The RiverRoom Est. 2009

18 South Water Street, Wilmington, NC, United States

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The RiverRoom is a quaint, private room of 2,500 square feet, located in popular, downtown Wilmington.
Our cordial staff has received rave reviews about our friendly attitude and willingness to help. We take pride in our customers and strive to make each event special. We will go above and beyond to help you throw an amazing event!
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Historic Building
Views
River
Street
Style
Romantic
Rustic
Shabby Chic
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

The RiverRoom is a quaint, private room of 2,500 square feet, located along the cobblestone streets of popular, downtown Wilmington all while looking out onto the Cape Fear River. Our cordial staff has received rave reviews about our friendly attitude and willingness to help. We take pride in our customers and strive to make each event special. We will go above and beyond to help you throw an amazing event!
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

Client has the choice of adding Sunset Flat or the riverfront deck to their rental for an additional fee. If DJ/MC service is needed, client will need to book The RiverRoom's in-house DJ/MC, My Weddinf DJ. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
120
Buffet
120
Standing
120
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2009
Curfew
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Sunset Flat is an elegant and versatile suite located directly above the Cape Fear River in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC. Complete with a dressing room, lounge area, private bathroom, and kitchen, the flat is the perfect location for your bridal suite, intimate cocktail party, or celebratory shower! Sunset Flat offers exposed brick interior, modern furniture, and a one of a kind view! 
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

​​The RiverRoom has a deck on the side of the JW Brooks Building that is available for wedding ceremonies and receptions as well as an outdoor area for any party. It's perfect for deck games too! Ask about adding the deck to your contract! 

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Your guests will not only love overlooking the Cape Fear River, but they'll also have the pleasure of being along the Riverwalk with views of the Memorial Bridge and USS NC Battleship!
Design:
Located in the historic J. W. Brooks Building The RiverRoom is rich with history dating back to the buildings construction in 1899! With historic brick facade and neutral colors throughout, you can pick your favorite color scheme without fear of clashing with the room!
Standout Venue Features:
You've got the freedom to pick any beer, wine, champagne and liquor you'd like to serve to your guest. This will save you lots of money! Have a favorite caterer? Bring them in! Pick and choose whatever caterer you'd like. You can even do your own catering!
Extra Perks:
We include 50 white resin chairs, 8 four foot round tables, 2 decorative glass tables, 3 cocktail tables, 4 six foot buffet tables, 1 four foot rectangular cake table, and a built-in chalkboard bar.
Celebration Locations
The RiverRoom:
The RiverRoom specializes in events of all kinds - corporate meetings, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, wedding ceremonies, business luncheons, sweet 16s, anniversary parties and much more!
- View: The RiverRoom overlooks the Cape Fear River, along the Riverwalk, with views of the Memorial Bridge and USS NC Battleship!
- Max Capacity: 120
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Sunset Flat:
Sunset Flat is an elegant and versatile suite located directly above the Cape Fear River in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC. Complete with a dressing room, lounge area, private bathroom, and kitchen, the flat is the perfect location for your bridal suite, intimate cocktail party, or celebratory shower!
- View: Sunset Flat offers exposed brick interior, modern furniture, and a one of a kind view of the Cape Fear River!
- Max Capacity: 30
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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