This unique venue on the campus of Marian University is an ideal setting for your special day. With its 8,000 square feet of elegant space, the Allison Mansion at Riverdale is the perfect setting for your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or bridal shower. Seating for 200 is accommodated between the Overlook Room and Music Room with a separate area for DJ and dancing, and the mansion's terrace for cocktail hour.
Smaller rooms in the mansion provide intimate settings for rehearsal dinners or bridal showers. The gardens at Riverdale are the perfect backdrop for your wedding party photos.
Allison Mansion at Riverdale is a reception only venue and is not ADA Accessible.
Rental pricing for Allison Mansion starts at $2500 for Saturday rentals and $1600 for Friday and Sunday rentals.
- Dinner seating for 200 with separate room for reception and/or dance floor
- Optional outdoor patio for cocktail hour
- Access to mansion and adjacent gardens for photo backdrop
- Event host and security
- Use of house tables and chairs
- Access to separate spaces for bridal parties
- Facility set up, break down, and clean-up
- Limited Free on-site parking
- Access to screen, projector, and sound system
- Exclusive on site caterer, Classic Fare Catering
Consider additional buildings on campus such as Alumni Hall. With banquet capacity of 250 with dance floor. Alumni Hall has an 18,500 square feet interior with a total combined interior and exterior square footage of 25,000 square feet.
Rental pricing for Alumni Hall starts at $3500 for evenings and weekend rentals.
Alumni Hall provides an open concept great room with a soaring ceiling that is 20 feet high with a wall of windows to the north providing an enormous amount of natural light. A variety of seating options are available and the main gathering area can be converted into a large banquet hall with a seating capacity of 300.
Alumni Hall also features three exterior terraces and patios to provide scenic options for additional seating or cocktail receptions.
Alumni Hall is also home to Marian University's bookstore, a Starbucks cafe, and our campus grill.
The Bishop Chartrand Chapel located in Marian Hall is available for ceremonies for students, alumni, and faculty/staff.