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.


Lounsbury House

Ridgefield, CT

Venue Superpowers

Historic Landmark

Exclusive Use

Landscaped Grounds

Fab Features: elegant 1896 landmark for ultra-romantic events • al fresco ceremonies under a lovely white pergola are set against the stunning manicured gardens • intimate events are stunning inside the historic mansion or on the expansive patio, which overlooks the impeccable grounds

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Branford House Mansion

Groton, Connecticut

Venue Superpowers:

Gothic-Inspired Castle

Waterfront Views

Affordable

Fab Features: waterfront turn-of-the-century castle-like mansion with carved Gothic paneling and Baroque fireplaces • romantic outdoor ceremonies against rolling hills or panoramic views of the Long Island Sound • an extravagant setting for an affordable price

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Agora

Norwich, CT

Venue Superpowers:

Affordable

Boutique Hotel

Historic Glamour

Fab Features: 1827 grand mansion-turned-boutique hotel in the heart of Norwich, the "Rose of New England" • stunning details blend modern luxury and historic elegance, from the columned entrance to the restored bar to the tiled entryway • guests can stay all weekend in the thoughtfully curated guest rooms, each with plush amenities and plenty of light 

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $
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Hill-Stead Museum

Farmington, Connecticut

Venue Superpowers:

Gilded Age Art

Sunken Garden

Manicured Landscape

Fab Features: the turn-of-the-century homestead showcasing the integration of family life with avant-garde art & design • say “I do” in the renowned Sunken Garden, then sip cocktails with sweeping views of the Litchfield Hills • 152 acres of manicured grounds, meandering pathways, and expansive lawns

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The Mansion at Bald Hill

Woodstock, CT

Venue Superpowers: 

Bed & Breakfast

Picturesque Patio

Historic Charm

Fab Features: former landmark mansion-turned-premier restaurant and Bed & Breakfast • the ballroom is designed with a lavish bar, dance floor, and a decorative wood-arched truss design • the expansive patio sports an outdoor fireplace, fountain, and decorative waterfall

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Estate New Haven

New Haven, CT

Venue Superpowers:

Private Estate

Panoramic Views

Late Night Celebrations

Fab Features: a historic hilltop estate and event venue • say ‘I do’ surrounded by manicured grounds, lawns, and a stunning vineyard • enjoy packages that allow you full access to the property and elegant mansion for the duration of your event

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$$
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Burr Mansion

Fairfield, Connecticut

Venue Superpowers:

Lush Gardens

Tented Receptions

Affordable

Fab Features: timeless historic landmark in the heart of Fairfield’s Old Post Road district • 4 acres of lush gardens and reflecting pools provide endless photo ops • the 15 different event spaces are designed with high ceilings and classic details 

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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Gwyn Careg Inn

Pomfret, CT

Venue Superpowers:

Weekend Weddings

Garden Celebrations

Picturesque Setting

Fab Features: historic estate surrounded by 14 acres of manicured grounds • romantic ceremonies overlooking the 3-acre pond • al fresco celebrations in the enclosed, stone-walled Spanish Garden

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

Darien, CT

Venue Superpowers:

Regency-Style Mansion

Nature Sanctuary

Formal Gardens

Fab Features: Regency-style mansion set among breathtaking formal gardens designed by groundbreaking female landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman • follow your garden ceremony with a stroll in the woodlands' dappled light, enjoying the lush natural beauty of the DCA Bird Sanctuary • inside the mansion, a stately grand staircase makes for a worthy photo-op or first look

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $
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The New Haven Lawn Club

New Haven, Connecticut

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Classic Elegance

All-Inclusive

Fab Features: unique Georgian mansion with distinctive Colonial Revival-style architecture • the ballroom is embellished with fanciful crystal Art Deco lighting, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a large wood-burning fireplace • the event staff is known for their attention to detail, professionalism, and personalized service

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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