Venue Spotlight: The Glover Mansion

I have a special place in my heart for downtown Spokane wedding venue, The Glover Mansion. It was in my top two venue choices. I fell in love with the old world charm and character of the historic mansion and how the packages included EVERYTHING (even floral centerpieces!)…and when you’re planning from abroad that’s a BIG bonus! The only reason I didn’t end up choosing it was because I was having a Fall wedding (meaning it would be too cold to use their gorgeous outside space) and my wedding had too many people. But I firmly believe it’s one of Spokane’s finest wedding gems and makes an absolutely breathtaking venue year round, which makes me beyond happy that we are adding it to out Featured Venue list!

Here’s an interview with the coordination team…

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Matt Shumate

Where are you located? 

On Spokane’s South Hill at 321 W. 8th Ave., Spokane, WA 99204

What type of wedding does your venue work best for?

With its historic elegance and grandeur, the Glover Mansion is ideal for couples who want an unforgettable backdrop to their special day. The Mansion, with its private gardens and professional staff, adds a touch of class and old-world refinement to your wedding while maintaining a warm, intimate feeling that hearkens back to its past as a private home.

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Matt Shumate

What makes your venue unique?

The Glover Mansion, restored to its 1888 grandeur, retains the elegance and grace of a bygone era with the added comfort of all modern conveniences. From the rich, carved woodwork to the intricately painted ceiling to the vibrant stained glass, the Mansion is full of stunning details which will make your wedding stand out. Make an entrance down the striking grand staircase, steal away for a kiss on our lovers’ balcony, and dance the night away under the stars.

The Glover Mansion is also a fully-inclusive venue; with an in-house caterer, a dedicated event coordinator, and a full range of amenities, the Glover Mansion really does do it all! We work with you to plan every detail so that the day of your wedding is full of fun, love, and family, not stress.

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Matt Shumate

What is the capacity of your venue?

With over 12,000 square feet of interior space, the Mansion has Spokane’s largest historical mansion interior. Indoor weddings can accommodate up to 250 guests, while weddings making use of our outdoor garden can include up to 300 guests. Smaller ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners can choose to use a private suite or just the elegant Grand Hall for a more intimate event.

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Kristen Black

What are your catering guidelines?

Our in-house catering company works with you to create a truly personalized menu. Our professional team of coordinators and staff work with you to give your guests food they will love and remember! All catering includes gold Chivari chairs, cabaret round tables with linens and centerpieces, all china, silver and glassware. It also includes professional staffing and the setup and complete cleanup of your event. We are also fully licensed to serve alcohol and employ a staff of professionally trained bartenders. Weddings are required to use our in-house catering and bar services.

Our catering team, Red Rock Catering, can also provide our award-winning menu and bar services to weddings at venues throughout the Inland Northwest. Just give us a call for a personalized proposal!

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Quicksilver Photography

Do you have a ceremony location? 

We have beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies. Our private garden can seat up to 300 guests and works equally well for small, intimate ceremonies. Indoors, our Grand Hall is an unforgettable setting for your ceremony, seating up to 225 guests. If you’re indoors or outdoors, after your ceremony, we reset the space so you and your guests can eat, party, and dance the night away!

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Quicksilver Photography

What is your advice for couples planning their wedding?

Sit back, relax, and let us do the work! With the Glover Mansion, you can be sure that no details will be overlooked, and you can be as involved or as hands-off as you want to be!

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Quicksilver Photography

What is included in your packages?

All bookings with the Glover Mansion include:

  • 10 hours exclusive use of the Mansion and gardens, as well as 1 hour for rehearsal before your wedding
  • On-site wedding coordinator who works with you from the very beginning
  • Day-of staff providing full set-up, clean-up, and food and bar service
  • Indoor tables and chairs, linen, centerpieces,
  • Two fresh floral arrangements
  • Fully decorated buffets with fresh flowers and greens
  • All china, silver, and glassware
  • Professional cake cutting and service
  • Onsite parking
  • Two separate suites for the wedding party to get ready
  • Coordination of any necessary rentals, including outdoor tents, DJs, string quartets, etc.

We also offer three wedding package choices, which include all of the above as well as fully customizable menus at three price points. Our Emerald Package includes an hor d’oeuvres menu, ideal for a cocktail-party style reception. The Sapphire Package, with a dinner buffet option, also includes one free hour of hosted bar service. Our Diamond Package includes a full dinner with passed hor d’oeuvres, one free hour of hosted bar service, and your choice of wedding cake from Just American Desserts.

You’re not limited to our package options, however. We look forward to working with you to create an event that fits your vision and requirements full of wonderful food in a beautiful setting.

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Madeline James Photography

What is the price range of your venue?

Our rental rates do vary based on date and season, so we always work with you to find a date and menu that fits your needs. Our Saturday packages begin at $4975, but you are absolutely not limited to our package choices, and we have options to fit budgets small or large. Whatever you envision for your day, we can help you achieve it!

Spokane wedding venue, Glover MansionPhoto by Madeline James Photography

For more info or to schedule a tour visit The Glover Mansion website or call 509.459.0000!

 

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