Wedding Package

Marcy Casino at Delaware Park is rated 4.8 out of 5.0 on WeddingWire.com and has received the prestigious 2020 Couples' Choice Award as one of the best local vendors chosen by couples like you!

• $125 per guest

• plus room rental, service fee, and tax

INCLUDES: 4 Hours of Open Bar 5 Passed Hors d'oeuvres Choices Chef's Table Appetizer Station Salad Choice 3 Plated Entrée Selections Coffee and Tea Station to pair with your dessert

Cake Cutting included (wedding cake or dessert to be provided by client).

How early can I arrive at the facility on the day of my reception?

• Early arrival time will need to be coordinated with the manager. For evening events, the suite is available a max of 3 hours prior to start time. Vendors are welcome at noon.

Can I decorate the tented patio for my reception?

• Yes – any décor that is placed by you or your vendors, is your responsibility to remove at the end of the reception. Decorating of the tented area can only be done the day of your reception, not the night before. You must hire a professional for ladder work/hanging items. We are not liable for injuries.

Will I be able to decorate inside for my reception the evening before?

• No, there are events taking place at the Casino most evenings. We are not responsible for any items left in the building overnight.

Does the casino provide any décor?

• We will provide simple, seasonal decor upon request, complimentary. It is a rotating collection of items, you may check with us in spring to see what is on hand.

Who is responsible for decorating and cleaning up?

• Our team will set out a 'typical' amount of decor as part of our setup, up to 3 bins of items such as photos, gift boxes, flutes, place cards, etc. We do not handle the assembly of items, intricate displays, or ladder work. Please inquire if you have special needs – or send an assistant or planner. All décor must be removed from the facility at the conclusion of your reception.

Are candles allowed?

• Yes, they need to be in a votive holder, glass vessel, or lantern. No tapers.

Is there a private room? 

• Yes, you may access this space up to 3 hours prior to your event. There is not a restroom within this room. You may bring snacks & a reasonable amount of drinks into this room. We will not serve alcohol to anyone who is intoxicated prior to the event.

Can the wedding party arrive early to get ready in the private room?

• Yes, however, power outlets are limited. There are no power outlets in the ladies' restroom. Maximum 8 guests for comfort.

Can I rent my own specialty tablecloths?

• Yes – it is the responsibility of the client or contracted rental company to put the cloths/chair covers on and to remove them from the facility at the conclusion of your reception.

Who is responsible for my card box and gifts?

• It is the responsibility of the client to secure all valuable belongings. Marcy Casino / Magnolia Events management or staff is not responsible for moving or securing your card box or gifts at any time throughout your reception. Please assign a trusted family member or friend to this task. The private room has a cabinet you may lock with a padlock for the duration of your event. Bring your own lock.

Is there a separate cake cutting fee?

• No.

Can I bring in cookies in addition to my wedding cake?

• Yes, cookies or other mini desserts are welcome. We ask that they arrive pre-plattered unless alternate arrangements have been made with management. We do provide refrigeration.

Can I bring in my own specialty dinner wine?

• Yes – there is a $15 per bottle corking fee.

Do you offer a sparkling wine toast for all of my guests?

• We offer passed sparkling wine at arrival, but you may add a toast set to the table for $4 per person.

Do I need to hire a "day of coordinator"?

• A "day of coordinator" can be beneficial to you throughout your entire day. This person is can handle the ceremony, transport, and pre-reception activities. Your event manager at the Marcy Casino will run the reception portion of the evening, with a focus on the delivery of food & beverage, and timing with the emcee/DJ, but will not be present during your Rose Garden ceremony.

When is the final payment due for my reception?

• The final payment is due 24-48 hours before the start of your event. Arrangements will be made with Magnolia Events for receipt of payment.

Can I make small payments along the way?

• No, we will collect a deposit at booking time, then a 1/3 of minimum 30 days out, and the final payment.

How should I pay?

• The preferred method of 30 day & final payment is by certified bank check made payable to Magnolia Events. We also accept personal checks at least 10 days out, and credit card payments. Any credit card payment other than a deposit has an additional 4% finance charge.

Can I choose my own caterer?

• No, Magnolia Events is the exclusive, resident caterer at the Marcy Casino. You may bring in dessert.

Are there minimum guest requirements?

• No, we do not require a minimum guest count, however, you must meet the "food & beverage" minimum that is contracted for your date.

Where do my guests park?

• Parking is on Lincoln Parkway. You may order valet service for an additional fee (approx $600). Pricing for valet will depend on your guest count. Valet parking is highly recommended for summer weekend groups of over 100 guests. Other services such as rideshares and coaches are recommended as well.

Is the Terrace Restaurant space available to book for a private event? 

• No. Small semi-private events may be available on certain dates on The Terrace East patio wing for 25-40 guests seated. Up to 50 cocktail styles.

Magnolia Bar

4 HOURS OF OPEN BAR

For receptions, we recommend 1.5 hours for cocktail hour and 2.5 hours following dinner service. An additional hour of bar service can be added for $6 per guest

OPEN BAR INCLUDES:

Tito's Vodka / Tommyrotter Gin / Flor de Cana Rum / Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum / Old Overholt Rye / Four Roses Bourbon / Dewar's Scotch / Milagro Tequila / Vermouth / Bitters

2 Local, Seasonal drafts, Blue Light & Stella Artois bottles

Dry Sparkling / Moscato / Pinot Grigio / Dry Rose / Chardonnay / Cabernet / European Red / Pinot Noir

Sodas / Juices / Mixers

One signature cocktail available upon request

All Bartenders are trained for exceptional service and skill
Bartenders will not serve doubles or shots of liquor

Wine service during dinner is included in the package

Menu Selections

Selection of five (2 seafood, 2 protein, 1 vegetarian recommended)
Passed for 1 hour

SEAFOOD

• Pan-seared diver scallops with microgreens and lemon zest (GF)
• Spicy garlic prawns (GF)
• Zatarain's boiled gulf shrimp with cocktail sauce (GF)
• Baby lobster roll
• Smoked salmon cucumber with dill creme (GF)
• Seared sesame crusted tuna with soy
• Crab cakes with smoked chili remoulade

MEAT

• Pulled pork on a crispy corn tortilla with slaw (GF)
• Chicken Milanese kabobs
• Beef tenderloin chimichurri skewer (GF)
• Ru's chicken wing pierogi
• Baby beef on kimmelweck
• Marinated lamb crostini

VEGETARIAN

• Seasonal soup shooters (GF)
• Ru's stuffed banana pepper pierogi

• Thin crust gourmet pizzette wedges

• Thai vegetable spring roll with sweet chili sauce (GF)
• Deviled eggs with wasabi & microgreens (GF)
• Wild mushroom vol au vent

On display during cocktail hour 

Artisan cheeses with fresh fruit
Assorted antipasti of salumi, vegetables, and olives
Mediterranean dips with sliced baguette and flatbreads

Served with fresh rolls and herb garlic oil

Choose one….


MISTA SALAD (GF)
Garden greens, pickled red onion, grape tomato, cucumber, served with champagne vinaigrette

CAESAR
Romaine, classic dressing, cherry tomatoes, pecorino & croutons

Selection of two proteins and one vegetarian

FILET OF BEEF (GF)
with sauce au Poivre, market vegetable & potato

ATLANTIC SALMON (GF)

with lemon dill sauce or blackened, market vegetable & potato

FREE-RANGE CHICKEN (GF)
Roasted with white wine and fresh herb pan sauce, market vegetable & potato

CHICKEN SALTIMBOCCA (GF)
Prosciutto-wrapped chicken breast, stuffed with fontina cheese & sage, Served with lemon-caper pan sauce, market vegetable & choice of potato

EGGPLANT NAPOLEON
Panko-crusted organic eggplant layered with ricotta, fresh mozzarella, house marinara, and market vegetable

CHEF'S WHIM VEGAN/VEGETARIAN

Our chef will use fresh seasonal vegetables to craft a dish for you

POTATO CHOICES

Russet mashed with scallions and cream cheese, roasted fingerling potatoes with truffle, rosemary and sea salt, or sweet potato medallions with honey & chives

• Zatarain's Boiled shrimp $30 per pound

• Freshly Shucked Oysters (100 Count) $300

• Baked Oysters on the half shell $36 dozen (Rockefeller, parmesan, bacon & leek, or BBQ)

• Liberty Hound Mussels (5 pounds) $100 (Liberty Ale, bacon, sweet onion and blue cheese)

• Chorizo and middle neck clams (100 ct) $150

Ceremonies On Location

The Rose Garden($250 park permit, plus chair rental)

The Rose Garden is the perfect location for your wedding ceremony. Guests sit among the roses as the ceremony takes place on the pergola steps. Chairs are set up along the stone paths with the center path left open for the aisle.  Power is available in the garden, however, speakers and music are the responsibility of the client. There is no alternate location in the event of inclement weather unless you have the Marcy Casino rented for your reception. The garden has a maximum capacity of 200 people. A permit is required to rent this space.

You may choose to have a "ceremony only" in the Rose Garden and travel elsewhere for your reception. In this case, the garden is rented in 2 hour afternoon time slots. We rent the space from 12 pm – 2 pm for a "ceremony only". You will not have access to the facility with this option.

Those that choose to have their ceremony in the rose garden along with their reception at the Marcy Casino can utilize later time slots in the garden. The cocktail portion of your reception will begin immediately after the conclusion of the ceremony.

Can I rent the Rose Garden for my ceremony and not use the facility for my reception?

• Yes, you will need to obtain a permit through the Casino to utilize the space. The permit is $200.00 plus chair rental and tax. We rent the Rose Garden from 12-2pm.

Can I decorate the Rose Garden?

• Yes, décor set up and breakdown must take place during your contracted time slot for the garden. It is the responsibility of the client to remove all décor from the garden by the end of your contracted time slot.

What happens if it rains?

• If you have the Marcy Casino facility rented for your reception, the ceremony will move to the lower covered terrace. If you do not have the facility rented for your reception, there is no alternate location on site. A backup rain plan is the responsibility of the client.

Can I put up a tent in the Rose Garden?

• No, Olmsted Parks does not allow tent set up in the garden.

Will I have access to the facility if I only rent the Rose Garden for my ceremony and not my reception?

• No, there is no access of any sort into the Marcy casino with a "ceremony only" rental.

Is there power and speakers available in the Rose Garden?

• There is power available in the Rose Garden. There are no speakers available. Anything sound related is the responsibility of the client.

Do I need a permit to use the Rose garden for ceremony use?

• Yes, a permit is required to reserve the garden and gives you rights to it for such date and time. You can obtain a permit for the Rose Garden through the Marcy Casino. Please click the link in the sidebar and fill out the events inquiry form for more information. 

Can I rent different chairs for my ceremony?

• Yes, however, set up and breakdown of the alternate chairs are the responsibility of the client or contracted rental company. The chairs must be set up at the start of your contracted time slot and must be removed from the garden by the end of your contracted time slot. The Marcy Casino will not break down or store your alternate chairs in the facility. We will only set up and break down our own chairs.