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The Ultimate Southern New England Wedding Venue Guide

The Ultimate Southern New England Wedding Venue Guide

📷: Kelly Louise Photography

Whether you’re looking for something artsy, historic, rustic or urban, our little slice of southern New England has a venue for any and every local-loving couple, from A to Z.

By Kaitlyn Murray 

Psst… if you’re looking for even more guidance in your venue search, check out our handy planning tools!


 

Artsy 🎨

If creativity is the third member in your relationship, let it serve as the backdrop for your big day.

Formerly known as the Biltmore, the Providence Graduate has not only shed its old name but also its old look. In addition to a number of art-deco-inspired ballrooms, walls covered in eye-catching decor and lobbies lined with funky furnishings, you can expect custom catering options, cozy lodgings and all the perks that come with a downtown address. Providence, RI, graduatehotels.com/providence.

Candita Clayton Gallery: Pawtucket, RI, canditaclaytongallery.com.

Grand Gallery at RISD’s Museum of Art: Providence, RI, risdmuseum.org.

Machines with Magnets’ Art Gallery: Pawtucket, RI, machineswithmagnets.com.

Newport Art Museum: Newport, RI, newportartmuseum.org.

Pawtucket Armory Arts Center: Pawtucket, RI, pawtucketarmoryartscenter.com.

Peabody Essex Museum: Salem, MA, pem.org.


Ballroom Scene 👗

If you’ve found your prince or princess, this is your chance to be [insert favorite Disney character here] for a day.

Omni Providence Hotel: Providence, RI, omnihotels.com/hotels/providence.

Rhodes on the Pawtuxet: Cranston, RI, rhodesonthepawtuxet.com.

Roger Williams Park Casino: Providence, RI, rogerwilliamsparkevents.com/the-casino.

Wannamoisett Country Club: East Providence, RI, wannamoisett.com.


Country Club ⛳

Good news: You don’t have to be a member to get married at any of these locales. Better news: Each will make you feel like an elite member throughout the planning process and on your big day. Best news: They’re all gorgeous.

Rooted in family and tradition, Alpine Country Club has provided a serene, flawless setting for Rhode Island weddings since 1960. Their all-inclusive wedding packages offer everything from a personal consultant and exquisite linens to access to their beautiful grounds and their private wedding salon. They also are more than happy to customize their menu packages to your individual tastes and requirements. Cranston, RI, alpinecc.com.

Brookmeadow Country Club: Canton, MA, brookmeadowgolf.com.

Brookside Club: Bourne, MA, thebrooksideclub.com.

The Cape Club of Sharon: Sharon, MA, thecapeclubofsharon.com.

Chequessett Country Club: Wellfleet, MA, chequessettclub.com.

The Club at New Seabury: Mashpee, MA, newseabury.com.

Pawtucket Country Club: Pawtucket, RI, pawtucketcountryclub.com.

Valley Country Club: Warwick, RI, valleycountryclub.net.

Warwick Country Club: Warwick, RI, warwickcc.com.


Deluxe 💎

It really doesn’t get more elegant than a giant, stately mansion, folks.

Many couples are first charmed by Aldrich Mansion’s architecture, decor and views, but it’s the exceptional service that stays with them long after the rings have been exchanged. The venue’s chef dazzles all with his delectable cuisine and the staff’s high-quality service is reminiscent of a time when butlers ruled the great houses of the Gilded Age. Warwick, RI, aldrichmansion.com.

Residing in the “quiet corner” of northeastern Connecticut, the historic Mansion at Bald Hill has taken on new life as a premier restaurant slash bed and breakfast slash sought-after wedding destination. And with a motto like, “Your comfort is our mission, your pleasure is our goal, and your happiness is our reward,” it isn’t too hard to guess just why that is. Woodstock, CT, mansionatbaldhill.com.

The Bradley Estate: Canton, MA, bradleyestateevents.com.

Glen Manor House: Portsmouth, RI, glenmanorhouse.com.

Linden Place: Bristol, RI, lindenplace.org.

Rosecliff: Newport, RI, newportmansions.org/weddings.


Elope 💒

Don’t need or want anything big and flashy for your wedding day? Then elope your hearts out.

For a local officiant/photographer duo that specializes in Rhode Island elopements, check out weddingswithaheart.com.

Blueberry Cove Inn: Narragansett, RI, blueberrycoveinn.com.

Bristol House Bed and Breakfast: Bristol, RI, bristolhousebnb.com.

The Captain Farris House Bed and Breakfast: South Yarmouth, MA, captainfarris.com.

The Captain’s Manor Inn: Falmouth, MA, captainsmanorinn.com.

Francis Malbone House: Newport, RI, malbone.com.

4 comments

  1. Rhode Island! what a wonderful place to organize weddings. The post above lists the various wedding venues in Rhode Island. The artsy, ballroom, and country club are perfect venues for the modern wedding. Recently I attended a destination wedding in Rhode Island, and it was a memorable experience to cherish for lifetime

  2. Rhode Island is the one of the best and wonderful place to organise to wedding plans. You have to shared this post such a nice and things. Thanks for your sharing.

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