Ballrooms

From classical European to New York influenced design, we capture the essence of the most amazing places on earth and make them a part of your experience at the Merion.

Choose from any one of our four exquisite ballrooms to achieve the perfect atmosphere for your upcoming event.

Palazzo Ballroom and Grand Hallway Capacity: 600

A European Masterpiece

Ideal for grand-scale wedding galas and proms, the Palazzo Ballroom’s European influence is evident in the 23-foot ceilings, granite dance floor, and towering Roman Corinthian marble columns that line the perimeter of the room. Crystal chandeliers and ceilings that have the ability to change color set the tone for what is sure to be a most memorable evening for up to 600 guests.

Use of the adjacent grand hallway is included, and the new North Patio and Palazzo Terrace are ideal for the cocktail hour.


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Skylight Ballroom Capacity: 300

The Crown Jewel

The understated colonial elegance of the Skylight Ballroom makes it one of the most sought-after settings in the Tri-State region. Crowned by a 40-foot diameter, one-of-a-kind glass dome and bathed in natural light, the 1,000-square-foot marble dance floor features a compass rose inlay. Thirty-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows bring the outside in for an evening of dancing beneath the stars. The Skylight Ballroom accommodates 300 guests.

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Palace Ballroom Capacity: 275

Perfectly Spectacular

The sixteenth-century French-influenced Palace Ballroom, with its 16-foot ceilings, stunning crystal chandeliers, and gold accents, provides the perfect backdrop for the event of a lifetime. Make a grand entrance from your own private staircase, then dance the night away on the 1,000-square-foot circular dance floor handcrafted of Brazilian cherry wood. Escape to the adjoining private outdoor terrace for a breath of fresh air while overlooking the meticulously landscaped grounds. The Palace Ballroom can accommodate 300 guests. The Palace Garden, perfect for casual drinks, ceremonies, or cigar smoking, is a private oasis accessible only through the ballroom.

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Empire Ballroom Capacity: 275

Captivatingly Cosmopolitan

Enter the Empire Ballroom through a private lobby, featuring a 600-gallon saltwater fish tank and intricate mosaic art wall. Inspired by the upscale, cosmopolitan flair of New York City during the Roaring Twenties, this stunning venue distinguishes itself with faux night sky and window lighting, a 1,100-square-foot dance floor, a bar with running water features, and glittering chandeliers that evoke the feeling of celebrating New Year’s Eve in Times Square. The Empire Ballroom can accommodate 300 guests.

> Empire Ballroom Photo Gallery