles can be used but must be enclosed in an enclosed container.
Command hooks can be used to hang items on the white wall if needed
We do not allow: Confetti, glitter, marbles, beads, or nailing/stapling anything to the walls
Can we bring in a DJ or Band?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:22:10-04:00
Due to our HOA policy we do not allow bands onsite, but we do allow live musicians for the ceremony or cocktail hour. DJ’s are allowed onsite and we have some amazing DJ’s we work with on a regular basis that we can recommend for you. All music must end at 10pm due to the noise restrictions downtown Wilmington.
Isn’t the Venue Manager my Day of Coordination?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:21:47-04:00
The River Room will provide a Venue Manager on your wedding day but their responsibility will be to open and close the Venue, monitor the trash, air conditioning, sound levels, bathrooms, etc., and will be available to answer any venue questions that may arise during the Wedding.
Do we need a Wedding Planner or A Day of Coordinator?TRREAdmin2021-09-14T15:25:15-04:00
Yes, a Professional Wedding Planner is required for all weddings to ensure a flawless and successful wedding day. We have a list of approved planners to choose from. These planners are licensed, insured and have a year of professional planning experience.
Do you have a list of approved or recommended vendors we can use?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:20:47-04:00
We have a list of local vendors that we love to work with and we know they will provide outstanding service for your wedding day, but you are not required to use them. If you choose another professional vendor they will need to provide us with their insurance information or sign our Venue agreement.
What size linens will I need for the tables that are included in the venue pricing?TRREAdmin2021-09-14T15:30:04-04:00
Tables that are included and linen sizes are :
(5) Cocktail tables: 120” round linen or a 132” round linen if you choose to sash the tables
(10) 5ft round Guests tables: 120” round linen
(4) 6ft foot catering tables: 90X132 linen
(1) Farm Table: does not need to have a linen but if you choose to have one it will need to be a 90X132
(1) 48” round Sweetheart or Cake Table: 108” linen
(2) 8ft tables: 90 X 156 linen
When does the venue need all my final details?TRREAdmin2021-09-15T14:35:48-04:00
We have an online planning system we use called https://www.allseated.com/ . You can simply make a free account and our venue layout is on there so you can decide which setup will be best for your wedding.
What is the backup plan for rain or inclement weather?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:19:29-04:00
The Deck is a great option for an outdoor ceremony or deck, but if the weather isn’t the best, the wedding can all be done inside with some modifications to the floorplan or a tent can be rented for the deck from local rental companies.
Do you have your own sound equipment and speakers, or will those need to be rented or provided by the entertainment?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:19:07-04:00
No, we like to be super clear and do not want you to be surprised. We outline everything on your invoice so you know exactly what we will include in your venue rental. There is no service fee or gratuity % added on.
What is included in the venue rental:TRREAdmin2021-09-14T15:36:53-04:00
We include the following items:
Inside The River Room
(100) Crossback Tuscan Style Chairs with cushions for reception
(10) 5 ft. round tables
(4) 6 ft. long banquet tables
(2) 8ft long banquet tables
(5) cocktail tables
(1) 4ft round sweetheart/cake table
(1) Farm Table
(1) mobile bar with 2 coolers
Indoor Edison string lighting
Deck Added on for Ceremony will include 100 white folding chairs
What is the capacity of the venue?TRREAdmin2020-09-21T08:17:13-04:00