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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.
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.
Captain's House Inn Wedding - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , CT Phone:

A variety of possibilities for cozier ceremonies at these exceptional inns

There are so many possibilities for your intimate wedding at these Massachusetts inns. Imagine saying your vows in a perfect English garden outside a former sea captain’s home at the Captain’s House Inn in Chatham. Or, think about your honeymoon strolling along the harbor in Marblehead, when you book your fireplaced room at the Harbor Light Inn. Are the mountains calling you? At Gateways Inn & Restaurant in Lenox, a boutique hotel in the Berkshires, you can sleep in a sleigh bed and awake to your big wedding day featuring plated dinners for up to 75 guests. Or combine elegance and tradition with a colonial touch at the Deerfield Inn, where you can wed in the historic Beehive Parlor or on a sunny patio.
Wedding Kiss - 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

Large or small, all weddings in this historic village are given big attention

At Old Sturbridge Village, set on over 200 country acres in the heart of New England, you can arrive at your wedding site in a horse-drawn carriage. Exchange your vows under a gazebo, in a garden or before a fireplace. With more than 40 19th-century buildings, flowers galore and a covered bridge, the village has plenty of indoor and outdoor sites for your more intimate affair. And think of the pictures! Small receptions can be held in the more modern Oliver Wight Tavern or the rustic Bullard Tavern on the Village Common. Your personal event manager will help you choose. And: On-site lodging at the Oliver Wight House, circa 1789, can include a cherry four-poster canopy bed.
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.
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

What could be better for your intimate wedding than a beautiful country inn?

A spacious, scenic country inn is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding gathering, and it doesn’t get more scenic than the Briar Barn Inn. The elegantly rustic inn’s post-and-beam barn is ideal for weddings for 60 to 100 guests, but the inn also offers special packages for micro weddings and elopements, featuring romantic accommodations and dinners. The barn, with three separate bar areas, iron chandeliers hanging from exposed beams, an area for dancing and a terrace for outside seating, is a unique place for you to exchange your vows, then enjoy creative, farm-to-table cuisine. The inn is also a wonderful place for guests to make a weekend of it, with 30 luxurious, individually appointed suites.
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

Winnetu is open for the 2020 season! New this summer. Private experiences, private dining, and fun family activities - click here for more info.

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.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort Intimate Wedding Hancock MACredit Kiersten Vallieries Photography
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

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

Resort has big ideas, and vistas, for small weddings

The mountains surrounding the Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort are huge (and spectacular, four seasons of the year), but that doesn’t mean your wedding ceremony and reception have to be, too. Couples seeking more intimate gatherings will find wedding planners at Jiminy Peak who are happy to make that happen. Exchange your vows under the trees, by woodland flowers and a babbling brook. Or, reserve the cozy Clark Room at the Country Inn, with doors leading to a deck and mountain views, perfect for groups of 40 or less. For something slightly larger, the Fisher Room at the inn is a lounge with comfy couches and chairs and a large stone fireplace. Creative catering menus can be designed for any size group. Photo Credit:Kiersten Vallieries Photography
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

Perfect for an intimate small wedding.

The Harbor Light Inn could be the perfect romantic destination and option for that small intimate, in-house wedding or the host for your in-town guests. Our concierge is available to assist you with everything from local florists, photographer, yacht rental, and caterers, to off-site local event locations. Let us help you make the perfect Marblehead wedding.
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

Inn at Hastings Park will be tentatively reopening in September 2020. Please visit our website for updates.
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.
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

Nothing small about any wedding at this elegant Cape Cod resort

At the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, there is nothing small about any couple’s wedding plans. Intimate affairs deserve the same attentive planning and service, the same beautiful venue choices, the same superb cuisine. Consider this possibility: holding your rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception in a private room in the Nickerson Mansion, with a walkout terrace so guests can stroll in the ocean air. Or perhaps you’d like to exchange vows by the waters of the sparkling bay on a private beach or in a pavilion with sweeping landscape views. From venues to menus, from centerpieces to spa services to activities for your overnight guests, the resort staff will help you customize your big day to make it truly memorable.