"We had our wedding at Avalon on May 6, 2017. It was absolutely wonderful!! Morgan was our event planner and she was AMAZING and so accommodating to all of our needs! It truly was the wedding of our dreams!!!"
"Always a beautiful environment & wonderful treatment... great food and a great time every time! I've been to many benefits and dances and receptions and have never had a bad time. Plenty of room for dancing and interacting & great treatment of guests."
"The meal was delicious served in a timely fashion and done to perfection. 3rd year in a row very pleased"
"Absolutely beautiful job to the staff. Definitely made it a moment to remember. The Bruschetta was amazzzing. Along with the remainder of the food. The bartenders were polite and catered to each individual need."
"Every event here has exceeded my expectations. Can't wait for the next opportunity!"
"Service was topnotch. My mom's 80th birthday celebration was great! The food was enjoyed by everyone. The room was set up beautiful."
"Great events here. Be sure to order the Perch if you are hosting an event here. All the food is great but the fish is exceptional. Very good service at these events as well!"
"Amazing staff and amazing food would recommend to anyone."
"Excellent conference space with exceptional staff."
"Yesterday, I was here for my pinning ceremony for school, and I was so impressed by the staff and service I received. My waitress was exceptional and I will be keeping this place in mind for my events. Food was amazing too!"
"Great place for a wedding or any size gathering. The food is always top notch."
"Good place for work events. Food is always good as well."
"I use to work for a "Home Health Agency" and we attended a "HH Seminar" there a few years ago. The atmosphere was very elegant and pleasant. The meal and dessert was excellent, and the staff was nothing more than professional. They treated all the guest with kindness and courtesy. The perfect place for a family gathering. Loved It."
"The servers were amazing. I did not have a single moment that was less than professional. The wait staff that offered the appetizers, the bartenders, & the waitresses were all polite, happy and never made us feel we were a bother. I had a very good experience."
Prepare to be impressed as you enter Avalon Manor Banquet Center’s elegant foyer. The perfect event venue for your wedding reception, fundraiser, corporate meeting, seminar, or any event of any size, we will customize your ballroom to suit your needs. We are the largest freestanding banquet facility in Northwest Indiana. With over 16,500 square feet of meeting space, we can accommodate events as small as a 20 person shower or a gala as large as 1,100 guests. Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, our events take place at all hours of the day.
Every ballroom is filled with scenery from floor to ceiling windows and glass double-doors opening out to a patio surrounded by lush, colorful trees and shrubs for guests to enjoy. For outdoor wedding ceremony sites, two beautifully landscaped gazebos are right outside your ballrooms. Overlooking a peaceful pond and fountain, the park-like setting is an amazing backdrop for ceremonies of all types and sizes. Later on, guests can step outside your patio doors for fresh air and enjoy a more peaceful atmosphere while still being close by. With picturesque lamp posts and lanterns all along the building, photographers are able to snap spectacular pictures into the late evening.
We’re dedicated to making sure your event is memorable and stress-free. Let us handle the details while you enjoy your day. Our sales coordinators can assist you with recommendations for a DJ, florist, photographer, photo booth, hotel accommodations, and any other type of service to make your event a success. We will design a layout that best suits your specific wants and needs. We will assist in planning your menu, linens, audio visual needs, and customize your details to ensure a unique experience. Your personal sales coordinator will coordinate with our chef, head banquet server, and your vendors to finalize any and all banquet details to make your job as easy as possible and your event absolutely seamless.
For over 16 years, Avalon Manor Banquet Center’s venue has accommodated thousands of wedding ceremonies and receptions, anniversary parties, retirement parties, school functions, holiday parties, church events, corporate meetings and luncheons, benefits and fundraisers, conventions and trade shows, and seminars. Whatever type or size of the event, we aim to please our clients.
Avalon Manor Banquet Center is centrally located on Route 30 in Merrillville, Indiana, minutes from I-65 in Lake County and just west of the Porter County line. Our convenience to Hobart, Crown Point, Schererville, and Valparaiso makes us a favorite Northwest Indiana banquet and wedding location. Call us at (219) 945-0888 for more information or schedule a tour of our banquet ballrooms and see why our guests name us the best banquet venue in NWI by The Knot, Post Tribune, and NWI Times!
If you have another location in mind for your event, allow us to cater it for you. You can order items from our off-site catering menu as simple as our region-famous roast beef to be delivered at your home for a graduation open hour or pavilion at the park for your family reunion. You can pick it up at our facility or hire us as a full-service caterer to take the entire job off of your hands. We have solutions for virtually every catering need.
Help is on the way! We can also bring people to set up and serve your guests so you can enjoy your party.
Onsite or off-site events, please call us at (219) 945-0888 for all your Northwest Indiana catering needs!