Penobscot Bay Estate 157 Holmes Street • Winterport • ME 04496


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Overlooking its namesake bay and boasting seven acres of gently rolling meadows and mature foliage, this sweet estate is family owned and operated, and offers a charming taste of classic coastal Maine.
  • Exchange vows at the water’s edge on the dedicated Wedding Peninsula, followed by an unforgettable reception in the sailcloth pole tent, with its clear sidewalls, full-length flooring, and romantic bistro lighting.
  • Four charming guest cabins can host up to sixteen overnighters for the weekend, and you’re certain to fall in love with the Honeymoon Cottage, which features an oversized soaking tub and a private deck with unobstructed views of the bay.


OPEN 2024 DATES! These limited remaining dates are now discounted to $12,000inquire now, and let them know we sent you!

  • August 31 (Labor Day!)
  • September 21
  • October 19

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Package Prices
  • $9,000/event and up
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Package chosen
  • The Long Weekend Wedding package starts at $17,000 and include:

    • Access to the property 5am Thursday–1pm Sunday
    • Ceremony along the water, Plateaus for rehearsal dinner & cocktail hour, and reception on the hill overlooking the bay
    • Access to the private residence for wedding party prep (with separate areas/entrances/restrooms for each party)
    • Honeymoon cottage on the water, with a waterfront-view soaking tub
    • Four on-site guest cabins, accommodating up to 16 guests total
    • Sailcloth tent with clear walls & bistro lighting, and clear-top tent for ceremony rain plan
    • Outdoor kitchen for caterers and cabin guests
    • Hardwood dining tables, white Chiavari chairs, white ceremony chairs, two bars, and dance floor
    • Round-trip schoolbus-style shuttle from area hotels in Bangor or Belfast
    • Golf cart for guest transportation and ample on-site parking with attendants

    The Weekday Wedding package is $9,000 and includes property access from 8am–11am (one overnight) and no hotel shuttles; other amenities listed above are included. Available Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday only.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 0 160
Cocktails, etc. Standing 0 160
Reception Seated 0 160
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 160.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Preferred list

Caterers must be licensed & insured.



Alcohol must be served by a licensed bartending service; the venue offers a preferred list but it is not mandatory.

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Access limited



Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Garden
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Private Estate
  • River
  • Beach / Ocean

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Creek / River
  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Hills
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic


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