Top 77 Maine Wedding Venues for 2020
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As wedding photographers, we know that the venues you choose for your wedding are a very important decision. While each and every wedding-related decision plays a part in crafting your vision for your big day, one of the biggest is your venue. Your party space has the ability to set your wedding’s tone, which is why choosing your venue wisely is so crucial. This is why we’ve put together this list of our top maine wedding venues.
Maine has an abundance of wedding venues. At last check, we found nearly 1,000 different locations that advertise as a wedding venue. To help you navigate this integral wedding-planning decision, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite venues. We’ve sorted our list by type of venue into five different categories that we help you find your perfect venue. We’ve included everything from classic coastal Maine venues that have those great ocean views to some of Maine’s best barns and some other unique locations that you may not have thought of. Let us know if you find this list useful or if have a venue you’d like us to feature. We are always looking to expand your list.
25 Maine Barn Wedding Venues
Squire Tarbox Inn
Westport Island, Maine
The Squire Tarbox Inn is an elegant historic inn located on 12 acres in beautiful Westport Island. The inn has eleven rooms with accommodations for 24 guests. The barn has been recently renovated and a large deck was added to the back of the barn giving plenty of room for up to 125 guests.
Inn at Fogg Farm
Built in the 1700s the barn has been beautifully restored to add some modern touches while still preserving the charm of an over 200-year-old barn.
Marianmade Farm is a working flower and lavender farm in historic Wiscasset. Located on the banks of the Sheepscot River Marianmade Farm offers an outdoor ceremony site that overlooks the Sheepscot River and timber frame barn for hosting your reception. The barn can accommodate 140 guests however an outdoor tent can be put up allowing for over 200 guests.
The Timber Hitch Farmhouse
Built in 1847 and rebuilt in 2000 this rustic barn was acquired by Jennifer Jay in 2017 and turned into a fabulous wedding venue. Prices start at $4,400 and include the use of all the onsite buildings for the entire weekend. The venue also provides farmhouse tables, chairs, and many other furnishings to help you decorate at no additional cost. The barn has enough room for 130 guests.
Shady Lane Farm
New Gloucester, Maine
Located in New Gloucester the Shady Lane Farm barn has enough room for 200 guests. The rental includes access to the barn, the grounds, and the bridal apartment, during the day before, day of, and day following your event. Shady Lane Farm has no restrictions on which vendors you can use and are happy to offer advice on which local vendors to use.
New Gloucester, Maine
Cunningham Farm located on over 90 acres of land is not your typical barn, in fact, it has three separate barns for you to use. The dairy barn was built in 1820 and is large enough for 200 guests. The hay barn and carriage barn were both built in 1895 and include enough room for 100 and 30 guests respectively. Use the three barns to create your ultimate barn wedding.
Broadturn Farm is a working farm with space available to rent Memorial Day Weekend through September for your wedding. With plenty of open fields, a large tent can accommodate 200 guests or 30’x30’ antique barn can be used for the ceremony with seating for 120 guests, dancing, or seated dinner for up to 70 guests. Broadturn Farm has a preferred caterer list that ensures that Broadturn Farm ingredients are used and that other local and organic ingredients are sourced to complete your menu. In an effort to do their part to be sustainable Broadturn Farm has instituted a zero-waste policy. The rental fee is $3500 and includes the use of the facility for the entire day of your wedding.
The Red Barn at Outlook Farm
South Berwick, Maine
Built in 2007 The Red Barn at Outlook Farm is a modern take on a rustic barn. Have your ceremony and reception inside the grand ballroom or if you’d prefer an outdoor ceremony you can exchange your vows in front of the Sugar Maple Tree or the Wedding Gazebo.
The Stone Barn of Sebago Lake
The Stone Barn is located on an 18-acre farm on Saint Joseph’s College’s campus in Standish. The Stone Barn can seat 90 people and the courtyard can fit 250 people for a seated meal under a 44’x84’ tent with additional space for dancing. The rental fee includes use of the facilities for the whole weekend as well as many other amenities including custom made farm tables, chairs, and linens.
The Barn at Silver Oaks Estate
10 acres of open fields, wooded areas, and secluded private areas located on Maranacook Lake. The Barn is 5,000 square feet and has a seated dinner capacity of 400 and a standing capacity of 700. Inside the Barn exists a private space with dressing rooms with couches and chairs for the bridal party. Four separate vanity areas and private dressing rooms are for your makeup and dressing needs.
The White Barn Inn
White Barn Inn offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces for your wedding. The poolside patio offers an intimate outdoor ceremony setting. The flagstone terrace provides space for 80 guests to witness your ceremony. The Bistro, located in the restored 1860s barn, can be used as a ceremony location for 48 guests or can be combined with the outdoor patio area for a cocktail hour. For larger wedding parties the White Barn Restaurant has space for 100 seated guests. The Wine Cellar is the ideal location for an elopement or small wedding celebration or rehearsal dinner, able to accommodate 14 guests.
Maple Rock Farm
Maple Rock Farm sits on 14 acres in Parsonsfield. The property features a 250 tree apple orchard, New England style farmhouse, an abundance of 100-year-old sugar maples and The Big Red Barn. Originally built in 1799 the barn still features the original framework and has enough space for 200 guests. Rent the barn for just the day or rent out the six-bedroom farmhouse and stay on-site for the whole weekend.
The Barn at Flanagan Farm
Located on sixty-six acres in Buxton features a heated and cooled 2,400 square foot barn that can be used year-round for 250 guests. There is also a smaller 900 square barn with space for 50 guests that is perfect for a rehearsal dinner. The farmhouse is 2400 square feet and has sleeping accommodations for up to 12 guests.
Coolidge Family Farm
New Gloucester, Maine
This eleven acre retired farm features a 40’x50 barn with space for 125 guests. There is also plenty of open space for setting up a tent for larger weddings with over 200 guests.
The 1812 Farm
Featuring a 2100 square foot barn and large lawn The 1812 Farm has room for 200 guests. The Bristol Suite is the perfect space for relaxing and preparing for the big day. Exclusive caterer Stone Cove Catering will ensure a feast you’ll not soon forget.
The c. 1835 Maine barn was enough space for 150 guests. Included in the rental price from May through October is a magnificent 103′ sailcloth tent. The venue features several ceremony options including the Gardens or Woodland Chapel. The property also features a Farmhouse and Lodge that has enough capacity for 32 guests to stay right on site. Hardy Farm also has a partnership with Shawnee Peak offers optional fully-catered mountaintop rehearsal dinners or ceremonies.
Beech Hill Barn
The Beech Hill Barn was built in 2005 and the Country House was built a few years later in 2008 and both were converted to a venue for hosting weddings in 2015. The Barn can accommodate 140 for a seated dinner and with a tent can accommodate weddings of 200 guests. The Country House can accommodate 16 guests.
William Allen Farm
The 80 x 40 traditional post and beam barn offers space for 200 guests. The property offers several options for tents overlooking the pond and perennial garden. The property also features a bridal suite where you and your bridal party can prepare for the big day or just take a minute to rest and relax.
Live Well Farm
Live Well Farm is a 185-year-old farmhouse and barn on 5 acres off the coast of Casco Bay. Live Well Farm offers many spaces for you to enjoy including the apple orchard, the gazebo, and the fire pit, and the lush ceremony garden. Live Well Farm can accommodate wedding receptions of up to 200 people with the rental of a tent. The barn itself barn can hold 75 guests seated for dinner. The spacious farmhouse has capacity for 11 guests. Guests have the option of booking a flight either up the coast or over to the mountains as owner Scott Ruppert is a licensed pilot.
Just a 10 minute walk away from Wells Beach Laudholm farm offers hundreds of acres of protected land. Have a ceremony in the barn, on a hillside overlooking the ocean, or beneath the spreading branches of the site’s centerpiece copper beech tree. The barn has plenty of space of 150 guests or there are 5 different locations for putting up a tent for a maximum capacity of 250 guests. Pricing ranges from $5,500 to $8,500 for a full weekend rental of the facility.
Built in the 1800s the barn has an open floor plan featuring a hand-crafted bar on the first floor and furnished lounge areas on the second floor. The barn can host 125 guests or 250 guests for the entire farm. The over 300-year-old farmhouse is an excellent option for the bridal party to get ready and it even has two bedrooms so you can stay the night right on the property. Caswell Farm offers several packages to choose from including just single-day use of the property to use for the whole weekend with an overnight stay in the farmhouse.
The 1774 Inn
Originally built in 1774 the property was transformed into the 1774 Inn in 2017. Located 4.5 waterfront acres, the property features a rustic 19th-century barn, sweeping lawn, and elegant mansion. The 1774 Inn can accommodate 116 guests in any season. The wedding package includes a two-night stay at the inn with gourmet farm-to-table breakfasts and full and private use of the inn and grounds for 16 guests.
Josias River Farm
Cape Neddick, Maine
Josias River Farm is a 250-year-old farm located on 20 scenic acres of forests, open fields, pastures, and an apple orchard with stone walls, rail fences, and flower beds throughout. The event barn has capacity for 200 people for a wedding ceremony or 110 seated guests for a reception dinner. There is also plenty of room for setting up a tent.
The Barn On Walnut Hill
North Yarmouth, Maine
With its two and a half story vaulted ceiling and 1800 square feet of space, The Barn on Walnut Hill accommodates between 125-200 guests depending on your layout and event agenda. The former chicken coop is now home to an elegant bar featuring a two tap draught system, crafted from reclaimed barn wood.
Take over the farm for the entire weekend. Enjoy glamping in their canvas camp tents and A-frame lodge cabins add in the Farmhouse & Farm Cottage there is enough capacity for 38-42 to stay on property. Have your ceremony on Blueberry Hill which overlooks the entire property and features two acres of wild blueberries. Then move inside the newly constructed barn for your ceremony. With capacity for 200 this venue is a little bit of Maine all rolled into one.
21 Coastal Maine Wedding Venues
Sebasco Harbor Resort
Amidst 450 acres of woodland, waterfront, gardens and golf course on Midcoast Maine is Sebasco Harbor Resort. This 450-acre resort offers many locations for the ceremony and reception. Sebasco Harbor Resort offers six sites on location from rose garden gazebos to rustic halls. The Cornelius Room has the capacity for 225 guests and boasts wrap-around windows with views of the lake and harbor. For a more rustic feel, the Clipper is a building that can hold 100 guests. The Maine Deck can hold 100 guests and overlooks the harbor. Located right on the harbor, the Pilot House has floor to ceiling windows of the waterfront for 75 guests. The Pool Lawn, located next to the Pilot House and right on the harbor, is the location chosen for many ceremonies. The Village Green is a venue surrounded by gardens to host an intimate ceremony or reception.
The Nonantum Resort
Located right on the water in Kennebunkport the Nonantum Resort can seat up to 200 guests in the Ballroom and River Room or can host up to 350 under a tent on the back lawn overlooking the river.
Inn by the Sea
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Located next to Crescent Beach and Crescent Beach State Park Inn by the Sea has packages from an elopement with just you and your spouse to weddings with 200 guests. The Crescent Room provides 1300 square feet of indoor space, for larger outdoor weddings 200 seated guests can be accommodated in their sailcloth tent. For smaller weddings, rehearsal dinners, or a day after brunch the Cove Room features a large dining table with space for 16.
Marshall Point Lighthouse
Marshall Point Lighthouse provides a wonderful background for your wedding. The use of the grounds is limited to 50 guests and requires a $150 donation prior to reserving your date. Know that there are some rules and things you should know such as:
1. Receptions are not permitted on the Lighthouse grounds.
2. Tents and other structures are not permitted.
3. The use of chairs is limited to elderly guests and the handicapped.
4. Bathroom facilities on the grounds are portable toilets.
5. The use of stretch limousines is discouraged because of limited space.
6. There are no electrical outlets for amplification and music.
7. Any use of decorations must be approved by the Museum Committee.
8. Only the throwing of birdseed is permitted.
9. $150 donation must be received 30 days prior to your wedding.
10. The lighthouse grounds are open to the public, therefore other activities such as picnics may be occurring at the same time as the ceremony is being held.
Stage Neck Inn
York Harbor, Maine
Stage Neck Inn is an oceanfront wedding venue on the southern coastline of York Harbor. Couples can get married outdoors on the point or inside on the Patio with space for 150 guests. Weddings at Stage Neck Inn feature a great combination of indoor and outdoor settings with cliffs, ocean, beach, harbor, river, lawn, and gardens.
Dockside is a waterfront restaurant and event venue on Harris Island in York. Dockside Restaurant has plenty of space for 160 guests.
Spruce Point Inn
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
With the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop, the Oceanfront Deck is perfect for a rehearsal lobster bake, the ceremony, and a cocktail reception. For an indoor option, the Pemaquid features soaring ceilings covered in natural and reclaimed pine and can accommodate 250 guests.
Union Bluff Hotel
Located right next to Short Sands Beach in York Union Bluff Hotel has a beautiful outdoor ceremony site that overlooks the beach and ocean. The Meeting House with capacity for 200 guests has a double-sided bar that serves onto the ocean view patio so you can offer your guests an amazing view during the cocktail hour before moving inside for your reception.
Acadia National Park – Cadillac Mountain
Mount Desert Island, Maine
With the exception of certain small ceremonies with under 10 total people including vendors (officiant, photographer(s), etc.) all weddings at Acadia National Park require a permit to be filled out and a $50 application fee. The permit must be submitted any time in the calendar year of your wedding and at least 10 days prior. During busy times of the day (sunrise and sunset), and during busy times of the year, permits may be limited to certain areas or may have restrictions on the number of guests, or may not be approved at all depending on the location so not to disturb other park guests. Also, be aware that even though the park approves your permit for a ceremony at a certain site that area is not reserved you and other park guests will still be allowed to use the area. For a list of all the Park’s rules and to get a copy of the permit application visit the site below.
Built in 1914 the Colony Hotel is located right on Ocean Avenue in Kennebunk and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and offers a private beach. The Grand Dining Room can accommodate 220 guests and the Ballroom can accommodate 60 guests.
Linekin Bay Resort
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Only five minutes from downtown Boothbay Harbor Linekin Bay Resort is a 20-acre resort located right on the Atlantic Ocean. Rent out the entire resort for your wedding weekend for you and 150 guests to enjoy.
The Breakwater Inn
Located at the mouth of Kennebunk River offers views of both the river and the Atlantic Ocean. Smaller receptions (up to 32 guests) can be held in the Private Dining Salon. Tented receptions can be held on the riverfront lawn for 150 guests.
Located on 230 acres on Penobscot Bay Samoset Resort offers three locations for your wedding ceremony and reception. The Penobscot Bay Pavilion is a tented venue that allows you to host your wedding ceremony and reception in the resort gardens for 300 guests. Bay Point Ballroom is a 3,600-square-foot indoor space that can accommodate 125 guests. The 6000 square-foot Knox County Ballroom is one of the largest ballrooms in Maine and has a seating capacity of 400 guests.
Bar Harbor Club
Bar Harbor, Maine
Opened on July 4th, 1930 the Bar Harbor Club was once the private playground for Bar Harbor’s wealthiest summer residents. Recently renovated and restored to its original glory is open from May to October to host weddings and other events. Bar Harbor Club has enough space for 300 guests and offers many different packages to choose from with prices starting at $185 per person.
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park is run and maintained by the Bristol Parks and Recreation Department. Below is a link to the Lighthouse Park website as well as the application form.
Camden Yacht Club
Sitting at the entrance to Camden’s inner harbor, Camden Yacht Cub offers views both into the harbor towards the Camden Hills, and to the south and east across the outer harbor and Penobscot Bay. The clubhouse and facilities are available to the public for rentals from mid-May to mid-June, and again after Labor day until the club closes in mid-October. All-day rental of the facility costs $4,200.
The Maine Boathouse
The Maine Boathouse can accommodate up to 60 guests for your coastal wedding and accepts weddings May-June and September-October.
The Contented Sole
New Harbor, Maine
The Contented Sole is a reception venue for many weddings in the Pemaquid region. Offering views of Pemaquid Harbor from all directions The Contented Sole can accommodate 170 guests. Prices start at just $65 per person for A la carte or $125 per person for all-inclusive plus a fixed facility fee of $2500 in May, June and October or $3500 in July, August, and September.
Joseph’s By the Sea
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Located right on Old Orchard Beach Joseph’s By the Sea is available for afternoon (12 pm to 4:30 pm) ceremonies and receptions for groups of 50 to 150.
The Old Clubhouse at York Golf and Tennis Club
Located on the York River the York Gold and Tennis Club offers a lawn area only the York River for your Ceremony and The Old Clubhouse for your reception for 200 guests. The rental fee is $3500 for Friday and Sunday and $4000 for Saturday for a 5-hour reception. The ceremony fee is $1000 and includes Mahogany Arbor and white garden chairs set up.
Tucked away in 60 acres of Maine woods in Kennebunk features a 1200 square foot barn that can accommodate 80 wedding guests. For a larger gathering, Hidden Pond also offers the Wedding Garden that can accommodate 200 guests.
9 Portland Maine Wedding Venues
Thompson’s Point Portland, Maine
Brick South at Thompson’s Point offers 25,000 square feet of space with rough-hewn wood, steel beams, warm brick walls, and concrete floors that offers a glimpse into the space’s industrial past and serve as a wonderful canvas to create the wedding of your dreams. The site also features a lawn overlooking the Fore River that makes a wonderful outdoor ceremony site.
Once the home to Maine’s largest newspaper the Portland Press Herald the Gannet Building was renovated in 2015 and turned into the Press Hotel. The Press Hotel offers four event spaces. The two most popular event spaces for weddings are The Composing Room and The Editorial Room. The Composing Room accommodates up to 70 guests for banquets or 100 for receptions and The Editorial Room accommodates up to 45 guests for receptions and 36 for banquets.
This unique glass-enclosed facility is located directly on Portland’s historic waterfront. With 5,600 square feet of event space, Ocean Gateway is able to accommodate 250 guests. Have an outdoor ceremony on the lawn overlooking Casco Bay and move inside for your reception. The reception space features floor to ceiling glass windows for panoramic views of Casco Bay.
Portland Regency Hotel and Spa
The Regency has four indoor locations for your ceremony or reception the largest being the Atlantic Room which comes in at 1900 square feet and can accommodate 200 guests. The Regency also has a rooftop venue that overlooks the harbor that can accommodate 200 guests.
Once home to Chestnut Street Church, the building was completed renovated and turned into a restaurant space opening in 2009 as Grace. In 2019 the restaurant was closed to focus solely on events. With multiple floors and a lofted area, Grace can accommodate 250 guests.
Located right in the heart of the Old Port on Commercial Street Ri Ra offers many room options for your reception. Rent the whole upstairs for 200 guests or rent The Bay View or Harbor room for a smaller reception of 85 or 45 guests respectively. If that doesn’t work Ri Ra also offers the option to rent their entire facility.
The Inn on Peaks Island
Peaks Island Portland, Maine
Located on Peaks Island The Inn on Peaks Island is accessible by a 15-minute ferry or water taxi ride. Couples can enjoy a ceremony outside, tented or not, with the harbor as their backdrop. The inn and restaurant are indoor spaces where couples can host receptions and cocktail hours for between 50-212 guests.
O’Maine Studios & Media Kitchen
Featuring 4000 square feet of reception space and 2000 square feet of urban garden space O’Maine Studios has plenty of space for 300 guests. The venue also features a 1700 square foot fully stocked kitchen giving your caterer and bar staff plenty of space to prepare. Use the urban garden for a ceremony, for guests to relax and hangout, or to provide extra space for a bar or food truck.
TEIA (The Trefethen-Evergreen Improvement Association)
Peaks Island Portland, Maine
Located on Peaks Island right on Casco Bay, TEAI offers their entire clubhouse or just the senior lounge to rent during the offseason. The offseason is the first 3 weekends of June, the last weekend of August, all weekends in September, and the first weekend in October. Wedding ceremonies can be held in the club, on the deck, or on the lawn if desired. The club kitchen is available for food preparation.
13 Southern Maine Wedding Venues
Tuckaway Tree Farm
A 35-acre farm located in the hills of Lebanon Tuckaway Tree Farm has options for weddings of all sizes. For more information about Tuckaway Tree Farm, we’ve created a venue page with all the details you need to know for a Tuckaway Tree Farm Wedding.
Located on 135 acres with 3500 feet of shoreline on the northern shores of Sebago Lake Migis Lodge hosts weddings in May and the first weekends in June, some weekends in September and then after Columbus Day until around the first of November. You will have exclusive use of the property on their wedding day. Guests are offered a special bed and breakfast rate and will enjoy overnight accommodations in their 35 cottages and 8 lodge rooms.
Fort Williams Park – Portland Head Light
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Fort Williams Park offers 4 ceremony locations that are available for use as well as 4 additional sites that can be reserved. Each site has specific rules and fees. Please view the site below for details on each location.
Foster’s Clambake is a full-service offsite caterer but also offers 3 onsite locations for your reception. The main Pavilion can accommodate 400 guests and boasts 2 massive stone fireplaces. The Pond venue has ample grounds that can be tented for 500 guests. The rustic-style York Room can accommodate 25-75 guests for seated dinners, up to 100 guests for cocktail style events, and features 10′ barn doors leading to a private outdoor cocktail area.
Black Point Inn
Located on Prouts Neck this oceanfront hotel has indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony and reception depending on how many guests. Weddings of any size (up to 150 guests) are hosted in the months of May, June, September, and October. Due to it being the busy season July and August are only available for parties of 40 guests or less. Should your wedding have more than 70 guests Black Point Inn requires that you rent the entire inn for your wedding weekend.
Newagen Seaside Inn
Wedding parties have 20 secluded acres of oceanfront and a historical coastal Maine inn, oceanfront restaurant and waterfront resort located just minutes from Boothbay Harbor all to themselves.
Cape Neddick, Maine
Cliff House stretches across 70 oceanfront acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast of Maine, overlooking the ocean’s edge and Nubble Lighthouse. With over 25,000 square feet of event space, Cliff House offers many different options and can accommodate weddings from 2 over 400.
Tarry A While Resort
Located on Highland Lake with views of Pleasant Mountain Tarry A while offers two choices for ceremony locations either along the waterfront or on the new Dance Garden. An event tent includes seating for up to 200 guests. Tarry A While specializes in hosting lakeside lobster bakes and barbeques but also offers you the option to bring in your own caterer. Tarry A While Resort can accommodate a maximum of 70 of your wedding guests on-site which allows most guests to enjoy themselves without ever having to leave the property.
East Sebago, Maine
Located on the western shore of Sebago Lake this turn of the 20th-century estate has been meticulously restored to its former glory. Over 8,000 square feet await you in both the main lodge and the carriage house. With a total of eight bedrooms (three with adjoining sun porches) and ten bathrooms in the main house, 22 guests can be accommodated comfortably. Highlights include a great room with two handcrafted stone fireplaces an intimate wood-paneled library, a gourmet chef’s kitchen that opens to a stone patio and fire pit, and a large formal dining room that can seat 25 guests. Rockcraft’s grounds can accommodate 200 guests for a tented outdoor reception and has room inside the lodge for 70 guests for cocktails or informal reception. Booking your wedding at Rockcraft includes exclusive use of the property’s grounds, the Lodge, and the Carriage House for three days and four nights.
Little River Flower Farm
Little River Flower Farm is a 110-acre organic farm. Events at the farm cost $4000 and includes the following amenities:
Two ceremony sites to choose (wooded area by the river or field overlooking ½ acre pond)
Two reception sites
Hand-crafted rustic benches and birch arbor
In-door restroom facilities
On-site parking and 200 guest capacity
Bonfire at either reception site
Nestled among the trees on the shore of Maine’s Sebago Lake, Point Sebago features over one mile of lakefront beach. The lakefront beach ceremony site features a stunning natural backdrop of seasonal foliage and lake views. For your reception, Point Sebago offers several indoor and outdoor venue options, including the Beach Pavilion, the Pine Room, a lake cruise, and an outdoor beach barbeque area. Point Sebago has the capacity to accommodate 200 guests.
First Hill Gardens
Cape Neddick, Maine
First Hill Gardens is a beautifully restored 18th-century post and beam traditional New England farmhouse on four acres in Cape Neddick. Firsts Hill Gardens offers garden-side tented weddings for 200 guests and Micro weddings in the farmhouse for 50 guests.
Scotland Fields is situated on 26 acres along the York River. With panoramic views of tidal marshlands, woods and preserve, the property features two newly renovated, historic homes (a 1732 farmhouse and a 1908 craftsman bungalow), and a multi-level barn. The barn will accommodate 160 guests for seated dinner, with an option for a tent in the field alongside the barn to accommodate larger parties.
9 Unique Maine Wedding Venues
The Bethel Inn
This 200-acre resort facing onto the Bethel village common and extending two hundred acres beyond offers both traditional inn and townhouse accommodations, a 6,700-yard championship 18-hole golf course in the summer and a 40km cross country ski, snowshoe and fat-tire biking trails in a winter, a complete health club with an outdoor pool heated to 90 degrees, spa services, the Millbrook Tavern & Grille, even a lake house, and tennis during the summer months. For an outdoor and intimate wedding, there is a historical covered bridge or pristine gazebo. Other outdoor facilities, such as the 18th hole, can hold more guests if you would like ar a bigger ceremony. Receptions may also be held indoor or outdoor.
Sunday river is more than just a ski destination. With plenty of indoor and outdoor activities, Sunday River features three outdoor ceremony sites. Jordan Terrace and Peak Lodge can both accommodate over 150 guests and Grand Summit Lodge can accommodate 400 guests. For receptions venues, Sunday River offers Sliders Restaurant, Peak Lodge, Grand Ballroom and Camp Restaurant.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
This 248-acre garden features many locations for your wedding ceremony and depending on the location can accommodate 200 guests. For receptions, the Gardens has indoor space for 150 guests or a large lawn area that can have a tent set up for an outdoor reception.
Morgan Hill Event Center
Morgan Hill has an outside ceremony site complete with a white arbor, fence, floral arrangements and a fountain in the pond. The Ethan Room is the largest room, with its post and beam construction, cathedral ceilings and double-sided wood-burning granite fireplace can accommodate 350 guests seated at tables or nearly 800 standing. The Morgan Room accommodates 100 people, offering a dance floor and its own outside entrance to keep your event private. The Robinson Room accommodates 35 people.
Featuring the Main Dining Room (75 person capacity), Private Dining Room (20 person capacity) and Sunporch (20 person capacity), and Back Patio any or all of three spaces can be combined to accommodate 115 guests. Whitehall also offers the opportunity to rent out the entire 36-room inn for you and your guests.
Maine Maritime Museum
Located on 20 waterfront acres Maine Maritime Museum offers several options for a riverfront wedding. Long Reach Hall can accommodate 125 for seated dinner or 175 for a standing reception. The beautiful timber-frame building is born of master craftsmanship reminiscent of our state’s shipbuilders and offers 80 feet of windows overlooking the Kennebec River. The shipyard offers options for tented events in excess of 200 seated guests.
The grounds of Bonaventura Vineyards are located on over 86 acres in Hartford overlooking Little Bear Pond has plenty of areas for an onsite ceremony overlooking the water, a wooded ceremony or overlooking the vineyards. The barn can seat 150 guests however a tent can be placed to accommodate the additional guests. For 2020 Bonaventura Vineyards has three packages to choose from including a huge list of Wedding Decor items in package three so you’ll only have to add the finishing touches.
The Agora Grand Event Center was created from a 20-story 19th-century Neogothic church. Its incredible Reception Hall showcases gorgeous columns supporting a 55-foot ceiling, a completely restored stained glass Rose window, and a bar created from recycled pipe organ elements. Agora Grand has enough space to accommodate 350 guests.
Bear Mountain Inn
Located on 25 acres on Bear Pond, Bear Mountain Inn hosts Barn receptions for 150 guests along with tented outdoor weddings for 250 guests from early May through early November.
Updated February 14th, 2020