18 Affordable Connecticut Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable Connecticut wedding venue? Don’t despair! From a historic inn and mansion estate, to a picturesque farm or famous rose garden, here’s a selection of places that won’t break the bank.


Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic, CT

Style: Wonderful museum designed as a faithful recreation of a 19th-century seaport village, with al fresco ceremonies at Lighthouse Point, overlooking the Mystic River and receptions in the rustic, open-walled Boathouse, with its beautiful weathered wood siding

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Tarrywile Park and Mansion

Danbury, CT

Style: Expansive park and historic mansion nestled in the rolling hills of Fairfield County, with dreamy ceremonies bathed in dappled light under the vine-wrapped Grape Arbor, and tented receptions on the lawn or in the glass-wrapped Conservatory.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Angel & Anchor Farm

Sterling, CT

Style: Grand Victorian home and sunny yellow barn nestled on 5 quiet acres of gardens, orchards, rustic-chic outbuildings, and expansive green lawns.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Stone Barn at Whitney Farms

Monroe, Connecticut

Style: Exquisite golf course and clubhouse nested on a wildlife-filled property, highlighted by an airy patio, a Ballroom with panoramic views of surrounding fairways and greens, and the Fireplace Room, with its warm wood accents, antique brass fixtures, and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Wickham Park

Manchester, CT

Style: Exchange vows at the highest point of this gorgeous, 280-acre park, with panoramic views of the Hartford skyline, lush woods, and rolling lawns, then dine al fresco beneath a tent in the Cabin Garden or in the charming Emerald Room.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $

The Point at Norwalk Cove

Norwalk, CT

Style: Exchange vows on a secluded beach with uninterrupted views of the Long Island Sound and Norwalk Islands, followed by cocktail hour on the pier and games on the lawn.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

19Main

New Milford, CT

Style: Elegant former bank nestled at the edge of New Milford's historic town green, boasting gorgeous architectural and design elements like exposed brick, a stately granite facade, a dramatic floor-to-ceiling window in the main reception room, and three of the bank's original vaults.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station

Haddam, Connecticut

Style: State-of-the-art event center nestled on a ridge above the Connecticut River, with exquisite al fresco celebrations on the Ceremonial Patio and Terrace under a fabulous, pavilion-size gazebo, and indoor events in the light-flooded Ballroom.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Society Room of Hartford

Hartford, Connecticut

Style: Gatsby-elegant Ballroom highlighted by brass and bronze accents, vintage chandeliers, and grand marble columns and limestone walls that extend up to a breathtaking muraled ceiling 35 feet above.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Hope Lodge Venue

Plainfield, CT

Style: Romantic, two-story venue with unique event spaces on each level: a modern, open ground floor with large windows and access to the outdoor area, and a second floor with a high-ceilinged ballroom with a built-in stage.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $

Green Haven

Pomfret Center, CT

Style: Stunning natural setting offering near-endless event spaces, from the massive sugar maple named the "Tree of Life" to the wildflower-dotted Orchard, all surrounded by mature trees, beautiful glens and meadows, and sweeping views of the area's verdant hills and valleys.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Village at Boulder Ridge

Barkhamsted, CT

Style: Rustic-chic venue with multiple gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces, ranging from a charming pondside gazebo to a cozy interior with a stone fireplace to a cool poolside deck.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Avon Old Farms Hotel

Avon, Connecticut

Style: Luxurious hotel nestled on 20 acres of manicured grounds and gardens, highlighted by the Towpath Ballroom and its elegant terrace, which provides the perfect space for enjoying cocktails and views of the lovely landscape.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Barn at Maple Lane Farms

Preston, CT

Style: 325 acres of laidback charm, with a beautifully renovated barn, a sparkling pond, and rolling lawns surrounded by lush forest (and 50 acres of Christmas trees!).

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Hill-Stead Museum

Farmington, Connecticut

Style: Turn-of-the-century 152-acre homestead with expansive lawns for tented receptions, a Sunken Garden for ceremonies, and endless photo ops.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Pond House Cafe

West Hartford, Connecticut

Style: Cozy oasis with a famous rose garden, where the ballroom overlooks the treelined pond and photos are great in any season.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Wrights Mill Farm

Canterbury, Connecticut

Style: Romantic and picturesque, with settings like an Old Grist Mill, a covered bridge, and an idyllic waterfall ceremony site.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Woodwinds

Branford, Connecticut

Style: Say "I do" at a gazebo, in front of a waterfall, or in the garden, followed by a reception in the state-of-the-art reception hall.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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