The James Ward Mansion

North Jersey



The James Ward Mansion has been called "The Best Kept Secret" in Union County.
The sheer magnificence of the 24 foot ceilings, gold gilded architectural detail, spiral staircases, fireplaces, and French appointments set the atmosphere of unsurpassed elegance and charm.

Exquisitely lit, this multi-faceted layout offers stately ambiance, privacy, and comfort, for your prestigious and noble affair. The sky lit garden atrium room, with dramatic working fountain, creates an air of sophisticated romance. A perfect setting for your event!

The James Ward Mansion is dedicated to excellence and personalized service and offer full service catering & event planning.

With one event at a time and one event a day,
“Make Our Mansion Your Mansion”
is an offer you cannot refuse.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Mansion, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 165 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 165 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,500 to $6,500 for ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The price is determined by the day of the week and the time of the year. Please call us or email us to get more details.


Choose from List, Provided


BYO, Provided

Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 1:00AM