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THIS IS THE PLACE

Planning your dream wedding? Our Director of Weddings, Christine Brush, will help you make all your dreams come true. From an intimate gathering to a once-in-a-lifetime fête, Christine will work enthusiastically to make sure your big day exceeds your expectations. Our talented Executive Chef, Adam Soliwoda, and his team prepare all of the Club’s food on premises using only the freshest, most seasonal ingredients, ensuring that everything about your wedding will be in good taste.

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CLASSIC ARCHITECTURE, VINTAGE WINE, NEW CUISINE.

Lawn Club Fine Catering is a full-service events business housed within the New Haven Lawn Club. Although the Club itself is private, Lawn Club Fine Catering welcomes members and non-members alike to host special events in one or more of our events spaces. Director of Corporate and Social Events, John Ruggiero, and Director of Weddings, Christine Brush, work enthusiastically to plan events that consistently raise the bar of excellence and address each event’s and client’s particular needs.

STYLE. SUBSTANCE. PERFECT FOR YOUR MEMORIES.

The New Haven Lawn Club represents a venue and a level of service that stands out amongst others. We understand how important it is for each wedding to receive the attention to detail it not only needs, but more importantly, deserves. The building is comprised of elegant rooms that will charm your guests and provide them with a change of scenery throughout the evening. Stunning, yet simple, décor ensures that every couple is able to make the space their own.

weddings venue preparations Preparations We have the perfect spaces for you and your wedding party to prepare for your ceremony. Spend your time getting pampered here and focus on making cherished memories.
weddings-venue-ceremony Ceremony Our stunning art deco architecture and decor will make the perfect backdrop for your wedding, whether it’s traditional or contemporary.
weddings-venue-cocktail Cocktail Hour Our professional staff will tend to guests’ needs and make sure everyone is enjoying themselves. The only job the couple should have is to relax and take in their magnificent day.
weddings-venue-transforming-ballroom Transforming the ballroom We want your wedding to be exactly what you envision, and we will transform our ballroom to perfectly reflect your union.
weddings-venue-photo-ops Photo ops Not only does our building make a perfect location for your wedding photos, but our convenient downtown location means you’ll be able to shoot at your favorite New Haven landmarks.
weddings-venue-parking On-site parking No one wants to walk for blocks in high heels, so start your wedding off on the right foot. Your guests will appreciate our ample off-street parking.

CLASSIC. ELEGANT. YOU BELONG HERE.

There are many reasons to hold your event at the New Haven Lawn Club – our knowledgeable and attentive event planners, the amazing food, our convenient downtown location, and more complimentary parking than any other venue in downtown New Haven. Still, one of the best reasons to hold your event with us is our building, a classic backdrop that can capture the style and mood of any event. The stately front entrance is surrounded by a portico with archways that overlook the front lawn. Octagonal windows and urn finials provide simple decoration to the Connecticut red brick façade. The rotunda, decorated with a crystal sunburst chandelier and featuring one of the Club’s seven wood-burning fire places, welcomes guests as they enter through our front door. The New Haven Lawn Club has six spaces for special events, including:

corporate-spaces-ballroom The Ballroom The Club’s original social gathering room, a magnificent space with hardwood floors, a 25-foot barrel-vaulted ceiling decorated with star accents, floor-to-ceiling windows, a large wood-burning fireplace, four Austrian Art Deco crystal chandeliers, crystal wall sconces, a built-in stage, and a terrace overlooking the tennis courts. Perfect for weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, galas, all-day conferences, performances, and other large special events.

Capacity –
Standing Reception: 500 guests
Theater Style: 325 guests
Seated Banquet: 250 guests
(200 guests with a dance floor)
Crescent Round: 150 guests
corporate-spaces-main-dining-room The Main Dining Room The Club’s original member’s dining room, a bright room with two wood-burning fireplaces, three spectacular Waterford crystal chandeliers, regency columns with benches framing the dining area, a black and ochre checkered terrazzo floor, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the tennis courts, and doors that open out onto a terrace overlooking the tennis courts. Perfect for pre-dinner cocktail receptions, wedding ceremonies, bridal and baby showers, vendor showcases, and seated banquets.

Capacity –
Standing Reception: 250 guests
Theater: 200 guests
Seated Banquet: 110 guests
Crescent Round: 88 guests
The Lounge The Club’s original living room, a wood-paneled room with Art Deco sconces, Chinoiserie drapes, Oriental rugs, a wood-burning fireplace, and French doors that open out onto a terrace overlooking the tennis courts. Perfect for midsized lunches, brunches, corporate retreats and presentations.

Capacity –
Standing Reception: 100 guests
Theater Style: 100 guests
Seated Banquet: 70 guests
Crescent Round: 42 guests
The Private Dining Room The Club’s original informal dining room, a traditionally decorated room with toile drapes, a wood-burning fireplace, and antique buffet. Perfect for smaller meals and meetings.

Capacity –
Standing Reception: 50 guests
Theater Style: 40 guests
Seated Banquet: 30 guests
Crescent Round: 18 guests
corporate-spaces-conference-room The Conference Room A simple room with a conference table and comfortable chairs. Perfect for working lunches and small meetings.

Capacity –
Seating for 12 guests
corporate-spaces-lower-card-room The Lower Card Room The last remaining original Club card room, with an antique mahogany dinning set, a wood-burning fireplace, chesterfield sofa and Oriental rug. Perfect for intimate meals and meetings.

Capacity –
Seated Banquet: 8 guests

For your convenience, please download our printable floor plan and directions to the Lawn Club below:

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OUR TEAM

Whether it is a gala, corporate retreat, or Bar or Bat Mitzvah, conference, retreat, bridal or baby shower, your function will be expertly handled by our Director of Corporate and Social Events, John Ruggiero. From a small meeting to a once-in-a-lifetime party, John works enthusiastically to plan events that consistently raise the bar of excellence and address each event’s and client’s particular needs. Our talented Executive Chef, Adam Soliwoda, and his team prepare all of the Club’s food on premises using only the freshest, most seasonal ingredients. Andy Senior and his team of servers execute each event’s plan to perfection, personalizing service, so that each guest feels particularly welcomed.

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GET IN TOUCH

Please contact our Director of Weddings, Christine Brush, regarding wedding packages and availability by message here, or phone Christine at (203) 777-3494 ext. 211. or Contact our Director of Corporate and Social Events, John Ruggiero, regarding options and availability by message here, or phone John at 203 777-3494 ext. 212.

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