12 Festive and Cozy Winter Wedding Venues in Massachusetts

Because celebrating in the New England snow is just so romantic.
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Carli Brennan
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Carli Brennan
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  • Prior to The Knot, she was the style section editor at Her Campus Media and launched the Fashion Institute of Technology chapter of Her Campus.
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Updated May 17, 2024

If you're a Massachusetts couple planning your wedding, first of all, congratulations! The New England state is the perfect dreamy backdrop for weddings in the cooler months and these winter wedding venues in Massachusetts are sure to impress you and your guests. No matter the type of wedding venue you're looking for, The Knot Vendor Marketplace is the perfect starting point to browse venues in your area and read reviews from real couples.

When booking a wedding venue, you'll want to consider important factors like weather, capacity and location. Winter weddings in Massachusetts will definitely need to be held at an indoor venue. If possible, touring the venue in the season you want to get married gives you the best full picture of what your wedding will look like and can help you get some seasonal decor ideas. Location will largely affect the vibe of your wedding, whether you choose an industrial city venue or a rustic barn. Discussing these factors as a couple when touring venues will help you feel more prepared.

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Hilton Boston Park Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Boston, the historic Hilton Boston Park Plaza is a glamorous pick for a Boston venue. The landmark hotel first opened in 1927 as The Statler Hotel and has since housed notable guests such as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. If you're looking for a traditional ballroom wedding, the hotel's expert staff will help you plan your event in the Grand Ballroom, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, breathtaking balconies and crystal chandeliers. They also recently unveiled their new event space, Avenue 34. This chic event space has a more urban, industrial vibe complete with exposed beams and ductwork, as well as tons of natural light thanks to the large floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase Boston's cityscape.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

Black Rock Country Club in Hingham, Massachusetts

Black Rock Country Club is a beloved wedding venue in Hingham, Massachusetts. Their magnificent ballroom features large windows that offer panoramic views of the golf course. While you can plan summer nuptials in the venue's outdoor space, the indoor event space is perfect for year-round celebrations. A member of The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame, this venue has been described as a "perfect modern fairytale venue." The expert staff at Black Rock works hard to ensure a stress-free wedding day experience. They offer an array of services including setup and cleanup and equipment rentals as needed. Add on special touches, such as a champagne toast, professional bar service and a day-of coordinator to help things run smoothly.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Saphire Estate in Sharon, Massachusetts

Saphire Estate is beloved by countless couples who have gotten married here. Located on Lake Massapoag, this winter wedding venue in Massachusetts features both gorgeous grounds and luxurious indoor spaces for your celebration. The brand-new cocktail space features a cozy fireplace and quartz bar, and the clean, white ballroom works for any color scheme or style. This historic New England venue would make a beautiful Christmas wedding venue.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

The Connors Center in Dover, Massachusetts

Located on the picturesque campus of Boston College, The Connors Center is a rustic, elegant choice for a Massachusetts wedding. While they offer a lovely outdoor space for the warmer months, festive winter weddings can cozy up inside along their mahogany-paneled walls and working fireplaces. Multiple indoor event spaces include The Main and Dover Parlors for smaller weddings and The Estate Room for larger soirees.

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  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Tupper Manor in Beverly, Massachusetts

Located in the seaside town of Beverly, Tupper Manor at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center is a charming winter wedding venue in Massachusetts for those seeking a touch of historic elegance on their big day. Tucked into its own private beach, you are sure to enjoy breathtaking coastal views no matter the time of year, especially from the venue's glass-enclosed Conservatory. Dressing suites are also available for the wedding party to enjoy getting ready together on the big day. After the festivities, you and your guests can stay in the adjacent Wylie Inn, where 91 cozy rooms are available.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Grove at Briar Barn Inn in Rowley, Massachusetts

Couples looking to plan an elegant, rustic wedding in Massachusetts will love Grove at Briar Barn Inn for its charm and warmth. Located in a white post-and-beam barn, this intimate venue is perfect for weddings with fewer than 100 guests. The wedding packages include the expert planning services of the Grove team, all equipment and their renowned catering. The barn accommodates weddings in all seasons, but its peak winter season is from January through March. Guests are also offered the option to stay in one of the property's 31 guest rooms at the Briar Barn Inn, located within walking distance from the venue.

  • Guest Capacity: 80-100

Lakeview Pavilion in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Lakeview Pavillion is an elegant wedding venue tucked away in the evergreens of Foxborough. Offering both waterfront views and natural beauty, this stunning wedding venue offers a tranquil escape for guests. First opened in 1905, the winter wedding venue in Massachusetts has a historic charm that's hard to replicate. The ballrooms feature elegant cathedral ceilings, polished hardwood floors and towering windows looking into the forest. In particular, The Lakeside Ballroom includes a modern white stone fireplace and includes access to the private terrace. Both ballrooms also accommodate on-site ceremonies. The Lakeside Pavilion hosts events with up to 500 guests, making it ideal for large weddings. The venue also offers on-site planners with more than 30 years of experience to help create a seamless experience on your big day.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 500

Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut, Massachusetts

Located 30 miles outside of Boston, Four Oaks Country Club sits on an expansive property with both indoor and outdoor event spaces. The property includes an impressive golf course and an award-winning Italian restaurant, Grazie. Winter weddings can be held inside their elegant ballroom. If the weather allows, you and your guests can bundle up and head over to the cozy fire pit for a magical cocktail hour.

Four Oaks Country Club offers a full range of wedding packages, including full use of the venue, cuisine, service staff and more.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

The Hotel Salem in Salem, Massachusetts

While many consider Salem to be a fall destination, the charming seaside city is a beautiful space for year-round events. The Hotel Salem is a boutique hotel located in the historic downtown area of Salem. Its modern meets vintage aesthetic draws on the city's rich history. The winter wedding venue in Massachusetts is available to host all of your wedding weekend events, from the ceremony and reception to the rehearsal dinner and farewell brunch. The Cellar hosts up to 180 guests in its contemporary indoor space. Additionally, the hotel has a smaller space called the Roof, the only rooftop bar in Salem (while maybe not ideal for winter weddings, it is still cool to note). Lastly, The Counter restaurant space is perfect for an intimate gathering of up to 60 guests. No matter your wedding size or aesthetic, the team at The Hotel Salem will work to provide an enjoyable wedding experience.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 180

Floriana in Ipswich, Massachusetts

Formerly known as The Mansion at the Hellenic Center, Floriana is a 100-year-old Georgian-style mansion with loads of character and charm. The venue states "The estate was named Floriana by its original owner, Anna P. Peabody in 1903, and this change symbolizes the deep connection we have with the property's storied past." The beautiful classic white mansion is seated along the rolling Ipswich River, offering lovely scenic views. From November to April, the indoor wedding space is ideal for 80-140 guests. A hidden gem, this venue is a fairytale setting inside and out. The indoor space features hardwood floors, crystal chandeliers, three fireplaces and French doors that overlook the gardens. In addition to the beautiful setting, Floriana prides itself on top-tier hospitality to ensure you feel at home on your wedding day.

  • Guest Capacity: 80-140

The Roosevelt Room at Union Station in Northampton, Massachusetts

Originally constructed in 1896, Union Station was once an exciting hub of transportation for travelers coming and going to Northampton, Massachusetts. The Roosevelt Room at Union Station has been transformed into a richly historic event space that holds up to 150 guests. Design details like vintage light fixtures and a roaring fireplace make this venue perfect for a cozy winter wedding. The wedding venue offers a variety of packages to suit your needs when it comes to catering, staff and the bar. Their expert team will work with you to create your ideal wedding day.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

The Red Lion Inn and Barn in Cohasset, Massachusetts

A quintessentially New England venue, The Red Lion Inn and Barn is located in a historic village on Boston's South Shore. This ideal location is just minutes from Sandy Beach, Cohasset and Nantasket Beach in Hull, making it a charming backdrop even for blustery winter weddings. The rustic wood post-and-beam structure of The Barn space makes it the perfect spot for pictures, especially given the vast cathedral ceilings and sparkling vintage chandeliers. The winter wedding venue in Massachusetts also offers The Hillside House and Gardens, a smaller space for intimate weddings, a rehearsal dinner or a farewell brunch. The expert team at The Red Lion Inn and Barn will customize the day to your needs, ensuring a stress-free experience.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

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