Whether you are looking for a venue for your WEDDING RECEPTION or a safe, fun place for a FAMILY REUNION or BIRTHDAY PARTY, En Gedi can offer a beautiful setting with friendly service! CUSTOMIZABLE RETREAT PACKAGES are also available for churches, youth groups, school groups, corporate events, etcetera!
Contact us, and let En Gedi help you with your dream event!
There are no longer any 2020 weekends available, but if you are having a weekday event or are scheduling for 2021, please contact us for more information.
To inquire, please leave a message at (269) 689-7490 and we will get back with you.
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En Gedi is a no alcohol resort, but when you book your reception with us, we actually close camping for the weekend which allows you to enjoy responsible alcohol use.
Entire 20+ acres to yourself from Friday noon to Sunday noon.
40 X 60 Tent with up to four sidewalls overlooking the river
Landscape and tree lighting
Seating for up to 250 people or 220 people with dance floor area
Mixture of round and rectangular tables
White table linens
10 X 20 Catering Tent
Caterers only area with refrigerator / freezer space, sinks and countertop space
Detached, covered bar area with sink
Riverside fire pit
Electric service for DJ and special lighting
Generator back up
Nearby deck overlooking the river
Parking Attendant for guest arrival
Staff available throughout the event for trash removal and general assistance
Golf Cart transport for elderly and handicapped individuals
Set up and take down of tables, chairs and linens
Playground (daytime only)
Photo opportunity areas
Onsite cottage and campsite rentals
Custom painted dance floor with logo (For more info and a quote: Email Sarah Grimm)
Can food be prepared onsite?
All food must be prepared off- site unless your caterer works out of a fully equipped food truck or is using a grill. The venue provides a 10 X 20 pass through tent for your food buffet. Caters only, may make use of an area with sinks, countertop, freezer and refrigerator space.
What is the alcohol policy?
En Gedi allows you to bring your own alcohol (beer, wine and champagne only) for your event. We require a certified bartender (We recommend Missy Skelton) to serve at your event. You will also need to provide a proof of liability including the serving of alcohol for the entire time that you will have access to the property. En Gedi does not sell and will not allow the sale of alcohol on its property. We also ask that if you do serve alcohol, your guests will behave respectfully. Alcohol is only to be in the general reception area and is not allowed in the cottages or other buildings. En Gedi reserves the right to control all activities on its property.
NO marijuana is allowed on the property.
Cigarette smoking will be allowed in designated smoking areas only.
How late can the DJ play music?
Your DJ may use their sound system until 11PM and must refrain from using music with vulgarities.
How much will be due upon booking?
Upon booking the En Gedi venue for your wedding reception, a non-refundable $500.00 deposit will be collected. The balance will be due before onsite preparations begin.