7 of Central Massachusetts' Best Wedding Venues

From country-classic red barns to chic boutique hotels, Central Massachusetts is bursting with beautiful spots to tie the knot. Whether you’re looking for a DIY-friendly weekend getaway, a rustic farm, or an elegant country club setting, you’re guaranteed to find something spectacular. We’ll get you started with a few of our favorite venues in the heart of the beautiful Bay State!



OUTDOOR CEREMONY



Fruitlands Museum

Harvard, MA

Fab Features: stunning views of the Nashua River Valley’s rolling hills, local orchards, hay fields and hardwood forests • historic, hilltop Prospect House alongside a tented brick patio, garden, and expansive lawns • delectable menus featuring local and sustainable food from area farms and artisan purveyors

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


ALL-INCLUSIVE



The Inn at Hastings Park

Lexington, MA

Fab Features: luxury boutique hotel consisting of two artfully restored guest houses and a barn • warm receptions in the Living Room and Parlor, which blends vintage and modern details • delectable menus from Artistry on the Green, the inn's on-site restaurant, specializing in classic New England fare with an inspired twist

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


RUSTIC-CHIC



Salem Cross Inn

West Brookfield, MA

Fab Features: al fresco ceremonies in a white gazebo set amid 600 acres of rolling meadows • banquet rooms boast rustic charm, with dark wood beams, stone fireplaces, and country-chic décor • dedicated in-house catering team includes an exceptional cake baker for a memorable finale to your reception!

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

ESTATE


Gore Place

Waltham, MA

Fab Features: charming 50-acre "country estate in the city" • intimate events in the warm, wood-accented, historic Carriage House which boasts warm wood accents and rustic-chic stable doors • grand, al fresco celebrations held in the peaked Century Tent, with windowed walls on three sides that allow views of the lush green surroundings

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


AFFORDABLE



Highfields Golf and Country Club

Grafton, Massachusetts

Fab Features: gorgeous al fresco terrace, overlooking the verdant golf course, is surrounded by colorful blooms • spacious and elegant ballroom with glowing chandeliers, high ceilings, and an impressive stacked stone fireplace • generous packages may include a round of golf for four!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


RANCH/FARM



The Barn at Gibbet Hill

Groton, Massachusetts

Fab Features: picturesque 100-year-old Barn with unparalleled views, surrounded by acres of conservation land • outfitted with an open-beamed ceiling, wood plank walls, antique chandeliers, dual mezzanines, and an airy covered veranda • in-house executive chef, with a network of local purveyors, offers expansive menu options

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


BARN



Storrowton Village Museum

West Springfield, MA

Fab Features: brick walkways lead to a lovingly restored 1750 barn with original hand-hewn beams, wood flooring, and fireplace • intimate weddings and lovely photo ops in the charming vintage schoolhouse • delicious in-house catering from the Storrowton Tavern

Catering: In-house
Price: $


Venue: Devens Common Center

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