WEDDINGS & BANQUETS
Have your dream wedding under the stars. The Whitebrier offers the perfect blend of a casual and upscale setting for your beach wedding reception or private event. We specialize in smaller sized parties (50-100 people) like rehearsal dinners, showers, and welcoming receptions but have seating for up to 200. Drink and dance the night away in the colorful Mermaid Cafe, or spend time with loved ones enjoying cocktails on our spacious outdoor covered decks. Our friendly staff and management team will coordinate all of the details with you and handle everything else so that you can enjoy the happiest day of your life without a worry. We are happy to do a walk through of the premises at any time of the year so call or email us today for more information.
260 20th Street
Avalon, NJ 08202
Formal Dining Room
Our elegant and luxurious dining room is perfect for large parties and receptions.
Dance & Drink
Enjoy our large dance floor and easily accessible bar. Let the party start!
Enjoy the Sun
Work on your tan while sipping on a cocktail in our large outdoor patio area.
BANQUET & CATERING MENU
- One Hour Butlered H’ors D’ouevres
- Stationary H’ors D’ouevres Platters
- Signature Buffet
- Plated Dinner Options
One Hour Butlered H’ors D’ouevres
2 Choices from A and 2 Choices from B
Pick 5 Choices If Over 150 Guests
Stationary H’ors D’ouevres Platters
* A La Carte
$45+ per person
Salad Station (choose 2)
Side Dishes (choose 2)
Main Courses (choose 3)
Plated Dinner Options
$45+ per person
Choose one Seafood Option, one Pasta or Chicken Option and one Beef Option for your guests to choose from. A Vegetarian and/or Vegan Option will be provided.
Seafood (choose 1)
Pasta & Chicken (choose 1)
Beef (choose 1)
Luxury Entrees (market price)
Side Dishes (choose 2)
Dessert (choose 1)
Getting Married in Avalon?
The Jersey Shore is much closer than the Caribbean, so all of your friends and family can make it to your destination wedding.
House rentals and hotels are cheaper and more available in the off season.
Average high temperatures in April are 66⁰F, 75⁰F in May, 80⁰F in September, and 69⁰F in October. Perfect wedding weather! Most locals would agree that September is the best month to be at the beach.
Avalon has 8 churches of various faiths, all of them great venues for a wedding ceremony.
Many of the businesses you love to visit are open but not nearly as busy, so you don’t have to deal with the crowds. In the fall there are a lot of great discount sales at the retail stores in town.
Escape the hustle bustle of the city and celebrate at your own pace. In Avalon, everything is “Cooler by a Mile.”
If you met in Avalon, get married in Avalon, and make coming back on your anniversary a tradition.
The ocean, the dunes, and the bay are wonderful backdrops for wedding photos.
Getting married on the beach is awesome! Who doesn’t love the beach?
You can have your wedding reception at the Whitebrier and have the place all to yourself!
When are you available for booking private parties or banquets and how large of a party can you accommodate?
The Whitebrier specializes in catering events for parties of 200 or less during the off-season, between Labor Day and Memorial Day (not including those weekends). Our inside area comfortably holds approximately 75 guests, our covered deck 40 people, and our outside patio area about 150.
I am looking to make a reservation for a party of 12 or more for dinner during the summertime on a weekend. Can I do that?
We do accept reservations for large parties during the summer however the restaurant will remain open to the public. Large party reservations will get you a designated area for your party and the ability to order from the Whitebrier food and drink menu.
What kinds of events do you normally host?
We have done medium to smaller sized weddings, wedding receptions, anniversaries, birthdays, reunions, happy hours, benefits, fundraisers, luncheons, bridal showers, etc. You name it we can host it.
What is included in the catering packages?
Food, drink, linens of your color choice, flatware and silverware, glassware, tables, chairs, and service.
What is the price range for a private event?
Please see our banquet menus for more exact pricing. We are very flexible when it comes to less formal events such as birthdays and reunions, so it is best to talk to John Tracy, the GM to see what packages are available. We require an open bar with all wedding packages but will typically run a bar tab at all other types of events.
Is there a rental fee for the building?
No, but if you wish to have your party outside in the patio area you will incur the cost of a tent, tables and chairs (if needed). These fees will be added to your quote.
How do I book a banquet?
Contact John Tracy. He is our GM and event coordinator and will help you with your menus, pricing, and all the small details that make your event just the way you want it. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-967-5225. He is available by appointment so you may tour our facility and have all of your questions answered.
How far out do I need to book my event?
Weekends in May and September are the busiest for us so the sooner the better. We typically fill most weekends in the Fall by July and May dates by the beginning of April.
Is there a deposit required to book a date?
Yes, for parties of 75 or less it is a deposit of $250, for 75 or more it is $1000 to hold a date. We require this deposit at the time of booking.
What do I need to supply for my own event?
You are responsible for flowers, transportation, photographers, and any other sort of decoration you wish to bring. We will help you set up the decorations as long as it is reasonable and does not damage the building. You may bring your own cake and your own DJ or band, but we can help supply you with that if you desire.
What do you do in the event of inclement weather?
We hope that you will not have bad weather for your event but you can never predict how it will be, so we always rent a tent for any event held on the outside patio area. The tent is rain and fire proof. Our covered patio can withstand moderate rain, but in the event that it gets really bad we will move your party inside. Private events take priority over normal dining in the off-season.