21 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: $ • $$
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Falmouth Museums on the Green

Falmouth, MA

Fab Features: picturesque and historic spot just off Falmouth's historic village green • exchange vows beneath a quaint white gazebo, surrounded by colorful manicured gardens and mature trees, then celebrate in the intimate Cultural Center, or beneath a tent on the landscaped grounds • your fees help support the museums' mission and legacy

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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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: $ • $$
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The Inn at Hastings Park

Lexington, MA

Fab Features: a luxury boutique hotel consisting of two artfully restored guest houses and a barn • the warm interior blends vintage and modern elements for a whimsical, "Americana-chic" effect • catering provided by Artistry on the Green, the inn's on-site restaurant that specializes in classic New England fare with an inspired twist

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



Ballast

Portland, ME

Fab Features: inviting blank canvas event space with a boutique feel • the warm interior is designed with bright white walls and exposed brick • their fleet of five historic sailing vessels is available for private charter to compliment your event at Ballast

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

Brunswick, ME

Fab Features: charming historic inn with modern amenities • packages come with creative menus made from locally sourced ingredients and celebration cakes made by the in-house pastry chef • flexible event spaces can accommodate everything from 12-100 guests

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



Sandiwood Farm

Wolcott, VT

Fab Features: quintessential Vermont farm, surrounded by rolling pastures and unobstructed views of Mt. Mansfield, Mt. Elmore, and the beautiful Worcester Range • say "I do" amid beneath a stone arch, by a small pond, or among thriving gardens, then celebrate in the event greenhouse • one-of-a-kind farm-fresh details include florals sourced from the gardens and maple syrup favors for guests, drawn from their 35-acre sugarbush!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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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: $ • $$
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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: $$ • $$$
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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
Price: $ • $$
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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: $ • $$
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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: $ • $$
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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: $
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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: $
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RHODE ISLAND



Greenvale Vineyards

Portsmouth, RI

Fab Features: lush vineyard set among elegantly preserved grounds, historic architecture, and stunning views of the Aquidneck countryside • intimate celebrations in the restored stable, or right on the banks of the Sakonnet River • or, say "I do" on a lawn backed by grapevines and the sparkling river, then dine and dance in the adjacent tent

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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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: $ • $$
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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: $$
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NEW HAMPSHIRE



Smuttynose Events

Hampton, NH

Fab Features: welcoming brewery, tasting bar, and lounge on a lovely rustic property ringed with trees • DIY-friendly packages include dimmable lighting, a sound system, modern wood-stained picnic tables, lawn games, and three fire pits with Adirondack chairs • intimate celebrations in the cozy Heritage Room spill out onto the lush 2-acre Field at Towle Farm

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

Price: $
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