For any engaged couple, picking a venue will likely be the first thing on the wedding to-do list. But, it’s also one of the most difficult. Massachusetts is known for the low rolling hills, quaint farms, and natural beauty that waits just outside of the urban areas of the state, and its wedding venues offer incredible views of this scenery for your day! There are countless venues that combine a cozy atmosphere with the beauty of the countryside – so to help you narrow down your options, here are the best wedding venues in MA!
The PIERCE HOUSE is an estate that’s been around since 1900, and its vintage architecture tells the history of the house. It sits on 30 acres of woodlands just 30 minutes outside of Boston, and the house, along with the ponds and greenery on its property, combines elegance and luxury with the rustic atmosphere of the countryside.
Next on the list of best wedding venues in MA is the SOWA POWER STATION – a historic architectural icon, former power plant, and current wedding venue! The high ceilings, along with the brick and wood interior give the venue a look that’s industrial, yet chic and glamorous. Located in Boston, you can dance the night away with your loved ones before heading out for an after party!
TERRYDIDDLE FARM is a rustic wedding venue in the countryside of Massachusetts, providing the perfect setting for any couple who wants to tie the knot at an authentic farm location. There’s a navy blue farmhouse, acres of gardens, and even a horse paddock! This picturesque backdrop provides a cozy place to get married with all your loved ones around.
Located in the rolling hills of Princeton, HARRINGTON FARMS is one of the best wedding venues in MA for a rustic, but elegant, wedding with natural scenery. On the 60 acres of land, there is a white paneled farm house, a unique oak barn for the reception, and plenty of greenery and beautiful views to explore.
Imagine getting married amongst a grove of Christmas trees! At OAK HILL you can do just that. At this quiet countryside location less than an hour from Boston, you can enjoy the trees, and in the summer, the blooming flower beds – all with views of Mount Monadnock in the distance!
LONG HILL is known for the incredible gardens that surround the brick house at the center of the property. There are separate areas of the gardens, all laid out in a unique and intentional way, with flora and fauna of all sizes and colors. At long hill, you can get married amongst the greenery, with plenty of variety for your wedding photos!
This venue has been around since 1760! This preserved country mansion makes the perfect authentic vintage backdrop for any wedding. At the LORING GREENOUGH HOUSE, you can host guests inside, or outdoors with the lush greenery that surrounds the estate.
GLEN MAGNA FARMS is an elegant venue, featuring a historic estate surrounded by lush green gardens. There’s plenty of space for a ceremony and reception outdoors, and in case of rain, they also offer a large tent to keep you and your guests dry! You’ll also have access to parts of the mansion, and its well lit rooms and open spaces are perfect for getting ready with natural lighting.
THIS ADORABLE RED BARN brings the perfect vintage, rustic elegance to any wedding. The post-and-beam building sits on four acres of gardens, and includes a bridal suite in the barn for getting ready. Around the property you’ll find cozy firepits, a gazebo, and a patio, and the wooden dance floor in the barn is the perfect way to dance the night away!
On the shores of Lake Nipmuc is GRAND VIEW – a stunning wedding venue that offers panoramic views of the waterfront. There’s nine acres of landscaped gardens, a firepit, and even a private beach. You can tie the knot standing on the dock that peeks over the water, with gorgeous waterfront views for your ceremony!
Finding a venue can be hard work! As a wedding photographer, I know it’s one of the hardest things to cross off the to do list. If you’ve found your perfect spot, or you need some recommendations around Massachusetts, CONTACT ME