There are so many fabulous wedding venue options in Boston. We at Bridepower have taken a good look at all the possibilities and have compiled this list, in no particular order, of the absolute best places to book for your big day. From small weddings to large affairs, we have you covered. The top ten picks below cater to every style wedding and include some hidden gems that you may not have known about! Enjoy.
The Boston Public Library has become a popular choice for a unique space to hold wedding ceremonies and receptions. It embodies all that is elegant, timeless, and historic. This is the perfect venue for the bride who wants to have an elaborate formal affair. The library also has a variety of event intimate spaces for those brides who want to have a smaller wedding.
Alden Castle is simply stunning. This Tudor-style castle oozes romance with large grand spaces with by soaring ceiling, wood inlays, and gorgeous chandeliers. This venue is fantastic for a large wedding, and really brings the old world charm to the big day. There is a vintage ballroom, a garden room, a wine cellar, and modern club from which to choose your perfect setting.
When you have your wedding at The Boston Opera House, all the world’s a stage, literally. After a staggering $50 million in renovations in 2004, the theater can house large weddings. Or, you can have a smaller, intimate gathering in one of the historical lobbies. And don’t forget about an astonishing dinner on the stage! Your wedding day will be a day you and your guests will never forget.
Pier 4 at the Courageous Sailing Center is not a Boston venue that everyone is aware of. It is what we call a hidden gem for an intimate, yet elegant wedding venue. The non-profit center normally functions as a family recreational facility, but it also hosts weddings year round. You will be astonished by the breathtaking, unobstructed views of Boston Harbor and the city skyline. This really is undiscovered territory, so be unique and check it out of you are a water lover!
With Elite Private Yachts, land and sea lovers alike will be impressed with this wedding venue. Create a one-of-a-kind day aboard your own private yacht. With its sensational views and completely customizable options, the Seaport Elite is Boston’s most exclusive dining and entertainment experience. An intimate wedding event aboard the Seaport Elite will be an affair to remember.
The Hampshire House is one of Boston’s premier wedding venues and reception locations. Relax amidst comfortable luxury exquisite setting that will make you feel like royalty. Whether you are envisioning an intimate champagne brunch or a large, elaborate evening reception, the Hampshire House will fit the bill. This stunning house is among one of the area’s most prestigious venues.
The historic Omni Parker House is very well known as one of the most popular wedding venues in Boston, and for good reason! It has been hosting couples since 1855. People of all ages can enjoy the modern amenities mixed with lovely historic charm. One of the main draws is the balcony, where the bride and groom, as well as the guests can take beautiful photos with the landscape of Boston in the background. The famous rooftop ballroom, the only one in the city, occupies the entire 15th floor!
The State Room is known for it absolutely stunning floor to ceiling windows and four different rooms to choose from for your wedding reception, each providing guests with a breathtaking view of Boston. Contemporary couples love this venue as it has a modern feel. For large or small affairs, it has made our list for views of a lifetime. For six years in a row, the State Room has been awarded “Best Wedding Reception” by the Know Magazine.
The EpiCenter is another hidden gem and awesome pick of ours. It is perfect for an eco-friendly couple, as it holds the title of Boston’s only LEED Platinum building. The super modern, industrial-looking space is a able to house a small wedding or large elaborate weddings. An added bonus is a garage-inspired glass door that can open to a 1,200 square-foot courtyard!
The Venezia Waterfront Banquet Facility & Restaurant is a taste of Venice or Italy right around Boston! This is another venue that may not be that well known, but we love it! Every bride dreams of the perfect, romantic reception site that will bring to life her dream wedding. It boasts a fantastic ballroom overlooking the water, with unforgettable views of the Boston skyline. Sunset weddings are to die for and the venue is flexible about the number of guests it can accommodate.
Have you been married in Boston recently? If so, where did you have your wedding at? Would you recommend the venue to others? Please share your thoughts with our readers below!