79 total reviews
The Avanti Mansion is by far the most luxurious of any venue in this area. We wanted something better than the rest. A place that stood out and made a statement. We found it the second we walked in the Amore Ballroom. It is modern, stylish and glamorous. This place had everything we wanted in a venue, from the Library- which we used for our cocktail hour, two beautifully decorated suites and a grand ballroom for the main event. Even the bar was impressive, it's huge. We opted to have the Avanti handle our wedding planning as well. Another great perk, it's not just a venue, it's a full service wedding and event planning business. We wanted to enjoy our engagement and not get caught up in the stress of planning. Avanti made that possible. They had great ideas and helped us create exactly what we wanted. In the end it was the most memorable, exciting and enjoyable day of our lives. We ended our wedding with no regrets or complaints. It was simply the best day ever thanks to Avanti and their staff.
We were married at the Avanti Mansion in the garden behind the Amore ballroom with our reception being held in the Amore ballroom on July 30th 2011. Our wedding was simply perfect! I had very high expectations and the Avanti Mansion exceeded them all. Planning was a breeze and they were always accommodating to all my wants and needs. I did use many of the services they offer including: the florist, the DJ (Kenny), the Pastor. My only outside vendors were the cake and the photographer. Our ceremony was absolutely beautiful in the gardens and it was the perfect location for on site pictures. The ballroom looked absolutely fantastic! I truly can't get over how perfect our wedding was and how much fun we had. Some of the best money I spent was: paying for exclusive use (the entire building was ours for the night and our cocktail hour was in the library), paying to have our wedding coordinator (Cheryl) with us all night, paying to have the outside bar open, and paying to extend our wedding an extra hour. Our wedding guests are still raving about the venue, the food, and the awesome party we threw! It seriously was the best night of my life and I would highly recommend the Avanti Mansion to everyone I know.
-Jon & Amanda Hoffman-
My husband and I used the Avanti Mansion for our reception. We had the Amore ballroom which is spectacular and beautiful. Everyone at the Avanti is very helpful, kind, and make your day perfect. Our wedding was perfect and nothing I would change. I would highly recommend the Avanti and our guests still talk about it.
My husband and I recently had our wedding at Avanti in their Amore Ballroom. We can not say enough wonderful things about all of the staff at Avanti Mansion. We had Kelly as our wedding coordinator, who helped make the planning process a breeze. We were so confident everything would go smoothly the day of there was no anxiety on our part. We then had Kate as our suite hostess who ensured exactly that. We utilized their recommended pastor David Zastrow, their DJ (Kenny) and their photobooth. Everyone was so professional. Our guests are still talking about how beautiful everything was, and how amazing the food was! Numerous guests told us it was the "best food they have ever had at a wedding!" Thank you thank you thank you for everything! We had our absolute dream wedding because of the Avanti Staff!
My husband and I had our reception at the Avanti Mansion, Amore Ballroom this past August. Over a month later, our guests are still complimenting us on our perfect reception venue choice. They are still raving about the food, the bar, the staff, and just the overall ambiance. Our wedding day was a dream and everything ran seamlessly. Colleen was our wedding attendant for the day and she was a doll! Angie was our coordinator and guided us through the entire wedding planning process. She was so friendly and made us feel like we were her only clients (while I'm sure she had many other weddings and brides to deal with!). My only advice for couples looking to book the Avanti (besides GO FOR IT) is that they are not super flexible with their policies. They stick to every contract and at times we felt like we were nickle and dimed. With that being said, it was a small challenge to overcome that reaped large rewards. Just make sure you read your contracts and know what you are committing to ahead of time. They may be one of the pricier venues in the area, but it's absolutely 100% worth it...you get what you pay for. Thank you, Avanti, for making our wedding day a dream come true!
My husband and I just got married this past weekend and we absolutely loved our wedding at the Avanti Mansion! We had both our ceremony and reception there, everything was so easy to coordinate and we enjoyed being able to having it all in one spot. Our wedding consultant, Angie, was very friendly and took care of every question/concern we had along the way. I had several friends and family members tell me both at the reception and after that it was the most beautiful location and the most fun they have ever had at a wedding!
Avanti is the most beautiful setting for an outdoor wedding anyone could imagine. They also have the most wonderful food! Who would have known wedding food could be so good?. My wedding planner, Kelly, was outstanding, so helpful and made planning my wedding a piece of cake. So many people told me it was the best wedding they had ever been to. They are professionals who know how to make a perfect wedding happen.
Amazing venue! The staff was really helpful thru the planning as well as the day of! We really wanted a venue to have our ceremony as well as our reception and the Avanti offered both. The grounds are beautiful! Food and service are excellent! You won't be disappointed!
My husband and I are very grateful to have been able to have our wedding at The Avanti Mansion. They know what they are doing when it comes to planning and hosting a wedding. Our day turned out flawless, and the staff at the Avanti truly went above and beyond to make our day what we had envisioned. We really loved our wedding planner, Angie. However, everyone we have encountered at the Avanti throughout our 18 months of planning, right up until our reception was over-- was superb!
You will not be disappointed with a thing if you book with Avanti Mansion! From the planning help, to the ambiance and food, anything you need.. they will make sure that your day goes without a hiccup! We held our ceremony & reception here, they provided our entertainment and dessert (a cheesecake bar) and guests are still raving about how amazing our dinner was to this day!
I tell everyone about this venue, and 3 close friends have held their big days here within the last year! We have the third wedding tomorrow evening in the outdoor tent and we cannot wait to attend!!
The venue is beautiful and the food is fantastic but that's where it ends. They charge you an 18% administrative fee which is completely separate from your gratiuity and they won't give you an itemized bill as to what this 18% is going towards. There's supposed to be two bartenders and one was always missing in the kitchen which always caused a long line at the bar. The week of the wedding we dropped off stuff to be set up by the staff and they didn't place out our favors for the guests when they were leaving and half of the stuff they put out was in the wrong place and I had to move it around myself. Be aware that they nickel and dime you for everything and once they get their money, they don't care. After the wedding was said and done we've called them multiple times after and no one has returned our phone call!
One thing the Avanti mansion doesn't settle for is anything less than perfect! The staff and location were truly amazing. Everyone was so accommodating and did not let me stress one bit about anything on my wedding day and the days leading up to it! My family and friends still rave about our wedding and the uniqueness of it all thanks to the Avanti Mansion!
Attended an outdoor wedding at this venue and it was breathtaking! gorgeous views and great staff.
Planning our wedding from out-of-state was something that weighed heavily on our minds when deciding on a venue for our ceremony and reception. From the first phone call to the last minute of the reception, we were blown away by the top notch quality of service that the Avanti Mansion provides. The staff members are professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and truly committed to making your event the most special day of your life. Angie, our coordinator was simply phenomenal. She went above and beyond to answer all of my questions and attend to details I never even thought of. The Avanti has options for every budget and the staff is very respectful and helpful with your resources. We received so many compliments on the whole day (venue, food, service), and felt grateful to the Avanti for taking such good care of our family and friends. This is a wedding venue must-see for brides who want to enjoy every minute of the planning experience! This is, without a doubt, a "total-package" venue.
Having my reception at Avanti made me feel so peaceful! My pictures are so amazing thanks to all of the décor at Avanti! All of the staff were so friendly and helpful, I never had to search for help. The food was amazing, full of flavor! The bridal suites were my favorite for my bridal party, we had so much fun! My whole night was perfect!
I honestly don't know where to begin! From the planning, all the way up until the very end of the night, the Avanti Mansion went above and beyond expectations! Angie, our wedding coordinator, was GREAT! She was always available to answer questions (and trust me, as a bride, i had a LOT!!!) She would always give me honest answers and help see and create our vision for the perfect fall themed wedding, and was so patient with me! The food was absolutely WONDERFUL!! They even had a food tasting event a few months before our big day, so we could taste and know exactly what we will be having. If your considering a wedding at the Avanti Mansion, i would advise you to go set up a walk through, of both sites, and check them out now! The only problem my husband and I had? Deciding which ceremony site to go with! They were both SO beautiful, but in the end, the amore ballroom totally stole our hearts! I do not regret getting married at the Avanti Mansion whatsoever, in fact, they made our wedding day a dream come true, I'm not one to feel like a "princess" ever, but on our wedding day, the way they treated us, and decorated everything, and EVERYTHING they did for us, I really felt like a princess for the day. They were wonderful!
We loved our wedding hosted at the Avanti Mansion! They made us feel like the most important people in the world and were at our side the whole time. Finding a location that could provide so much for us was a big plus since we live out of the area. They were extremely imformative and accommidating. The grounds and the mansion are so beautiful, we wanted to move in! Spending the last few hours with my girls before the ceremony in their beautiful bridal suite was so much fun and I felt like the luckiest girl around!
I couldn't have been happier with having my reception at Avanti Mansion! From the moment I walked in the Amore Ballroom, I was completely blown away. It was absolutely beautiful. With my family living across the country, I didn't have a lot of help planning it. The wedding planner that I was assigned to at Avanti Mansion helped me so much! She gave so much advice that was affordable to our budget. She was able to work with my hectic schedule and was able to meet with me when needed. She was absolutely wonderful! All of our guests were raving about the food at our reception. We had the dual entree dinner with the filet of beef and an apple walnut stuffed pork tenderloin which was mouth watering. They were also able to have a separate entree made for guests that were vegetarian or had a food allergy. At the end of the night we had a Panini station which was a huge hit! We also ordered Avanti Mansion's DJ, DJ Kenny who made our wedding so much fun! He flowed the night together so smoothly and everyone was dancing from beginning to end! We had so many compliments with how much fun our wedding was. Avanti Mansion made the whole wedding planning process from beginning to end so easy for me and our special night turned out to be exactly what we had wanted!
We had our wedding this past August at the Avanti Mansion in the Japanese garden and had our reception in the garden. The Avanti was very professional and I highly recommend working with Kelly. Even though the price was high and at the top of our planned budget with added costs throughout the planning process, everything turned out beautifully and the entire staff was very nice the day of our wedding. The only complaint I have is if you are having your wedding in the tent in the summer and it is a hot day like our wedding was-they do not provide fans to cool the guests- they only have heaters for cold days.
I start off by saying that the Avanti mansion is strict to their rules and in not knowing this when I booked my wedding I was a little bummed. They wouldn't let me do things such as hanging lights in my ceremony site, using take home cake boxes and allowing me on site to place my dress and such items the day of in the bridal suite before my crazy day started. I worked with Kelly, and she turned all my " no's" to a positive result. Though I was not allowed to use hanging lights unless battery operated, she let me " spice" up my ceremony site in other ways, she found a way for me to use my cake boxes, and though she couldn't change the rules about me dropping of my dress early that day, when I arrived she was already at work placing all my items exactly where I wanted them to be. I was all worried about the 2hr gap between my wedding and getting the reception done that in the end, I had no worries. All the no's didn't matter, my day was taken care of. I spent the 2hrs sitting with my girls laughing not stressing. Kelly is wonderful. I loved her she turned it all around for me.
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Everything you need...All in one place!
This historic 19th century estate offers three unique venues for your wedding day. Each location features both indoor and outdoor locations for exchanging nuptials, creating spectacular photographs and hosing memorable receptions.
- Price Range: $$
- Amenities: Indoor Ceremony Area, Liquor License, Onsite Parking, Outdoor Reception Area, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
- Capacity: Up to 300
- Style: Banquet/Reception Hall, Mansion/Historic Site, Unusual/Alternative
awards and affiliations
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2012