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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.
Beachfront Wedding - 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

If you’re in the mood to celebrate, Cape resort is ready to help with all the details and spectacular venues

Celebrate your big event in spectacular seaside fashion at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club. From gala weddings for ups to 450 guests to milestone birthday and anniversary celebrations for the immediate family and close friends, every event is special at this AAA Four Diamond resort on Cape Cod Bay. Venues include a poolside pavilion, a private beach, a glittering ballroom, an historic carriage house, a tent on a manicured lawn and a terrace with a panoramic bay view. Private rooms at the stately Nickerson Mansion are perfect for small celebrations, where guests can enjoy the ocean air from walkout terraces. An experienced event-planning staff and culinary team will ensure that your big day will be timeless, elegant – and utterly unforgettable.
Harborside Wedding - Salem Waterfront Hotel - Salem, MA
Salem Waterfront Hotel

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

Make a big splash with your major event at this exceptional waterfront hotel

An aura of timeless elegance in charming indoor and outdoor venues, superb cuisine and attentive planning and day-of staff: All that and a gorgeous location on picturesque Pickering Wharf make the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites a must for your wedding celebration. Exchange your vows at the waterfront, under a grand arch overlooking the harbor, then host your perfect reception in the grand Maritime Ballroom with crystal chandeliers and a wooden dance floor. The award-winning culinary staff can provide palate-pleasing menus for your plated or buffet dinner. The hotel has a list of preferred vendors and offers discounts on blocks of rooms for your guests. Close to attractions from lighthouses to shops, restaurants and museums, the hotel is sure to please guests at your destination wedding.
Wedding Reception Table - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

2027 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA, 02421 Phone: 781-301-6660

When it comes to special celebrations, this inn’s venues, services are unmatched

Stylish venues, attentive planning services, sumptuous meals: The Inn at Hastings Park has it all when it comes to making special events unforgettable. Imagine your birthday dinner in the Culinary Garden, with everyone together at large wooden farm tables, sheltered by trees. Or your wedding ceremony on the classic Inn’s all-weather porch. Or your private mid-winter anniversary dinner in a shimmering INNgloo. Celebrations at the Relais & Chateaux Inn reflect its superior service and award-winning cuisine. The Inn staff can arrange for fun on- and off-site activities for overnight guests as well as transportation, creative decor and other services. The Inn’s special Celebration Package includes flowers, cake and a bottle of sparkling wine as well as themed celebration decor in your luxurious room or suite.
Mirbeau Spring Bride - See Plymouth, MA - Photo Credit Sarah Murray Photography
See Plymouth

4 North Street Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-747-0100 Toll-Free: 800-872-1620

Festive occasions are even more special in the varied venues of America’s Hometown

In Plymouth, you can party like a Pilgrim, exchange wedding vows on the beach, or just watch the ships come in and out of the harbor as you celebrate on waterfront patio with friends and family. Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, class reunions, rehearsal dinners: If you’re planning a big event, Plymouth has the perfect venue, from the main hall of the Pilgrim Hall Museum to a cozy restaurant on bustling Court Street to patios and terraces that overlook the water. Experienced planners at hotels, inns and arts and history venues will work with you to customize everything from decor and dining to the details of your morning-after brunch. Big or small, informal or elegant, inside or outside: The options are endless in scenic Plymouth. Please call 1.800.USA.1620, or visit our website to learn more about these activities and others to prepare for your trip to Plymouth.
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

A breathtaking backdrop makes this hotel by the bay a classic seaside wedding site

With its scenic location just across from the bay and picturesque harbor, Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor is a popular destination for celebrations of all types. Whether you’re celebrating a big birthday, hosting a class reunion or planning a wedding ceremony and reception, this hotel has the perfect venue to make your event memorable. An outdoor space looks out over the Atlantic, the Regency Ballroom accommodates up to 250 people, and the Atlantic Room, with floor-to-ceiling windows, is perfect for smaller gatherings. The hotel’s experienced staff will work with you on everything from decor to accommodations for overnight guests. Catering options range from breakfast and brunch buffets to lobster bake and Tex-Mex buffets and elegant plated dinners of filet mignon, grilled swordfish, roast native turkey and other delicious offerings.
Bride, Groom & Fawn - Weddings at Southwick's Zoo - Mendon, MA
Southwick’s Zoo

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

From casual to elegant, choose the wildest location in New England for your wedding!

A wedding like no other, at a venue like no other. Imagine exchanging vows amidst the breathtaking views of the Blackstone Valley, surrounded by the natural splendor of the great outdoors. Southwick’s Zoo is the perfect venue for a wedding that will be remembered for a lifetime. We offer delicious menu options from our Banquet Chef and our professional staff are here to make your next event unforgettable!
So much, So close | New England’s Premier Outdoor Venue for events, corporate outings, private parties, and much more.
Wedding Party - Briar Barn Inn - Rowley, MA
Briar Barn Inn

101 Main Street Rowley, MA, 01969 Phone: 978-653-5323

Celebrations that are stylish and memorable are a specialty at this North Shore inn

It’s a storybook setting across from the town common in historic Rowley, MA, which is one reason couples choose the Briar Barn Inn for their picture-perfect wedding ceremonies and receptions. Celebrate in the magnificent, light-filled post-and-beam barn, with exposed beams, rustic farm tables and hardwood floors. Have a cocktail party reception on a terrace lit with bistro lights, or a small reception in the Bramble House with vaulted ceilings and a fireplace. For intimate gatherings, there’s The Borrow, an exquisite private dining room with access to the terrace. There’s an on-site spa, and room blocks in the 30-room can can be arranged. The inn’s experienced culinary and events teams are dedicated to making each couple’s day stress-free and exactly as they envisioned.
Wedding Reception Hall - 1620 Winery - Plymouth, MA
1620 Winery

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

The 1620 Winery is a multiple award-winning wedding venue where rustic marries elegance. On the site of an 1800’s era maritime rope braiding facility on the water in Plymouth’s historic Cordage Park, the fully-restored venue features soaring 30-foot beamed ceilings, exposed brick walls, wide plank flooring and three roaring fireplaces. The breathtaking grand ballroom (with its massive chandelier handcrafted from sauvignon grape vines) can accommodate up to 200 guests. The newly-restored “Barrel Room” is ideal for smaller weddings and on-site ceremonies. The Winery has full on-premises catering, two bars and a full-time wedding planning staff.
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

Make your wedding day magical, memorable at this charming, historic inn

Making your day more magical than you imagined: That’s the goal of the wedding consultants at the Publick House Historic Inn. Whether you want a traditional ceremony by a picturesque gazebo followed by a reception under a garden tent; or a small, private service and elegant dinner in a cozy library; or a cocktail gathering on the patio, the inn has an idyllic venue perfect for you. Experienced consultants will help with everything from menu and linen selections to wedding cake designs and lodging for your guests in the inn’s 100 comfortable rooms and suites. A vendor list will be provided for florist, entertainment, photographers – even horse-drawn carriages. Several convenient wedding packages have been designed to make planning even easier and your day truly magical.
Candlelit Reception - House of the Seven Gables - Salem, MA
The House of the Seven Gables

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-774-0991

Gorgeous gardens, breathtaking water views: Make your wedding dreams come true at this historic venue

Gardens in gorgeous bloom, spectacular views of the waterfront, elegant rooms in historic homes: Those are some of the reasons that make weddings at The House of the Seven Gables so memorable. Whether you are planning a cocktail party for two dozen guests or a gala seaside tented affair for 200, this special property will transform your wedding ceremony and reception dreams into reality. A dedicated staff member and on-site event coordinator will guide you every step of the way, including providing recommendations of vendors for tents, linens, caterers and other services. Arrangements, pricing and venues are flexible and accommodating. And, couples who book their weddings receive a one-year membership to The Gables, so you’ll be able to come back often to visit the site of your big day.
Bride on Classic Couch - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

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

Ready to celebrate? Boutique hotel ready to make your big day a spectacular one

When you are ready to celebrate that milestone birthday or anniversary, wedding, engagement or other big event, the Hotel on North is ready to make it spectacular, with perfect venues, great food and attentive service. The hotel’s many charms include its nods to its history, with exposed brick, tin ceilings and decorative columns. You’ll find that in Shire Hall, where high ceilings and vintage chandeliers make for a dramatic setting for celebratory gatherings. Smaller rooms throughout the hotel are warm and inviting, many opening out to an attractive atrium. Culinary and planning staff can help with all your details, from menus and entertainment to flowers and photography. Affordable group room rates are available, and guests will absolutely love their one-of-a-kind rooms with amenities from claw-foot tubs to locally crafted furniture.
Wedding Cheer - 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

Mountain views, atmosphere make everything magical for wedding couples at this resort

A mountain resort is a magical place for a wedding. At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, couples can exchange their vows on the top of the mountain or at its base, by a charming brook or before a giant stone fireplace in a rustic-chic ski lodge. Receptions can be held in the lodge, in a traditional ballroom or in JJ’s Lodge, the largest wedding reception venue in the Berkshires with a large stone patio and fire pits. An experienced culinary team will work hand in hand with you to create a fun buffet or an elegant sit-down dinner. A coordinator will ensure everything goes off smoothly. Make it a destination wedding with lots of on-site lodging options and activities from skiing and skateboarding to mountain coasters, zip lines and ropes courses.
Indoor Wedding - Boston Harbor Hotel - Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Hotel

70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA, 02119 Phone: 617-439-7000 Toll-Free: 800-752-7077

Stylish weddings are the norm at this luxury hotel in the heart of Boston’s harbor district

Get married in sophisticated style at the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf, perched right on the city’s famous harbor. Ceremony and reception venues include a domed pavilion right on the water, with 360-degree views; an elegant ballroom with wrought-iron chandeliers, stunning floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping harbor views and a private terrace; and a room where dramatic windows look down upon the marina. The attentive events staff at this Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond urban resort will help you with all the details, and the renowned culinary team will ensure a meal to remember. Bridal parties love staying in the John Adams presidential suite with a terrace overlooking the harbor, ideal for up to 12 guests.
Wedding Carriage - Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa - Sandwich, MA
Dan'l Webster Inn and Spa

149 Main Street Historic Sandwich Village, MA, 02563 Phone: Toll-Free: 855-520-0550

Creating romantic, picture-perfect weddings is a snap at this lovely Cape inn

Dan'l Webster Inn Named Winner of The Knot "Best of Weddings 2021"!
Renowned for elegant and memorable Cape Cod weddings, The Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa offers award-winning cuisine (placing in the top 1% of restaurants in the country) and wine list (recipient of Wine Spectator’s prestigious Award of Excellence), experienced wedding professionals and attentive staff, colorful and exquisitely manicured gardens with gazebo, dazzling reception facilities accommodating up to 150 guests, beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, full-service spa all in a convenient location (just 45 miles from Boston), in the heart of Sandwich Village. Dan’l Webster’s wedding consultants will tend to every detail of your special day so you are able to relax and enjoy. The full-service Beach Plum Spa will cater to you and your wedding party with make-up, manicures, massages and more in the Spa or in your room! Elegant suites with romantic fireplaces and oversized whirlpool tubs are a wonderful retreat for your wedding night or an easy respite for your guests. Dan’l Webster will ensure that you and your day shine!