The Ultimate Guide to New England Wedding Venues

Your dream celebration starts here.

You’ve agreed on a budget, got your parents to sign off on the guest list, and have a few dates in mind. The next step in your wedding-planning journey? Booking a venue. Thankfully, New England boasts myriad options for celebrating your big day, from classic ballrooms in the heart of Boston to waterfront estates on Maine’s Penobscot Bay.

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Berkshires Wedding Venues

From modern-art murals to natural marvels, the state’s western border offers myriad wedding backdrops.

Boston Wedding Venues

The city’s top venues offer plenty of options for celebrating in style.

Cape Cod Wedding Venues

Low-key vibe, high-impact scenery: Cape Cod’s westernmost towns make it easy to take the plunge.

Martha’s Vineyard Wedding Venues

Ready to get away from it all? Set sail for an island wedding weekend with breathtaking vistas and plenty of local charm.

Nantucket Wedding Venues

Water, water, everywhere, and all of it to enjoy: A destination wedding in ACK is guaranteed to make waves.

North Shore Wedding Venues

Close to home yet far from ordinary, the area’s most breathtaking party spots combine coastal charm and plenty of elegance.

Pioneer Valley Wedding Venues

Blaze your own trail with a charming celebration in this eclectic wedding destination.

South Coast Wedding Venues

With its bustling ports, historical parks, and lively maritime spirit, the South Coast may very well be the region’s quintessential wedding locale—and best-kept secret.

South Shore Wedding Venues

Buttoned-up, barefoot in the grass, or by the bay: The region’s unique celebration spots suit every style.


Lower Connecticut River Valley Wedding Venues

The Constitution State beckons brides and grooms with the quiet beauty of old New England.


Midcoast Maine Wedding Venues

Because who doesn’t want to throw a wedding on the rocks?

Portland Wedding Venues

Whether you prefer to say “I do” high above the city or down by the harbor, weddings in this urbane destination are all about the views.

New Hampshire

The Lakes Region Wedding Venues

Elegant venues and a throwback summer-camp vibe give the Granite State’s lakefront resort towns the edge for weddings.

The Monadnock Region Wedding Venues

With its quaint small towns, vast woodlands, and mountain views, this rural New Hampshire retreat has charm to spare.

The Seacoast Wedding Venues

New Hampshire’s waterfront venues offer coastal elegance close to home.

Rhode Island

South County Wedding Venues

By surf or by turf, celebrations in this region turn on the New England charm.


Lake Champlain Wedding Venues

A weekend of waterfront R & R—and luxe outdoor wedding festivities—await in Vermont.

Barn Wedding Venues

Complete with lush garden backdrops, hay bales, and grazing cattle.

Restaurant Wedding Venues

On the menu: tacos, ramen, and crème brulee.

Unique Wedding Venues

From dramatic theaters to castles in the sky, seven places you didn’t know you could get married.