It is certainly not difficult to see why Rhode Island is the dreamland for your special day. The landscape speaks for itself. New England’s prettiest and smallest state features more than 400 miles of coastline, luxurious mansions and romantic waterfront view venues, all of which are must-haves on your wedding day! There are so many incredible venues in Rhode Island that it can get overwhelming so we have gathered a list of our top five wedding venues in The Ocean State.
You can’t beat the view against a breathtaking Atlantic Ocean. This victorian-inspired venue will give a day to remember. You won’t find a better location in RI to give you a white sand beach with views of Montauk and the Atlantic ocean. Ocean House is also a hotel so this is the perfect place for you and your guests to stay after celebrating your wedding!
This place is a pure definition of elegance, glamour and simplicity. Everything from the food to the ballroom to the service is a 5-star. What makes this place unique is the sliding glass walls giving you spectacular views of the ocean and Newport Bridge. Belle Mer also has a large outdoor space that you can use for ceremony and cocktail hour. The reception room is simple and elegant which allows for infinite possibilities for you to decorate the space.
Gurney’s Newport Resort and Marina is a picturesque Rhode Island wedding venue located in Newport on Goat Island. Goat Island is surrounded by Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay and Newport Bridge so there are spectacular panoramic views. The landscape is a true New England beauty, while their Rose Island ballroom will give you an elegant and romantic experience. You can enjoy the spa and salon the day before your wedding so you will look and feel your best on your special day.
Perhaps getting married by the water is not the vision you had for your wedding. If that’s the case, then the Linden Place Museum is the perfect venue for you. Your ceremony will take place in a rose garden filled with sculptures, Greek bronzes and an 18th-century gazebo while your reception will be held in the ballroom with hardwood floors, exposed beam ceilings and large carriage house doors. This venue has a ton of history behind it which adds to the charm and gives you a unique wedding experience.
This historic venue will make your wedding day magical. Its white stone lighthouse standing at the edge of the shoreline will give you the romantic feeling of New England’s weddings and the elegant Chalet Terrace overlooking the ocean will add an extra charm to your wedding. Castle Hill Inn has a 40 acre property so there are a variety of locations for you to say your I Dos. This venue can accommodate guest counts up to 400 people so you can make sure all of your loved ones are with you on your wedding day.