Especially off-season, Massachusetts offers grand places for an affordable wedding

The words enchanting and affordable easily describe the wedding you and your loved one are planning in historic and scenic Massachusetts. For accommodations, think of old inns and boutique hotels, resorts and waterfront lodgings . Take your vows in the Berkshires, the Pioneer Valley, or by the sea along the scenic coast from Newburyport to Cape Cod. You’ll find spacious and intimate places for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception, and comfortable lodgings in picturesque settings offering every amenity. Off season is an affordable time to celebrate the wedding of your dreams in style and within budget in cities, towns, and quaint villages all across the state.
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common Wedding Tent Sturbridge MA
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common

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

Everyone’s wedding at this historic, picture-perfect inn is a magical occasion

At the gracious, inviting Publick House Historic Inn, they believe everyone deserves the wedding of their dreams, and their experienced consultants will work with you to ensure your big day is magical – and affordable. Check the website for special wedding packages, then imagine exchanging your vows in a garden in bloom, under a spreading oak in a lush meadow, or by a crackling fireplace. Reception venues include a grand ballroom, a hall with a wood-burning fireplace, a tent with arched windows and chandeliers and intimate rooms for smaller gatherings. Known for its classic cuisine, the inn’s catering staff will help you come up with the perfect buffet or sit-down menu, and a curated list of vendors will make everything from choosing a florist to finalizing entertainment a breeze.
Outdoor Event Tent - Southwick's Zoo - Mendon, MA
Southwick’s Zoo

2 Southwick Street Mendon, MA, 01756 Phone: 800-258-9182

Southwick’s Zoo offers several wild ideas to make your wedding day truly unforgettable

Everyone will go wild for your wedding at Southwick’s Zoo! Whether you are planning a small gathering or a big bash for several hundred friends and family members, Southwick’s Zoo offers flexible options to make your ceremony and reception unforgettable. The zoo’s private pavilion overlooks the majestic African Plains Exhibit and features stone patio flooring and gazebo, a garden, and fire pit areas. For smaller affairs, the Daniels Room in Galliford’s Restaurant has a walk-out patio area, large outdoor fire pits, and built-in audio and video equipment. Choose from popular and freshly prepared menu selections from our Banquet Chef with the opportunity to customize your own menu. Our professional staff will ensure your day is perfect – and perfectly unforgettable.
Wedding Ballroom - Hotel 1620 - Plymouth, MA
Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor

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

At this hotel by the harbor, they specialize in making your wedding extraordinary, and on-budget

At the Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor, in addition to scenic venues and exceptional service, they offer several wedding packages to help you get the best for your special day without burning a hole in your budget. Exchange your vows outside, with the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop. Indoor venues include the grand Regency Ballroom, for celebrations of up to 250 guests, and the Atlantic Room, perfect for dinner and dancing for 80. Catering options include creative buffets and elegant sit-down plated dinners, with a variety of delicious hors d’oeuvres. The hotel’s experienced staff can recommend vendors for cakes, florists, decor, photography and other services. Discounts are available for group room bookings, and guests will love seeing the sights in “America’s Hometown.”
Wedding at Bay Pines Beach - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

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

Unforgettable weddings can also be affordable in the hands of resort’s experienced planning staff

Memorable and affordable: Those concepts are not mutually exclusive when you plan your wedding at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, a picture-perfect property on the shores of Cape Cod Bay. Get married on the beach, under a classic tent on a manicured lawn, in a carriage house or private mansion room; sip cocktails on a terrace with an ocean view; dance the night away in an elegant ballroom. Breathtaking sunsets and natural beauty are everywhere – and come standard with wedding packages! Work with the experienced catering and wedding staffs at this AAA Four Diamond resort to customize your venue, your decorations, your menus – every detail. The resort can also arrange for a block of rooms for your out-of-town guests.
Fall Wedding View - Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Hancock, MA
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

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

“Resort” does not always mean “expensive” when it comes to perfect wedding venues

If you see the word “resort” and thank “too expensive for my wedding,” think again! At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, an experienced staff will help ensure your dream resort wedding is not also a budget nightmare. Ceremony venues include a mountaintop, the mountain base, a grassy area by a charming brook and a rustic ski lodge with a large stone fireplace. Have your smaller reception in the ski lodge or traditional ballroom in the Country Inn, or, for gatherings up to 320, in JJ’s Lodge overlooking the mountains and with a stone patio and fire pits. Dance floors are provided, and the culinary team will work with you to create the exact experience you envisioned, from a simple buffet to an elegant dinner.
Lighted Staircase - 1620 Winery - Plymouth, MA
1620 Winery

55 Cordage Park Circle Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-746-3532

The 1620 Winery is where rustic marries elegance! The professional wedding planning team works hard to help every couple to have the wedding of their dreams! With a variety of wedding packages available from intimate “Elopement packages” with on-site ceremony and reception included, to elaborate multi-day, multi-venue celebrations, the 1620 Winery can accommodate weddings large and small. Special pricing may be available for off-peak season/days.
Outdoor Wedding - Salem Waterfront Hotel - Salem, MA
Salem Waterfront Hotel

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

Celebrate your love in the heart of Salem’s waterfront at this charming hotel

Celebrate your love and your new life together in the heart of it all at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites. Let this charming hotel by the water on Pickering Wharf, a short stroll to vibrant downtown Salem, serve as your destination wedding location while staying within your budget. Experienced staff will help with all the details, from choosing mouth-watering meals to deciding on entertainment, decor and flowers from a preferred-vendors list. Ceremony and reception venues include outdoors under a grand arch overlooking Salem Harbor, or on the wharf’s Ceremony Green. Indoor venues include the hotel’s Compass Room and the exquisite Maritime Ballroom with crystal chandeliers. The hotel offers discounted room blocks for your overnight guests and several wedding packages to choose from.
Wedding Ballroom - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

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

Create wedding memories but not a hole in your wedding budget at this boutique hotel

You can create memories without creating a hole in your wedding budget: Just plan to celebrate your big day at the Hotel on North. Let the attentive staff work with you on everything from your customized plated meal, buffet or cocktail party to making arrangements from the hotel’s curated list of florists, photographers, musicians and other services. The boutique hotel’s Shire Hall, a dramatic high-ceilinged reception hall with exposed brick and vintage chandeliers, can host up to 80 people seated banquet style or 120 reception style, and other, more intimate rooms are charming venues for smaller affairs. Interior rooms are adjacent to the Atrium, which offers relaxed lounge seating flooded with natural light from a dramatic skylight installation. Group room rates are available for overnight guests.