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Crescent Hotel Weddings

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Lifetime memories can still be enjoyed with our venue spaces.  We have modified our strategies and look forward to speaking with our brides and future brides.  Call us direct at 479-981-0036. 

Research your indoor or outdoor Eureka Springs Wedding Ceremony Sites,  Reception Venues at the Crescent Hotel or The world-famous Thorncrown Chapel by clicking through.   

As one of Northwest Arkansas Premier Wedding venues, The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, an Historic Hotel of America is a flexible yet iconic destination for Arkansas Wedding Ceremonies and Eureka Springs Wedding Receptions.

Bringing Friends Together ...
...Creating Lifetime Memories

The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa has a team of wedding professionals that welcome the challenge of creating a unique and memorable experiences.  Focused on service, our wedding sales team remains fully engaged through the coordination and service of your event.

With options ranging from the grandest of ballrooms to the most intimate wooded ceremony site, we at The Crescent Hotel offer a variety of wedding venues that make for the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony or celebration.

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Wedding in the Woods - Glenwood Hollow

There is a magical connection of nature and a wedding in the woods.  The Glenwood Hollow Arbor is a perfect way for a couple to start the most important union in their life.  This perfect site was carved out of a limestone hillside.  At the base of that hillside, along Crescent Trail, is the hidden space with a magnificent 200-foot canopy of trees to serve as the wedding backdrop.

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Pricing Begins at Just $1495

Wedding in the Woods Package

  • Wedding Ceremony at The Glenwood Hollow Arbor
  • Two-Hour Reception at the Crescent Hotel
  • Cake and Punch for up to 50 People
  • Champagne Toast of the Happy Couple
  • Bridal Bouquet and Officiant

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New Strategy 2020: Phase 1 Hotel Guidelines & Protocols 


We anticipate all events will be limited to 50pp or less. Guests are encouraged to stay at the Crescent Hotel.  Special wedding rates will be applied by event Sales Manager.

Sales Team Operational Protocols:
Menu Offering:

-Meal service will all be plated/served meals.  No buffets or food stations until further notice.

-Appetizer service will all be individual plated offerings presented/covered at each place setting.

-Beverage service will be served by a server.  No self-service stations.

Event Planning:

-Event diagrams to be reviewed on an event by event basis to ensure appropriate social distancing guidelines meet all county, state, federal and CDC guidelines. 
-Sales Team to create diagrams.
-Obtain place cards from guest for seating arrangements.
-Educate guest regarding social distancing guidelines and procedures.
-Have guest sign off on Social Distancing Guideline Agreement prior to event.
-Have Vendors sign off on Social Distancing Guideline Agreement prior to event.

Sales Interactions:

-Site inspections and client meetings/planning sessions will be done virtually or appropriately social distanced. 
-Tastings on hold for summer season.

Catering Team Operational Protocols:

-To support Sales Team Operational Protocols and service as sold.
-To provide Sales Manager with hotel staff count to be used for event that will impact number of guests in final count.

Cleaning & Sanitizing Protocol:

-All shared equipment to be sanitized before and after each use, or be single use if not able to be sanitized.
-All linen, including underlays, to be replaced after each use.
-Clean and soiled linens to be transported in sealed single use plastic bags into and out of the venue.
-Sanitize all doors that guest may use to enter outdoor venue from hotel.
-Sanitize all tables, chairs and other equipment just prior to event.
-Sanitize storage areas at the end of each shift change.
-Wash hands at least once per hour.

Event Set Up:

-Set according to diagrams provided by Sales Manager as these are approved.
-Flatware to be sanitized and rolled.
-Touchless hand sanitizer stations at each event.
-China plates and flatware to be used for service.
-Glassware to be utilized for table service.
-Quality single use plastic to be used for bar service for outdoor events.  Indoor events will use glassware.
-Condiments to be served in individual packets.

Service Standards:

-Post signage at each event reminding guests of appropriate social distancing guidelines.
-All servers/bussers/runners/bartenders to wear masks and gloves.
-All food & beverage will be served table side.  Plates will be presented with a cover to the guest.

Kitchen Staff:

-Follow sanitary operational standards as designated for kitchen
-Provide Sales Team with modified menus designated for this service. 

Public Restrooms:

-Guests will use restrooms in their guestroom (ideally) plus the public restrooms on the lobby level of the hotel.
-Hotel to provide restroom attendants to ensure safety is practiced.  Attendant will be stationed outside the restroom to let guests in when restroom is ready for access.

Vendor Guidelines:

-All Vendors attending the event must wear masks and practice Social Distancing Guidelines and Sanitary Guidelines.

While there may be many places to simply rent for a two hour "unique" wedding ceremony, there are few places that offer iconic backdrops for the cermony paired with a two-day celebration for family and friends to honor the new couple while making joyous lifetime memories together.