Premier Wedding Packages

Options for Your Special Day

Your Reception Includes:

  • Four-Hour Premium Bar
    • including a variety of beer, wine and spirits
  • Luxury Oceanfront Bridal Suite with Jacuzzi
  • Champagne Toast
  • Cocktail Hour featuring both Passed and Stationary Hors d’ Oeuvres
  • Floor-length Table Linens,
    • your choice of ivory or white
  • Choice of Napkin Color
    • to enhance your decor/theme
  • Mirror Tile with 4 Votive Candles
  • Customized Floor Plan
  • Professional Wait Staff and Bartenders
  • Swan Ballroom Rental Fee
    • including: setup, breakdown, tables, chairs, china, glassware, silverware plus decor concierge

Your Beach Ceremony includes:

  • White Padded Folded Chairs
  • Wedding Arch
  • Chair Arrangement Setup
  • Three small round tables with standard linens (white or ivory)
    • a. brushes and powder table
    • b. program table
    • c. sand ceremony table

Beach Ceremony Upgrade

  • White Lanterns Aisle Decor
  • Beach Signage plus Reserved Signs for immediate family
  • Bottled Water for Guests
  • Specialty Linens for Tables
    • choose Silver Package or Gold package
    • all for only an additional $200.00

Cocktail Reception

choose: ¹½ Hour • 45 minutes • 1 Hour

YOUR COCKTAIL HOUR WILL INCLUDE:

Please Choose Two

  • FARMERS MARKET VEGETABLE DISPLAY
    • An Array of Fresh Garden Vegetables served with a Creamy Herb Dressing
  • FARMHOUSE CHEESE DISPLAY
    • Artisanal Local Cheeses Garnished with a Medley of Fresh Fruit, Sliced French Bread and Assorted Crackers
  • ANTIPASTI DISPLAY
  • PASSED HORS D'OEUVRES & CAPANÉS
    Please Choose Five
  • COLD
    • Watermelon, Cubed Feta, Basil, Balsamic Reduction Glaze (V – Seasonal Choice)
    • Deviled Eggs, Olive Medallions (V)
    • Caprese Skewer, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Basil, Balsamic Reduction Glaze (V)
    • Antipasti Skewers, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Salami, Basil, Balsamic Reduction Glaze
    • Roasted Fig and Whipped Goat Cheese in Phyllo Cup (V)
    • Bleu Cheese Stuffed Fig, Balsamic Reduction Glaze (V)
    • Rare Beef Tenderloin on a Garlic Crostini with Caramelized Onions, Horseradish Cream and Capers
    • Belgian Endive with Curried Chicken Salad
    • Smoked Salmon with Boursin and Capers on Rye Toast
    • Smoked Salmon on Cucumber Round, Dill Crème Fraiche
    • Ahi Tuna Poke Spoon (GF)
    • Tuna Tartare in Mini Cone, Sriracha Aioli
    • Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna On Cracker, Wasabi Aioli
    • Gazpacho And Tuna Shooter
  • HOT
    • Tomato Bisque Shooter with Mini Grilled Cheese
    • Scallops Wrapped with Bacon served with Maple Glaze (GF)
    • Mini Crab Cakes with Cajun Remoulade
    • Crispy Shrimp Kataifi
    • Beef Teriyaki Kabobs with Scallions (GF)
    • Mushroom Cap Stuffed With Manchego and Thyme (V)
    • Mushroom Cap Stuffed with Crab
    • Tequila Lime Marinated Shrimp, Chipotle Aioli
    • Onion Tart with Pancetta, Gruyere
    • Coconut Shrimp, Brandied Orange Sauce
    • Franks in Puff Pastry, Whole Grain Mustard
    • Spinach And Feta Spanakopita (V)
    • Vegetable Spring Roll, Sweet Thai Chili Sauce (V)
    • Marinated Pork Tostada, Black Bean Puree and Pineapple
    • Sliced Grilled Chicken, Sundried Tomato Jam and Mozzarella On Baguette
    • Teriyaki Chicken Skewers with Red Pepper and Pineapple
      • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

Cocktail Hour Enhancements

  • THE CARVING BOARD
    (Select Two)
    • Roasted Turkey Breast with Cranberry Relish
    • Slow Roasted Beef with Natural Au Jus
    • Baked Virginia Ham with Basted with Molasses
    • Hickory Smoked Pork Loin with BBQ Dry Rub
      • Served with:
    • Appropriate Condiments, Petite Rollsand Croissants
      $18.95+ per person
  • Add as your Second Selection
    • Garlic Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin
         Add $8.00+ per person
    • Additional $50 per Hour Charge for Chef Attendant

  • PASTA STATION
    Two Distinctly Different Pastas, choose Two Sauces:
    • Marinara, Alfredo, Vodka, Basil Pesto, and Puttanesca
    Toppings Include:
    • Shaved Parmesan, Asparagus Tips, Baby Mushrooms, Artichokes, Kalamata Olives, and Sun Dried Tomatoes
      $13.50+ per person

  • MINI-SLIDER STATION
    (Select any Two)
    • Cheeseburgers
    • Pulled Pork
    • Caribbean Jerk Chicken,
    • BBQ Beef Brisket
    • Smoked Turkey Breast.
    Served with Appropriate Sauces,
    Old Bay BBQ Chips and House Made Pickles
    $14.50+ per person

  • RAW BAR
    • A wonderful array of Shrimp, Crab Claws, Oysters and Clams served with cocktail sauce and tartar sauce with sliced lemons and beautifully garnished display over ice.
      $18.95+ per person

  • MASHED POTATO MARTINI BAR
    • Idaho Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes
    Includes a Variety of Toppings:
    • Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, Sautéed Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions, Parmesan Cheese, Scallions, Sour Cream, Roasted Red Peppers, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Marshmallows and Brown Sugar
      $9.95+ per person

  • WARM AND HEARTY DIP STATION
    A Trio of Freshly Prepared Dips:
    • Buffalo Chicken
    • Maryland Crab
    • Spinach Artichoke
    Served with:
    • Tortilla Chips, Pita Crisps and Sliced Baguettes
      $ll.95+ per person

  • BRUSCHETTA STATION
    • Crostini's and Sliced Ciabatta
    Includes a Variety of Bruschetta Toppings:
    • Classic Fresh Tomato, Eggplant Caponata, Sundried Tomatoes and Feta, Roasted Mushroom and Asparagus, Olive Tapenade
      $11.50+ per person
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise noted
  • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

Plated Meal Service

Your formal dinner service will begin with your salad followed by entrée selections. Our Chefs take great pride in, and are well known for, offering the finest and freshest for all your guests to enjoy.

SALAD OFFERINGS:

Please choose one selection from the list below:

  • SANDS HOUSE SALAD (GF)
    • Fresh Field Greens with Grape Tomatoes, Matchstick Carrots and Cucumbers served with a Balsamic Vinaigrette or Creamy Ranch Dressing
  • CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD
    • Crisp Romaine Lettuce tossed with Caesar Dressing, Herb Croutons and Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • MESCLUN GREENS SALAD (GF)
    • Fresh Mesclun Greens with Crumbled Gorgonzola, Candied Walnuts and Dried Cranberries served with a Champagne Vinaigrette
  • SPINACH SALAD (GF)
    • Crisp Spinach Leaves, Mushrooms, Red Onions, Chopped Egg, Bacon and Bleu Cheese Crumbles served with Honey Mustard Dressing
  • STRAWBERRY SALAD (GF)
    • Baby Spinach, Strawberries, Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans and Strawberry served with Balsamic Vinaigrette

ENTRÉÉ SELECTIONS

All Entrée Selections are served with Chef’s Choice of Vegetable and Starch. Your Choice of Two:

  • MEDITERRANEAN GARLIC LEMON CHICKEN $92+ per person
    • Roasted Chicken with Lemon, Garlic and Oregano
  • CHICKEN MARSALA (GF) $92+ per person
    • Served with Wild Mushrooms and Sweet Marsala Wine
  • CHICKEN PUTTANESCA $92+ per person
    • Tomato, Onion, Olive, Garlic And Capers
  • BRAISED BONELESS SHORT RIBS $99+ per person
    • Ancho-Chili Gravy
  • BEEF TENDERLOIN (GF) $110+ per person
    • Filet Mignon Pepper Seared with a Bordelaise Demi-Glace

  • STUFFED SHRIMP $95+ per person
    • Crabmeat Stuffed Shrimp Broiled and Served with a Lobster Cream Sauce
  • TERIYAKI GRILLED SALMON $95+ per person
    • Teriyaki Glazed Salmon Fillet
  • FRESH ATLANTIC SALMON $95 per person
    • White Bean Ragu and Sautéed Swiss Chard
  • GRILLED (SEASONAL FISH OPTION) $95+ per person
    • Topped With Mango And Red Pepper Salsa
  • JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKES $105+ per person
    • Baked Lump Crab Cakes Served with a Chipotle Remoulade Sauce
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise noted
  • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

Sands Duets Plates

ENTRÉE SELECTIONS

All Entrée Selections are served with Chefs Choice of Vegetable and Starch.

  • FILET AND CHICKEN
    • Petite Filet Mignon with Béarnaise Sauce and Grilled Breast of Chicken with Mushroom Madeira Sauce
      $115+ per person
  • TERIYAKI FILET AND SCALLOPS
    • Petite Filet Mignon and Seared Day Boat Scallops with a Ginger Shitake Compote
      $115+ per person
  • SIRLOIN AND GRILLED SHRIMP
    • Grilled Shrimp served a top a Char-Grilled Sirloin with a Roasted Garlic Demi-Glace
      $115+ per person
  • FILET AND CRAB CAKE
    • Petite Filet Mignon with a Peppercorn Demi-Glace and a Baked Lump Crabcake with Red Pepper Aioli
      $120+ per person

ALL PLATED DINNER SELECTIONS INCLUDE:

  • Warm Rolls and Sweet Butter
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee and a Selection of Herbal Teas
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise noted
  • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

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Buffet Meal Service

When pleasing different palates is more important to you than having guests select meals weeks in advance, you can opt for our buffet meal service that offers a wide array of options.

SOUP OR SALAD

Please choose one selection from the list below

  • SOUP OFFERINGS:
    • Delaware Seafood Chowder
    • Maryland Crab Bisque
    • Tuscan White Bean
    • Chilled Gazpacho
    • House Minestrone
    • Chicken and Corn

SALAD OFFERINGS:

  • SANDS HOUSE SALAD
    • Fresh Field Greens with Grape Tomatoes, Matchstick Carrots and Cucumbers Served with a Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD
    • Crisp Romaine Lettuce Tossed with Caesar Dressing, Herb Croutons and Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • MESCLUN GREENS SALAD
    • Fresh Mesclun Greens with Crumbled Gorgonzola, Candied Walnuts and Dried Cranberries Served with a Champagne Vinaigrette
  • SPINACH SALAD
    • Crisp Spinach Leaves, Mushrooms, Red Onions, Chopped Egg, Bacon and Bleu Cheese Crumbles Served with Honey Mustard Dressing
  • STRAWBERRY SALAD
    • Baby Spinach, Strawberries, Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans and Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise noted
  • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

Buffet Entrées

$115+ per person

Your buffet will include your choice of vegetable and starch plus warm rolls and sweet butter, freshly brewed coffee and a selection of herbal teas. Please choose three entrees from the options below plus one starch and one vegetable:

  • BEEF
    • Sliced Top Sirloin, Medium Rare with a Wild Mushroom Demi-Glace
    • Braised Boneless Short Ribs, Ancho-Chili Gravy
    • Chef Carved Prime Rib of Beef, Medium Rare, served with Au Jus and Creamy Horseradish Sauce
  • POULTY & PORK
    • Chicken Marsala, Cremini Mushroom Marsala Sauce
    • Chicken Bianco Vino, Chicken Breast with Wilted Baby Spinach and Chardonnay Mushroom Sauce
    • Chicken Diane, Boneless Breast of Chicken with a Lemon Dijon Sauce
    • Roast Italian Porchetta, Stuffed Pork Loin with Fresh Herbs and Fennel, side Au Jus
  • SEAFOOD
    • Salmon Teriyaki, Honey-Teriyaki Glazed Salmon
    • Roasted Salmon, with Sundried Tomato Jam
    • Flounder Imperial, Fresh Flounder Filets topped with Crab Imperial and a Citrus Beurre Blanc

  • VEGETARIAN / PASTA
    • Stuffed Pasta Shells, Tomato Basil Cream Sauce
    • Eggplant Roulade, Stuffed with Ricotta, Roasted Vegetables and Red Pepper Pesto Sauce
    • Vegetarian Cheese Lasagna, Market vegetables, Ricotta and Mozzarella Cheese Baked in Alfredo Sauce
  • CHOICE OF VEGETABLES AND STARCH
    • Wild Rice Pilaf
    • Garlic Smashed Potatoes
    • Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
    • Fingerling Potatoes
    • Medley of Fresh Vegetables
    • Fresh Asparagus Spears
    • Italian Green Beans with Garlic and Tomatoes
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise noted
  • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

Specialty Desserts

If you want to step away from tradition, offer your guests a memorable dessert in addition to your wedding cake. Choose one of these impressive and delicious desserts.

  • POPCORN BAR
    • Old fashioned, red popcorn cart with attendant popping fresh popcorn for your guests to enjoy. Melted butter, variety of seasoning shakers, cocoa powder shaker, cinnamon sugar shaker and we supply the bags, scoops and signage for this station. $8+ per person
  • S’MORES BAR
    • Custom made indoor s’mores “fire pit” with attendant, for your guests to enjoy a classic treat. Graham crackers, chocolates squares, marshmallows, peanut butter cups, Andes mints and sliced strawberries, we provide all the necessities and signage. $15+ per person
  • DIPPERS & DUNKERS
    • A sweet treat to go along with our signature Sands coffee station, including: mini donuts displayed on a donut wall, assorted biscotti, an array of petit fours and fresh baked chocolate chip cookies and brownies. $15+ per person
  • CASCADING CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN
    • Warm Dark Chocolate Flowing from an Elegant Fountain, Surrounded by Whole Strawberries, Fresh Pineapple, Marshmallows, Banana Skewers, Lady Fingers, Pound Cake, Mini Créme Puffs and Whipped Cream and Toasted Coconut for Dipping, Minimum of 50 People. $15+ per person
  • EXPRESSO AND CAPPUCCINO STATION
    • Ghirardelli assortment of chocolates will be arranged as part of your Cappuccino and Expresso bar with cordials such as Kahlua, Baileys Irish Cream, Brandy, Jameson Irish Whisky and Frangelico. $18+ per person
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise noted
  • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

Wedding Beverage Plans

In addition to your Champagne Toast, a four-hour Premium Bar is included in our wedding package. Freshly brewed coffee, assorted herbal teas and ice water will also be available for your guests. We welcome your suggestion for a Signature Cocktail and you have the option to upgrade to our Platinum Bar Package.

  • DOMESTIC BEERS choose five from domestic & import list
    • Blue Moon
    • Budweiser
    • Bud Light
    • Coors Light
    • Dogfish 60 Minute
    • Michelob Ultra
    • Miller Light
    • Yuengling
  • IMPORTED BEERS
    • Corona
    • Dos Equis
    • Heineken
    • Modelo
    • Corona Light
    • Guinness
    • Hoegaarden
    • Stella Artois

  • PREMIUM BRANDS to name a few...
    • Absolut Vodka
    • Stoli Vodka
    • Deep Eddy Vodka
    • Tanqueray Gin
    • Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey
    • Seagrams 7
    • Canadian Club Whiskey
    • Dewar's Scotch
    • Jim Beam Bourbon
    • Bacardi Rum
    • Malibu Coconut Rum
    • Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
    • Jose Cuervo Tequila
  • The bar will come complete with a variety of sodas, mixers, and garnish

  • PLATINUM BAR $20+ pp
    • Grey Goose Vodka
    • Kettle One Vodka
    • Tito's Vodka
    • Mount Gay Rum
    • Myers Dark Rum
    • Bombay Sapphire Gin
    • Hendricks Gin
    • Johnny Walker Black Whisky
    • Maker's Mark Bourbon
    • Knob Creek Bourbon
    • Chivas Regal Scotch
    • Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey
    • Jameson Irish Whiskey
    • Patron Tequila
    • Amaretto diSaronno

  • WHITE WINES priced per bottle
    • Chardonnay, Kendall Jackson $30+
    • Chardonnay Clos Du Bois $35+
    • Riesling, House $25+
    • Pinot Grigio, House $25+
  • BLUSH WINES
    • Pinot Noir Rosé, Sidewise $30+
  • RED WINES
    • Cabernet Sauv, Kendall Jackson $30+
    • Merlot, Kendall Jackson $30+
    • Merlot, Clos Du Bois $35+
    • Shiraz, House $25+
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise noted
  • All Food and Beverage is subject to a 21% Service Charge

Beverage Enhancement

CRUSH BAR

$3 PER PERSON

In addition to the 4-Hour Open Bar included in the our Wedding Package,
you can add this fun Delaware Favorite. A station separate from your Main Bar, with attendant (signage provided). Included with this package is:

• Deep Eddy’s Flavored Vodka (Orange, Grapefruit)
• Freshly squeezed orange and grapefruit juices
• Sliced orange and grapefruit garnish

CHAMPAGNE/PROSECCO BAR

$3 PER PERSON

In addition to the 4-Hour Open Premium Bar, you can add our fun and fizzy station to your event for something unique. A station separate from your main bar (no attendant needed - DIY and signage provided). This station will included:

• Chilled Champagne or Prosecco
• Beautifully displayed champagne flutes
• An array of juices (orange, cranberry, pineapple, peach and mango)
complete with chopped fresh fruit for garnish.

WELCOME COCKTAIL

$2 PER PERSON

Guests will be greeted with a Signature Passed Cocktail of your choice as they arrive for your cocktail hour (30-minute duration).

CRAFT BEER CORNER

$7 PER PERSON

A collection of local favorites that showcase the best of Delaware brews!

• Dogfish Head – Milton, DE
• Revelation Craft Brewing – Rehoboth Beach, DE
• Big Oyster – Lewes, DE
• Dewey Beer Co. - Dewey Beach, DE
• Mispillion River Brewing - Milford, DE

Signature
Cocktails

(included in wedding package)

You can
create a
signature
cocktail of
your choosing
or let us help
you come up
with something
unique for
your special
day

We will
provide the
signage at
the bar!

Additional Wedding Information

MORNING OF CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Our staff would be more than happy to provide the bride and bridesmaids a full-service continental breakfast consisting of a variety of muffins, danish, and pastries, sliced seasonal fruit display, granola and cereal bars, freshly brewed coffee, hot tea, chilled orange juice and bottle water, all for $100.00. Schedule your ideal delivery with your sales person.
Care for Morning Mimosa's? $50.00 for 4 bottles of Champagne$100; $100.00 for 8 bottles of Champagne

WEDDING TASTING EVENT

Menu tasting are available periodically for functions of at least 100 guests, with a signed contract and a paid deposit. A member of our sales team will be in contact with greater details.

REHEARSAL & REHEARSAL DINNER

The Atlantic Sands recommends the bridal party, immediate family members and the officiate to gather on the beach the evening before your wedding for a beach rehearsal. A member of our staff will be on hand to answer any questions and review guidelines as set by the City of Rehoboth and The Atlantic Sands. Out staff would be more than happy to assist with the planning of a rehearsal dinner in The Atlantic Boardwalk Grille, which offers beautiful views of the beach and boardwalk.

INDOOR CONTINGENCY PLAN

With having over 10,000 square feet of banquet space, The Atlantic Sands is able to offer a contingency plan in the event your beach ceremony need to move indoors. Ask a member of our sales team for more specifics.

SPECIALTY LINEN OPTIONS

Included with your package are floor length tablecloths, choice of white or ivory and a napkin color of your choosing. You may also customize your tables with a variety of linen upgrades — think of using specialty linens for your sweetheart table, head tables, gift table and cake/dessert tables.

The use of specialty linens is a great way to add a beautiful focal point to the ballroom. From colorful runners to elegant overlays, It’s important to remember that the color and fabric of your linens should reflect the style of your wedding. Our sales team is more than happy to share design ideas and experiences with you.

PREFERRED VENDORS

Our Preferred Vendor list has been compiled based on having an established, positive relationship with The Atlantic Sands. Some of the key components to your special day is provided by your photographer, your DJ/entertainment, your florist and your baker to name a few. Hiring a professional will give you the piece of mind your wedding day will flow with ease. You may also want to consult with a wedding coordinator to handle many of the details that go into making your day special.

Seaside Weddings

FROM SUNRISE TO SUNSET

BEACH CEREMONY ● COCKTAIL RECEPTIONS ● PLATED DINNER RECEPTIONS SUNRISE BRUNCH RECEPTIONS ● BUFFET DINNER RECEPTIONS MORNING AFTER BRUNCH ● BACHELOR & BACHELORETTE PARTIES

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