Cauffiel House may no longer be hosting weddings.

Cauffiel House




Plan an elegant wedding celebration at the Cauffiel House: a beautiful and historic venue in Wilmington, Delaware. Set atop a hill in Bellevue State Park, this enchanting former summer estate boasts spectacular views of the Delaware River. Its exquisitely landscaped lawns and gardens, charming façade, and romantic gazebo offer an enchanting backdrop for an outdoor ceremony or large tented reception. Inside, bright sun porches, a former parlor, and a classic dining room provide the perfect setting for an intimate celebration with up to 50 guests. If you’re searching for a more rustic venue, the Cauffiel Barn is located within walking distance of the estate, allowing you plenty of options to plan the wedding of your dreams. With an abundance of historic charm and natural beauty, the picturesque Cauffiel House is the perfect place to gather your loved ones to toast your new marriage.

Venue Style

Event Center, Park/Garden, Ocean/Waterfront View, Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 50 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 50 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 8:00AM. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $2,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $600. Additional hours can be arranged, please inquire directly with the venue.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Cauffiel House is estimated at between $11,483 and $17,984 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Dance area

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
LED candles only