Meetings With Maritime Style

Located on the pedestrian-friendly Wilmington Riverwalk, Hotel Ballast offers a prime downtown location for meetings and events for up to 1,000 guests. The hotel’s 20,000 square feet of adaptable space includes a magnificent Grand Ballroom with 18-foot ceilings and a smaller Cape Fear Ballroom accommodating up to 400 banquet-style.

Event Space

Grand Ballroom

5,760 SF | Accommodates up to 1,000

The largest ballroom on the Wilmington waterfront, our Grand Ballroom opens to the stunning Grand Concourse pre-function space and nearby Riverfront Terrace.

Event Space

Cape Fear Ballroom

4,680 SF | Accommodates up to 500

This more intimate ballroom on the second floor offers the option to be divided into smaller Starboard and Port event spaces, each accommodates up to 100 guests.

Event Space

Riverfront Terrace

2,500 SF | Accommodates up to 400

This beautiful space is ideal for outdoor cocktail receptions and seated dinners overlooking the Cape Fear River.

Event Space

Executive Board Room

268 SF | Accommodates 16

Our handsome Executive Board Room on the third floor offers privacy for high-level meetings and small conferences.

Culinary Experience

Celebrate your next event with the rich flavors of coastal cuisine – from savory seafood to delectable southern-inspired specialties, our meticulously crafted menu is designed to make every meal unforgettable.

Meet on the Riverfront in Wilmington

Make your next group event one to remember by hosting it at Hotel Ballast. Our property is the ideal spot to hold any function, from corporate retreats to fun gatherings. Book now to earn bonus perks:

– One complimentary room for every 50 paid per night

– Five Riverview Room upgrades at the group rate

– Complimentary vendor set up day after 6:00 PM

– Gift certificate for two nights with breakfast

– Personalized on-line group page for reservation ease

– TRIPLE meeting planner points

– 10% off A/V pricing

*Applicable to groups that contract in 2022 & consume in 2022. (100+) room nights/per night.

Hybrid Events

Located at Hotel Ballast, JSAV delivers the full spectrum of virtual event support. Contact our JSAV representative to find out more about our broadcast quality virtual meeting offerings.