Imagine an elegant seaside inn, surrounded by pure-white snow, a chandelier blazing, tables glistening with china and crystal. The sea air is crisp, the atmosphere romantic. That could be your winter wedding at the Emerson Inn, where coordinators will help you plan the ceremony and reception of your dreams. Yes, winter weddings are more budget friendly and less stressful with less competition for dates and services. But they are also magical, especially at the Emerson Inn, where vows can be exchanged in the Grand Parlor, with its stunning ocean views or, for more intimate affairs, in the charming Oceanview Terrace Room. The inn’s award-winning culinary staff has exclusive menus that range from traditional to modern, from buffets to sit-down dinners.
Salem, aglow in the snow, a welcoming backdrop for your winter wedding
Historic Salem, its streetlights glittering and colonial homes stately in the snow, has a special air of romance in the winter, making it a perfect backdrop for your equally perfect winter wedding. At the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites, wedding planners will help you choose everything from your reception’s special menu and signature cake to the perfect water-view site for your ceremony. Receptions from intimate gatherings to dining and dancing for 220 in the Grand Ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows and crystal chandeliers are the specialty of the hotel, which only holds one wedding a day, ensuring you and your guests are the center of the staff’s attention. The hotels weddings have won praise from The Knot and New England Bride Magazine.
58 Washington StreetMarblehead, MA, 01945Phone: 781-631-2186
Savor the warmth of love in a wintertime wedding setting
Your winter wedding by the sea merges romance, crisp ocean air and centuries of swashbuckling history. Marblehead is lands end and you’ll celebrate your special day in the heart of Marblehead’s harbor district amidst fine shops, galleries and great restaurants. The Inn is an amalgam of two Federalist Mansions that form one of the top ten romantic Inns in the country. Warm by the working fireplaces located throughout. Savor luxuries and amenities including an intimate Tavern and first class accommodations to rival the finest of lodgings and hotel facilities. The concierge will see to it that every detail from local florists, photographer, rentals, caterers, to off-site local event locations warm your hearts and hands as you join them in matrimony.