Plan to Hold Your Next Event in Downtown Wilmington

Posted Jan 10th, 2020 in Weekend Wish List


Now is a great time to update your calendar and make long-term plans for 2020 and beyond. Downtown Wilmington is the perfect choice to hold all types of social events and has an abundance of venues and event spaces for your convenience. To help you plan the perfect event, we’ve put together a summary of the available options.

If you want to host a small party catered by your favorite Downtown restaurant, there are around 100 eateries offering fresh food from around the world—American, Asian, European and Mexican. Whether you need coffee and donuts, sandwiches, deli platters or an elaborate buffet, browse our comprehensive list and check individual websites to inquire about outside catering.

Some of the bigger eateries and entertainment venues also have semi-private side rooms or mezzanine spaces. You can reserve one of these for gathering with small to mid-size groups of friends, hosting a rehearsal dinner, celebrating a milestone or holding a meeting. Places with these options include Pour Taproom, Rebellion, The Basics, Front Street Brewery, Steam Restaurant, The Reel Café, The Little Dipper, Hell’s Kitchen, The Pilot House, Elijah’s or The George.

For events that involve larger groups of 50 or more people, there are around 20 suitable venues in downtown. Half of them accommodate more than 200 people. Check the list of potential venues here, then research individual websites for details and availability.

Whether you are looking for a place for a wedding reception, conference, graduation party or any other gathering, Downtown Wilmington has an exciting array of places that will fit your needs. So, move your plan forward and make your reservations today.