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Meeting Facilities
Ranked by Total Sq. Feet
RankCompany
Phone
Website
Total Square Footage
No. of Event Rooms
Max. Capacity
Description
1
Dover International Speedway
1131 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 883-6500
DoverSpeedway.com
34,848,000
20
90,000
Hosts NASCAR racing events and Firefly Music Festival
2
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Hwy.
Harrington , DE 19952
(302) 398-3269
delawarestatefair.com
185,500
9
20,000
Home to the Delaware State Fair and also hosts concerts and events throughout the year. Also home to Centre Ice Rink at the Delaware State Fair.
3
Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center
631 S College Ave Arena
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-4016
bluehens.com
105,000
8
5,100
Bob Carpenter Center is a frequent location for convocations, concerts, and banquets as well as basketball and volleyball programs. The center also offers classrooms.
4
Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison St
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 425-3929
centerontheriverfront.com
90,000
16
5,000
The Chase Center on the Riverfront is the largest event facility in the Brandywine Valley. The modern design offers versatile event space for any occasion.
5
The Outlook at the Duncan Center
500 West Loockerman Street
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 674-3031
www.theduncancenter.com
70,000
4
410
Outlook Events, LLC’s facility and staff are ready to host every kind of event.
6
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
1131 N DuPont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-4600
doverdowns.com
45,000
18
1,800
Experience Dover Downs Hotel and Casino®, the 500-room, AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel in the heart of Delaware.
7
Clayton Hall Conference Center
100 David Hollowell Drive
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-2214
udel.edu/conferences
40,000
21
1,000
The University of Delaware conference centers provide you with gathering spaces for your social and business events. Clayton Hall in Newark is their largest meeting space with the latest technology, set in a campus environment.
8
Rehoboth Beach Country Club
221 West Side Drive
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-3811
www.rehobothbeachcc.com
40,000
13
350
Rehoboth Beach Country Club has members from all of southern Delaware and the surrounding area. As well as being a destination for active retirees and growing families.
9
The Waterfall Facility
3416 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703
(302) 792-2600
waterfallbanquets.com
32,206
2
700
Waterfall Banquet and Conference Center is decorated with both contemporary and traditional European fixtures and furnishings. Guests will be greeted by a cascading waterfall over the front entrance which leads them into an inviting lobby .
10
Hotel Du Pont
11th & Market Streets
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 594-3100
hoteldupont.com
30,000
28
500
Historic Hotel du Pont is located in the heart of the legal and financial district in downtown Wilmington, Delaware.
11
Heritage Shores
One Heritage Shores Circle
Bridgeville, DE 19933
(302) 337-7514
www.heritageshores.com/golf
28,000
9
600
Heritage Shore's event locations in the Clubhouse and Ballroom, plus outdoor areas, allow for maximum capacity and flexibility for any type of event.
12
Dupont Country Club
1001 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 421-1753
www.dupontcountryclub.com
27,833
15
600
The DuPont Country Club is an excellent venue to promote leisure activities such as championship caliber golf courses and state of the art tennis facilities.
13
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 658-9111
delmnh.org
25,000
5
300
Includes Delaware's only permanent dinosaur exhibit. Figures include outreach programs.
14
Doubletree by Hilton - Downtown Wilmington Legal District
700 N. King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 655-0400
www.doubletreewilmington.com
23,000
16
NA
Full-service hotel providing services and amenities to leisure and corporate travelers.
15
Casino at Delaware Park
777 Delaware Park Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 994-2521
delawarepark.com
17,294
5
2,000
Guests are offered live seasonal Thoroughbred racing, table games, a 20-table poker room and 25-table poker tournament room, 2,500 slot machines, and access to White Clay Creek Country Club.
16
Nassau Valley Vineyard
32165 Winery Way
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-9463
nassauvalley.com
14,000
6
250
Nassau Valley Vineyards is the first and only award winning winery in the state of Delaware. Nassau Valley is nestled amongst the verdant fields of Sussex County and a convenient place to hold your next event.
17
Deerfield Golf & Tennis Club
507 Thompson Station Rd.
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 368-6640
www.deerfieldgolfclub.com/golf
13,188
5
800
Deerfield offers varied banquet spaces and cuisine.
18
Crowne Plaza Wilmington North
630 Naamans Road
Claymont, DE 19703
(302) 792-2700
www.cpwilmingotnnorth.com
13,000
7
700
Located near the PHL International Airport, Crowne Plaza Wilmington North in Claymont, DE, just north of Wilmington. The hotel is in a perfect location for business & leisure travelers with the amenities to please both.
19
Clarion Hotel -The Belle
1612 N. DuPont Hwy
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 428-1000
www.clarionbelle.com
11,903
3
168
A Full Service Hotel and Banquet/Conference facility centrally located, just two miles south of Wilmington, offering the best combination of quality, service and value.
20
Rehoboth Beach Convention Center
229 Rehoboth Ave
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-6181
cityofrehoboth.com
11,159
5
NA
The City of Rehoboth Beach offers rentals of The Rehoboth Beach Convention Center for parties large and small.
21
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington
4727 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-6000
doubletree3wilmington.com
11,000
9
550
Conveniently located just north of Interstate 95 in the Brandywine Valley, DoubleTree by Hilton Wilmington offers a full service hotel along side event and meeting services.
22
Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center
1 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-2511
AtlanticSandsHotel.com
10,0001
8
10,000
The beachfront hotel & full service conference center has a rooftop patio overlooking the beach below.
22
Embassy Suites - Newark/ Wilmington South
654 S College Ave
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 368-8000
www.newark.embassysuites.com
10,000
8
NA
Newly renovated, all-suite hotel featuring ample meeting space for any event, a complimentary breakfast buffet, and evening receptions for all guests.
24
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach
1301 Coastal Highway
Dewey Beach, DE 19971
(302) 581-3311
www.HyattPlaceDeweyBeach.com
10,000
3
NA
The Hyatt Place Dewey Beach is the largest event venue in southern Delaware suitable for meetings and events overlooking the Rehoboth Bay.
25
Hilton Wilmington/Christiana
100 Continental Dr.
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-1500
www.HiltonChristiana.com
9,833
12
400
Newly reimagined and conveniently located right off I-95, the full service Hilton Christiana provides an array of services including meeting & event space, farm-to-table dining, accommodations, and more. Our meeting and event facilities feature over 9,000 sq. ft. of space, writable meeting room walls, team building activities, webcast & video conferencing capabilities, and much more.
26
Sheraton - Wilmington South
365 Airport Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-6200
www.starwoodhotels.com
9,000
8
NA
The hotel abuts a pastoral wetlands area that is home to an abundance of wildlife. The hotel is within minutes area attractions including the Christiana Mall and Downtown Wilmington.
27
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 571-9590
delart.org
8,998
7
400
Known for its collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art; works by Wilmington native Howard Pyle and other American illustrators; and urban landscapes by John Sloan and his circle.
28
Harry's Savoy Grill & Ballroom
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-3000
harryshospitalitygroup.com
8,144
2
350
Harry’s Savoy Grill in North Wilmington can host your event in Harry’s Savoy Ballroom adjacent to Harry’s Savoy Grill; overlooking the riverfront Harry’s Seafood Grill.
29
Thousand Acre Farm
260 S. Reedy Point Rd
Middletown, DE 19709
(443) 992-6637
www.thousandacrefarm.com
8,000
2
180
The 110-acre farm is situated along the waterfront of Thousand Acre Marsh and boasts views of the Reedy Point Bridge and the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
30
Carriage House at Rockwood Park
64671 Washington Street Extension
Wilmington, DE 19809
(302) 472-2433
www.GreeneryCaterers.com
7,297
4
250
The Carriage House at Rockwood Park is the restored and expanded carriage house for the original Rockwood Estate. The beautifully maintained facility offers a unique, historic setting for your wedding or special event.
31
Sheraton Suites Downtown Wilmington
422 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 576-8040
www.sheratonwilmington.com
6,800
11
NA
A full service, all suites hotel facility featuring extra-large suites and providing flexible space for meetings and events.
32
The Queen Wilmington
500 N Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(202) 730-3331
www.thequeenwilmington.com
6,125
3
1,100
Live music venue managed by Live Nation Entertainment. Also hosts corporate and private events.
33
Virden Retreat Center
700 Pilottown Rd
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 831-2214
www1.udel.edu/conferences/locations/lewes.html
5,710
12
210
Located in the historic town of Lewes, DE. the Virden Center is ideal for a group retreat, a reunion or birthday party, a nature field trip, or a meditative getaway. The center is surrounded by nature, the perfect backdrop for a casually elegant wedding.
34
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 658-2400
www.hagley.org
5,225
4
500
Focus on history of American business, technology, and innovation and its impact on the world. Located on 235 acres and includes restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the DuPont family.
35
Harrington Raceway and Casino
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE 19952
(888) 887-5687
casino.harringtonraceway.com
5,100
1
450
Discover The Gold Room, located on their main concourse.
36
The Westin Wilmington
818 Shipyard Drive
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 654-2900
www.westinwilmington.com
5,000
3
NA
The sleek and comfortable Westin Wilmington Hotel is located adjacent to Wilmington’s Chase Center on the Riverfront. The hotel features cutting-edge architecture and interior design.
37
Blue Ball Barn
1914 West Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 577-1164
www.destateparks.com
4,900
3
250
This extraordinary barn, built in 1914 is a multifunctional conference and gallery space, featuring meeting rooms, a large banquet room and a secluded courtyard for intimate gatherings.
38
White Clay Creek Country Club at Delaware Park
777 Delaware Park Blvd.
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 994-6700
www.whiteclaycreek.com/golf
4,900
2
2,000
The White Clay Creek Country Club features a 12+ acre indoor and outdoor learning facility. The facility can also be rented for any event.
39
Wilmington Institute Library
10 East 10th St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 571-7400
www.wilmington.lib.de.us
4,780
7
200
The Library has several meeting rooms of various sizes with versatile arrangements for any event.
40
Baywood Greens
32267 Clubhouse Way
Long Neck, DE 19966
(888) 844-2254
www.baywoodgreens.com/golf
4,760
1
220
The Clubhouse at Baywood is an award winning venue which sets a new standard in romantic elegance, offering smart detail and nature-inspired décor.
41
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 656-6466
decontemporary.org
4,560
2
300
Exhibitions of regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized artists who explore topical issues. Opportunities for local artists. Figures include outreach programs.
42
Virden Retreat Center
700 Pilotown Rd.
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-4100
confrences.udel.edu/lewes-campus/
4,380
7
132
Virden Retreat Center can host your social events, retreats, weddings and small meetings. Virden was designed to reflect coastal style with an easy and open layout – indoors and out. Six meeting rooms, tented patio, video conferencing, full registration and planning services, and available catering just about covers everything.
43
Tilton Mansion home to
University & Whist Club

805 N Broom St.
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 658-5125
universityandwhistclub.com
4,375
9
300
The Tilton Mansion offers a historic setting with modern amenities. Available for meetings, events, parties and weddings. With free off-street parking the mansion is conveniently located on the outskirts of the city, close to I-95.
44
Bethany Beach Ocean Suites
99 Hollywood Avenue
Bethany Beach, DE 19930
(302) 858-8637
www.bboceansuites.com
4,330
5
NA
Experience the magic of the Delaware Eastern Shore and add world class style and sophistication to your Bethany Beach escape.
45
Ed Oliver Golf Club
800 N. Dupont Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 571-9041
www.edolivergolfclub.com
4,000
2
NA
Ed Oliver Golf Club has attracted golfers for over 100 years. This beautiful public venue also offers banquet space for any event.
46
Hilton Garden Inn Dover
1706 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-3784
www.dover.hgi.com
3,700
3
NA
Located just off RT. 1 and 10 minutes from Dover Downs Casino we offer a full service hotel with meeting space, full service catering, a restaurant, and lounge.
47
Millsboro Fire Company
109 E. State St
Millsboro, DE 19966
(302) 934- 8359
www.millsborofire.com
3,600
1
265
The Millsboro Fire Co. is proud to provide their Banquet Hall facilities for rent to the public. Located behind the fire house this venue is perfect for any event.
48
The Cordrey Center
30366 Cordrey Road
Millsboro, DE 19966
(302) 682-9080
3,500
3
250
Since 2010, many memorable events have been celebrated here. It has also been a cultural center offering a variety of enrichment events to the public.
49
The Bellmoor Inn and Spa
6 Christian St
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-5800
www.thebellmoor.com
3,085
4
NA
The Bellmoor Inn & Spa is a resort hotel offering an upscale lodging experience in Rehoboth Beach, with a variety of fabulous luxury hotel features and unique lodging amenities."