Make the most important day of your life a memorable one by having your wedding ceremony and reception in Maine! Choose from a resort perched on the rugged coastline, a picturesque sandy beach, or a beautiful lakeside lodge for your wedding day.
Maine is a seductive wedding destination offering a beautiful natural backdrop for your picture perfect moments and lots to do during and around your wedding weekend or event. Beyond the spacious banquet halls, resorts and wedding reception halls, there are rustic settings and authentic barns with gracious landscapes on or near the waterfront.
Romantic inns are ideal wedding venues for a more intimate wedding reception. Maine hosts many truly remarkable wedding reception venues and a fun getaway for all your wedding party and guests. Catered weddings in Maine can include a Down East clambake or lobster feast, or fine dining in a candlelight ballroom or oceanfront restaurant.
For an authentic and rustic wedding, restored barns and farms can host a wonderfully casual wedding, often on a better budget than a seaside resort wedding. Maine wedding venues can be elegant or casual, with indoor or outdoor receptions by the sea.
Maine offers many unique wedding receptions sites, and makes for a perfect honeymoon destination as well. The ‘Maine’ thing is, that your beautiful wedding day and marriage is everything you dreamed of and that you will remember forever.
A Maine wedding has everything a bride dreams about. Whether you choose a coastal wedding, a casual beach wedding, a dramatic outdoor wedding reception in the mountains, in a rustic barn or on a Maine lake, a wedding in Maine is sure to be spectacular and truly special.
Maine is a large state with hundreds of wedding reception venues, from a simple, small beach affair to a big weekend destination wedding at a resort with guest lodging onsite and activities for guests from out of town. Maine weddings and rehearsal dinners can be as casual as a seaside clambake or lobster cookout, or as elegant as a wedding by the sea at one of Maine’s resorts with full bar, sit down dinner and dancing to a full orchestra.
Maine is blessed with beautiful State and National Parks, such as Acadia Park on Mount Desert Island, ideal for rustic chic weddings and unique wedding venues. If you are looking for an oceanfront park or an historic church for your Maine Wedding Ceremony, you will shore-ly find the perfect location for a wedding ceremony. Maine is also among the states to legalized gay marriage and many towns in Maine have profound gay communities as well – perfect for an LGBT wedding!
There are also many ideal wedding venues in Maine offering romantic and private settings for an unforgettable honeymoon experience, such as a quiet lakeside getaway or an oceanfront resort with all the amenities for a wedding on the beach.
If a smaller, more intimate wedding venue is your style, Maine weddings can also be held at a beautiful inn, where your wedding party rents the entire space for an exclusive destination wedding – a wedding take over weekend. And of course, Maine resorts are accustomed to hosting big luxury weddings with professional caterers to provide the icing on the cake for a lavish event.
Brides love Maine for another reason beyond the scenery and the Downeast hospitality. Maine weddings are affordable. Brides like that Maine is a beautiful location for affordable weddings – especially when you compare the price of a wedding in Maine to one in Boston or New York City. Maine wedding packages are available for any season, in just about any setting.
Whether you are looking for a summer wedding in Maine by the lake, or a fall Maine wedding on the waterfront with beautiful fall foliage – the bride’s wish can be fulfilled. Winter weddings in Maine are also spectacular with a landscape blanketed by snow, sparkling white lights at the wedding reception hall, and a sleigh ride for the bride and groom.
A ski wedding with chairlift rides and mountaintop vows has Maine written all over it. The beauty of Maine’s seasonal phases offers couples many options to choose a time for the wedding. Each month in Maine varies from the next, so it’s important to consider the season for the wedding in Maine.
No matter your preference, plan your big day in Maine, the way life (and your wedding) should be.