It’s Easy to Create a Gorgeous Wedding on a Budget
In New England, the abundant natural beauty – from mountain meadows to ocean views – is free. That’s a happy starting point to plan your affordable wedding in many settings. Resorts and inns throughout New England offer function rooms for small, medium, or large gatherings; many dining options at various price points; budget-friendly accommodations; and lots of experts to help you arrange transportation, flowers, photographers, and other essentials. In some places, on-staff bakers can create a beautiful and tasty, but not overly costly wedding cake. You can speak your vows under a simple gazebo by the ocean or a mountain lake, and entertain guests in warm and loving style without excess expense.
21 Lake Avenue Extension
Danbury, CT, 06811
A wedding to fit your dreams and your budget
Save your money but you won’t have to scrimp on elegance and luxuries at the iconic Ethan Allen Hotel. The setting is perfect in the rolling hills of western CT. and so is the warmth, hospitality, exemplary service and award-winning cuisine. The Personal Banquet Manager will provide one on one consultation to help you match every detail to your dreams and budget. Start your weekend with a welcome cocktail party or rehearsal dinner in the elegant outdoor courtyard. Exchange vows in the garden gazebo at sunset. Then step into one of three ballrooms designed and decorated in the Ethan Allen style – and customized just for you and your guests. The magic is here and within a price you can afford.
1 Cathedral Avenue
Rockport, MA, 01966
Rockport inn weddings designed to fit your dreams and budget
The Emerson Inn is more than an exquisite site for weddings, with its ocean views and varied venues, each offering its own charms. It is also a place devoted to the idea of giving the wedding couple the ceremony and reception that fits their vision – and their budget. Whether you are having a small elopement or a huge wedding, dedicated coordinators will help you choose a venue, from the inn’s sweeping lawn and gardens to the spectacular ocean-view Grand Parlor; catering menu, from buffets to formal plated dinners, including kid-friendly options to contain costs; and all the other details (music, florists, photos, cake) that will make your day, and night, magical. Affordable packages are also available for guest accommodations.
1 Clubhouse Road
Fairlee, VT, 05045
Resort Is Eager to Help Host a Wedding You Can Afford
Lake Morey Resort, a year-round destination for enjoying the beauty of the Green Mountain State, is a family-owned property, and that means, among other things, that its staff wants to help you plan the best wedding ever, even on a limited budget. Resort staff can work with you to create a wedding you can afford, offering a variety of options, from function rooms to menus. Almost any wedding need or tradition can be sized for your budget. Once your party arrives, the lake, woods, and natural beauty of Vermont are included at no extra charge.
195 Mountain Top Road
Chittenden, VT, 05737
Celebrate the high quality and affordability of your wedding
Any time of year, celebrate your big day in a magnificent setting on 350 private acres overlooking Green Mountain National Forest in central Vermont. Plan an affordable, cozy or more lavish affair starting with the exchange of vows in a beautifully decorated barn loft or outside on a picture perfect grassy knoll. You’ll be guided by seasoned wedding and hospitality planners who will assist you to create a one of a kind wedding experience within your vision and budget while offering the add-ons and frills of your choice. Enjoy a celebration filled with spectacular vistas, outstanding accommodations, and matchless cuisine. Congratulations. You’re first decision as a couple to be married at this magnificent resort shows your remarkable teamwork and wisdom.
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, off Route 20
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
An historic wedding setting to fit your budget
Step into history and a future together on 200 acres of pristine New England countryside. Old Sturbridge Village offers an experienced staff to work with you to create a memorable and affordable wedding. Stay within your wishes and budget from start to finish, from rustic to modern. On-site lodging is available for the bride and groom, wedding party, and guests. Choose from more than 40 nineteenth-century buildings, several gardens, two gazebos, dozens of fireplaces, and a covered bridge for your indoor or outdoor, daytime or evening ceremony. Your reception can be held at the modern Oliver Wight Tavern, or in the rustic charm of the 19th-century Bullard Tavern. Winner of the 2017 Wedding Wire and Tie the Knot Awards.
104 Goose Green Road
Barkhamsted, CT, 06063
Save on the wedding of your dreams
The perfect wedding can be picturesque, delicious and affordable when you celebrate here on 60 scenic acres in the foothills of the Berkshires. The Village hosts but one wedding per day so you’ll have the full attention of the staff to plan and customize every detail and desire within your budget. Take your vows and enjoy your reception in rustic elegance and style near the grand fireplace overlooking the Litchfield hills or at the outdoor Pavilion within view of the pool and pond. Both locations make a beautiful backdrop to your nuptials. 12,000 square feet of banquet hall space and menus from casual barbecues to formal sit down dinners afford you every luxury and amenity for up to 300 guests.
1 Lighthouse Inn Road
West Dennis, MA, 02670
A romantic wedding with a price to make your dreams come true
An affordable wedding on Cape Cod is not a dream, nor is an oceanfront ceremony, breathtaking views, historic charm and unsurpassed service! It’s all here at this charming Inn. Our extensive reception menu offerings include plated meal and food station packages at several different price points. Special rates for overnight accommodations, including a full breakfast buffet each morning, are offered to wedding guests in the spring and fall. There are no hidden fees, including no function room rental fee. Using the expertise and experience attained over twenty years at Lighthouse Inn, our wedding coordinator will guide and assist you through the entire planning process to insure your special day is everything you’ve dreamed of but still within your budget!
3900 State Highway
Eastham, MA, 02642
Your Cape Cod wedding headquarters
When guests are traveling for your Cape Cod wedding, they'll find comfortable yet affordable accommodation at Ocean Park Inn in Eastham. We're nestled in the heart of Cape Cod, off Route 6 and just a quarter mile from the National Seashore. Cape Air Airport in Hyannis is just 20 miles away; Boston's Logan International Airport, 94 miles; and Rhode Island's TF Green Airport, 106 miles. Your guests are sure to enjoy their stay. The unspoiled beaches on the National Seashore stretch for miles. Visitors love surfing, swimming, splashing in the waves, building sand castles, or just strolling on the sand. Provincetown, a foodie's mecca, is just 20 miles down the road. Guests can take a dune tour and explore the fragile eco-system. Or have a maritime adventure with a whale watch cruise.
58 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA, 01945
Plan your affordable wedding in an historic and romantic setting
An affordable wedding in one of the country’s top ten romantic inns has a nice “ring” to it. Set in two elegant Federalist mansions filled with working fireplaces, the buildings have been connected to form an elegant Inn. You’re in the heart of the historic harbor district in a town full of fine shops, galleries and great restaurants. You and your family and friends will find every luxury and amenity including an intimate and popular Tavern plus first class accommodations and amenities found in only the finest of lodgings and hotel facilities. And the concierge will see to it that every detail from local florists, photographer, rentals, caterers, to off-site local event locations will be addressed without breaking your budget.
1090 Main Street
Williamstown, MA, 01267
Your Wedding is Affordable; Local Beauty is Free to All
The experienced staff at the Williams Inn, on the Green of Williams College, is pleased to work with you to make your wedding just what you imagine, at a budget you choose. Four rooms, from a large ballroom to a function room for a few dozen guests, are at your service, and on-site catering can be arranged to your precise specifications. The beauty of the inn’s Colonial architecture and the glorious, traditional, ivy-covered campus just outside the inn’s front door are complimentary. Before or after your vows and reception, your guests can enjoy exploring this historic town, hiking or biking local parks, and visiting nearby cultural treasures, like The Clark Institute. All of this comes at no charge as part of your perfect and perfectly affordable wedding.
Historic Shore Street
Falmouth, MA, 02541
Affordable wedding destination with all the trimmings
Off season is a great time to visit Cape Cod and it’s also an affordable time to celebrate your wedding at this unique inn in beautiful and historic Falmouth. Explore well-priced options from November through early June that are seldom available on the Cape during other times of the year. Your wedding party and registered overnight guests will enjoy 80 charming guest rooms and a complimentary hot breakfast bar daily. Plan a lobster clambake or themed wedding reception with dining and dancing indoors or in tented venues on site. The inn can provide customized decorations, personalized printed menus and whimsical props to go along with a cost-saving B.Y.O.B. Cocktail Service and memory-making rehearsal dinner. Call for available dates for your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception, and guest accommodations.
Mountain View Road
Whitefield, NH, 03598
Hold the wedding of your dreams in the White Mountains and within your budget
This historic and scenic location could not be more perfect for your special wedding in New Hampshire’s Presidential Range. The setting affords unforgettable panoramic views nestled amidst 400 acres of landscaped grounds. Plan the affordable wedding of your dreams with the resort’s professional wedding coordinators who will address every detail to your preferences and dreams. Hold your bridal ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner indoors in the Crystal Ballroom or Presidential Ballroom, or outdoors on the Grand Fountain Terrace, Overlook Lawn, Waterfall Terrace, or Presidential Promenade. There are four on-site restaurants, 144 luxurious guest rooms, and an award-winning spa and wellness center for you and your guests and wedding package within your budget. Summer or winter, hold your affordable wedding here.
92 Bourne Lane
Ogunquit, ME, 03907
Find the dream wedding you can afford at Jonathan's Ogunquit
For a special day you can afford, look no further than Jonathan's Ogunquit. We have facilities suitable for 13 guests, 75 guests, 150 guests, or 300. Whether you choose a room that's big or small, all our rooms offer fine local art and antiques. Our Aquarium Room, perfect for a mid-size wedding, features a 600-gallon fish tank. Your guests will be greeted by a beautiful fireplace and a friendly smile upon entry. Our York package and our West package offer exquisite meals that fall within most budgets. The choice of entrees includes chicken marsala, chicken dijon, Yankee pot roast, roasted dry-rubbed loin of pork with apple & garlic bread pudding and calvados, and more. We can offer beverage service for one hour, or as long as five.
277 Main Street - Route 131
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
Marry in historic style for less than you think
Celebrate the New England wedding of your dreams at a price you can afford at this historic full-service destination wedding venue in Sturbridge, MA. Since 1771, rustic charm and Yankee hospitality have brought couples here to say their vows. Choose from year-round wedding packages for small intimate affairs and larger ceremonies and receptions in private banquet rooms and picturesque country settings that can accommodate up to 220. The experienced team of wedding consultants will help you address every need from time-lines, menu and linen selections, seating plans, and lodging, to custom designed wedding cakes created by the talented pastry chefs in the renowned Bake Shoppe. You’ll also receive the prime vendor listing of florists, entertainment, photographers, horse drawn carriages, and more.
Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
Sea views part of weddings for every budget at welcoming inn
The best thing about getting married at the Bar Harbor Inn is something money cannot buy and planning cannot create: the breathtaking views of Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands. It’s a view seen both from the large Reading Room venue to the smaller Porcupine Room, both rooms elegant, charming – and perfect for every couple’s budget. Because there are so many ceremony and reception choices at the inn, you can splurge on some things (a lavish cake with Maine wild blueberry filling? spa treatments for the wedding party?) and economize on others. But the inn’s detail-oriented wedding staff, unique Maine-inspired menus, and those panoramic views (imagine your ceremony amid the flowers on the beautifully landscaped lawn) come with every plan.
67 Atlantic Highway
Lincolnville, ME, 04849
Affordable and scenic mid coast wedding venue
The affordable wedding of your dreams is here at this critically acclaimed mid-coast wedding destination set amid 387 acres of pristine woodland. You’ll find personalized service and expert planning and coordination for your entire wedding weekend plus preferred vendors matched to your wishes and budget. The Summit mountain top venue boasts a great room and lounges with fieldstone fireplaces, and an all glass rotunda reception room with sweeping views of Penobscot Bay and the islands. Hedges Hall seats up to 300 guests and features an all glass wrap around veranda. The attached open air Pavilion can accommodate up to 500. The 106 well-appointed white pine guest cabins offers cozy rustic décor, airy screened porches, gas fireplaces, and spacious living space.
180 Water Street
Plymouth, MA, 02360
A wedding day is brighter when your budget fits well
There’s nothing like an enchanting wedding to begin the rest of your life together on the right note. The elegant and historic Hotel 1620, on a downtown waterfront location, is a beautiful place to start, and we want to prove that the bride’s special day doesn’t have to cost a fortune. More than the wi-fi is complimentary and convenient, such as the relaxing sauna and well-equipped exercise center. As well as spacious reception and banquet areas, there is a breakfast restaurant on-site and a full-service bar and lounge. Our catering specialists will fine-tune a menu to the exact needs of you and your guests. Everyone will have a fine time – and you will enjoy an affordable one as well.
20 Coogan Boulevard
Mystic, CT, 06355
Plan an affordable wedding filled with romance and history
Save your money for your honeymoon and the road ahead. Hold your affordable wedding in a setting where romance and history meet a renowned name brand hotel. The experienced and dedicated event and catering staff will handle the details, help you meet your dreams, and fit it all within your budget. Block book comfortable rooms and suites for your family and guests. Celebrate your ceremony, rehearsal dinner or wedding reception in one of several ballrooms sized and customized just for your wedding gathering. Book the Commodore parlor room for your own spacious bridal suite. Best of all you can offer your guests the magic of Mystic, with its many attractions – the perfect backdrop for a celebration never to be forgotten.
30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA, 01262
A Red Lion Inn wedding to fit your budget
The wedding of your dreams can fit your budget when you celebrate at the historic Red Lion Inn. Be it a civil union, wedding & commitment ceremonies, or other relationship celebration, the Inn’s experienced and LGBTQ –friendly staff will assist you every step of the way. There are affordable options for wedding venues for the rehearsal dinner, the ceremony, reception, and/or morning after brunch. And the Inn will help you identify vendors for everything from Justices of the Peace, limousines, and photographers, to flowers music and more. Executive Chef Brian Alberg and his staff will offer menus that reflect New England culinary traditions, natural flavors and local ingredients to create fresh and contemporary dishes for both buffet and sit down dinner.
4800 Basin Harbor Road
Vergennes, VT, 05491
Fantasy wedding can be yours without a fantastic pricetag
Not every fabulous wedding has to cost a fortune. At the Basin Harbor resort, you can have a fantasy wedding while talented coordinators work to keep the price real. Get married in a ceremony on one of the resort’s lush lawns, with the Adirondacks in the distance, surrounded by flowers. Or say “I do” on a boat while you cruise spectacular Lake Champlain. Plan a reception tailor-made to fit your budget, from cocktail parties overlooking the harbor to raw-bar feasts and fun buffets on the waterfront. So many places on the resort for your guests to mingle and dance their way into the night, perhaps with a bonfire or sparklers! And those stunning Vermont sunsets are absolutely included.
94 West Wharf Road
Madison, CT, 06443
Affordable wedding packages at this upscale resort
Dreaming of a wedding on the beach that fits your budget? Reduced package pricing and guest minimums are available for weddings hosted between now and July 2017 at this elegant Connecticut shoreline boutique hotel. Your every wish will be met and exceeded by the Madison’s wedding and culinary teams who are on hand to help you celebrate your own unique wedding celebration, delight your senses, and create life-long memories. The resort features, un-paralleled views, impeccable hospitality, and first-rate service and amenities. From the moment you arrive until you set off for your honeymoon destination, the hotel staff will take care of your vehicle, your belongings and your special needs. Hosting just one wedding a day, the focus is on you.
295 Ocean Boulevard
Hampton, NH, 03842
A wedding venue to meet your dreams and budget
You won’t have to scrimp on the wedding of your dreams on New Hampshire’s Seacoast. This historic hotel offers you affordable rates, stunning seaside splendor, great service and amenities that won’t break your budget. The professional wedding planning and culinary team will assist you with every detail large or small for a traditional or more relaxed celebration from the bridal shower to the farewell brunch. You’ll have your choice of indoor and outdoor venues including the Grand Ballroom and the Rose Room, ideal for ceremonies that can seat up to 120. Or take your vows on the shoreline. You’ll have access to preferred vendors, a pool, guest rooms offering balconies and water views, and a rooftop Sandbar overlooking the sea.
312 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, NH, 03253
Budget your wedding and get everything you dreamed
Spend your time planning the wedding of your dreams, not your hard earned dollars trying to afford it. Bring your family and guests to this picturesque setting on Lake Winnipesaukee for an affordably spectacular celebration of the love of your life. Two majestic settings provide all the room and amenities you want. The Church Landing and Winnipesaukee Ballroom offer outdoor waterfront beauty and a polished wooden dance floor for up to 230 guests for ceremony and/or cocktail reception. The Chase House Flagship Ballroom is perfect for a smaller more intimate affair for up to 120 in a banquet setting with dance floor and a lush grass patio for your ceremony and/or cocktail reception. There’s event planning to fit any budget.
One Haynes Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
Customized weddings at this downtown hotel help keep costs down
The Goodwin, Hartford’s historic boutique hotel, wants to help families answer the question: How can we have a fabulous wedding and reception without spending a fortune? The answer is customization, and this sophisticated hotel specializes in options from which of seven banquet spaces will you choose (from a huge ballroom to comfortable private suites) to what you want on your reception menu. The hotel’s onsite restaurant, Harlan Brasserie, is expert at individualizing menus, from passed hors d’ouevres to elegant plated dinners. With a certain number of rooms booked for the wedding, the Goodwin also offers the wedding couple a complimentary suite on their wedding night. Nearby (and free!) sites for beautiful wedding photos include Bushnell Park, City Hall and the Capitol Building.
44 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA, 01730
Wedding packages cut back costs, not amenities
Seeking a convenient wedding site where the couple will still be able to afford a honeymoon? Look no further than the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston-Bedford Glen, just 18 miles from Boston. The hotel’s affordable wedding packages include cocktail and dinner receptions, three- and four-course dinners, fresh flowers on tables covered by floor-length linens, a wedding planner, a photo room for the wedding party, a suite for the wedding couple, two additional complimentary guestrooms and discounted rates for your wedding room block. Choose an outdoor wedding on the flower-lined terrrace amid 24 wooded acres or select one of two elegant ballrooms. A professional and experienced wedding staff will help you create the customized wedding of your dreams without breaking the bank.
3351 White Mountain Highway
North Conway, NH, 03860
Affordable afternoon weddings in Victorian elegance
This romantic Manor House near North Conway offers affordable weddings in a spectacular mountain setting. The Manor serves over 50,000 guests each year in their dining room, so afternoon weddings do not interrupt dinner service allowing weddings to be more affordable. Tent Weddings for up to 150 guests are available from May through mid-October with ample space for entertainment and a bar. You’ll also have use of the unique wedding garden. Ceremonies are planned for 12 noon, dinner will be served by 3:00 pm, and entertainment may continue until 7:00 pm. Plan a tent wedding on a Sunday and save $500. Additional per person savings are available year-round. Plan a site visit to discuss your special requests, pricing and availability.
244 North Main Street
Troy, NH, 03456
Scenic, romantic and affordable venue for your wedding
Among New England’s many natural landmarks, Mount Monadnock stands out as the inspiration for countless writers, poets and artists through the centuries. And here amidst this natural splendor is a romantic and affordable venue for your wedding. This magnificent 62-acre berry farm features a remarkable landscape with a pond, a pagoda, a rose garden, wildflower areas, and other landscaped details that include a large lawn spacious enough for a tent. You and up to 100 guests will love the beautifully-decorated Reception Barn with its own caterers' kitchen and an observation deck that faces the mountain and the sunset. There is also an air conditioned (or heated) bridal cabin for the bride and bride's maids to get ready and relax.
37 Corey Road -- Route 43
Hancock, MA, 01237
Venues (and views) for every budget at mountain resort
At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, you can have the wedding of your dreams without the nightmare of coming home to a huge after-the-honeymoon bill. Let the resort wedding planners help you craft a ceremony, reception and menu to fit your budget. And that doesn’t mean skimping on the details to make your day memorable, from a breath-taking mountaintop ceremony and lodge reception for all your friends and family, up to 350 folks, to a more intimate setting of up to 40 people in a cozy country inn. One thing every venue features that comes totally free: the amazing vistas seen from 2,380 feet up. That panoramic view, coupled with the resort’s impeccable service, is guaranteed to make your wedding a dream.
74 South Main Street
Ogunquit, ME, 03907
Let our coastal resort accommodate your family, friends on the big day
Let the Meadowmere Resort take care of accommodations for you and your wedding guests while you focus on your big day. The family-owned resort, an hour from Boston and a walk to Ogunquit Beach, can set aside a block of rooms that will not break the bank. For the wedding couple, the honeymoon suite has a Jacuzzi, fireplace and plenty of space for getting ready on the special day. You and your guests can relax in an indoor heated pool, Roman Bath (with Jacuzzi and whirlpool), at the cozy West Meadow Pub or in charming nearby Ogunquit village. Hotel staff can suggest a perfect oceanside site for your ceremony and recommend local vendors. A romantic honeymoon getaway package features the honeymoon suite, Swedish massage, champagne, gift basket and dinner.
261 Point Sebago Road
Casco, ME, 04015
Weddings by Sebago Lake need not break the bank
Fun. Well-organized. Laid-back. Those are the words wedding couples and their parents have used to describe their ceremonies and receptions at Point Sebago. They might also have mentioned: Not expensive. Whether you are planning an intimate family-only ceremony or a bash for 200, the resort staff will work with you to keep costs (and stress levels) down. Memorable ceremonies, for example, can be held in a picnic grove on the shores of Sebago Lake, followed by a beach barbecue with chicken and baked beans for less than $30 per person. Even catered receptions in the spacious Pine Room or Beach Pavilion, complete with white chairs, white tablecloths and strings of sparkling lights, start at less than $45 per person.