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The Rookery Banquet Room

The Rookery, located on the second floor of Shank's Mare, is a unique meeting place for a wide variety of functions. Our 1100 square foot meeting space once housed a cigar factory.  We have renovated this space to reflect its history and preserve its spectacular view of the Susquehanna River. We invite you to plan your next event at The Rookery.

Business & Organization Meetings

Businesses and organizations can enjoy a change of pace meeting setting for uninterrupted work sessions. The Rookery is designed to provide a private, relaxed space in which to get the job done. A conference table seats 10 with four smaller tables for additional work space. Once your work is completed, customize your meeting by adding one of Shank's Mare's "Go Play Outside" activities.  Work and recreate together for some great group dynamics. We are happy to host company holiday parties, reward or retirement dinners, or any type of working luncheon or meeting.

Special Occasions

The warmth of old oak furniture, a cozy fire, and spectacular view make your special occasion for friends and family one to remember.  The Rookery is happy to host birthday parties, bridal or baby showers, rehearsal dinners, anniversary celebrations, family reunions, and small weddings.

Catering & Event Planning

Arrangements for you next event can be made by contacting Liz Winand at Shank's Mare's The Rookery at 717-252-1616 or