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Maine's gorgeous mountains and coastline offer perfect wedding backdrops

You’ve chosen the location for your perfect Maine celebration or wedding: at a resort, inn, or hotel on the Maine coast or in the state’s stunning mountains. Now, what about all the rest of the wedding planning, like choosing a venue or reception hall? Maine’s resorts and hotels are ready with all the planning support and help you need, whether your wedding or other celebration -- like a family reunion -- will be a formal wedding on the water or a casual event in a converted barn in the mountains and lakes region.

Resort owners can offer venues with ballrooms, banquet halls, decks and sweeping lawns, and ocean views, along with buffet or sit-down dining; lodging for the bridal couple, family, and guests; music; flowers; photographers; honeymoon suites; and anything else you may need. Venues in Portland, Bar Harbor, Rockland, Boothbay Harbor, York, and Wells offer a variety of settings, but the same impeccable service and eagerness to please. Read the listings below and start making your plans.

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Wedding Cruise - Maine Windjammers - Camden, ME - Photo Credit Taylor Barclay
Maine Windjammer Association

Sailing from Ports in Rockland and Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-807-9463

Get married on shore or at sea aboard a traditional Maine windjammer

The romance of the sea and of sailing come together to form the perfect backdrop when you arrange for your wedding aboard one of the magnificent vessels of the Maine Windjammer Association. Exchange your vows at the harbor, on a quiet island or on board one of the association’s eight breathtaking schooners. Charter the boat and set sail for an adventure with family and friends (the windjammers accommodate 16 to 40 guests), or bid your guests farewell on the shore as you sail off into a Maine sunset. The captains are licensed to perform weddings at sea or on shore, the chefs are ready to provide everything from lobster bakes to wedding cakes.
Wedding Flower Girl - Attean Lake Lodge - Jackman, ME
Attean Lake Lodge

On Birch Island in Attean Lake Jackman, ME, 04945 Phone: 207-668-3792

Secluded island lodge a warm, welcoming location for your wedding

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Imagine waking up on your wedding morning in a waterfront cabin tucked into the woods, knowing that your dream day is in the hands of a caring staff, with all details attended to. That’s what your wedding will be like at the Attean Lake Lodge, where packages include everything from cake, champagne and DJs to fresh flowers on the tables and bountiful dinners. Have your ceremony on the flower-studded lawns, in the woods, on the beach. Enjoy your reception cocktails on the gorgeous wraparound porch with views of the lake. Overnight guests will love the available activities, from fishing and kayaking to hiking, roasting marshmallows over a fire – and falling asleep in their cabins to the sounds of the loons.
Wedding Cupcakes - Boothbay Harbor Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Boothbay Harbor Inn

31 Atlantic Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-6302 Toll-Free: 1-800-533-6302

Closed for 2020 - We look forward to seeing you in 2021!

Every wedding is magical at the Boothbay Harbor Inn, located directly on the waterfront at picturesque Boothbay Harbor. One of Maine’s only harborside wedding venues, your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, cocktail hour, reception or farewell brunch will feature jaw-dropping views. The inn’s Harborside Events Center can accommodate up to 150 guests and will customize your special day or evening, whether you prefer a formal dinner or a more laid-back Maine lobster bake. Imagine the stunning sunsets as you and your guests gather by the waterfront fire pit. With 60 spacious rooms (most with a balcony or patio and many with harbor views), the inn, just steps from downtown Boothbay Harbor, is the perfect weekend wedding getaway for your guests.
The Lodge on the Cove Wedding Bench  Kennebunkport M
The Lodge on the Cove

29 South Main Street Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-3993 Toll-Free: 800-879-5779

A Maine wedding with spectacular seaside touches

Plan a stress free Maine wedding perched on a grassy knoll above an ocean-fed tidal cove. You’ll be enveloped by soft sea breezes. nautically inspired accents and local art. You’re in Kennebunkport amidst the beauty of a unique, natural setting with the Lodge’s easy does it approach to creating special events that reflect your fondest wishes. This newly refurbished motor lodge boasts a relaxed ambiance and four distinctive buildings with 30 guest rooms for friends and family. Formal or less so, 60 seated guests and up to 100 standing can join you as you exchange your vows. And with the Kennebunk River serving as your backdrop, you won’t need to leave your wedding venue in search of spectacular photo opportunities.
Wedding Couple on the Shore - Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center - Bar Harbor, ME
Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center

119 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-5801 Toll-Free: 800-336-2463

Picture-perfect wedding planning, and venues, at this oceanside hotel

Make your wedding planning stress-free, and leave your guests oohing and ahhing, by letting the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Conference Center host your ceremony and reception. Whether you are opting for a big day that is intimate, or grand, the wedding specialists at the gorgeous waterfront hotel, with 12 acres of gardens and rolling lawns, will help you with every detail, from cocktail and hors d’oeuvres gatherings in the gardens of an early 20th century mansion to tented receptions for 350 on the resort’s sweeping lawns, with beautiful views of Frenchman Bay. Choose from the delights of the hotel’s wedding menus or sit down with the chef to create something special. Your day will be as beautiful as its surroundings.
Wedding Boat 500x250 - Cape Arundel inn & Resort - Kennebunkport, ME
Cape Arundel Inn & Resort

208 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-2125 Toll-Free: 855-346-5700

An enchanting wedding destination by the sea

Celebrate your special day at this historic, elegant and enchanting oceanfront wedding destination. Exchange your vows on the lush lawn by the sea. You’re on the majestic Maine coast with a picture-perfect backdrop and a 180-degree view of the Atlantic you’ll never forget. The resort’s on-site event manager and versatile chef will provide for every detail from personalized welcome amenities to an ocean inspired wedding feast to a sunset champagne toast on the porch. Plan a joy-filled wedding weekend with the Inn as your home base. Kennebunkport offers its lively and historic town, Dock Square, sandy beaches and coastal charm. Plan your Maine coast wedding for up to 50 guests and receive a complimentary ocean-view room on your wedding night.
Jonathan' Ogunquit Ballroom Ogunquit ME Credit Emilie Inc.
Jonathan's Ogunquit

92 Bourne Lane Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-4777

Wedding day dreams come true at Jonathan's Ogunquit

At Jonathan's Ogunquit, we can make all your wedding day dreams come true. We've got space for groups ranging from four to 400. All of our dining rooms house fine local art and antiques. The Aquarium Room is home to a 600 gallon aquarium. Your guests will be greeted by a beautiful fireplace and a friendly smile upon entry. Our 3,000 square-foot ballroom features ample space for any  event, with elevator access, full bar, restrooms, stage, dance floor, and banquet kitchen. We offer several different menu packages. Entrees range from petite filet mignon with lobster tail to Black Angus prime rib. Appetizers include chilled Maine oysters and roast beef tenderloin with horse radish cream on crostini. We can provide beverage service for up to five hours.Photo Credit Emilie Inc.
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16 Bay View Hotel Camden

16 Bay View Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-4325

Your wedding will sparkle at this jewel of a hotel near Camden Harbor

Every facet of your wedding will be given unparalleled attention at 16 Bay View, a jewel of a hotel in the heart of Camden, just steps from the picturesque harbor. Whether you’re planning a sit-down dinner for 100 in the lovely Curtis-Bok banquet room, a cocktail party affair on the amazing roof terrace overlooking the harbor, a small gathering in the chic, intimate Vintage Room or an elopement ceremony in an exquisite loft apartment, your day will be one to remember. Suggested ceremony sites include a chapel overlooking Penobscot Bay, a harbor park and the Camden Yacht Club. Packages for micro weddings and elopements offer everything from bridal bouquets to wedding cakes and champagne toasts. Planning is personalized to make your day go just the way you want.

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Wedding Reception - Point Sebago Golf Resort - Casco, ME
Point Sebago Golf Resort

261 Point Sebago Road Casco, ME, 04015 Phone: 207-558-8000 Toll-Free: 800-655-1232

Make it a wedding to remember

Set on 775 shorefront and wooded acres, Point Sebago is the perfect romantic destination and place for your extraordinary day. We offer you a magnificent setting with fabulous food at a fantastic value. Our personalized attention to every detail will assure you of a day to remember for the rest of your life. Whether you are looking for a lakefront ceremony, a Beach Pavilion or Grove Pavilion reception or an outdoor beach BBQ reception, Point Sebago offers you and your wedding party the ultimate location. And your guests who lodge with us enjoy access to our award winning 18-hole championship golf course, marina with every kind of boat rental and boat slips, Point Sebago cruise boat, sandy beaches, a lakeside restaurant, miniature golf, shuffleboard, horseshoes, tennis courts, and much more.
Harbor View - Nonantum Resort - Kennebunkport, ME
Nonantum Resort

95 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-4050 Toll-Free: 800-552-5651

Award-winning resort honored to make couples’ wedding dreams come true

It’s no surprise that The Nonantum Resort is in The Knot’s Best of Weddings Hall of Fame and has won multiple couples’ choice awards on Wedding Wire: Ceremonies and receptions at this casually elegant resort on the Kennebunk River are breathtaking, personally focused and worry-free. Water views are the perfect backdrop for several outdoor venues amid colorful gardens and landscaped lawns. And receptions under a tent overlooking the river mean dining on creative local cuisine and dancing under the stars. After hours, a resort trolley will take you to an after-party at Federal Jack’s in town. Whether you are planning a small affair or a celebration for 350, The Nonantum can help you make your big-day dreams come true.
Wedding Village by the Sea Wells Maine
Village By The Sea

1373 Post Road Wells, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-1100 Toll-Free: 800-444-8862

Celebrate your event, and coastal Maine, at this comfortable seaside resort

Do you have something to celebrate? Let the experienced event-planning staff at the Village by the Sea on Maine’s coast help make it memorable. From big weddings to smaller birthday bashes, reunions or anniversaries, this scenic resort’s attention to detail and variety of picturesque venues will ensure it will be special for all your guests. Romantic garden ceremonies, receptions with bands or DJs in the elegant Maine Ballroom, cocktail hours on the spacious patio: There’s a place and a customized menu for every occasion. And the resort’s spacious condo suites, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, game room, barbecue area, bocce ball court and proximity to all the fun recreation Maine is noted for mean your guests will be talking about your event for years.
Waterfront Wedding Reception - Spruce Point Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Spruce Point Inn

88 Grandview Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4152 Toll-Free: 800-553-0289

Every wedding is a romantic affair at this spacious inn on the Maine shore

Whether you’re planning a small, elegant wedding or an upscale rustic celebration of your big day, the Spruce Point Inn, between the woods and the sea in coastal Maine, has an enchanting setting perfect for the occasion. Get married on the Oceanfront Deck, with sweeping water views (and perfect for cocktail receptions) and dine on fresh, local, imaginative cuisine in the Pemaquid, a private post-and-beam ballroom, where you can also dance the night away. Planning a destination wedding? Accommodations for friends and family include townhouses, cottages, lodges and Main Inn rooms. Activities include saltwater pools, tennis courts, fishing, a game room, croquet, hiking – and s’mores by the firepit.
Wedding Sebasco Harbor Resort Sebasco Estates Maine
Sebasco Harbor Resort

Mid-Coast Maine on Casco Bay Sebasco Estates, ME, 04565 Phone: 207-389-1161 Toll-Free: 866-389-2072

Elope or throw a bash -- we're the place for weddings

Located on a rocky stretch of coastline, Sebasco Harbor Resort is the perfect place for your Maine weddings. We've got a number of indoor and outdoor locations where you can both exchange "I do's" or host your reception. Our Cornelius Room, with large windows overlooking the lake, has space for 240 guests. Many opt for the pool lawn, with views of Casco Bay islands and dramatic sunsets. If you wish to avoid the pressure and expense of a large wedding, we also offer and elopement package, with flowers placed in your room and a wine and cheese platter after the ceremony. Whatever your choice, a wedding at Sebasco Harbor Resort means you'll be able to return year after year to relive the romance and special memories.
Waterfront Wedding - York Harbor Inn - York Harbor, ME
York Harbor Inn

Coastal Route 1A -- 480 York Street York Harbor, ME, 03911 Phone: 207-363-5119 Toll-Free: 800-343-3869

Inn for all seasons a spectacular site for your wedding ceremony, reception

The York Harbor Inn, from its cozy position on Maine’s coast, is the ideal site for your wedding, whether it’s a small spring affair, a big summer bash, an elegant autumn gathering or a glittering winter ceremony. The upscale inn features seven individually decorated function rooms, some with ocean views and fireplaces, for 25 to 150 guests. And a wedding staff will help with all the details, from choosing the perfect buffet or plated dinner in the main dining room to ensuring you have the right DJ for dancing in the spectacular Yorkshire Ballroom with its 35-foot cathedral ceiling. Get married by the sea in the gorgeous Hartley Mason Reserve or in a more intimate room in the inn. All the venues are picture-perfect.
Bride & Groom on the Dock - Fisherman's Wharf Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Fisherman's Wharf Inn

22 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-628-6872

Inn overlooking the water an ideal location for your seaside wedding guests

Planning a seaside wedding in Maine? Let your guests really enjoy the coast by staying at the Fisherman’s Wharf Inn, where rustic charm blends with superior service. The inn, located at the end of a working pier, is also the perfect site for a rehearsal dinner or a small reception in the Mural Room for up to 50 people. Let the inn’s award-winning chef work with you to customize your menu or the come up with that marvelous Maine meal: creative, delicious and locally sourced. For guests staying at the inn, stunning views and space to stretch out are the highlights of every room and suite. Some suites are actually over the water, with wrap-around decks, ideal for entertaining.
Harbor Light Room #5 with Fireplace 500x250 - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , CT Phone:

Coast into your wedding at these elegant, inviting inns in seaside towns

Coastal Maine is an ideal location for your wedding, elopement, re-commitment ceremony or honeymoon. The Camden Maine Stay Inn is a grand home in the historic district offers the largest private gardens in the Midcoast area featuring winding paths, beautiful blooms and curved bridges over brooks. The inn is a delightful location for gatherings of up to 49 people. In Kennebunkport, the Captain Jefferds Inn is an inviting sea captain’s home in a historic residential district, where brides and grooms can exchange vows in front of a fireplace in the living room or outside in the beautifully appointed gardens. Both inns offer romantic getaway packages, spacious accommodations and a host of nearby activities, from sailing cruises to golfing items, for relaxing and romantic honeymoons.
Wedding Reception Tables - Inn at Diamond Cove - Portland, ME
Diamond's Edge Restaurant & Marina

22 McKinley Court Portland, ME, 04109 Phone: 207-805-9836

Get the royal treatment among lush scenery when you wed at this island paradise

How about an island paradise as the site for the wedding of your dreams? At the Inn at Diamond Cove, a tranquil getaway on Maine’s Great Diamond Island, casual island elegance and unparalleled service ensure that your day will be beyond memorable. Exchange vows in the rustic Art Gallery, with 40-foot vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, or by a pond in a billowing Sperry Tent, looking out over a cove and a lush lawn with a charming white gazebo. Wedding planners will work with you to come up with the ideal reception, for up to 220 people, featuring classic New England cuisine customized to your tastes. Spend the night in a deluxe suite with fireplace, balcony and spectacular view.
Due to the unfortunate circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inna t Diamond Cove will not be opening for the 2020 season. Anyone holding reservations will be contacted by our sister property (the Portland Harbor Hotel) to make further arrangements, or call us at (207) 775-9090.
Wedding Bride - Meadowmere Resort and Hotel - Ogunquit, ME
Meadowmere Resort and Hotel

74 South Main Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-9661 Toll-Free: 800-633-8713

Gorgeous Seaside Weddings on the Beautiful Maine Coast

Ogunquit is a classic Maine wedding spot with ocean views and a stunning coastline. The Meadowmere Resort AAA 3-Diamond property -- provides the perfect backdrop with wedding accommodations for friends and family. In the heart of Ogunquit, Meadowmere and its experts can help with details like gift bag delivery, Honeymoon Suites, and wedding accommodations. From our signature Honeymoon Arch – a suite featuring a private location in the arch of the Resort – to our custom wedding blocks, Meadowmere invites you to be swept away with joy just a stone’s throw from the ocean. We welcome you to tour the facilities. We will happily help make your promises to each other a magical moment. Discover the romance of Ogunquit. Contact us today for wedding information.