Gillespie Conference & Special Events Center
Designed for any event. Dedicated to your wedding!
With its tall ceilings and spacious ballroom, the Gillespie Conference and Special Event Center is the perfect blank canvas for your wedding. Our dedicated staff of professionals will work with you to ensure that we transform the ballroom into the personalized wedding of your dreams.
Our Special Events Sales Manager has the knowledge and experience to assist you with every step of the planning process including selecting a menu, creating a layout, referring you to trusted local vendors and simply being with you on your wedding day. We ensure that every detail, no matter how big or small, is taken care of so you don't have to worry.
There are also two first-class hotels on site allowing your guests to simply relax and enjoy the experience without the hassle of traveling from place to place all over town.
Both the Hilton Garden Inn and The Inn at Saint Mary's offer additional options to make your experience even more joyous. The Inn at Saint Mary's beautiful staircase is a favorite spot for photographers and Bistro 933 is located in the lobby of the Hilton Garden Inn. Bistro 933 is the perfect location for a welcome reception for family and friends to relax and come together.
The Gillespie Center is also located on the campus of Saint Mary's College and is in walking distance to the University of Notre Dame, providing easy access to either campus for destination weddings.
The Gillespie Center has a space for every one of your needs, including rehearsal dinners, the wedding ceremony and a complete reception for up to 700 guests.
There really is no reason to go anywhere else! Please contact our Special Events Sales Manager to begin planning the wedding you’ve always dreamed of.