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From gardens to windjammers, Maine has a place for your unique wedding

The New England destination wedding offers unique possibilities in Maine - sometimes right off the mainland. Exchange your vows on an island with a ferry crossing. Say “I do” by the sea with sand in your toes or on a beautiful sun-draped lawn surrounded by gardens. Launch your marriage on a historic Maine windjammer. Savor a traditional Maine lobster bake, dance the night away. You and your guests will find tasteful rooms, suites and other accommodations with amenities to fit every wish in cities, towns and villages full of charm and romantic ambience. Look for great wedding packages that meet your dreams and budget.
Sundeck Wedding - The Kennebunkport Inn - Kennebunkport, ME - Photo Credit Leah Haydock Photography
Kennebunkport Inn

One Dock Square Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-2621 Toll-Free: 800-248-2621

Turn your destination wedding into a classic Maine seaside celebration at this cozy inn

At the historic Kennebunkport Inn, your destination wedding will be a special seaside celebration. The charming inn, in the heart of picturesque Kennebunkport, specializes in smaller weddings, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be huge celebrations! Exchange your vows on a large deck overlooking scenic Dock Square (a perfect site, too, for a rehearsal dinner or farewell brunch), then dine on classic Maine seafood in the cozy on-site restaurant. Your guests will love their spacious rooms, some with gas fireplaces and four-poster beds, all with elegant furnishings. And there is so much for them to do, from scenic cruises or lobster excursions along the coast to kayak adventures, beach walks, whale watches – and, of course, world-class shopping in the village.
Dock Wedding - 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 your wedding memorable at this lakeside resort

It’s no wonder wedding couples have been raving about their experience at Point Sebago, where you can get married right on the beach, on the shore of scenic Sebago Lake, with a barbecue reception in the picnic grove. Or perhaps you prefer a reception with a real New England flavor: Maine lobster and clam chowder. If something more formal suits you, the resort offers spacious open reception rooms that can accommodate 200-plus guests who can dine on beef Burgundy, then dance the night away on hardwood floors under strings of fairy lights. Before and after your big day, your guests can enjoy all the activities the resort has to offer, including golf, boat cruises, kayak races, volleyball, tennis and horseshoes.
Sailboat Wedding - Spruce Point Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME - Photo Credit Nad
Spruce Point Inn

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

From grand entrances to special venues, this inn will make your wedding memorable

Want to make a grand entrance to your wedding? The Spruce Point Inn has some fabulous ideas. How about making an entrance by sea aboard an historic wooden sailing sloop? Or come by land aboard a private trolley or antique auto from the historic Boothbay Railway Village. Take your vows on the Oceanfront Deck, against the sea and sky, then dine on exquisite local cuisine in a private post-and-beam ballroom. In the morning, bid farewell to family and friends with a brunch on the deck, overlooking the Burnt Island Lighthouse. This special inn by the water has one wedding a day, supervised by detail-oriented wedding coordinators.
Bride & Groom on the Shore - Maine Windjammers - Camden ME
Maine Windjammer Association

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

Special ceremonies at sea make wedding experiences to remember

Lots of people get married near the water. But you can get married on the water by chartering one of the majestic schooners that make up the Maine Windjammer Association. Imagine the two of you exchanging vows on the deck of a windjammer under sail, a lighthouse in the distance, or at anchor by a beautiful beach or quaint harbor town. Most captains of the vessels, which can carry up to 40 overnight passengers and even larger groups for 1-day charters, are licensed to perform ceremonies, either at sea or dockside. And why settle for ordinary reception food when you can feast on Downeast dinners prepared by onboard chefs (they will even make you a nautical-themed cake). You will be having more than a wedding – you will be having an adventure.
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Bride & Groom Harborside - Nonantum Resort - Kennebunkport, ME
Nonantum Resort

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

Get married near a lighthouse, the water your backdrop, at this inn by the shore

Exchange your vows near a lighthouse, by a stone bench, under a wind statue – or inside an elegant inn, parts of which harken back to the Victorian era, when you arrange for your big day at The Nonantum Resort in picturesque Kennebunkport. The resort, which began in a sea captain’s home in 1883, is right on the Kennebunk River, so water views and nautical themes are part of the special ambiance. Honored by The Knot and Wedding Wire for its wedding venues and planning, the inn features exceptional service with award-winning cuisine and creative menus, a wedding coordinator dedicated to you and your wishes, gorgeous grounds (imagine dancing under the stars in your reception tent with water views) and personalized wedding packages.
Outdoor Wedding View - Village by the Sea - Wells, ME
Village By The Sea

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

Your personal touches will make this coastal resort wedding truly one-of-a-kind

You have your own ideas about what will make your wedding day truly one-of-a-kind. At the Village by the Sea condominium resort, your experienced wedding coordinators want to hear all of them. Designing your day with your personal touches is important, whether that means table decor, how to entertain overnight guests or what your custom-designed wedding cake will look like. At the resort, next to a nature preserve with a glimpse of the Atlantic, you can choose everything from an outdoor ceremony, under an elegant pergola, for 200 guests, with a ballroom reception, or a mid-morning brunch wedding for a more intimate gathering. Your guests will enjoy spacious condo units, indoor and outdoor pools, a game room and fitness center.
Wedding Party - Attean Lake Lodge - Jackman, ME
Attean Lake Lodge

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

Make your lakeside wedding one for the memory books and photo albums at this resort

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So you want a wedding they’ll be talking about for years? How about arriving to the ceremony in a boat? That’s the beginning of your special day at the Attean Lake Lodge, where water and mountain views, warm hospitality and superior dining make every wedding memorable. Have your ceremony in a flower garden, on a beach, in shaded woodlands or right on the dock. There’s also a fabulous wrap-around porch, with stunning views, at the main lodge, a rustic venue for your buffet or plated reception dinner. The resort can accommodate 100 guests, with overnight cabins for up to 70. Lake activities include boating, sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing, and there are 20 miles of maintained hiking trails.
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