Here is a comprehensive Boston wedding venues list with links to photos that you may find useful when planning your wedding. The wedding venues list showcases top Boston wedding venues, ceremony and reception sites throughout the Boston and New England area, where I have shot or are scheduled to photograph.
Boston Wedding Venues List
9OFS | 1 Federal St., Boston
This is a brand new 6000 square foot indoor/outdoor space overlooking the financial district of downtown Boston at One Federal St.
Allen Farm Sheep & Wool Co. | Chilmark, MA on Martha’s Vineyard
If you’ve ever considered a destination wedding on a beautiful farm overlooking the ocean, the Allen Farm offers one of the most picturesque settings.
Agricultural Hall | West Tisbury, Martha’s Vineyard
This spacious century old post and beam structure is surrounded by sprawling hay fields, picket fences, and two iconic rustic barns.
Alden Castle by Longwood Events | Brookline
Located in the legendary Longwood Towers, Alden Castle features two distinctive, and newly renovated event spaces. The Vintage Ballroom and The Modern Room. Each ballroom offers dramatically historical settings that will give your wedding a feel from a bygone era of romance and royalty.
Artists for Humanity EpiCenter | Boston
Artists For Humanity EpiCenter is and ultra-modern LEED Platinum certified building in South Boston. Artists for Humanity is environmentally friendly and uniquely innovative space. Events ranging from intimate dinners for 50 to cocktail receptions for 450 contribute to fund the arts for youth in Boston.
Barn at Gibbet Hill | Groton
The barn at Gibbet hill is a turn of the century barn, stylishly renovated and restored, overlooks rolling hills of conservation land that are home to a farm.
Beach Plum Inn | Menemsha, Martha’s Vineyard
Situated above scenic Menemsha Harbor, Beach Plum Inn is surrounded by colorful gardens, lush pastures, alpacas and ponies.
Belle Mer | Newport
This elegant venue is located amongst sprawling manicured lawns over looking Narragansett Bay and can hold between 250-520 guests.
Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama | Boston
An historic South End venue located that showcases urban industrial chic with a copper skylight dome atop a round, brick-lined space, the Cyclorama can host from 100 to 875 guests.
Boston College Club aka BC Club | Boston
A hidden gem on the 36th floor atop 100 Federal St. in downtown, this venue has panoramic views of downtown Boston through huge windows and is one of my favorite spaces in Boston.
Boston Harbor Hotel | Boston
The Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf is Boston’s landmark, waterfront hotel located at Rowes Wharf overlooking historic Boston Harbor.
Boston Public Library | Boston
(capacity 300) Whether you love the legendary Bates Hall with adorned with green reading lamps or the classic Abbey Room, this venue is a favorite of many Boston couples as it has a Venetian style outdoor courtyard which serves as the perfect setting for outdoor ceremonies or cocktail hours.
Bradley Estate | Canton
Brooksby Farm | Peabody
(wedding featured in The Knot Magazine, capacity 250) (many weddings at Smith Barn, search the blog!)
Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center | Cambridge – capacity 150
Captain Flanders House Inn family farm house | Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard
Castle Hill at Crane Estate | Ipswich – 200 seated capacity indoors
Captain R. Flanders House | Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard
Chappaquiddick Beach Club | Chappaquiddick Island / Martha’s Vineyard
A fun, colorful, preppy location on Chappy perfect for a rehearsal dinner or wedding overlooking the ocean, and just a short ferry ride from Edgartown.
Charles River Museum of Industry | Waltham
Charles Hotel | Cambridge
Commanders Mansion | Watertown
This brick mansion has a grape arbor for a beautiful outdoor ceremony. Indoors, elegantly restored rooms
Dr. Daniel Fisher House | Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard
The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel | Boston
One of Boston’s most splendid hotels, this beauty boasts three opulent ballrooms in the heart of Back Bay.
Four Seasons Hotel | Boston
Overlooking the famed Public Garden and Beacon Hill, the Four Seasons is characterized by elegant simplicity and old-world Boston charm and is just across the street from the Boston Public Garden.
Hampshire House | Boston
A classic library feel can be had in this historic mansion above the famous Cheers Restaurant, complete with a working fireplace and wooden paneled walls.
Harvard Faculty Club | Cambridge
Harvard Club of Boston | Boston
Harvard University CRI Rowing Boathouse | Brighton
Hammond Castle | Gloucester
InterContinental Hotel | Boston
Jared Coffin House | Nantucket
Langham Hotel Boston | Boston
Lenox Hotel | Boston
With a soaring domed ceiling, the ballroom at this boutique Back Bay hotel
Le Meridien Hotel | Cambridge
With a sought-after roof garden, this is one of the Boston areas only locations for a rooftop wedding ceremony. The indoor ballroom seats about 180.
Liberty Hotel | Boston – 225 seated capacity
Lyman Estate | Waltham
Mandarin Oriental | Boston
OceanCliff Resort | Newport
Omni Parker House Hotel | Boston
Red Lion Inn 1704 Barn | Cohasset
Rialto at the Charles Hotel | Cambridge
Ritz Carlton Hotel Boston Common | Boston
Seaport Hotel | Boston
(capacity up to 450) This hotel is in the hip Seaport neighborhood of South Boston and has a variety of modern ballrooms to choose from.
Smith Barn at Brooksby Farm | Peabody
(wedding featured in The Knot Magazine, capacity 250) This authentic barn on a working farm is a favorite because of the orchards and authentic, rustic feel.
SpringStep | Medford
The State Room | Boston
Taj Boston Hotel | Boston
Located at the corner of the fashionable Arlington and Newbury streets Taj Boston overlooks the charming Public Garden and its ballrooms blend old world grace with contemporary luxury.
Turner Hill | Ipswich
Westin Copley Place Hotel | Boston
White Elephant Hotel | Nantucket
A charming venue with a perfectly manicured lawn, the White Elephant Hotel overlooks the ocean and is a perfect setting for an island destination wedding.
The W Hotel | Downtown Boston
Modern and urban chic are qualities many fashionable couples select this downtown hotel for.
Boston Ceremony Venues / Sites
Emmanuel Church | Boston
First Church in Cambridge | Cambridge
Holy Cross Cathedral | Boston
Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College | Wellesley
King’s Chapel | Boston
Memorial Church at Harvard University | Cambridge
MIT Chapel by Saarinen (W15) | Cambridge
Nantucket Unitarian Church | Nantucket
Old North Church aka Christ Church | Boston
Old South Church | Boston
Ruggles Baptist Church | Boston
St. Cecilia’s | Boston
South Church | Nantucket
St. Leonard’s | North End Boston
Temple B’nai Moshe | Brighton
Temple Sinai | Brookline
Trinity Church | Boston
Wellesley College Chapel | Wellesley
Popular Boston wedding bands for reception music include: Winiker Orchestra, Boston Common Band, Kahootz, Hush Band, Soho Band, Night Shift Wedding Band, Timmy Maia, Greg Gates, Sultans of Swing, District 21 Band, and Legit Band. These bands have experience performing at most of these Boston wedding venues.
This is just a sampling of Boston wedding venues, reception sites, and ceremony locations. I try to keep this list as current as possible to correspond with locations I have worked or will work.