as Rolling Revolution Food Truck Event Co.
“We always have a scavenger hunt
available for no additional fee, and we can
organize guided tours, visits to our artists’
studios or hands-on activities with a professional teaching artist,” Mika added.
University and Whist Club,
Tilton Mansion, a member of the National
Register of Historic Places that’s located
in the heart of downtown Wilmington, is
home to the University and Whist Club.
“Our meeting and private dining rooms,
banquet facility and ballroom are available to non-members for rental,” said the
venue’s director of marketing, Stacey Inglis.
“As a private city-dining club, we offer a
fully staffed kitchen and we do all of the
Among the venue’s event facilities are
several dining rooms that accommodate
up to 45 people; the Governor’s Room,
which offers meeting space for 16 people;
the Dickinson Room, which is perfect for
classroom-style sales meetings for up to 76
people; and the recently renovated ball-
room, which accommodates 170 people
“The ballroom is fitted with a wireless
projector system and a separate camera
allowing for Skype meetings and teleconferencing,” Inglis said.
In addition, the ballroom has a 70-inch
television screen with wireless adapters for
Interested groups can also enjoy a tour
of the mansion and grounds to learn about
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➜ Hilton Wilmington/Christiana (www.
hiltonchristiana.com), situated halfway
between Baltimore and Philadelphia,
completed an $8 million renovation in
September. The project included the
transformation of 9,000 square feet
of meeting and banquet space, the
addition of a new executive level called
the Club on Four and the addition of
Market Kitchen & Bar, a new gastropub.
The hotel also expanded its on-site
garden and uses its seasonal herbs and
vegetables in on-site menus.
➜ The Delaware History Museum (www.
dehistory.org), which is available to host
private events and meetings, reopened
in September 2016 after a full reno-vation.
➜ At press time, the 96-room Residence
Inn Wilmington Downtown (www.
marriott.com) was scheduled to open
in October with 1,590 square feet of
➜ The Queen Wilmington ( www.thequeen
wilmington.com), a theater that can
accommodate up to 1, 100 people for
unique events, was acquired in May
by Live Nation in May. The theater is
currently open while event facilities are
➜ Hampton Inn Dover ( www.hilton.com)
completed a renovation earlier this year,
including upgrades to the lobby and its
81 guest rooms and suites, as well as
the addition of a new meeting space,
hospitality suites and a larger fitness
➜ The Frederica, Del.-based D.E. Turf
Sports Complex ( www.deturf.com)
opened in April and will serve as a year-round venue for sports tournaments.
Facility features include 12 synthetic
turf fields, seating for 750 attendees
and a multipurpose room.
➜ The Avenue Inn and Spa (www.avenue
inn.com) in Rehoboth Beach completed a renovation and expansion in fall
2016. The project included the opening
of the on-site Blue Hen restaurant,
the expansion of lobby and spa areas,
the addition of 28 guest rooms and
upgrades to the original 49 rooms to
match the newly added rooms.