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Wedding Day Pampering 101: The Wedding Suite!

It’s finally here: Your wedding day! All that planning is about to pay off with the wedding of your dreams. Now you’re ready for your day to start with stress-free pampering. Your day is about to start that way, right? Couples who choose The Gables at Chadds Ford know that their day will start with one-stop wedding prep, a toast and tempting nibbles. That’s …


We Mean Business for Your Business

Do the words “business meeting” conjure up images of a bright and comfortable room, gourmet food and outdoor breaks? And if you’re a meeting or an event planner, did those words also make you think of one-stop shopping with virtually no setup or cleanup? If your answer to either question was “No,” then it’s time that you give our event planners a …


A Fairy Tale Wedding: Colleen and Chris Patterson

Technology had a big hand in Colleen and Chris Patterson’s happily ever after, thanks to MySpace and some creative Googling. Yes, MySpace. In 2007, Chris found Colleen Campbell’s MySpace profile and messaged her. Colleen had just finished grad school and was new to Chris’ hometown of Salisbury, Md. She almost ignored the message, then figured she was looking for friends in her …


Wedding Receptions Made Easy: Find Out How With These 6 Tips

Wedding planning? Easy? Is it possible? Yes, it is! When you have the right help from the start, planning your reception can be low-stress and enjoyable for everyone involved … especially the happy couple! Sound like a fairy tale? It’s not, and even better, it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, a great venue will offer wedding planning services as …


Shop Local: Jack Marshall Art Show at The Gables at Chadds Ford

You’ve seen him tickling the ivories and enjoyed his music in our bar, but have you seen Jack Marshall’s art? This jack-of-all-trades is a master at painting, woodworking and jewelry making in addition to being a gifted pianist. Join him and his talented friends — including our own Mindy Blackman — for last-minute holiday shopping during the Jack Marshall Art Show on Sunday, December …


4 Tips for Choosing the Best Event Vendors (Plus 2 Bonus Tips!)

Anytime is a great time to host an event at The Gables at Chadds Ford. Whether it’s a corporate meeting, a graduation party, a shower, a wedding or any other occasion, our talented special events team will not only create a memorable day, but will also direct you to our most trusted vendors. Why are they trusted? Because we’ve put them to the test and they’ve delivered, time and again. Here are …


Why Every Season is Events Season

Holiday party? Check. Wedding? Check. Shower? Check. Corporate meeting? Check. Graduation party? Check. Pretty much any type of event, at any time of the year? Check! Every season is the right season at The Gables at Chadds Ford. Here’s why: The rustic-chic restaurant and barn, manicured gardens, relaxing patio and fun fire pits provide the right venue options to knock your next event out of the park. …


4 Ways The Gables Makes Your Holiday Party Unforgettable

It’s never too early to get on our calendar—Saturdays and Sundays in November and December are already booked at The Gables at Chadds Ford! Dates are filling quickly, so nab yours now. This goes for you, busy corporate planner, as well as you, frazzled family social director. Our special events team will take the hassle out of the holidays so you can relax …


Have Fun By the Fire Pit!

When the weather’s pleasant, our front patio is open and our fire pits are glowing. A homey fire often conjures up chilly fall evenings, and while that’s a great time to cozy up near the fire pit, it’s not the only time of the year for relaxing outdoors with great food and libations. We open our front patio in late spring as …