The main gym decorated for the President's Gala

Celebrate your special day at a place you’ll always remember. If you’re a romantic at heart, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is the perfect place to tie the knot. From stately ballrooms for grand occasions and breathtaking outdoor spaces, The Woods offers something for every taste.

Large and Spacious Settings

These spaces accommodate 250 to 1,000 guests and allow for a creative arrangement to complete your vision for your wedding ceremony and/or reception.

The ballroom set up for an event with buffet tables

Ballroom, Le Fer Hall

The elegant Italian Renaissance ballroom in Le Fer Hall is luxuriously spacious, featuring spectacular architecture, high ceilings, ornate columns, hardwood floors and antique lighting that creates a romantic and classic ambiance. It accommodates up to 250 guests with a dance floor and head table.

Hamilton Arena - Main Gym - Knoerle Center

Main Gym, Sports and Recreation Center

Hamilton Arena, the home court for the Pomeroy basketball and volleyball teams, can be a great venue for a formal or casual wedding. event or provide a unique setting for your special celebration. The collegiate regulation-sized arena 500 at tables on the gym floor.

Auxiliary Gym - Knoerle Center

Auxiliary Gym, Sports Center

Connelly Court, the smaller gym, is perfect for sit-down dinners or parties and can be decorated for a unique ceremony setting. The arena can accommodate 250 at tables on the gym floor.

Small and Intimate Settings

Small event spaces provide an intimate setting for your wedding celebration. These spaces allow for 25 to 120 guests for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and more.

Guerin Rotunda

Rotunda, Guerin Hall

Located as you enter Guerin Hall, this space has an old-world feeling with its high, two-story ceiling and marble columns. Ideal for a small dinner, reception or ceremony, the rotunda will hold 70 people seated at tables and twice as many standing or coming and going as in a reception. The Rotunda is directly connected to the large front patio, and these spaces can be reserved together for a discounted price.

Formal Parlor - Le Fer Hall - 1st floor

Formal Parlor, Le Fer Hall

Located in Le Fer Hall, elegant room accommodates up to 25 people. Its furnishings reflect the Italian Renaissance architecture of Le Fer Hall. It is carpeted, has floor-length draperies, chandelier lighting and an inglenook fireplace. The Formal Parlor is a perfect space for an intimate ceremony, rehearsal dinner or small reception.

Sullivan Parlor - Le Fer Hall - 1st floor

Sullivan Parlor, Le Fer Hall

Directly across from the Formal Parlor, Sullivan Parlor is contemporary and casual, perfect for an intimate ceremony, rehearsal dinner or small reception.

Ariens Atrium - Knoerle Center

Ariens Atrium, Sports and Recreation Center

This flexible 3,600 square foot space is located within the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center. It houses a large concession area with sink, counter space and food-prep area as well as four large flat panel TVs. There is plenty of natural light and views from the arched windows that surround the space as well. Ariens Atrium is directly connected to the outdoor space, Anne’s Terrace, and these spaces can be reserved together for a discounted price.

Hulman Hall Conference Room C - Main Conference

Main Conference Room, Hulman Hall

Flexible seating arrangements allow for a rehearsal dinner using tables and chairs or a bridal shower using sofas and chairs for a more comfortable, relaxing environment. The Main Conference Room in the Woods Conference Center consists of one room with a wall of windows and with adjoining kitchen/dining area. Outside of the Conference Room is a small lounge and restroom. The Conference Center has capacity for up to 40 guests.

Outdoor Settings

Outdoor event spaces offer beautiful settings for a romantic wedding. These spaces allow for 35 to 250 guests for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners and bridal showers.

Sunken Gardens - in front of Le Fer Hall

Sunken Gardens, Le Fer Hall

Located just outside of Le Fer Hall, the sunken gardens provides a breathtaking outdoor backdrop for weddings. The space is surrounded by stately trees and lush greenery with lots of historic charm.

Benches in the Guerin Courtyard

Guerin Courtyard, Guerin Hall

Located in the center of Guerin Hall, this unique space is decorated with benches, shrubbery and landscaping. Perfect for an intimate ceremony, this space has capacity for 35 guests.

Guerin Hall patio

Patio, Guerin Hall

With the backdrop of the historic Guerin Hall, the Patio can be used in a number of different settings from ceremony to reception. Tables and chairs may be used throughout the space giving it an inviting atmosphere with natural wooded landscaping. This space can seat 100 guests. The Patio is directly connected to the Guerin Hall Rotunda, and these spaces can be reserved together for a discounted price.

Anne's Terrace - Knoerle Center

Anne’s Terrace, Sports and Recreation Center

Anne’s Terrace is a beautiful outdoor stone patio. The patio lends itself well to casual, outdoor ceremonies or gatherings as it sits between the parking lot, Knoerle Center, Goodwin Guest House and Rooney Library. Anne’s Terrace is directly connected to Ariens Atrium, and these spaces can be reserved together for a discounted price.

Mary and Bayless Butler Outdoor Classroom

The Outdoor Classroom is a flexible outdoor space that can accommodate crowds of many sizes. The concrete patio is covered, providing shade and shelter from the elements. A fire pit is located in this area as well and is included in the rate.