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The wonderful variety of Massachusetts offers unique wedding venues

Massachusetts has the most scenic variety of the New England states, and that is also true of its celebration and wedding venues. A bridal couple who wants to hold their wedding at a resort, inn, or hotel in Massachusetts can imagine these scenarios: a ceremony in a garden atop on a gorgeous seaside lawn at a Cape Cod resort; a casual clambake and boat cruise from the beautiful North Shore towns of Marblehead or Rockport; a sophisticated and elegant affair in the ballroom or banquet hall of a Boston or Cambridge hotel; or a small gathering at a cozy inn in Martha’s Vineyard, with spectacular ocean views.

Too many decisions? We have not yet mentioned central Massachusetts and the Berkshires, where wedding reception halls and venues may include a converted barn in the mountains, a historic meeting house or garden in Old Sturbridge Village; or a gracious hotel in the lovely towns of Lenox, Amherst, and Great Barrington. NO matter what the location -- the first decision -- hosts and wedding planners throughout Massachusetts are ready to provide expertise and help with the ceremony, the reception, lodgings for the bridal family and friends, dining, music, flowers and all the usual pieces of a wedding. Read the listings below and make some calls. Excellent service is at hand.

15 Arlington Street Boston, MA, 02116 Phone: 617-536-5700

A landmark hotel in a great city for the perfect wedding

Boston’s distinctive 1927 landmark hotel is the perfect venue for a sumptuous wedding celebration. The Hotel’s panoramic views of Boston overlook the Public Garden with its swan boats while within walking distance you’re in the heart of one of the great cities in the world. The hotel offers a choice of exclusive venues all with the unmatched Taj hospitality, service and amenities to enjoy. Choose from jewel-box ballrooms and salons with wood-burning fireplaces. The palatial venues create a warm, inviting ambience with floor-to-ceiling windows under crystal chandeliers for chic glamour and exclusive intimacy. Whether a grand affair and reception or an intimate gathering, every detail is addressed to your satisfaction. Marry here and receive a six night fantasy honeymoon at your choice of select Taj dream destinations.

297 North Street Pittsfield, MA, 01201 Phone: 413-358-4741

Host Your Wedding in a Space Warmed by a Chic Restoration

From the moment you step into Hotel on North and gaze across the signature scroll-armed chaise lounge in the foyer and whimsical restored antiques you know you are in the land of good taste. Bring your family and friends to your elegant wedding at this historic downtown property that blends 19th century architecture with a smooth urban feel. Group spaces within the hotel – warmed by exposed brick, highly polished wood cabinetry, velvet or leather seating – can be adapted for a wedding, rehearsal dinner, party, or reception. An experienced staff delivers impeccable service that will make your guests feel like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire just strolled in. Guests who stay overnight will find rooms with comfortable bed, lush bathrooms, and one-of-a-kind mix of furniture and décor.

380 State Highway - Route 6 Eastham, MA, 02642 Phone: 508-255-5000

Let us make your wedding day dreams come true

Cape Cod is a beautiful spot for a wedding, and Four Points by Sheraton at Eastham is the ideal place for your celebration. Our hotel features over 8,000 square feet of event space to accommodate any size gathering, and our elegant Billingsgate Ballroom has space for up to 250 guests. Or if you prefer a beach wedding, we're conveniently just two miles from Cape Cod National Seashore. Our on-site wedding coordinator and experienced culinary & banquet teams will help plan your perfect event down to the last detail, including customized menus with unlimited food and drink possibilities. Discounted blocks of rooms are also available for your guests.

One Hotel Drive Boston, MA, 02128 Phone: 617-568-6700 Toll-Free: 800-445-8667

At Hilton you can have the wedding of your dreams

Hilton can give you the special day you've always dreamed of. At Hilton Boston Logan Airport, our professional staff will work with you to ensure a flawless event. Review our Wedding Packages, or customize your event to make your celebration unique. From Indian ceremonies to kosher meals, we can handle the details. We offer two beautiful ballrooms, and can accommodate 320 guests. Ample self-park parking is available for your guests as well as our friendly valets. Enjoy our meticulously manicured wild flower gardens in spring, summer and fall, a great place for romantic photos. And there's no need to hurry home once the party's over; guests can check in and enjoy some Hilton luxury.

1 Cathedral Avenue Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-6321 Toll-Free: 800-964-5550

Take your vows where the sky meets the sea

Plan the wedding of a lifetime with the perfect blend of traditional elegance and impeccable service. Professional wedding coordinators attend to every detail so you can relax and enjoy your special day, with wedding packages designed to help you meet your budget. Menus from lavish to informal can be customized to meet your needs and the day’s themes. An extensive wine list along with popular spirits is now available. The stunning ocean-front setting offers picturesque and panoramic sea views while throughout the year, the main floor and ocean-side grounds can be rented for ceremonies. Indoor events are held in the grand parlor with historical surroundings and elegant furnishings. Lovely banquet rooms can accommodate 150 guests.

277 Main Street - Route 131 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3313 Toll-Free: 800-782-5425

Take your vows where people have for centuries

You’ve been thinking about your wedding day a long time and how it will look and feel and be remembered long after. Now consider an historic destination with rustic charm and Yankee Hospitality that has been hosting wedding ceremonies since 1771 and an experienced team of wedding consultants to help you to make that dream come true. From the moment you and your guests arrival until you say your goodbyes, every detail will be handled with the same care that has made the Publick House one of the finest full service wedding venues in New England. Check out the year-round wedding packages for indoor and outdoor ceremonies in historic private banquet rooms and picturesque natural settings whether you’re planning a traditional ceremony and reception, or a smaller private affair.

Route 28 on Pleasant Bay Chatham, MA, 02633 Phone: 508-432-5400 Toll-Free: 800-225-7125

Cape Cod splendor for your special wedding day

Cape Cod’s premier romantic getaway has your wedding portfolio from a personal catering planner to manicured lawns, English style gardens and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Pleasant Bay and Round Cove. Large or smaller weddings and receptions share dramatic settings. Wed under a colorful canopy with a warming fireplace. Stand atop verandahs, on wrap around porches, amidst rich architectural details and enjoy fabulous resort style elements, sumptuous cuisine and the sound of music filling the fresh salt air. This magnificent hideaway on 27 acres boasts 120 five-star luxury guest rooms and suites, four acclaimed restaurants, two magnificent pools and two extraordinary beaches. Add the sun-dappled lanes, salt marshes and woodlands, water gardens, frog ponds and meandering brick pathways and you have an idyllic waterfront wedding destination.

1360 Worcester Street Natick, MA, 01760 Phone: 508-653-8800

Popular wedding venue in Metro West

Picture an elegant, sky-lit ballroom with handsomely set tables and gorgeous flowers. Imagine world-class cuisine, enchanting music and white-glove service. Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and everything from the moment you step out of your limousine until the moment you depart in a flurry of rice must be absolutely perfect. The talented and professional wedding specialists here will assist you in the coordination of every detail of your event and reception, from wedding invitations and menu selection, table linens and floral arrangements, to the last dance of the evening. That's what makes this one of the most popular wedding and reception venues in Greater Boston, just 20 minutes away, and a lifetime of memories to share forever.

30 Washington Street Somerville, MA, 02143 Phone: 617-628-1000

Marry well with comfort and amenities to spare

The newly renovated Holiday Inn Boston-Bunker Hill is the perfect setting for your wedding. Its talented team of specialists will work with you to create a memorable reception leaving your guests talking about the celebratory event for years to come. Amenities include an indoor ceremony area, onsite catering and overnight accommodations and parking for you and your guests. Our wedding consultant is at hand to ensure every detail is properly and promptly addressed. The wedding venue is wheelchair accessible and can hold up to 250 in gracious style. Select the 3,500 sq ft grand ballroom or the smaller and unique atrium. The hotel offers 184 tastefully appointed guestrooms featuring complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, a restaurant and nightclub, large indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, and 24-hour fitness center.

30 Boltwood Avenue Amherst, MA, 01002 Phone: 413-256-8200 Toll-Free: 800-742-0358

Celebrate the classic New England wedding

Plan your dream New England wedding at the Lord Jeffery Inn and be embraced by the natural beauty of its surroundings. The inn provides a romantic destination and classic setting in which to exchange your wedding vows. The newly renovated Inn invites you to celebrate your special day in one of the extraordinary wedding and reception venues, including its luxurious new ballroom or in the tented gardens. The experienced on-site wedding planning staff will assist you to plan anything from an intimate wedding to a grand affair. You can count on expert guidance and assistance with your every need, including customized catering menus and guest accommodations. Renovated to its classical glory and thoroughly modernized, your guests will revel in the Inn’s impeccable service and style.

Historic Shore Street Falmouth, MA, 02541 Phone: 508-540-3000 Toll-Free: 800-352-7100

Say “I do” and celebrate your wedding here

Cape Cod has always been sweet, quiet and delicious in the off season. This cozy Inn on a secluded street in historic Falmouth just might be the place to plan a truly memorable off-season and more affordable wedding. An experienced and professional staff will help you craft a custom or themed Cape Cod wedding proposal designed to harness romance in the fall, winter or spring, keeping your budget in mind. Dining arrangements from basic to elegant and even a traditional Cape Cod clambake can be prepared on-site by the experienced staff. Large or small parties will find blocks of rooms available in any of the Inn’s buildings. November to June you can enjoy an engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception, and guest accommodations to long remember.

2907 Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-9000 Toll-Free: 800-343-6074

The Cape’s quintessential wedding destination

The beautiful estate grounds at Ocean Edge Resort offers the perfect place to say “I do.” You’ll find a variety of wedding packages to suit your style, guest list, and culinary tastes and a customized package will accommodate your budget for your rehearsal, ceremony and reception. Ocean Edge offers a diverse array of hotel guest rooms and multi-bedroom villas. A group rate and room block can be arranged upon request based on availability. Packages include premium brand open bar service, stationary displays, butler passed hors d’oeuvres, tableside house wine service, champagne toast, three course plated meal, custom wedding cake and complimentary guest room for the evening of the wedding for the Newlyweds Ask about rehearsal dinners, beach fires, brunches and more.

58 Washington Street Marblehead, MA, 01945 Phone: 781-631-2186

Hold your wedding in this beautiful town and its most romantic Inn

Your wedding in one of the ten most romantic inns in America, set in one of America’s ten most beautiful small towns sounds almost too incredible to believe. But if you’re seeking that small, intimate wedding or a host location for your in-town guests, then this is the place. Set in Marblehead’s harbor district the Inn combines two Federalist mansions and offers luxurious rooms equipped with private baths, DVD players and Wi-Fi, with fireplaces, Jacuzzi’s and additional amenities available for your comfort and pleasure. The Inn’s concierge is available to assist you with everything from local florists, photographer, yacht rental, and caterers, to off-site local event locations and will guide you the quaint shops, galleries, and historic buildings within walking distance.

231 River Street North Adams, MA, 01247 Phone: 413-664-0400

Celebrate your wedding in retro style with modern comforts

Plan an intimate wedding at this restored and distinctive, 19th century Victorian Inn. You’ll have your choice of 6 function spaces that can accommodate from 16-40 guests for your wedding banquet and/or reception. Spaces may feature old-fashioned blackboard walls, a twenty-foot ceiling, walls decorated with contemporary art, and state-of-the-art media systems. There’ a space with abundant natural light and a deck on a hill in a woodland garden behind Porches that has a nifty little “clubhouse” gazebo that was built at the top of the garden and is also wired for electricity and WiFi. Porches works with a number of caterers and event planners in the Berkshire region to provide space design, food, and refreshments for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

3900 State Highway Eastham, MA, 02642 Phone: 508-255-1132

Your Cape Cod wedding headquarters

When guests are traveling for your Cape Cod wedding, they'll find comfortable yet affordable accommodation at Ocean Park Inn in Eastham. We're nestled in the heart of Cape Cod, off Route 6 and just a quarter mile from the National Seashore. Cape Air Airport in Hyannis is just 20 miles away; Boston's Logan International Airport, 94 miles; and Rhode Island's TF Green Airport, 106 miles. Your guests are sure to enjoy their stay. The unspoiled beaches on the National Seashore stretch for miles. Visitors love surfing, swimming, splashing in the waves, building sand castles, or just strolling on the sand. Provincetown, a foodie's mecca, is just 20 miles down the road. Guests can take a dune tour and explore the fragile eco-system. Or have a maritime adventure with a whale watch cruise.

123 Old River Road Andover, MA, 01810 Phone: 978-975-3600

The platform to launch a beautiful life together

Wedding celebrations call for a special attention to detail, and that's just what you'll find when you plan your big event at the Doubletree by Hilton Boston Andover. We offer several wedding venues for you to choose from. Our breezy courtyard offers the perfect setting for outdoor cocktails and casual celebration. And our elegant grand ballroom can be customized to suit your wedding perfectly, along with a slick parquet dance floor for the reception party. Our professional wedding planners and catering staff can help with all the details, from photography and music to wedding cake, limousine service and more. Your guests will dine on specialties from our executive chef, who favors fresh local ingredients with international flare. A beautiful life together starts with the wedding of your dreams.

Route 20 - Lee Road Lenox, MA, 01240 Phone: 800-272-6935

Celebrate in a magnificent Berkshire’s setting

Celebrations of any size and purpose are welcome at this magnificent Berkshire’s resort and spa. There’s room for up to 200 in The Rose Terrace which provides a 60-mile view of the surrounding hills, and the historic 3,000 square-foot Sloane's Ballroom with marble dance floor and 16 foot high windows. Plan a tented outdoor event or indoors in the dining room at Meadow View with a spacious terrace, or the elegant and brightly set Mansion dining rooms. With breathtaking scenery, 114 gracious guest rooms, three acclaimed restaurants and a world class spa and fitness center you and your guests are in for a time of joyous celebration, flawless service and endless amenities. Weddings, anniversaries, reunions and parties of all kinds will find the essential elements to make your gathering unforgettable.

44 Middlesex Turnpike Bedford, MA, 01730 Phone: 781-275-5500

Inspirational. Personalized. Memorable.

Let us sweep you away on your big day. From our charming outdoor pergola to our grand, sky-lit Concord Ballroom, we are able to provide a magical backdrop to your wedding. Our professional staff will work with you to ensure every detail reflects your vision, from flower arrangements to custom menus. Extraordinary events call for extraordinary places. The Doubletree Bedford Glen Hotel is the perfect host for your special day. Your guests will be swept away as you exchange vows under our pergola, entertain on our picturesque patios, or host your reception in one of our two breathtaking ballrooms. With a number of unique and elegant settings both inside and outside, our wedding specialists will guide you every step of the way to make sure your special day is a dream come true.

1090 Main Street Williamstown, MA, 01267 Phone: 413-458-9371

Host Your Vows and Reception at a Classic New England Green

Especially for your guests who may come from outside New England, your wedding at the Williams Inn, on the Green of Williams College, will feel like a passageway into the historic charms of early American imagery and hospitality. The inn greets guests with paired columns at the door and a lobby fireplace to set the tone. Four rooms, from a ballroom that accommodates 250 guests down to small function rooms, can be the location for your vows, reception, and party – or any type of celebration you want to design. Guest rooms offer comfortable rest and early America décor. On-site catering and free WiFi are available. An experienced staff will assist you throughout the entire planning process to ensure your wedding goes perfectly.

543 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA, 02657 Phone: 508-487-1726

Begin your life together on our beautiful private beach

Say your vows in style at Surfside Hotel & Suites, one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Provincetown, Mass. Enjoy a romantic ceremony performed on our private beach under a trellis dripping with flowers to match your color scheme. We can arrange for a gay-friendly minister to officiate. Sign up for our wedding package, and you will enjoy two nights in a beautiful waterfront guestroom with stunning views of Cape Cod Bay. A champagne toast and a special gift are also included. Your guests will be offered a special group rate. Spend your wedding weekend relaxing by our private beach, our lounging by our heated outdoor saltwater pool with a cocktail. Our hotel is a great place for you to begin your life together.

1 Lighthouse Inn Road West Dennis, MA, 02670 Phone: 508-398-2244

A classic Cape Cod wedding

You will find no location closer to the ocean nor any site that is as uniquely Cape Cod as Lighthouse Inn. A magical seaside location reminiscent of a time gone by, the Inn offers breathtaking views, historic charm and unsurpassed service. Our extensive reception menu offerings include passed and stationary hors d’oeurves, plated meals, food stations and, for a true seaside experience, a classic Cape Cod Clambake. In the spring and fall the Inn accommodates weddings up to 220 and during July and August up to 85. Using the expertise and experience attained over twenty years at Lighthouse Inn, our wedding coordinator will guide and assist you through the entire planning process to insure your special day is everything you’ve dreamed of!

45 Hull Shore Drive Hull, MA, 02045 Phone: 781-925-4500

A wedding to remember along Boston’s south shore

This seaside resort is the perfect romantic setting for a New England waterfront wedding. Set just minutes from Boston at the gateway to many of New England's most popular attractions, you’ll celebrate your special day on a 3-mile stretch of sandy white beach with breathtaking views of three of Boston’s historic lighthouses. The resort’s expert management team will ensure that your dream wedding is everything you hoped for from your first inquiry to your first dance in the Surf and Nantasket Ballroom with its panoramic floor to ceiling views of the Atlantic. You and your guests will enjoy tastefully appointed guest rooms, an indoor pool and fitness club and within walking distance are several fine restaurants, eclectic shops and boutiques.

Three Battery Wharf Boston, MA, 02109 Phone: 617-994-9000 Toll-Free: 800-257-7544

A wedding by the waterfront

Like a treasured piece of art work or musical composition, no two weddings at Boston's Battery Wharf are ever the same. Featuring a unique reception location, upscale ballroom and a team of highly skilled planners, we make sure that your wedding is simply exquisite.

Discover an array of Boston wedding packages with customized menus, talented and dedicated staff and restaurant style service, presentation and feel. Known for creating both intimate and large reception style weddings, The Battery Wharf Boston creates a contemporary backdrop for your wedding that will be both a unique and distinctive experience for all of your guests.

This exceptional luxury hotel in Boston's North End is also a wonderful venue for elegant wedding showers or festive rehearsal dinners.

48 Monument Square Concord, MA, 01742 Phone: 978-369-2900

Historic celebrations have happened here for centuries

Celebrate your wedding or special occasion where romance, atmosphere and charm overflow amidst more than 300 years of living history. Plan an intimate private dinner or grand gala reception, bridal luncheon, shower, rehearsal dinner or morning-after brunch in flexible ceremony and reception venues with room for up to 125 guests. You’ll find creative catering and wedding packages, two onsite restaurants and everything you desire for a quiet affair in a beautiful tea room to receptions that require use of the entire building. Choose from elegant, multi-course meals or more jovial buffets. The Inn happily accommodates slide shows, musicians, group activities and more. You’ll find this historic venue, gourmet food and outstanding service perfectly tuned for a truly memorable event.

One Seaport Lane Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-385-4000

Groom arriving by elephant? At Seaport Boston, it's no problem

At Seaport Hotel Boston our wedding specialists have experience with many customs and traditions, and can handle all the details for your special day. Planning a traditional Indian wedding? Our Boulevard of Flags can accommodate arrivals by horse, carriage, or elephant, and we'll arrange the permits, too. Our ballrooms have ceilings as high as 21 feet, plenty of room for elaborate wishing trees for Asian weddings, or Chuppahs for Jewish weddings. We've got venues of all sizes, so your wedding can be as large or as intimate as you like. Even our smaller venues offer waterfront views. Have your bash indoors, or outdoors. Our green-roof gardens offer beautiful locations. Our culinary team can accommodate all tastes and all-size parties, too, from hors d'oeuvres to four-course meals.

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, off Route 20 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3362 Toll-Free: 800-733-1830

Begin your future in our past

Our 19th-century village is classically New England and unique. Set on 200-acres with historic buildings, gardens, gazebos, fireplaces, and a covered bridge, the options for photos are nearly endless. On -site wedding ceremony options include the Meetinghouse, the Herb Garden, and the Covered Bridge. Reception locations range from a large modern facility to the rustic charm of a 19th-century tavern. Couples can select other uniquely Old Sturbridge Village touches including touring the Village Common in a horse-drawn carriage. The wedding party and guests can also opt to stay at the Old Sturbridge Inn and Reeder Family Lodges at Old Sturbridge Village. Old Sturbridge Village is easily accessible, conveniently located, and also makes a great location for rehearsal dinners and showers.

185 Elm Street Fitchburg, MA, 01420 Phone: 978-345-4207

Take your vows amidst the inspiration of great art

Let the Fitchburg Art Museum serve as the romantic setting for your wedding celebration and reception. Host your ceremony in a gallery where Egyptian hieroglyphs cover the walls, or say “I do” in a hall decorated with 19th century American masterpieces, American photography, African, Greek, and Roman art, or one of the best exhibits on ancient Egypt in New England. The museum can accommodate from 25-300 people, depending on the gallery that you choose and the museum grounds are also available. The Boston Globe calls the FAM galleries "a jewel in the tiara of New England Museums.” Make your wedding a memorable one and choose a backdrop no one will be expecting. The onsite staff will assist with every detail.

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-740-8788 Toll-Free: 888-337-2536

Celebrating 10 Years of Award-Winning Hospitality

On your wedding day, go for perfection on Pickering Wharf. At the Salem Water Hotel, you'll find the wedding package that's right for your. Our Maritime Ballroom can accommodate up to 180 people for dining and dancing. A professional wedding specialist will be on hand to help you plan your event. Enjoy a cocktail reception with hot hors d'oeuvres and a four-hour dinner-and-dance reception that includes coffee served with your wedding cake. Our platinum package includes some unforgettable details, including a butler serving wine with dinner, a champagne toast, and elegant accommodation in our bridal suite. Offer your guests some social lubrication with a one-hour open bar. You can also return and stay overnight with us on your first anniversary.

30 Main Street Stockbridge, MA, 01262 Phone: 413-298-5545

Exchange your vows amidst the grace and elegance of this historic Inn

Celebrate your special day at this historic Inn set in a quintessential New England Village immortalized by Norman Rockwell. Specializing in smaller events, the Red Lion Inn invites civil unions, wedding & commitment ceremonies, and other relationship celebrations. The Inn’s experienced and LGBTQ –friendly staff will consult with you at every step - from initial inquiry, through planning the event, to last minute special arrangements. You’ll find a variety of wedding venues for the rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception, or brunch, including private event rooms, the flower-filled courtyard, and other unique spaces. Your reception can feature both buffet and seated dinners prepared by the Inn’s renowned culinary staff with menus honoring New England culinary traditions with a fresh and contemporary flair.

37 Corey Road -- Route 43 Hancock, MA, 01237 Phone: 413-738-5500 Toll-Free: 800-882-8859

The Premier Choice Among Berkshire Wedding Sites

Mountain top or an elegant site by a roaring fireplace, Jiminy Peak is the perfect choice among Berkshire Wedding sites for your wedding, reception or special event. J.J.'s is the largest, most elegant, most convenient reception location in the area, with space for groups of up to 350 people. For smaller or more intimate settings, Jiminy Peak offers a variety of spaces. We are excited to be able to offer you and your party the best experience possible and we hope you will consider Jiminy Peak as your wedding site in the Berkshires.

180 Water Street Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-747-4900 Toll-Free: 866-719-8185

Create an extraordinary wedding in a historic corner of New England

Stop worrying. Hotel 1620 has the size -- and the courteous staff has the expertise -- to handle the most ambitious celebration or wedding, with 15 function rooms, as well as a bar and breakfast restaurant on-site. Customize your menu and then stay worry-free about dining details, which can be left to our professional catering staff, and benefit from our experience with countless happy weddings, receptions and special celebrations. You and your guests will be well taken care of, with dry cleaning service and laundry facilities for practical matters as well as hot tubs and sauna for enjoying yourselves. Mimosa in hand, you can lounge by the spacious pool between laps. Whatever your needs, rest assured they will be satisfied.