Recommended Connecticut Wedding Venues

Connecticut has so many beautiful wedding venues—we have plenty of suggestions, depending on what you are looking for. Outdoor? Rustic? Waterfront? We share our faves here.

(If you can’t get enough, see detailed info for all the Connecticut wedding venues on our site.)


16 of New England's Best Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

16 of New England's Best Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

Throughout New England lies an abundance of hidden gem wedding venues just waiting to be discovered. From secluded retreats and family-owned farms to lakefront lodges, these tucked-away treasures are perfect for private and peaceful wedding celebrations. And once you find them, we just know it'll be love at first "site"!


24 Idyllic New England Venues with Rustic Charm

24 Idyllic New England Venues with Rustic Charm

With its magnificent coastlines, classic red barns, sprawling pastures, and lushly forested vistas, New England offers the ideal backdrop for you rustic wedding. We’ve pulled together a spectacular selection of working farms, cozy B&Bs, woodsy retreats, and verdant vineyards that give you the chance to exchange vows in a setting that embodies the very best of New England’s natural beauty.


20 Picturesque Sleepy Beach Town Wedding Venues on the East Coast

20 Picturesque Sleepy Beach Town Wedding Venues on the East Coast

On the hunt for a cozy coastal destination for your East Coast wedding? The Atlantic seaboard covers over 2,000 miles and stretches from Maine's rocky and romantic shoreline down to Florida's pristine white sand beaches and impossibly blue waters. While there are endless options of where you can tie the knot, our favorites spots come in the form of historic seaside villages and sweet little sleepy beach towns. So if you're after a calming atmosphere with an off-the-beaten-path kind of vibe for your big day, check out these picture-perfect beachfront wedding venues that are small on crowds but big on charm!


Quaint, Cozy, Cottagecore: Our Favorite 20 Venues that Capture the Trend

Quaint, Cozy, Cottagecore: Our Favorite 20 Venues that Capture the Trend

Cozy, comforting, fresh, and natural: cottagecore is exactly what our daydreams have been made of. It’s like Little Women without the tuberculosis, like Pride and Prejudice without the oppressive gender roles, like Midsommar without the murder. Sounds just about perfect!


Graduate Hotels: A Class Of Their Own

Graduate Hotels: A Class Of Their Own

We’ve got a major crush on Graduate Hotels. This fast-growing group is not your average hotel chain; in fact, they’re anything but! These carefully-curated and hand-crafted hotel "campuses" can be found in some of the most vibrant University towns across America. Think cool college kid meets local history buff...and falls madly in love. These boutique hotels have done their homework—ensuring you'll feel like a local even if it's your first time in town.


Sweet Escapes: 17 Gorgeous Getaways Within A 3-Hour Drive of Manhattan

Sweet Escapes: 17 Gorgeous Getaways Within A 3-Hour Drive of Manhattan

Planning a New York wedding, but want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Thanks to its unique location, you won't have to travel very far to find a relaxing retreat for your big day. From a French Country-inspired estate to a rustic-chic organic farm nestled in the mountains, we've gathered 23 gorgeous venues all within a 3-hour drive of Manhattan. Not only do they have fabulous amenities and stunning landscapes, but their laid-back vibe will make you feel like you’re a lifetime away from the city that never sleeps.


28 Of The Coolest Camp Wedding Venues In The U.S.

28 Of The Coolest Camp Wedding Venues In The U.S.

Calling all nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts! If you want your wedding to be more of an adventure than simply an event, give your guests the gift of a summer camp-style shindig! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite spots from across the country that can turn your celebration into the ultimate overnight experience. These beautiful locations offer comfortable accommodations in a classy campground setting—and some even allow you to sleep right under the stars!


Love is LOVE! 7 Connecticut Venues That Welcome LGBTQ+ Weddings

Love is LOVE! 7 Connecticut Venues That Welcome LGBTQ+ Weddings

Searching for that perfect LGBTQ-friendly wedding venue in Connecticut? These venues welcome love of all kinds—regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. They're inclusive of gay, lesbian, and other queer couples—in fact, their doors are open to everyone. Because let’s get one thing straight: Love is LOVE!


7 Romantic Connecticut Wedding Venues

7 Romantic Connecticut Wedding Venues

Searching for a romantic wedding venue? Connecticut is home to a charming mix of sweet coastal cities and gorgeous countryside full of lovely locations for your special day. From a fairy-tale like castle to an industrial-chic vineyard, here’s a look at some of the dreamiest places to say “I do”.


11 Connecticut Venues Perfect For A Small Wedding

11 Connecticut Venues Perfect For A Small Wedding

Planning a small wedding? Connecticut offers an array of stellar options for an intimate celebration! Go for glam at a historic luxury resort, fun at a bowling alley bistro, or rustic at a restored 19th-century barn.


8 Gorgeous Connecticut B&B Wedding Venues

8 Gorgeous Connecticut B&B Wedding Venues

Want more out of your wedding venue than just a pretty space? Then check out these Connecticut B&Bs! Not only do they provide a stunning backdrop for your celebration, but you also get a wonderful "home away from home” vibe as well as the convenience of having your ceremony, reception, and guest accommodations all at one gorgeous location.


9 Scenic Connecticut Venues For Your Weekend Wedding

9 Scenic Connecticut Venues For Your Weekend Wedding

Want your wedding to last the weekend instead of just a few hours? These Connecticut venues not only provide a breathtaking backdrop for your vows, but they also offer cozy accommodations, on-site activities, and other fab amenities for both you and your guests to enjoy. From the welcome party to the goodbye brunch, they’ll elevate your celebration from an event to an unforgettable experience.


10 Unique Connecticut Wedding Venues

10 Unique Connecticut Wedding Venues

Connecticut offers a range of unique wedding venues that can make your celebration anything but ordinary. From a riverfront museum and dramatic performing arts center to a historic mansion & gardens or former lace factory, here's a selection of unique Connecticut wedding venues well worth checking out.


14 Affordable Connecticut Wedding Venues

14 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 this state offers plenty of options.


10 Timeless Connecticut Mansion Wedding Venues

10 Timeless Connecticut Mansion Wedding Venues

Connecticut's mansions make fabulous wedding venues because they have all the elements you could want: history, romance, and gorgeous grounds. You'll feel like you've stepped back in time as you say "I do" on the steps of a grand manor house, or dine and dance in rooms with vaulted ceilings, elaborate detailing, and period chandeliers. Host your celebration at one of these "genteel era" places for a truly special experience.


7 Cool Connecticut Waterfront Wedding Venues

7 Cool Connecticut Waterfront Wedding Venues

Connecticut’s coastline makes an irresistible backdrop for events. Each of these waterfront wedding venues has its own style, but all of them possess the unique quality that being on the water bestows.


Kickin' It Countryside: 15 Rustic and Barn Wedding Venues in Connecticut

Kickin' It Countryside: 15 Rustic and Barn Wedding Venues in Connecticut

Ahhhh…it’s amazing how a little bit of country can make your wedding positively enchanting. Connecticut is home to quite a few wedding venues with the rustic charm—and barns!—you’re looking for.


9 Of The Best Connecticut Wedding Venues...And Why You'll Love Them

9 Of The Best Connecticut Wedding Venues...And Why You'll Love Them

With so many charming places to get married in Connecticut, it’s hard to choose favorites! Offering a mix of options that include wineries, historic buildings, a resort, and a farm, here are 10 of the state’s best wedding venues in no particular order.


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