The Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center at Belle Grove Plantation is available for weddings.

The Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown offers its facilities and grounds for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Belle Grove's Manor House can accommodate up to 40 people for a wedding ceremony and reception. The maximum capacity for the Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center is 120 people for a seated meal, 150 people for a standing reception, and 150 people for a ceremony. The maximum capacity for an outdoor wedding and tented reception is 150 people.

In order to reserve a wedding date, Belle Grove requires a $250 non-refundable deposit along with a signed contract. This deposit goes toward the final price.

Kristen Laise, executive director of Belle Grove, said that Belle Grove doesn’t offer services like catering or music. The plantation does allow outside caterers and vendors for weddings and receptions.

For more information on options and rates at Belle Grove Plantation, located at 336 Belle Grove Road in Middletown, visit, and to check for wedding date availability email

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