WEddingS

There are endless possibilities when you celebrate your special day at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center. Our dedicated staff is here to help you plan the wedding of your dreams. With an ideal location, free parking, top caterers and unique event spaces—the wedding you've always dreamed about is within your reach.

AT RIGGS

WEDDING PACKAGES

 

All packages include our ballroom (sections determined based on number of guests), tables, gold chivari chairs,LED uplighting, audiovisual equipment for a slideshow and the beautiful marble Rever Hall of Fame for your cocktail reception or buffet. All packages also include two hours for setup, a bridal suite, changing room/kids room, lush garden surrounding a crystalline fountain for photos and a wooden dance floor.

 

ORCHID / $8,000

This features our largest ballroom with a capacity to seat 230 to 450 guests at rounds of 10 for your wedding reception.

 

Add a ceremony to this package for $850. Package includes one hour rehearsal based on venue availability and one hour ceremony, tables and chairs.

 

ROSE / $6,000

This features two sections of our ballroom with a capacity to seat 100 to 230 guests at rounds of 10 for your wedding reception.

 

Add a ceremony to this package for $750. Package includes one hour rehearsal based on venue availability and one hour ceremony, tables and chairs.

 

BLACK EYED SUSAN / $4,000

For intimate gatherings, one section of Orem Alumni Hall would be ideal for your wedding reception. The ballroom has a capacity to seat up to 100 guests at rounds of 10.

 

Add a ceremony to this package for $750. Package includes one hour rehearsal based on venue availability and one hour ceremony, tables and chairs.

 

REHEARSAL DINNER

A rehearsal dinner including a beer-wine open bar. The cost is $800 for up to 40 guests or $1,200 for up to 80 guests, based on a four hour event. These prices include room rental and alcohol only.

 

FOREVER MARYLAND / $1,500

In addition to any of the above packages

This package includes a joint life membership in the Maryland Alumni Association, an additional event hour, personalized gobo and Maryland Club access.

 

*Tax is included in package prices. Packages are based on a four-hour event time.

 

DISCOUNTS

FRIDAY & SUNDAY bookings: 15% off wedding packages.

 

University of Maryland current students, faculty, and staff also receive a 15% discount.

 

University of Maryland Alumni Association members receive a 15% discount.

 

Discounts cannot be combined.

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ADDITIONAL EVENT COSTS

 

Additional event space

Additional event hours / $300 per hour

Staging/riser / $56 per 4'x6' panel (9 panel max)

Valet parking

Bar service

Catering

Gobo / $350

 

Check with your event coordinator for pricing.

BAR OPTIONS AND PRICING

 

Clients have several options when arranging bars for events: an open bar, cash bar or purchased drink tickets. There are three tiers of open-bar service from which to choose. See below for options and types of alcohol provided for each bar.

 

Click here for bar options and pricing.

UPLIGHTING

Uplighting is a wonderful feature included in your wedding package! Flattering and complementing colors from our uplights help create the perfect ambience offering a unique and memorable touch to your event. Contact your event coordinator to discuss details.

301.405.9756 / 800.336.8627 / RIGGSINFO@UR.UMD.EDU