Receptions at the Terrace

Saying “I Do”

Whether you are getting married at the Barnegat Lighthouse or on one of the beautiful beaches of Long Beach Island, The Mainland is only a hop, skip and a jump away! The surrounding area has a multitude of amazing places to say “I do”. Ask your wedding coordinator about the various options.

Mainland Terrace

Our newly renovated Mainland Terrace is a rustic, stone-walled reception room that holds up to 200 guests. The room sparkles with romantic string lighting, handcrafted linen less farm tables, and a large fireplace that can be decorated to suit the tone of the event. This elegant, neutral-toned room comes to life when decorated with greenery.

Picture Perfect Events

Rehearsal dinner

The rehearsal dinner is an intimate opportunity for the bride, groom, wedding party and family members to meet and mingle, before the wedding day blur begins. Let us cater and tend to your every need the night before the big day. Sit back, relax and let us impress you and your guests with our fine cuisine and our vast collection of spirits. Start the party right here at the Mainland.

Bridal Showers

Let us host your Bridal shower here at the Mainland in our gorgeous patio bar. Whether you have an intimate party of 10 or 100 of your closest friends and family, we have the space to make your bridal shower dreams come true. We will take care of everything from the food and drink to the table settings and décor.

Send-Off Brunch

The morning after the wedding day is the guests last chance to reminisce together about the weekend’s events, swap stories, photos and discuss the amazing time they had at the wedding! Thank your guests for coming and send them off with a delicious brunch as you start your lives in wedded bliss.


Hotel Features

Upon entering the gorgeous lobby, our friendly staff will guide you through an easy check in process. Feeling hungry? Stop by our fully stocked market for snack or kick back at the bar with a cocktail. When you’re ready, head to your room which sure to satisfy with all the comfort of home. Our guestrooms feature complimentary WiFi, and in-room hospitality centers including microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker assuring both quality and comfort.

Hotel Amenities

The Holiday Inn Manahawkin/Long Beach Island offers luxurious amenities that are sure to please your guests. Go for a swim or simply relax in our indoor pool and hot tub. Get a sweat in before the wedding in our fully equipped gym. Stay warm by our fireplace set under twinkling lights while you enjoy a cocktail or hot chocolate. Finally, have some fun on our outdoor mini putting green.

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