11 Wedding Venues in the Heart of Boston

From its historic landmarks to its soaring skyscrapers, Boston offers a unique mix of past and present. It's a dynamic waterfront city with world-class museums, parks and gardens, dining, shopping—and wedding venues. Many event locations and hotels are within walking distance of top attractions, making Downtown Boston a great choice for a local or destination wedding. Here's a selection of places to host your celebration that range from industrial chic to positively palatial


Museum of Science

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Fantastic views of the Charles River and Boston skyline, plus three levels of interactive exhibits that let you dine amid dinosaurs and experience one million volts of lightning on the same night!

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

The Exchange

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Historic building right on the waterfront, with al fresco ceremonies and cocktail hours offering dynamic vistas on the Harbor Terrace and glamorous receptions in the soaring, skylit Exchange Hall, which boasts year-round panoramas of Boston's harbor from floor-to-ceiling windows.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Stunning waterfront hotel in the heart of Boston with over 21,000 square feet of event space, ranging from the Skyline Ballroom, with its stupendous water and city views, to the draped and tented, Harborside Pavilion, bathed in natural light.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Harbour Room at Boston College Club

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Sophisticated 36th-floor Financial District aerie with a warm, comfortable atmosphere that treats guests to a birds-eye panorama of the harbor, skyline, and Boston landmarks.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Hampshire House

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Turn-of-the-century Georgia Revival townhouse in the heart of Beacon Hill, outfitted with lavish details like Italian marble, carved oak paneling, crystal chandeliers, and tall Palladian windows that overlook the Boston Public Garden.

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

Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Classic schooners with an irresistible Old World feel that provide memorable views of the Boston skyline and harbor islands while you sail.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Fenway Park

Boston, MA

Style: One-of-a-kind Boston institution with plentiful event spaces and generous package options, including the ability to exchange vows at the edge of the iconic field.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Fairmont Copley Plaza

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Gilded Age landmark hotel filled with opulent details that evoke Versailles in Paris.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Four Seasons Hotel Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: The picture-perfect location opposite Boston's Public Garden matches the equally gorgeous venue, offering both great photo backdrops and lavish décor.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

Mandarin Oriental Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Glam hotel with a sophisticated, international ambiance in the city's most desirable Back Bay location.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

W Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Style: Contemporary luxe boutique hotel with sleek, modern décor and lots of high-tech extras.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

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