"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."
Our experience spans over a quarter century as former owners and operator of The Patio Restaurant and Banquet Center at 7706 Broadway in Merrillville. We have also been the caterer of choice for two additional facilities in the Merrillville area, the elegant Croatian Center and the renown Hellenic Center. When the community and businesses of Northwest Indiana had a demand for additional banquet and meeting facilities, we listened and took our many years of experience and success to undertake the building of The Avalon Manor.
Our elegant 30,000 square foot facility is the largest freestanding banquet and meeting center in Northwest Indiana. Not only will you and your guests be impressed with the elegant interior design, but once they step outside they would be surrounded by our beautiful and picturesque grounds with it’s shimmering pond and fountain, intimate gazebos, and colorful gardens. We invite you and your guests to visit us at The Avalon Manor. See the results of our many years of experience in the food, banquet and meeting industry. As always we will continue the tradition of quality and service to our guests, an accomplishment of great pride.
*Convenient location – 1.7 miles East of I-65 on US Route 30.
*Over 16,500 square feet of meeting and banquet space.
*Seating for 20 – 1,200 guests.
*Custom-sized room availability.
*Executive Conference Rooms.
*Access to telephone, computer, and electrical lines for professional presentations.
*Extensive selection of audiovisual equipment.
*Elegant design for social and business events.
*Large crystal chandeliers, grand columns, high ceilings, and plush carpeting.
*Large selection of menu choices. Exceptional food quality and service.
*Off-site catering orders available to pick up or delivered off-site.
*Off-site catering menus available for full-service with staff to assist in setting up, clearing and cleaning at any venue throughout Northwest Indiana!
Why book your next event with Avalon Manor?