Connecticut has classic and beautiful settings for a memorable wedding

Waterfront resorts, rustic inns, and sophisticated hotels in historic Connecticut are ready and able to help you plan the perfect wedding or reunion or other importance celebration gathering. Wedding planning begins with the bridal couple’s preferences. It could be a formal ceremony and reception hall on a sloping lawn or fancy ballroom at a luxury resort on Long Island Sound. Or a small, country wedding at a rustic inn in Litchfield. Or anything that floats your boat (including vows on a yacht followed by a clambake).

Connecticut celebration and wedding venues are staffed by experts who can help you plan the event and provide for every detail: receptions, dinners, lodging for guests, buffet or formal dining, ballrooms for large or small groups, flowers, music, photography -- whatever you may need. Before or after the celebration or wedding day, guests can enjoy golf, swimming pools, spa services, and other pleasures of Connecticut’s best hosts.

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Wedding All Aboard 500x250 - Essex Steam Train & Riverboat - Essex, CT
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

One Railroad Avenue Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-0103 Toll-Free: 800-377-3987

Seeking a special location for your big event? How about a dinner train or steamboat?

Special celebrations call for special surroundings. How about holding your wedding, birthday bash or reunion on board an elegant dinner train? Or, imagine your friends and family toasting your engagement or your parents’ big wedding anniversary on the deck of a Mississippi-style riverboat? At the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, you can book a round trip aboard 1920s Pullman dining cars or charter the 70-foot Becky Thatcher riverboat for a scenic cruise along the Connecticut River. An expert team of in-house coordinators will help you plan everything from table settings to catering for gatherings of up to 200 people. Other unique venues include an art gallery, the South Lawn at Essex Station and the River Valley Junction Hall. Please check our website for current train & riverboat schedules.
Inn at Harbor Hill Marina Weddings & Elopements - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , CT Phone:

Cruise into your stylish, stress-free wedding at this beautiful marina inn

Sail into your wedding weekend at the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina: literally. Beside a 67-slip marina, this elegant 16-room bed-and-breakfast is a favorite with boaters but also with wedding couples. Packages for wedding celebrations and elopements include the private use of a harborside gazebo (offering beautiful waterside photo opportunities. From a spot next to the marina, with the harbor in the foreground and the ocean just beyond, you and your guests can soak in the sea breezes and the scents from nearby flower gardens. At day’s end, enjoy a sunset cruise through Niantic Bay or stroll to the mile-long boardwalk overlooking Long Island Sound. It’s also the ideal honeymoon destination, offering so much to discover in Mystic country.
Bride & Groom Kiss - Westbrook Inn B&B - Westbrook, CT
Westbrook Inn B&B

976 Boston Post Road Westbrook, CT, 06498 Phone: 860-399-4777

Weddings big and small are made memorable at this charming shoreline inn

From intimate elopements to gala gatherings of 150 family members and friends, the Westbrook Inn Bed & Breakfast will make your big day as unique as the two of you. Wedding couples have private use of the property overlooking the river. Ceremony sites include the beach, the riverfront lawn and dock, an arbor overlooking the river, the vintage inn and a gazebo draped with flowers. Choose from a wedding package or customize your event. Larger gatherings, up to 150 people, are held in the Carriage House at Oxford, a refined rustic venue with polished pine interiors, open-rafter ceilings and huge windows. The inn staff will help with vendors offering catering, photography and other services, and will provide day-of coordination so you can relax and enjoy your special time.
Mini Wedding Cake Photo Credit Brian Ambrose 500x250 - Griswold Inn - Essex, CT
The Griswold Inn

36 Main Street Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-1776

Celebrate your big event in colonial style at this traditional inn

Celebrate in style – both modern and colonial – when you have your wedding, rehearsal dinner, reunion, anniversary brunch or other event at the famous Griswold Inn. A selection of venues, big and small; customized menus; an experienced and attentive planning staff: It’s a combination that ensures your event will come off just as you imagined it, completely hassle-free. This magnificent inn, which began its tradition of hospitality in 1776, boasts impressive period artwork throughout, lovely outdoor venues including a patio and terrace) and, inside a cozy, colonial atmosphere (fireplaces, inviting dining rooms that exude character and charm) with all the modern amenities. Check the website for the latest health guidelines, openings and details about the inn’s impeccable cleaning protocols.
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