Say "I DO" in Central MA....
It is time to plan your big day! And there are lots of decisions to be made such as: where to have the ceremony? . . . and where to have your perfect reception? Are you thinking about a traditional event, or something to reflect your personality, or a special theme? And of course you have to consider food/catering services, a florist, photographer, accommodations, transportation,and a few "other" things as well. The Central Massachusetts CVB is a great starting point and can help direct you to small intimate sites, unique indoor or outdoor venues or large celebration locations, wedding services and more. We can help your guests keep busy and get around too.
Central Massachusetts is the perfect spot for your wedding or special celebration in any of thefour seasons! Each season offers a different reason to make your day just the way you imagine it. Your day, your way – a Central Massachusetts wedding.
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An exquisitely restored c. 1826 historical estate available for weddings, business, and other private functions and educational/historical reenactments. Open for guided tours and tea periodically; call for information. The Mansion is registered on the National and State Registers for Historical Places. Typically open to the public mid-week, call for hours or appt. Available for rentals seven days a week (closed major holidays).
As the largest facility outside of Boston, the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center provides the ultimate in customer service and hospitality. The Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center is the perfect venue at which to hold your next convention, meeting, or social event. They have 22,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space with individual climate control, tiered lighting, and High-Speed Internet Access in all 22 function rooms. Their in-house audio visual company can accommodate meetings and groups from 50 to 1000.
Beautiful and delicious handmade chocolates, pops and gift baskets, corporate thank you gifts, wholesaling, and wedding and party favors. "From a long line of confectioners, comes a new world of chocolate."
223 room full-service hotel, full-service restaurant, lounge, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center, game room, and in-room spa services available. 14,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space for events from 10-500 people.
Museum - Historic/Heritage: Immerse yourself in the heritage, nature, and art of a New England treasure. Scenic Fruitlands offers four intimate galleries of New England history plus a charming restaurant, and museum store. Set on 200 pastoral acres, with 2.5 miles of walking trails and stunning vistas, Fruitlands is a favorite for weddings and special events.
Fruitlands Museum celebrates four distinct groups all of whom found a spiritual connection to the land: the historic home of Bronson Alcott’s transcendental experiment, where Louisa May Alcott and her family lived in 1843; a gallery of Native American folklore and artifacts; the first Shaker museum in the country; and an art gallery with a large collection of Hudson River landscapes, American portraiture and seasonal exhibits.
Restaurant: Linger over lunch at Fruitlands Museum Cafe, a farm to fork restaurant operated by the folks from Gibbett Hill Restaurant in Groton, MA and exclusive caterer for weddings and special events.
Gift Shop: Browse NOA at Fruitlands gift shop, with handmade jewelry and unique gifts from local craftsman. Group, Education and Bus Tours welcomed.
Linger over lunch at Fruitlands Museum Cafe, a farm to fork restaurant operated by the folks from Groton MA based Gibbett Hill Restaurant and exclusive caterer for weddings and special events on site.
Hartman’s is a family owned and operated Bed & Breakfast set in Central MA near the Quabbin Reservoir. Close to many hiking and biking trails as well as fishing gates for the Quabbin, there are 5 rooms available in the reproduction colonial home. Enjoy a quiet and relaxing dinner in the post & beam dining room. Getaway packages are available. Browse the gift shop which is open 7 days a week and offers handcrafted wreaths and arrangements, jellies, herbs & spices, plants and gift items. Open year round to the public. Function room available for weddings, functions and meetings.
Imagine a show-stopping two-story Medieval Great Hall with soaring ceiling, tapestries, stained glass windows, and more than 35 suites of armor as back drop. Higgins Armory Museum's premiere rental space accommodates up to 120 for a seated dinner and 250 for cocktails.
The Hilton Garden Inn Worcester is located in the heart of downtown Worcester, MA adjacent to the DCU Convention Center. The hotel is conveniently located within a close proximity to 13 major MA colleges and universities, hospitals, shopping, dining, arts, culture, sporting events and entertainment including the Hanover Theater for the Performing Arts, Mechanics Hall and the Worcester Sharks AHL Team. The Hotel has everything for everybody: 200 rooms, including 12 suites; breakfast, lunch, dinner, room service through UNO Chicago Grill; and 8 banquet/meeting rooms for your perfect event.
Along Route 495, minutes from Route 2 and Route 90, the Holiday Inn Boxborough is centrally located to all points in New England. As a full service hotel, they feature 30,000 sq. ft of meeting space, 143 guestrooms, restaurant and lounge, indoor pool and exercise room. Their exhibit room is perfect for large trade shows, their conference area is adaptable for multiple meetings and their tropical garden courtyard is unique for special events.
The International Golf Club &Resort is New England's Premier Golf, Dining, Lodging and Event Destination. Nestled amongst the trees in Bolton, MA, The International offers world class public and private golf, dining, event, wedding, lodging and golf training facilities. With two championship golf courses, a corporate event center, grand ballroom venue, a 55 room hotel & "exhale" spa, The Fireplace Room restaurant,Taylor Made Golf Club Fitting facility, Moxie Fit Bootcamps and Rick Smith Golf Academy, The International has much to offer! The International is the perfect place to hold your corporate event, golf tournament, or wedding. The Lodge and "Exhale" Spa at The International offers golf vacation packages to the midweek or weekend traveler! The Oaks, a Tom Fazio masterpiece is New England's Premium public golf experience.
The Fireplace room is a four-season destination dining experience, offering locally grown produce and seasonally inspired cuisine, punctuated with Chef Joseph Brenner’s distinctive creations and flavors. Small plates of global cuisines and Mediterranean inspired thin crust pizza are specialties.
The Fireplace Room is located at The International Golf Club & Resort in Bolton MA and is open year-round to the public.
Offering door-to-door Airport service to Logan International (Boston) and T.F.Green (Providence) Bradley (Hartford), Manchester, NH. Also providing service for: Amtrak and Black Falcon Pier Cruise terminal. Specializing in Bachelor and Bachelorette parties and a "knight” out on the town.
Founded in 1986, we specialize in corporate transportation and social events. Our award winning service provides chauffeurs that are trained to create the best experience possible for each client. We offer a diverse new fleet of vehicles ranging from corporate sedans and SUV's to stretch limos, party busses, Rolls Royce's, and Mercedes Sprinter limousines. We host an Open House every Saturday from 12-3pm to see the fleet and meet our staff.
Mechanics Hall is recognized worldwide as an acoustical masterpiece. It hosts world-class performers, international classical orchestras, jazz legends, folk & acoustic heroes, and recording artists. Mechanics Hall also functions as a rental facility for special events, weddings and social gatherings.
Mrs. Mack's Bakery & Restaurant in Worcester offers a wide variety of cakes, cupcakes, breads, pies, pastries and other baked goods. They provide custom cake decorating services for all of your party planning needs including wedding cakes, as well as fresh baked goods, home cooked meals to enjoy in the bakery restaurant or as take-out. They been a landmark on Grafton Street for over 80 years and proud of the family's history as one of the best bakeries in Central MA.
Nashoba Valley Winery is a unique and stunning orchard oasis, vineyard, winery, micro-brewery, distillery and restaurant and is recognized as one of the most creative and successful wineries and unique destinations in New England. Pick your own peaches and apples available late summer thru fall, please contact us for availability.
MEETINGS/BANQUETS/WEDDINGS: Nashoba Valley Winery offers an elegant site to have your indoor or outdoor rehearsal dinner or wedding ceremony and reception. We offer a unique ambiance unrivaled in the area. Nestled in the heart of apple country with idyllic views, acres of orchards, vineyards, ponds, wine sensory gardens, and a gazebo, Nashoba Valley Winery offers an ideal choice for any special occasion.
FOOD/DRINK/DINING OUT: J’s Restaurant at Nashoba Valley Winery - Zagat states, "You'll think you're in a farmhouse in Normandy" at this Bolton hilltop restaurant - "romantic" with breathtaking" views of "aromatic orchards". J’s Restaurant is a quaint, cozy and intimate restaurant, which caters to romantic evenings and celebrations. Located in a rustic farmhouse on a 52 acre hilltop orchard, featuring local products and produce grown on the premises, J’s offers a seasonal New American style menu. Menu items are paired with Nashoba Valley Wines and micro-brews. J’s is open Wednesday thru Saturday for lunch and dinner and for brunch on Sundays. Reservations are recommended.
SHOPPING:WINE/LIQUOR SHOPS: In addition to stocking all of the Nashoba Valley Winery products, including estate and fruit wines, and a variety of distillates and micro-brews, the Wine Shoppe also stocks a variety of regional food specialties from Stonewall Kitchen and other vendors, as well as many other unique gift items and practical accessories for the enjoyment of wine. Wine Tastings are available daily and Winery Tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays. Open daily, year-round.
Worcester County's best Irish Experience - famous food, best brews, fine wines, Irish hospitality. They can and love to accommodate meetings and parties. Whether you have 10 or 100 guests, organize your next event in our 370 seat restaurant, with 9 private rooms. Business meetings, memorial luncheons, retirements, promotions, birthdays, showers and rehearsal dinners can be accommodated in our unique, comfortable and cozy Irish atmosphere. Tremendous value, with no room charge or set up fee. Just call... Brendan & Claire are waiting to welcome and work with you!
Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) is a "must-see" destination to experience early New England life from 1790-1840. One of the country's largest living history museums, OSV has a large staff of costumed interpreters, 59 antique buildings, three water-powered mills, and a working farm. Visitors can ride a stagecoach, view antiques, tour heirloom gardens, meet heritage breed farm animals, and enjoy hands-on-crafts. Open year round
Weddings: At Old Sturbridge Village, they’ve been planning your wedding for 175 years. Hold your ceremony in their 1830s Center Meetinghouse, with your wedding music played on the antique organ and the soft glow of candles in the chandelier. There is no shortage of picturesque backdrops for your photos, including the Salem Towne House Garden and the horse-drawn carriage. Continue with an on-site reception at Bullard Tavern or Oliver Wight Tavern featuring outstanding menus and service.
Learning Center: Step out of the classroom and into the 19th century. Old Sturbridge Village has many programs to engage students and make history meaningful. Tour their working 1830s community and participate in hands-on activities. Online teacher resources help connect your OSV experience to the curriculum. If you can’t visit them, they’ll come to you with History on the Road. Programs are also available for home school students and scouts.
Discover the Overlook - Charlton's Best kept secret! From corporate meetings to elegant wedding receptions - overlook is the answer to a stress free event!
Centrally located, their beautiful All-Suites Hotel and Conference Center provides the ideal setting for leisure and business travelers. Devens Common Center offers elegantly appointed space for meetings, weddings, and other events, with on-site catering.
Welcome to The Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center located on picturesque Cedar Lake in the heart of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. They are the area's most unique one-stop resort anticipating all of your needs. This 232 Room hotel features oversized guestrooms, some with a lake view! The Sturbridge Host Resort is more than a hotel, featuring 35,000 square feet of flexible meeting space to accommodate your conference or banquet.
Gift Baskets: A Theme in a Basket is a distinctive gift basket company located in the heart of the Blackstone Valley. They like to take the initial step forward and above their competition; They have taken on the responsibility to make it their mission and choose each element with care. Quality is vital to them. Their reputation is based on vision, reliability and personalized service to their customers. What’s your theme in a basket? Call today!
Justice of the Peace: Your wedding …. as you wish! - Planning a large wedding, a small intimate wedding or even if you want to elope and “just get married.” Holly will provide a wedding service that is right for you- as you wish. As a Massachusetts Justice of the Peace, her goal is to create a wedding ceremony that reflects your individual preferences and style- a service with which you are comfortable even in your own home with your personal written vows. Call today to book your special day!
Open seven days, 24 hours a day. Door-to-door airport transportation to Boston's Logan International Airport, TF Green Airport in Providence, R.I., Worcester Regional Airport and Bradley International Airport, Hartford, CT. In addition to shuttle vans, Lincoln Town Car, Limousine, Excursion SUV, and Mini Coach service also available. Proud recipients of the 2011 BBB Torch Award for Market Place Ethics in Central MA.