Unique Wedding Venues Around Connecticut (Part 1)

The dictionary defines “unique” as being something unlike anything else: “one of its kind.” If this is exactly how you want your big day to be remembered, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box.

Weddings have been around for centuries celebrating the union of couples – but today they are transcending time and becoming lavish complete with entertainment and unforgettable experiences to match.

Sure the entertainment is important, as is the food and capturing those perfect moments, but perhaps one of the most important elements to creating an unforgettable wedding is to pick the perfect location to host the affair.

If you’ve always dreamed of having a wedding your guests would remember, here are some unique wedding venue options around Connecticut worth considering.

Weddings at a Museum

If standing out and being different while providing an interactive experience for guests tops your list then consider a wedding at a museum. It’s the perfect place to bring people to gather for your vows but also get a chance to experience the beauty of art and exhibits on display.

Here are just a few options around Connecticut:

New England Air MuseumPicture your wedding amidst a display of aircraft. This museum was created to be a place for social events and weddings that incorporates the beauty of airspace and other beauty while you entertain.

Connecticut Science CenterTalk about breathtaking! This unique space can hold very large crowds (up to 1500 guests) and has a 200 seat theater and other inspiring gallery spaces for a wedding event like no other.

Weddings on a Farm

White Barn at South Farms – Gather with your guests at this authentic, working New England farm on a 150-acre homestead of rolling pastures. This is breathtaking rustic charm like nowhere else.

Chatfield Hallow

Honor the true beauty of nature at a location that’s both rural landscape and located close to the shoreline. Romantic and comfortable this is a great location for an elegant outdoor wedding, rustic event or garden party.

Weddings at a Boathouse

Glastonbury Boathouse

Fall in love all over again while celebrating your vows with a view of the river! The Glastonbury Boathouse has a deck, full kitchen and an event venue staff that’s ready to make your dreams come to life!

Riverfront Boathouse

If you want to go where the action is, but still have a private place for guests this location is nestled within the Riverside Park along the Connecticut River and is just one mile from downtown Hartford. Exchange your wedding vows with a view of Hartford’s city skyline along the waterfront.

Want to go traditional? Choose Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station and be swept away by a private, luxurious venue where a sit-down dinner from an award-winning menu and just the right lighting, tableware and services to match.

Hartford Society Room is another show-stopping location for a wedding in the state’s most iconic city. Have a city wedding with modern charm or pull off a swanky Great Gatsby era event that takes guests back in time.

Whatever your dreams, Riverhouse Catering together with Riverhouse Hospitality and any of its sister locations are here to help you make that dream come to life. From unique tastes to unparalleled service, we make your guests stand up and say WOW!

Get in touch today to book the wedding you’ll never forget!

Check back for Part 2 where we’ll uncover more interesting, new and fun ways to celebrate your big day in the Nutmeg state!

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