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Private Bridal Suites in New Jersey are Designed with your Needs in Mind!

Bridal Suites in New Jersey

Our New Bridal Suites in New Jersey offer all the necessities for your big day.

If you are looking for hotel wedding venues in NJ for your day, we invite you to our our elegant event spaces in West Orange. From private rooms for the bride and groom's party to a private safe to keep your belongings while dancing the night away, our private bridal suites in New Jersey offer all of the necessities for your wedding day.

When booking our new private bridal suite in New Jersey, your wedding party can expect only the best amenities for the day. There is no need to stress when booking with us because we have your needs covered throughout the day. Rest easy knowing that our event specialists at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ put your needs first.

Our Bridal Suites include:

  • Two Private rooms for Bride and Groom’s party
  • Both rooms equipped with chairs, mirrors, living room furniture and lighting
  • Separate reception area to relax before and during the wedding
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator filled with soft drinks, juices and water
  • Coffee maker
  • Private safe to keep your belongings during the wedding

For more information regarding our bridal suites, please contact Travis at 973-731-7007. Please keep in mind that our suites are only available to wedding parties that are having their wedding on our premises. We can't wait to help plan your big day!


Must-See Spring Concerts at the Prudential Center

Spring Concerts at the Prudential Center

Looking for big events and bigger music stars? Check out spring concerts at the Prudential Center.

NJ Concerts This Spring

Head to Prudential Center concerts for a wide array of talent, from pop singers to classic hit-makers, and upcoming talent to international artists.

April Concerts

  • Chris Brown: The Party Tour – See Chris Brown with special guest 50 ‘Cent for a night of rap and R&B on April 1.
  • Stevie Nicks – The singer steps out for her “24 Karat Gold Tour” with the Pretenders on April 2.
  • Arijit Singh – A big star in Bollywood, Arijit Singh brings his brand of classical Indian play back to the Prudential Center on April 22.
  • EXO: The Exo’rdium Tour – EXO is a K-pop group who are wildly popular in their native Korea. See them live on April 25.

May Concerts

  • Faith Hill & Tim McGraw – Real-life married singers Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are teaming up on tour, and will hit the stage on May 4.
  • Gospelfest 2017 – Gospelfest features some of the biggest names in gospel music, including Hezeklah Walker and Erica Campbell, on May 13.

June Concerts

  • The Weeknd – See The Weeknd as he tours for his new album, “Starboy,” on June 4.
  • Iron Maiden – This classic metal act will rock out at the Prudential Center on June 7.
  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – The Tom Petty tour in NJ will see the solo singer getting back together with his backup band. See them live on June 16 for their 40th
  • Daryl Hall, John Oates, and Tears for Fears – ‘80s rock stars will team up for this catchy tour on June 17.

Ready to head to NJ concerts this spring? Grab your tickets and book your stay with us at The Wilshire Grand.


All Aboard the Easter Bunny Express in NJ!

Meet the Easter Bunny at the Easter Bunny Express in NJ.

Easter Bunny Express in NJ

Planning a getaway with your family this Easter? There plenty of events and activities nearby for your little ones to enjoy! One of our favorite annual Easter events in NJ takes place just minutes away at the Whippany Railway Museum. Hop on over for a fun-filled afternoon at the Easter Bunny Express in NJ.

Passengers will be able to enjoy a 45-minute train ride along the Morristown and Erie Railway's historic Whippanong Trail. Departing and returning to the Whippany Railway Museum site, the event will be taking place on the following dates:

Saturday, April 8

Sunday, April 9

Saturday, April 15

at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm.

Fares

Infants On Laps, One-year of age and under : FREE
Children (Under 12): $9
Adults (Age 12+): $14

The Easter Bunny and crew will be on board to greet visitors and pass out holiday treats during the 10-mile round-trip excursion. Experience the thrill of riding the Springtime Streamliner or make your day extra special by purchasing tickets for the elegantly-restored 1927-era Central Railroad of New Jersey club car, 'Jersey Coast'.

Seats are limited for the Easter Bunny Express in NJ. Reserve your stay with us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel and enjoy a fun-filled Easter visit here in New Jersey.


Must-Visit Italian Restaurants in West Orange, NJ

Italian Restaurants in West Orange  NJ

For some of the best Italian food in North NJ, you simply must head to Italian restaurants in the West Orange, NJ area. Two of these fabulous eateries are located right inside The Wilshire Grand. Visit for an Italian feast to remember!

Delicious and Affordable Restaurants in West Orange, NJ for Italian Food

If you’re hankering for an authentic Italian meal, look no further. Visit one of these Italian restaurants in North Jersey for classic dishes, catering services, or fresh specials.

Primavera Ristorante

Eat at Primavera Ristorante for lunch on Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner is served from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, 5 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday, and 2 to 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Here you’ll find a menu loaded with Italian favorites, such as pastas, pizza, and traditional dishes, along with daily specials. Catering is available, too – choose from a breakfast brunch buffet, passed hors d’oeuvres, a brunch or dinner buffet, or a hot buffet served from chaffing dishes.

La Primavera Trattoria

La Primavera Trattoria is the spot to hit for fresh, seasonal Italian food heavy on tradition. Lunch is served on Tuesday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy dinner on Tuesday-Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 5 to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m.

The menu is full of fresh seafood dishes along with hearty classics like penne vodka and Bolognese. If you need a meal catered, the restaurant offers customizable menu packages for banquets, parties, and special events for 20 to 140 guests.

Affordable restaurants in West Orange, NJ are conveniently located at The Wilshire Grand Hotel. Book your stay with us and enjoy an Italian meal to remember.


The Wilshire Grand: Affordable Wedding Reception Venue in NJ

Affordable Wedding Reception Venue in NJ

Looking to cut some of the stress out of wedding planning? You can when you involve the Wilshire Grand, an affordable wedding reception venue in NJ.

The Wilshire Grand: One of the Best Wedding Reception Halls in NJ

We’ve recently been awarded the “Manhattan Bride Best of 2017.” Here's what you can expect while with us:

  • The Accommodations: Our rooms are luxurious and comfortable. Every room has a comfortable bed (or two), a large-screen TV, massaging showerheads, and more.
  • One of the Most Ideal NJ Wedding Venues with Hotel Rooms: Weddings are held in our beautiful courtyard and receptions in our grand ballroom. Your wedding concierge and bridal attendants will accommodate your every need and make sure that all of your religious, family, and cultural traditions are respected.
  • Wilshire Caterers: At the top of the list of reception stressors is the catering. Our Wilshire Caterers will put your mind at ease. Not only do we accommodate every taste and dietary requirement, we provide class and sophistication.
  • The Wedding Package: Along with comfortable accommodations and a gorgeous space for your reception, those who purchase our wedding package will have access to our Bridal Hospitality Suites to get ready for the big day in privacy.

The Perfect Wedding & Reception Has to Involve the Wilshire Grand

Cut the stress out of wedding planning by booking with the Wilshire Grand Hotel. We have been voted as one of the best wedding reception halls in NJ for a reason: we provide you and your guests with the very best.