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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.
Wedding Carriage - Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village

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

An historic wedding setting to fit your budget

Step into history and a future together on 200 acres of pristine New England countryside. Old Sturbridge Village offers an experienced staff to work with you to create a memorable and affordable wedding. Stay within your wishes and budget from start to finish, from rustic to modern. On-site lodging is available for the bride and groom, wedding party, and guests. Choose from more than 40 nineteenth-century buildings, several gardens, two gazebos, dozens of fireplaces, and a covered bridge for your indoor or outdoor, daytime or evening ceremony. Your reception can be held at the modern Oliver Wight Tavern, or in the rustic charm of the 19th-century Bullard Tavern. Winner of the 2017 Wedding Wire and Tie the Knot Awards.
Wedding Cake & Kiss - Cape Codder Resort & Spa - Hyannis, MA - Credit Angela Greenlaw Photography
Cape Codder Resort & Spa

1225 Iyannough Road Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 855-861-4370

Yes, this resort says you can have a Cape Cod wedding without breaking your budget

You want both a Cape Cod wedding and a wedding that won’t break your budget? The Cape Codder Resort & Spa can help make that happen. Ceremony venues at the picturesque resort include a garden terrace with a backdrop of roses and hydrangea, a dazzling ballroom with a “starlit sky” – you can even head to one of Barnstable’s beaches! Planning a micro wedding for 25 people? The resort has a package that provides everything from a luxurious suite to a bouquet and boutonniere, gourmet meal at your reception, centerpieces and a cake. Planners will work with couples to ensure every detail is taken care of, from rehearsal dinners to activities for overnight guests to arranging round-trip transportation for that beach wedding!
Wedding Ballroom - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

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

Make your wedding as individual, and as affordable, as you want at this boutique hotel

Individual tastes and needs are part of the tradition at the Hotel on North, which means your desire to keep your wedding on budget will be honored by the Berkshire hotel’s experienced staff. Let them help you plan the wedding of your dreams, as well as everything from rehearsal dinners to farewell brunches. Shire Hall, with centuries-old exposed brick, vintage chandeliers, 11-foot ceilings and panoramic windows, is a classic wedding venue, reflecting the hotel’s 19th-century heritage as a haberdashery. It’s a beautiful space for a banquet or reception. The hotel’s passionate culinary staff will work with you to customize your menu, and the hotel offers a curated list of service providers from florists to entertainers.
Wedding Couple - ShoreWay Acres Inn - Falmouth, MA
ShoreWay Acres Inn

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

Innkeepers say yes, you can have your dream Cape wedding on a budget

If you’re worried that your budget means you have to say no to your dream Cape Cod wedding, think again – and call the dedicated staff at ShoreWay Acres Inn, a family owned and operated resort where attention to detail for your spring, fall or winter wedding ceremony and reception does not mean busting the budget. Tented receptions on the lawn or indoors in the wine cellar, for intimate affairs or 200 guests, allow for customization of everything from homemade centerpieces to BYOB cocktail service. Special room rates at the historic, secluded inn as well as honeymoon packages and fun options like clambakes for your rehearsal dinner mean you really can have the wedding (or wedding weekend) of your dreams.
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

Harborfront hotel’s exceptional staff will help you keep your fantasy wedding in your real budget

From their hotel on the harbor in Salem’s charming Waterfront District, the exceptional event staff at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites is ready to help you create the wedding of your fantasies while staying in your very real budget. Ceremony sites include under a grand arch overlooking Salem Harbor, on a ceremony green at Pickering Wharf or inside in an elegant ballroom. Dine and dance your night away in the majestic Maritime Ballroom, on a menu prepared by an award-winning chef, tailored to your tastes. Discounted room blocks are available for your guests. Have your rehearsal dinner on a fire-lit patio, relax, and leave the details to the wedding staff.
BW Bride & Bridesmaids - Porches Inn - North Adams, MA
Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

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

Celebrate in big style, even on a small budget, at this exquisite boutique inn

You want to celebrate in big style, but with a small wedding budget? The Porches Inn, across the street from Mass MoCA, can help make that happen. The whimsical boutique inn, a series of connected Victorian row houses and long welcoming veranda, specializes in intimate gatherings that have a certain flair, whether they are held high on top of a woodland hill, in a garden gazebo, in a studio with a grand piano, a room with old-fashioned blackboard walls or a venue with 20-foot ceilings and walls filled with contemporary art. Working with local event planners and caterers, the inn’s staff will help you turn your fantasy about your wedding day into a worry-free, eminently Instagrammable occasion.
Truffle Wedding Cake 500x250 - Harbor Light Inn - Marblehead, MA
Harbor Light Inn

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

Plan your affordable wedding in an historic and romantic setting

An affordable wedding in one of the country’s top ten romantic inns has a nice “ring” to it. Set in two elegant Federalist mansions filled with working fireplaces, the buildings have been connected to form an elegant Inn. You’re in the heart of the historic harbor district in a town full of fine shops, galleries and great restaurants. You and your family and friends will find every luxury and amenity including an intimate and popular Tavern plus first class accommodations and amenities found in only the finest of lodgings and hotel facilities. And the concierge will see to it that every detail from local florists, photographer, rentals, caterers, to off-site local event locations will be addressed without breaking your budget.
Harbor Light Room #5 with Fireplace 500x250 - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , CT Phone:

No cutting corners, but no breaking the bank, at these lovely inns

You do not need to spend a fortune when planning your intimate wedding ceremony, elopement celebration or a destination wedding at these four inns where the ambiance combines elegance and tradition. At the Deerfield Inn, get married on a fireplaced terrace that opens onto a patio and gardens. At Marblehead’s Harbor Light Inn in the historic harbor district, choose a private garden or intimate tavern setting. At Gateways Inn & Restaurant in Lenox, a Gilded Age Berkshires mansion, make your entrance down a dramatic staircase and enjoy luxurious plated reception dinners. In Chatham, the Four-Diamond Greek Revival Captain’s House Inn features landscaped English gardens.
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

Location, ambiance, varied venues make this inn ideal for celebratory events

The secret to great gatherings? Location, location, location. That’s why the historic and centrally located Publick House is a favorite place for family reunions, baby showers, weddings, rehearsal dinners and a host of other celebratory events. Guests who have attended events here have fond memories of good old-fashioned home-cooking, a welcoming ambiance that celebrates New England, comfortable rooms and suites in four separate lodging facilities, and a professional staff dedicated to getting every detail just right. From garden gazebos, patios, arbors and libraries to sitting rooms and grand ballrooms, the venues are lovely and unique. Ask about getaway packages that combine rooms, food and activities. (Check the website for the latest updates on health and safety rules and changes.)
Wedding Banquet Table - Red Lion Inn - Stockbridge, MA
Red Lion Inn

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

Historic inn provides picturesque weddings that fit your vision, theme – and budget

At the elegant, historic Red Lion Inn, the culinary staff approaches weddings with this idea: Whether it’s an intimate dinner party or a gathering of 50, they will ensure your reception fits your vision, your theme – and your budget. That attitude guides everyone at the inn as you plan your ceremony in an antique-filled room or on a flower-filled courtyard and your reception on a farm table in an antique firehouse or outside among the flowers. The inn offers everything from cocktail parties to formal sit-down dinners, with food that emphasizes natural flavors and local ingredients. And everything is customizable to suit your individual ideas and tastes. Make it a destination wedding: The lodging options range from inn rooms to an antique firehouse!
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort Unique Wedding Venues Hancock MA
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

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

Venues (and views) for every budget at mountain resort

At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, you can have the wedding of your dreams without the nightmare of coming home to a huge after-the-honeymoon bill. Let the resort wedding planners help you craft a ceremony, reception and menu to fit your budget. And that doesn’t mean skimping on the details to make your day memorable, from a breath-taking mountaintop ceremony and lodge reception for all your friends and family, up to 350 folks, to a more intimate setting of up to 40 people in a cozy country inn. One thing every venue features that comes totally free: the amazing vistas seen from 2,380 feet up. That panoramic view, coupled with the resort’s impeccable service, is guaranteed to make your wedding a dream.
Outdoor Wedding 500x250 - Doubletree Boston Bedford Glen - Bedford, MA
DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen

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

Packages at this centrally located hotel are customizable for every budget

Charming ceremony and reception sites, indoors and out, make the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen a must for couples seeking picturesque venues, delectable meals and attentive wedding staff – all within a budget. This convenient-to-everything hotel, on 24 wooded acres, offers customized affordable wedding packages for those who want a small outdoor ceremony overlooking a landscaped courtyard, a cocktail gathering around a fire pit on a stunning terrace or an elegant affair for 300 in a ballroom with chandeliers and 15-foot ceilings. A complimentary bridal suite and private dressing room are part of the packages. Guests who stay over can enjoy everything from tennis and volleyball to an indoor pool and full-service gym.
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

You can sleep easy when you plan your dream wedding at this elegant resort

At the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, you can have the Cape Cod wedding of your dreams without losing sleep over how to afford it. The resort has a history of hosting fabulous weddings, from intimate ceremonies in elegant mansion rooms to gala affairs for hundreds under a soaring tent on a manicured lawn. They all have two things in common: Wedding couples worked with planners to customize them, and the gorgeous backdrops, from bucolic flower gardens to waves lapping against the shore, are part of every ceremony. Let the resort staff help you choose everything from spa services and group room rates to rehearsal dinner menus and whether you want to end your evening with s’mores by a beach fire.