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High-Class Casino Weddings Where Sophistication Means Fun

casino weddingsCasinos are designed to offer the ultimate in luxury services, so when you choose casino wedding receptions for your big day, you get the staff and surroundings you need to pamper yourself and your guests in true sophistication.

The Big Benefits of Casino Wedding Receptions

Casinos for weddings make the ideal choice for many reasons:

Casinos have the space and ambience for a perfect wedding. If you are looking for a great wedding venue, of course you want ambience, class, sophistication and enough space to create the perfect wedding. Casinos often have several venues – including ballrooms – where you can host your special event. Whether you want a smaller room for a more intimate wedding or a large space for a huge wedding, a casino can work with you to create the exact look and feel you want. Casinos pay a lot of attention to detail, so you can be sure that your event will create the true aura of luxury you deserve. From beautiful table linens to luxurious rooms, casinos have already created the perfect retreat for guests.

Casinos have all the services you need under one roof. Casinos have rooms for getting ready, spas to make you look amazing on your big day and premier food services to feed your guests. A sudden, last-minute need for an iron or a safety pin? At a casino, concierge and front desk services are only a phone call away. Need food for your reception? Casino chefs are at your beck and call to create the perfect menu for your special day. From greeting your guests to making sure the flowers are perfect, casinos have the entertainment, accommodations, spa services and everything else you need in one spot, making your wedding go more smoothly.

Even if you need that last-minute special touch, casinos have boutiques to help you find everything from earrings to a special garter belt. With all these services at your fingertips, you will be absolutely pampered on your big day.

Casinos can handle all the details for you so that you can focus on your own love story. One of the big advantages of casino wedding receptions is that casinos are used to handling large events so they have the resources to take care of everything. On your big day, you want to be able to focus on friends, family and the love of your life. You do not want to have to fret about every small detail.

This is where casinos really shine. They have the discreet, professional staff and the services to handle all the details. They can get your event catered, help you with flowers and make sure guests are comfortable – leaving you to focus on your big day with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that everything is handled. Let casinos take care of every luxurious detail so that you can enjoy having the wedding of your dreams.

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Casinos make it easy to have a huge multiday party or a small, intimate wedding. About 47 percent of couples choose to have a wedding event that lasts three days or more. Even shorter weddings can include an after-wedding brunch, rehearsal dinner and more. Getting everyone in one place and offering accommodations can be a challenge – but casinos are specifically designed to handle huge amounts of guests seamlessly.

If your wedding will take a few days, casinos provide the premier accommodations needed to keep guests comfortable at your wedding destination overnight. Since casinos are usually open 24 hours, there is always something for your guests to do and attentive staff on hand to help – even if some of your wedding events run late.

Casinos make it easy to accommodate all your guests. Whether you have 50 guests or more than 200, casinos can find seating, accommodations and services for everyone. Casinos specialize in offering quality services to millionaire guests, large groups and business professionals. They can offer the sophisticated services you need to as many guests as you invite. Even if everyone has different tastes, casinos have the staff and amenities to please virtually everyone.

Casinos have the entertainment you need. While you are taking care of your wedding plans and events, who will make sure your guests are having a wonderful time? At a casino, it is a question you never have to ask. Casinos have restaurants, gaming, live harness racing, live acts and everything else needed to keep everyone happy and building memories of their own. For even the most refined tastes, there are boutiques, live events, and spa experiences to sample.

Casinos have the level of service you need. On your wedding day, you deserve to be treated like royalty. Casinos are staffed by hospitality professionals who are especially trained to offer a high caliber of service. Staff at casinos are well-versed in assisting business professionals, wedding guests, high rollers, millionaires and more. They are dedicated to providing the best possible experience to everyone, ensuring that you and all your guests get treated like stars. From discreet concierge services to wait staff who are uniformed, professional and always on call, you can expect a high caliber of service that will make your event even more memorable.

unique weddingsHow to Make Your Casino Wedding Unique

Having your wedding at a casino can already help create a unique atmosphere, but there are other ways to make your wedding one-of-a-kind:

  • Choose a theme wedding. Building your wedding around a theme can help you add unique touches. For example, if you are basing your wedding around “The Great Gatsby,” you can have your guests dress up in 1920s fashions and meet at gaming or poker tables to play the night away like molls from the Roaring ‘20s.

  • Personalize. Personalizing your wedding with hand-written notes to guests or with custom, monogrammed touches makes your wedding your own. When you hold your wedding at a casino, casino staff can help you with the unique additions that can help you make your special day memorable.

  • Create a scavenger hunt. A scavenger hunt for your guests can help keep them occupied and can help create memories. Ask guests to create specific photo collages or ask them to find specific hotel and casino events.

  • Surprise your guests and wedding party. Surprise luxury gifts left in the rooms of your wedding guests or gifts that can be picked up in casino gift shops help you treat your friends and family like royalty and help create a unique event.

  • Help guests with get-to-know-you activities. Ice-breakers can be a great way to make sure that your wedding really creates a family and lets everyone get to know each other. Casinos can make it easy – guests can get together for gaming or can take part in special events to get acquainted.

beach weddingThe Beauty of Casino Weddings in Delaware

Many couples are choosing to travel to get married. In fact, about 24 percent of weddings in 2014 were destination weddings. When it comes to destination weddings, Delaware can in fact be an ideal place for your big day. Just consider all the benefits of the area surrounding Dover Downs Hotel & Casino:

  • Nearby beaches. Planning a summer wedding? You and your guests can take romantic photos and enjoy sunset strolls along Bethany, Rehoboth and Bowers beaches.
  • Museums and attractions. Dover, Del., is home to the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, historical homes, the Air Mobility Command Museum, the Dover International Speedway®, art galleries, shops and more.
  • Great food. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino hires amazing chefs to create culinary masterpieces for you and your guests. If you want to leave the casino, however, Dover has many wonderful restaurants and unique dining experiences.
  • Green spaces. Want to have beautiful outdoor wedding photos or squeeze in a little extra exercise before your big day? Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has outdoor areas and exercise facilities to help you. If you want to go further afield, though, Dover has 27 parks and green spaces, including Silver Lake Park, which has a beautiful lake for photos and boating.

Planning Wedding Receptions in Delaware

Holding your wedding at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is more than just holding your wedding at a casino. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is a premier property, meaning that when you stay and play at this casino, you experience a level of service and luxury that is above and beyond.

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino does everything possible and offers everything conceivable to make your big day an amazing event. When your wedding is held at the casino, you and your guests can also take advantage of the many features and amenities offered. Between November and mid-April, you and your guests can experience live harness racing. All year long, you can dine at one of the more than dozen restaurants, bars and clubs at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Our master chefs and staff create the perfect ambience and epicurean experience, complete with luxurious menu items and drinks.

You and your wedding guests can also enjoy all the gaming that the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has to offer. The main casino features slots and table games while the Crown Royal® Poker Room is home to exciting live poker games. After a day of games and entertainment, you and your guests can relax in one of the 500 luxury rooms at the hotel or unwind in the Bali-inspired luxurious Toppers Spa/Salon. If you need some retail therapy, The Colonnade has luxury boutiques to cater to your needs. Whether you want to indulge in luxury Godiva chocolate or treat yourself with elegant Swarovski crystals or accessories, the shops at The Colonnade can help you find the perfect gift or indulgence.

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino specializes in special events and even has several package options that could make your dream wedding a reality. All packages include a champagne toast, house linens, uniformed staff, candle centerpieces and table service – china, silverware and glassware. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino offers a discount for weddings held between Sunday and Thursday and a military discount. Weddings with more than 75 guests receive between three and five complimentary hotel rooms, depending on the number of guests.

There are several premier packages couples can choose from:

  • Sentimental Journey. This package includes top round of beef, filet of cod, free range marinated chicken, pasta primavera, hors d'oeuvres, sides and salads as well as additional menu items.

  • On a Dime. This package includes a very long list of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres as well as bar service – including a cash call brand bar or an open call brand bar. The bartender fees are included as part of the package.
  • Eternal Bliss. Along with all of the services that come with the wedding package, this package includes a surf and turf entrée served with a variety of sides, salads, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, and more.
  • Dreams Come True. This package includes hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, salads and entrees, all as part of a plated dinner service.

  • Bride and Groom. For this package, couples can expect the amazing service that Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is known for as well as delicious meals prepared by Dover Downs Hotel & Casino chefs. Meals for this package include carved herb-crusted prime rib of beef, chicken Francaise, filet of salmon Florentine, a salad bar, hors d'oeuvres and more. The Bride and Groom package includes plated service for the wedding party and a dinner buffet.

Preplanned packages include a set menu prepared by master chefs so that you can create the perfect reception with less hassle. The chefs take care of all the details for you. Of course, in addition to the preplanned packages, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino event specialists can work with you to create a custom one-of-a-kind event. The chefs are willing to work to create the ideal customized menu to please every palate.

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Are you ready to explore casino weddings in Delaware further? Would you like to start planning an elegant and memorable wedding? Contact Dover Downs Hotel & Casino to find out more about wedding receptions and wedding packages.