25 Sweet Spots for your New England Micro Wedding

Have your heart set on a small New England wedding? With its picturesque landscape, you can elope on a rocky bluff in Maine, host a cozy weekend wedding at a charming B&B in Connecticut, throw a posh party waterfront resort in Massachusetts, or have a laidback affair in a restored 19th-century barn in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Whatever your day of vision may be, these venues provide the perfect setting and custom-curated packages that are sure to make your small celebration a big hit!



MASSACHUSETTS



The Boylston Rooms

Easthampton, MA

Fab Features: 1800s textile mill-turned-event center at the edge of lovely Lower Mill Pond • pondside ceremonies with views of Mt. Tom and the Holyokes, followed by cocktails in the Garden Courtyard • airy, light-filled spaces boast century-old maple flooring, exposed steel ceiling beams, and ample space for dancing

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Marblehead Museum

Marblehead, MA

Fab Features: fabulously preserved estate • the picturesque grounds provide a stunning setting for a garden ceremony • endless DIY opportunities

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Blue Inn

Newbury, MA

Fab Features: charming beachfront hotel • exchange vows on the private beach followed by cocktails on the deck overlooking the water they partner with experienced professionals to ensure that your event goes off without a hitch

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Oakholm Farm

Brookfield, MA

Fab Features: rustic plan farm estate set on the shores of peaceful Lake Quaboag • ceremonies under a solid pine arbor overlooking the lake, on the manicured grounds, or against a forested backdrop • multiple elopement options and ceremony or reception-only packages available!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Glass House

Cambridge, MA

Fab Features: award-winning restaurant and bar nestled in Cambridge's cool Kendall Square • floor-to-ceiling windows and a vibrant color palette create a fresh, modern vibe • adjacent outdoor plaza perfect for al fresco ceremonies before heading inside for delectable craft cocktails and cuisine

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Weston Art & Innovation Center

Weston, MA

Fab Features: vibrant education center located within Weston's 1899 former library • intimate receptions in the Reading Room, which has been restored to its original early 20th-century splendor • ceremonies in the outdoor courtyard or in front of wide, multi-paned windows

Catering: BYO
Price: $


MAINE



Berry Manor Inn

Rockland, ME

Fab Features: award-winning Victorian B&B • elopements available Sunday-Thursday and Petite Wedding Packages available for up to 22 guests • additional services include hair and make-up services, horse and carriage rides, a waterfront ceremony and photography options

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Newagen Seaside Inn

Southport, ME

Fab Features: oceanfront hotel with laidback vibes set on 20 secluded acres • say “I do” with a picturesque backdrop of Boothbay Harbor • fabulous amenities including charming accommodations and an on-site restaurant serving authentic Maine dishes

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

1812 Pierce House

Winterport, ME

Fab Features: beautifully restored Colonial-style home • al fresco celebrations on the manicured 2-acre grounds or at their nearby sister property, Crooked Steeple Hall • up to 20 guests can be accommodated in its seven plush bedrooms

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Bear Mountain Inn and The Barn

Waterford, ME

Fab Features: gorgeous lakefront homestead located at the base of Maine’s White Mountains • exchange vows overlooking the lake, or in a field of towering trees • cozy celebrations in front of a hand-built fieldstone fireplace

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Nonesuch River Brewing

Scarborough, ME

Fab Features: charming family-friendly brewery • the outdoor deck connects to the upstairs mezzanine and provides a great indoor-outdoor flow • pair your reception dinner with their top-notch, handcrafted brews

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Garden Gate at Haley Farm

Sebago, ME

Fab Features: restored New England barn and farm • receptions in the barn with an adjoining deck that looks out over the forest • tented celebrations on the lawn and cocktails around the fire pit

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


VERMONT



The Inn at Weathersfield

Weathersfield, VT

Fab Features: historic 1792 home with 12 unique guest rooms and a farm-to-table restaurant • exchange vows tucked away in the fern grotto beneath a canopy of trees • flexible event packages can accommodate elopements to micro weddings to 120 guests

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

Basin Harbor

Vergennes, VT

Fab Features: serene resort set on the shore of Lake Champlain • lakeside celebrations backed by the Adirondack Mountains • variety of event locations from the boat the EScape, the North Dock, the Orchard Garden, or more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

1824 House

Waitsfield, VT

Fab Features: charming inn and barn surrounded by gorgeous scenery • intimate ceremonies by the river one on the hilltop overlooking the mountains • cozy dinner parties inside the rustic barn

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Riverledge Farm

Grafton, VT

Fab Features: exquisite 19th-century farm nestled on 300 acres in the lush Green Mountains • say "I do" in the original stone-walled backyard encircled by dreamy views of landscaped timberland and mountainside meadows • dine and dance in the vintage barn, then toast s'mores around the fire

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


CONNECTICUT



19Main

New Milford, CT

Fab Features: former bank nestled at the edge of New Milford's historic town green • gorgeous architectural and design elements like exposed brick, a stately granite facade, a dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows • unique photo ops inside the elegant interior or around the charming surrounding streets, which are peppered with sweet shops, vintage streetlights, and an Art Deco movie theater

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

Westbrook Inn Bed & Breakfast

Westbrook, CT

Fab Features: exchange vows beside the babbling river or beneath a flower-draped gazebo • intimate receptions in the historic dining room • opt for a sweet couple's elopement or book the whole inn (with lodgings for 20!) for a weekend-long celebration

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Green Haven

Pomfret Center, CT

Fab Features: stunning natural setting surrounded by mature trees, beautiful glens and meadows, and sweeping views of the area's verdant hills and valleys • gorgeous al fresco ceremonies under the massive sugar maple named the "Tree of Life" or in the wildflower-dotted Orchard • customizable packages include the assistance of a skilled event planner, with plenty of room for your unique vision

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

Connecticut River Museum

Essex, CT

Fab Features: lovely riverfront museum in charming Essex • breezy receptions on the River Front Lawn with panoramic views of the water and colorful sailboats passing • from the museum's dock, make a grand entrance or a memorable exit via boat

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Connecticut River Valley Inn

Glastonbury, CT

Fab Features: historic Inn built in 1740 • the manicured grounds provide a serene setting for intimate celebrations • flexible and affordable packages range from elopements to gatherings of up to 100 people

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


RHODE ISLAND



Dye House

Providence, RI

Fab Features: turn-of-the-century building-turned-exquisite event space tucked in the heart of Providence’s historic Olneyville • the Studio boasts a 20-foot gabled ceiling, original red brick flooring, whitewashed walls, and dozens of oversized windows • intimate events are paired with luxe lodgings and a full-service outdoor kitchen in The Loft

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Casey Farm

Saunderstown, RI

Fab Features: charming historic property overlooking Narragansett Bay, dating from the mid-1700s • ceremonies in the bountiful, colorful gardens, followed by cocktails on the lawn and an elegant tented reception • rental fees help support Historic New England's stewardship and preservation of this and other area properties

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$


NEW HAMPSHIRE



Fuller Gardens

North Hampton, NH

Fab Features: lush botanical garden located on the beautiful seacoast of North Hampton • exchange vows in front of an antique water fountain surrounded by rose bushes • private ceremonies available after hours for up to 50 guests

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


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