Brides looking to get married in New England in 2016 are very fortunate in that the area offers great diversity and beauty for weddings all year long. This region is filled with rich history, cultural attractions and fascinating cities. New England is known for its natural beauty of its mountains, ocean, woodlands and lakes, providing brides with a variety of options for reception venues. Here are the top venues for 2016 weddings in Boston, the Outer Cape, and The Berkshires.
With features like customizable graffiti walls and Green Monster vistas, the city’s newest venues make a grand statement.
The recently renovated Harvard Art Museums allow your guests to dine under the stars in the Roman-piazza-inspired Calderwood Courtyard with a vaulted glass ceiling. You will also have access of the museums' first-floor galleries, which feature Buddhist sculptures to paintings by the likes of Picasso and Van Gogh.
If hometown sports gets you excited, soak up views of the Green Monster from the two-story floor-to-ceiling windows inside the Hotel Commonwealth’s brand-new event spaces—or move the party outdoors to the 2,000-square-foot terrace.
And if you are looking for a spot to make completely your own, head downtown to the Seaport’s District Hall, where programmable lights, walls you can write on, and a customizable marquee can match any theme or style.
The Outer Cape
The beach, sun, and festive streets of Provincetown make for an unforgettable wedding celebration.
Get married with your toes in the sand at Chequessett Yacht & Country Club, which offers ceremonies on its members-only beach. Your guests can enjoy cocktails and dinner in a string-lit, rustic boathouse, or in the beautiful clubhouse.
The unique Wellfleet Preservation Hall, a former Catholic church turned community center with stained-glass windows, offers hand carved folk-art doors, and a backyard garden ideal for tented wedding receptions.
If stunning views are what you’re looking for, invite your guests to Provincetown's Pilgrim Monument, with 360-degree views of the town and the harbor. Recite your vows on the plaza underneath the 252-foot granite tribute before celebrating on the beautiful grounds.
Every October, the hills of the Berkshires erupt in a symphony of red, orange, and yellow, casting the region in a warm glow. It’s this scenery—coupled with the unrivaled collection of festive barns, Gilded Age mansions, and plush inns and resorts—that make a Berkshires wedding unforgettable.
Tie the knot amidst the stunning panorama of the Berkshire Hills in historic Lenox. Cranwell Resort is a timeless setting for life’s special occasions any time of year.
Exchange vows and mingle with loved ones against the backdrop of The Mount’s colorful, award-winning formal gardens or the elegant interior of Edith Wharton’s historic mansion. Spanning nearly 50 acres, the gracious, spectacular estate is the perfect setting for an unforgettable wedding.
A Florentine palazzo atop a Berkshire knoll overlooking mountains and lake, Wheatleigh offers exquisite cuisine and guest accommodations, along with 22 private acres and terraced lawns.
Amy McLaughlin Lifestyles offers full service wedding planning and day-of coordination services throughout New England. Let us help you find the perfect venue for your special day.
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