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Massachusetts offers warm and intimate settings for your small wedding

Savor the joys of an intimate wedding by making Massachusetts your destination. Folks have been gathering here for more than 300 years to celebrate weddings in every kind of setting. Year round, exchange your vows indoors or outdoors with all the touches and the focus on you. Wed by the sea, in the Berkshires, in historic inns, boutique and luxury hotels, on the beach, in a garden, in stylish surroundings and romantic hideaways. There are wedding planners and customized wedding packages that make every detail come alive including local florists, photographers, music, caterers and more. It’s all here. Small, intimate and quintessentially New England.
Captain's House Inn Wedding - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , MA Phone:

Make your wedding memories in these romantic Massachusetts inns

Make a memorable Massachusetts inn the site of your intimate wedding ceremony and reception. At Marblehead’s Harbor Light Inn, elopements and weddings for up to 30 guests are a specialty, with a private dining room perfect for a cocktail gathering or dinner. At The Captain’s House Inn in Chatham, exchange your vows in two lovingly landscaped acres of English gardens. The inn has an Intimate Wedding Package and a Honeymoon Package. In beautiful historic Deerfield, at the Deerfield Inn, weddings are a mix of elegance and rustic charm. The inn’s terrace opens to a patio, a tented lawn and gardens – a gorgeous site for ceremonies and gatherings of up to 100 people. Options for smaller affairs include Champney’s Restaurant and the charming Beehive Parlor.
Wedding Rings - Concord Museum - Concord, MA
Concord Museum

35 Cambridge Turnpike at Lexington Road Concord, MA, 01742 Phone: 978-369-9763

Intimate, unique surroundings make this museum ideal for smaller weddings

Located in the town that started the American Revolution, just 30 minutes outside of Boston, the Concord Museum offers an engaging, intimate setting for your small wedding. The newly designed museum’s brand new Lyceum is the perfect place for wedding ceremonies and small receptions, with a modern indoor facility and a lovely courtyard. You’ll have an exclusive list of caterers to choose from, with an experienced professional to help with planning and on your big day. Guests will find the museum not only a one-of-a-kind venue but also an intriguing place to explore. With objects representing 12,000 years of history in its galleries, including the Paul Revere Lantern and the desk of Henry David Thoreau, the museum ensures your wedding will have a place in history.
Indoor Wedding Ceremony - Briar Barn Inn - Rowley, MA - Photo Credit Karen Sparacio Photography
Briar Barn Inn

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

Smaller weddings with style a specialty at this elegant country inn just north of Boston

You want your smaller wedding to be special: So do the event planners at the picture-perfect Briar Barn Inn. And they can make that happen, starting with gorgeous venue possibilities, from a garden courtyard to a bistro-lit terrace to a sunlit barn restaurant. The country inn, in a lovely historic town, hosts memorable weddings for up to 100 people. Book the wedding studio at the on-site spa for makeup (and massages!), prepare for your big day in the hospitality suite, then relax and enjoy your big day. The inn’s culinary team has options from savory hors d’oeuvres like a tapas trio to fabulous entrees like grilled top sirloin (with added lobster tail if you like). End your evening with snacks and curated cocktail stations.
Elopement Wedding - Deerfield Inn - Deerfield, MA
Deerfield Inn

81 Old Main Street Deerfield, MA, 01342 Phone: 413-774-5587

Cozy venues, exceptional service for smaller weddings at this historic inn

Say “I do” to New England charm when have your wedding ceremony and reception at the Deerfield Inn. Smaller weddings are a specialty at this comfortable inn. Weddings for up to 50 guests can be held on manicured lawns or in Champney’s Restaurant, a bright, elegant venue with period wallpaper, a fireplace, gleaming chandeliers and four large sunny embrasures. The dining room offers a formal dining experience (with entrees ranging from beef tenderloin and shrimp to slow-roasted turkey breast) with the comfort of an historic inn. For weddings with 18 or fewer guests, the quaint Beehive Parlor room is a cozy venue ideal for cocktail-style receptions with the option of a private dining table. The inn’s exceptional staff will help with details from cuisine to overnight accommodations.
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Couple on the Couch - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

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

Smaller weddings a big success at this sophisticated hotel in the Berkshires

Smaller, sophisticated weddings are a specialty at the Hotel on North, the elegant hotel in the beautiful Berkshires. Let the boutique hotel’s experienced staff help you plan your big day, from the rehearsal dinner to the ceremony and reception to a farewell brunch. The hotel’s stylish venues include three cozy rooms near the atrium as well as Shire Hall, a dramatic space with centuries-old exposed brick, vintage chandeliers, 11-foot ceilings and panoramic windows. With meals catered by the hotel’s award-winning culinary staff and a curated list of area vendors for photography, flowers, music and other services, the historic hotel will see to every detail on your big day.
Wedding Party - Boston Harbor Hotel - Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Hotel

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

Attentive staff ensures no detail will be overlooked for your intimate wedding ceremony, reception

You are planning to have a smaller, more intimate wedding, but you still want an elegant, exclusive ambiance and attentive service on your big day. That is exactly what the Boston Harbor Hotel offers, transforming its versatile event spaces into magical settings for small weddings, micro-weddings and elopements. The hotel’s dramatic water views and exceptional staff members ensure your wedding will be memorable, with every detail exactly as you envisioned. Menus, designed by the hotel’s exemplary culinary team to suit your individual tastes, can be prepared for everything from butler-passed canapés to sumptuous sit-down dinners and late-night snacks. You and your guests will feel truly special with a stay in the hotel’s luxurious rooms and suites, with sweeping harbor and city views.
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

Events Large and Small. Your choice.

In 2020 many couples had to alter their wedding plans and downsize. We are here to remind you that our quaint Inn has always specialized in smaller events. Have you been putting off planning your dream wedding because of size restrictions? Now is the time to start planning! We focus on 1 wedding a day—that ensures our staff is 100% dedicated to your event. So, tell us your dream. Together we can make all you envision a reality. Still unsure of hosting a large group? Ask about our Intimate Wedding Package.

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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

Warm, welcoming inn the ideal location for your unique, intimate ceremony and reception

Warm and welcoming, the Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa offers a variety of intimate settings to make your small wedding an enchanting, memorable affair. Have your ceremony in a colorful perennial garden, by a gazebo or in a cozy indoor venue. Or, let the inn coordinate your ceremony on one of Sandwich’s lovely beaches. Dine on award-winning cuisine, served buffet or sit-down style, in the inn’s Conservatory, Music Room or Heritage Room. The inn offers a list of suggested vendors for everything from flowers to music, as well as all-inclusive and customizable wedding packages. Relax before the ceremony in the on-site spa, stay in one of the inn’s luxurious suites, and plan a day-after brunch for friends and family.

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Bride in Waiting 500x250 - Harbor Light Inn - Marblehead, MA - Photo Credit Melissa Coe
Harbor Light Inn

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

Nothing small about the attention given to your intimate wedding at this exquisite inn

Smaller, intimate weddings are given big-time attention at the romantic, and historic, Harbor Light Inn. From its perch near the harbor in picturesque Marblehead, the inn will proudly host your elopement or wedding with up to 30 guests. An experienced concierge will help with all the details to make your special day stress-free, from florists and photographers to catering. If you are getting married in town, the inn is a relaxing home away from home for your guests. Its charming rooms feature working fireplaces, jetted spa tubs and four-poster or canopy beds. There’s a cozy tavern, a welcoming fireplace in the atrium and an outdoor pool. And breakfast, with hot entrees and homemade breads and granola, is provided to all guests.
Bride & Groom Embrace - Winnetu Oceanside Resort - Edgartown, MA
Winnetu Oceanside Resort

At South Beach on Martha's Vineyard -- 31 Dunes Road Edgartown, MA, 02539 Phone: 508-310-1733 Toll-Free: 866-335-1133

Our Beach resort offers an array of options for more intimate wedding ceremonies

A lovely location by the beach and attention to details make the Winnetu Oceanside Resort a must for those planning more intimate-sized weddings. Your smaller ceremony by spectacularly romantic South Beach (imagine rose petals on the sand) or on The Dunes restaurant’s outdoor deck with expansive ocean views can be followed by a private dining room reception where your meal is custom-tailored to suit your tastes. Or consider making your wedding a weekend affair. The Winnetu features a variety of accommodations ranging from ocean-view suites with kitchenettes to spacious private homes and cottages, as well as many complimentary amenities such as tennis, a brand-new pool complex, and hot tub. Our dedicated wedding and events manager and Winnetu Team will help you design your perfect day, from a rehearsal dinner, to your ceremony and reception, to a next-morning farewell brunch.
Breakwater Stroll - Hotel 1620 - Plymouth, MA
Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor

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

Special venues for your special day part of the many charms of this hotel by the harbor

Providing special venues and services for your very special day, Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor is a lovely location for your smaller, more intimate wedding. Exchange your vows in a scenic outdoor ceremony space overlooking the Atlantic, also an ideal site for a post-wedding celebration. Let an experienced catering team provide a delectable dinner buffet or plated meal in the Atlantic Room, with crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows. Up to 80 guests will enjoy dancing into the evening. And then, they can adjourn to their rooms or suites, many with harbor or pool views. They’ll love being close to so many attractions, from harbor cruises to Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower II. The hotel is a classic site for a destination wedding.
Wedding Chair Lift - Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Hancock, MA - Photo Credit: Kiersten Vallieries Photography
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

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

Plenty of cozy options for memorable intimate weddings

You’re not looking for a giant gala of a wedding. You want something more intimate – something cozy. At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, they hear you. Imagine exchanging your vows before a stone fireplace or gathering with friends and family on a majestic mountain summit (riding to your ceremony on the Berkshire Express chairlift) or under the trees by a melodious brook. Have your reception – simple or sophisticated – on a stone patio by the glow of a fire pit, or in a country inn room with doors leading to a deck with breathtaking mountainside views. The 167-acre resort’s experienced wedding coordinators and catering team will work with you to create the perfect menu – and memories that will last a lifetime.
Bride & Navy Groom - 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

Small weddings are just as memorable at this sophisticated resort on Cape Cod Bay

You are planning a smaller wedding with a more intimate feel, but you still want it to be unforgettable. The planning and catering staff at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club cannot wait to help make that happen for you. Private rooms on the second floor of the historic Nickerson Mansion are perfect for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and small post-ceremony gatherings, with walk-out terraces featuring views of Cape Cod Bay. The mansion’s Carriage House is a romantic space for up to 100 guests. Or have your ceremony right on the beach, with the waves lapping onto the sand just a few feet away. Make your venue, your menu and your decor as unique as the two of you.
Wedding Party - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

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

Smaller ceremonies a specialty at this charming Lexington inn

The idea of an intimate wedding celebration is not a revolutionary one at The Inn at Hastings Park, despite the inn’s location in Lexington, where American independence began. The historic inn, a collection of three thoughtfully restored 19th century buildings, has made smaller weddings, for up to 60 people, a specialty, with ceremonies in its pretty side yard, or “park,” or in its lovely back garden (which can accommodate a tent). The inn’s celebrated dining venue – contemporary but cozy – can host your reception, featuring the culinary team’s inspired versions of New England cuisine, customized to the tastes of the wedding couple. The inn’s warm, friendly and wedding-tested staff will help with all the details to make your day extra-special.