Exploring Unique Venues for a Wedding in Boston

Ed Greable Blogger June 13, 2017

If you are looking for the perfect place to get married in Boston, you may feel a bit overwhelmed by the options. After all, the city has literally hundreds of great places where you can say your I Dos. If you are looking for a truly special place to get married that is uniquely Boston, however, here are a few places that you might want to consider.

Arnold Arboretum

This Harvard-run park is open to small wedding ceremonies. As with other city parks in Boston, keep in mind that no furniture is allowed and other restrictions do apply.

Boston Common

The oldest public park in the country, Boston Common, is open to weddings of no more than 50 people. As with other parks throughout the city, restrictions do apply.

Boston Public Garden

America’s oldest public botanical garden, the Boston Public Garden, is open to smaller wedding ceremonies for a relatively small fee. Certain restrictions apply, including the fact that chairs are not permitted.

Boston Public Library

Offering ceremony options in the courtyard and halls, Boston Public Library is a beautiful venue with a central location. Reception options are available in its spacious rooms.

EpiCenter – Artists for Humanity

The first building in the city to achieve LEED Platinum certification, the Artist for Humanity EpiCenter is available for both the ceremony and the reception within the Innovation District spot’s gallery and outdoor space.

Fenway Park

For baseball fans, there is no better place to get married than at Major League Baseball’s oldest ballpark. At Fenway Park, you can have your wedding and a reception with up to 400 guests on the right-field roof deck.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Offering rooms for up to 225 guests and huge windows boasting magnificent views, the Institute of Contemporary Art is one of Boston’s most iconic modern buildings.

Museum of Science

Capable of accommodating up to 4,500 guests, the Museum of Science offers amazing views along the Charles. Famed chef Wolfgang Puck oversees the catering for weddings at the museum and, of course, the museum itself is home to dinosaurs and many other fun things to explore.

New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium offers its various galleries and wings for weddings, with the entire facility being available to rent. As such, the number of guests can range from a few dozen to thousands.

State Room at 60 State Street

Located on the 33rd floor of a commercial skyscraper, State Room at 60 State Street is capable of accommodating around 900 guests and up to 599 for dinner. With twenty-foot windows, the room offers sweeping views of Boston Harbor. Both the ceremony and the reception can take place in the space.

Symphony Hall

Home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Hall is available to rent. It is also possible to rent the space prior to an orchestra performance, allowing you to get married, eat and then enjoy a great show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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