Wedding Venues in Newport Rhode Island

Wedding venues in Newport Rhode Island and surrounding areas 

By: Connie Miller

Elegant wedding reception at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, RI

Beautiful wedding reception at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport

Photographing weddings in Rhode Island is always a pleasure. There are many beautiful venues for wedding celebrations, and the seaside charm of Newport is fabulous for keeping wedding guests entertained throughout the weekend. Listed below are my favorite wedding venues in Newport, Rhode Island and surrounding areas-

Belle Mer is modern, white, minimalistic and chic. It boasts numerous indoor and outdoor spaces of varying sizes that include the Water SalonIsland House, and Belle Mer Loft.  As an added bonus, the staff is wonderful.

Rosecliff Mansion is one of my very favorite venues. The epitome of old fashioned elegance, the spaces all exude femininity and luxury. Rosecliff sits on the water and has a beautiful lawn which is perfect for ceremonies and cocktail hours. Guests then are ushered into the stunning ballroom for dinner and dancing.

The Chanler at Cliff walk is a luxurious hotel that can host beautiful, intimate weddings. Their spaces are perfectly appointed and full of charm. I especially love the covered porch that  can be set for dinner and overlooks the water.

The Eisenhower House is a great space for a tented celebration. The historic home is lovely and the grounds are sprawling.

Blithewold Mansion is another grand home that is fabulous for tented weddings outside. Their gardens and grounds are beautiful.

Castle Hill Inn is a wonderful venue where you and your guests can stay and play. Their new chalet sailcloth tent is especially beautiful for receptions.

Fort Adams is a very unusual venue that lends itself to a tented event, but could probably accommodate a small wedding in the lovely interior spaces. The interior spaces are extremely unusual and look like old world ruins.

Linden Place is located in Bristol, Rhode Island. The interior spaces have a beautiful vintage flair and the gardens outside are a perfect setting for a ceremony.

Oceancliff is another popular venue in Newport. There are outdoor spaces for ceremony and cocktail hour, and a large ballroom for dinner and dancing.

 Mount Hope Farm is a wonderful option for couples looking for a rustic indoor/outdoor  setting. The grounds have plenty of room for tenting, and the barn interior is a beautiful space as well. There are even accommodations available onsite!

Aldrich Mansion is an oceanfront chateau that resides on 75 acres in Warwick. The giant home can accomodate up to 200 guests. The Mansion is beautifully designed with elaborate interior spaces.

New York Yacht Club Harbour Court –  The club consists of a beautiful mansion circa 1900 which sits on 8 acres overlooking Brenton’s cove. Couples can prepare onsite,  hold an elegant seaside ceremony and dance the night away under the beautiful sailcloth tent. Lovely interior spaces are also available for the reception if desired.

 The Vanderbilt Grace is an exclusive luxury hotel with buyout options. This thoughtfully appointed venue could be perfect for couples with a smaller guestlist and a bigger budget. The spaces are beautiful, the service is seamless, and the food is refined.


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