The 6 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Delaware

You’ve been dreaming about your wedding day for years now and it’s finally time to begin planning. Delaware, though small, brings a little something to the table for everyone looking for a beautiful, memorable wedding. From wooded wonderlands to beach-front escapes, Delaware has numerous beautiful locations that are both convenient and affordable. The Smokehouse Grill - a leading Delaware wedding caterer - is here to help you scope out the venue of your dreams by showcasing the six best outdoor wedding venues in Delaware. From Luxurious gardens to barn wedding venues,  we can’t wait to show off these stunning and memorable venues for your big day.

The Covered Bridge Inn

One of the Best Barn Wedding Venues in Delaware

Covered Bridge Delaware

The Covered Bridge Inn is one of Delaware’s most loved wedding venues for a number of reasons. Located in Lewes, Delaware, The Covered Bridge Inn is conveniently located with a quick ferry ride from the southern tip of New Jersey. One an active 1000-acre dairy farm, The Covered Bridge Inn comes with exclusive use of the property for a full weekend and access to the barn, bridge, outdoor fire pit, a stunning farmhouse, and an included Sunday brunch after your event. From start to finish, the team at The Covered Bridge Inn will ensure you and your guests have a splendid weekend of celebration.

Thousand Acre Farm

A Delaware Wedding Caterer’s Favorite Venue

Thousand Acre Farm Delaware

Located in the heart of Middletown, DE, Thousand Acre Farm is the lovely outdoor wedding venue with something to offer for everyone. Conveniently located 30 minutes from both Wilmington and Dover and an hour from Lancaster, Central New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Thousand Acre Farm is a great choice for couples with family coming from far and wide. Able to accommodate 180 guests, Thousand Acre Farms has a stunning outdoor fireplace with an enclosed patio, a cider barn, and jaw-dropping waterfront views.  Additionally, Thousand Acre Farm is one of the only barn wedding venues that offers both air conditioning and heating, making it a great venue choice all year round.

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Stunning Gardens at this Delaware Outdoor Wedding Venue

Winterthur Museum
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If you’re looking for plenty of acreage, picturesque gardens, and the perfect mix of indoor and outdoor space, look no further than Winterthur Museum & Country Estate. Able to accommodate large groups of up to 350 people, Winterthur Museum & Country Estate surrounds your ceremony and reception with stunning foliage and gardens while also granting access to a large patio and ballroom. This Wilmington location is an accessible Delaware outdoor wedding venue for out of town travelers, making it an easy choice for couples across  Delaware.

Greenbank Mills & Philip’s Farm

A Delaware Wedding Caterer’s Favorite Affordable Venue 

Greenbank Mills

For couples looking for a beautiful and affordable outdoor venue, Greenbank Mills & Philip’s Farm is the perfect choice for you. Greenbank Mills & Philip’s Farm is located in Wilmington and offers panoramic views of rolling hills, romantic foliage, and plenty of green space. Capping out at 80 guests, Greenbank Mills & Philip’s Farm is ideal for warm and intimate weddings with close family and friends and is sure to help you achieve the rustic, vintage feel that you’re looking for in an outdoor wedding venue.

Sunnybrae Mansion

Scenic Surroundings at this Delaware Outdoor Wedding Venue

Sunnybrae Mansion Wedding
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This stunning outdoor wedding venue in Delaware is just as beautiful as it sounds. Centered around a 6800-square foot Georgian revival-style mansion, Sunnybrae Mansion is the picture-perfect wedding venue that makes your dreams come true. Capable of accommodating up to 500 guests on its posh landscapes and green-as-could-be landscapes, Sunnybrae Mansion is the wedding venue that brings stunning architecture and green space to the forefront of a lovely celebration.

Belmont Hall

The Historic Delaware Outdoor Wedding Venue You’ll Love

Belmont Hall
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Last but not least we have Belmont Hall: the venue with history and charm packed into every square inch. Located in Smyrna, Delaware, Belmont Hall is a 18th-century hall surrounded by scenic grounds and beautiful gardens for your photos, ceremony, and reception. Belmont Hall accommodates up to 150 guests outdoors or 50 guests indoors and provides you with access to the lovely bride and groom suites for photos and ceremony preparation. Charming and with plenty of outdoor space, Belmont Hall is a preferred choice of the leading on-site Delaware wedding caterer.


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