12 Charming Winter Wedding Venues in Vermont for a Snowy Celebration

You’ll love these beautiful New England locations for a winter wonderland wedding.
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Shelby Wax
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Shelby Wax
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  • Shelby is a contributing writer for The Knot covering all things weddings.
  • Shelby is a freelance writer for publications including Vogue, Over the Moon and Allure. She previously served as Senior Editor at Brides and Editor at Lonny Magazine.
  • Shelby graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from Scripps College.
Updated May 22, 2024

Are you engaged and on the search for Vermont winter wedding venues? The snowy state is one of the best locales to say "I do" if you're looking to host a celebration in an idyllic New England winter escape. The types of wedding venues in Vermont that fit the bill for a winter celebration can range from a ski lodge surrounded by snow-capped peaks to farms to quaint hotels that can perfectly serve as a New Year's or Christmas wedding venue. While many of these locations look great year-round, there's something quite special about seeing these venues dusted with a blanket of snow.

Booking a wedding venue might seem like a daunting step in your wedding planning journey but we're here to help. Ahead, we rounded up some of our favorite winter venues for Vermont wedding celebrations across the state. Read on to find your seasonal match on The Knot Vendor Marketplace.

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Killington Resort in Killington, Vermont

Head to the snowy mountains of Killington, Vermont for a wedding celebration at Killington Resort. This ski destination has multiple spaces for large celebrations, but the most incredible option is Peak Lodge, a venue on the mountain with large windows showing views of the mountains with an elevation of more than 4000 feet. Adventurous guests can even take to the slopes throughout the wedding weekend.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

The Lilac Inn in Brandon, Vermont

Those who want to host a winter wedding at a venue that feels like home, take a look at The Lilac Inn in Brandon, Vermont. Reviewers rave about the service and in-house team who can easily transform the venue from a casual space to an elegant, formal event with design details and winter centerpieces. In cooler months, the ballroom can be utilized to seat 120 guests for an intimate, indoor celebration.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 120

The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa in Manchester Village, Vermont

Historic charm and modern amenities make The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa a perfect fit for a wedding celebration. The Vermont winter wedding venue offers a number of wedding packages to help tailor your nuptials to perfectly fit your needs and even has rooms to house all your guests. While the venue has a number of great outdoor locations for festivities in warmer months, the chic Colonnade Ballroom hosts both the ceremony and reception for your winter wedding.

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  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Farm Road Estate in Dover, Vermont

Want to host a cozy farm wedding in the wintertime? Book the Great Room at Farm Road Estate. The 18th-century sawmill on the farm's 32-acre property was transformed into a large venue with exposed beams, a grand fireplace and plenty of room for a seasonal reception. The winter wedding venue in Vermont accommodates up to 100 guests for an indoor reception.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 100 for an indoor reception in the Great Room

The Woodstock Inn & Resort in Woodstock, Vermont

Rustic New England charm abounds inside the beautiful white buildings of The Woodstock Inn & Resort. The destination has multiple indoor venues for receptions, ceremonies and even intimate rehearsal dinners ranging from ballrooms to barns. Reviewers rave about the staff and the on-site coordinator who can accommodate your winter wedding wishes.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 150

The Lodge at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont

Head to the Green Mountains in Stowe for a wedding celebration at The Lodge at Spruce Peak. While the property's two venues allow couples to tailor their weddings to their unique visions, we love the smaller ceremony and reception spaces of The Cottage and Alpine Clubhouse for a distinctly woodsy vibe to accompany your winter celebrations. Couples may even choose to get married outdoors on a snowy day—with plenty of blankets—on the lodge's terrace.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 300

Sugarbush Resort in Warren, Vermont

One of the most unique parts of a wedding at Sugarbush Resort? Couples can use private chairlifts to take incredible portraits up on the mountains. Of course, celebrations can stay indoors on a chilly winter's day at the property's mountain view rooms with cathedral ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

The Inn at the Round Barn Farm in Waitsfield, Vermont

If you are looking for a snowy Vermont winter wedding venue in the countryside, book The Inn at the Round Barn Farm. Located on a property of more than 200 acres, the barn serves as a beautiful venue with warm wood walls as the backdrop of your celebration. Best of all? The venue has a farm-to-table caterer to make your winter reception dinner a hit.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

The Essex Resort & Spa in Essex, Vermont

The lakeside property of The Essex Resort & Spa is perfect for an elevated winter celebration. The atrium venue provides a spacious reception hall with floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing guests to view the snow-covered gardens and farm on the grounds throughout your party. Plus, guests can stay on the 18-acre property and enjoy all the amenities including fine dining restaurants and an expansive spa.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Stratton Mountain Resort in Stratton Mountain, Vermont

A winner of The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame, Stratton Mountain Resort is an easy choice for a winter wedding venue in Vermont. Exchange vows at the Chapel of the Snows then choose from a number of beautiful venues on the property with mountain views for a spectacular celebration. Packages can cover every detail you need from catering to event planning for the weekend.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

River Road Farm in Manchester, Vermont

Host cozy barn nuptials as the weather turns cold at River Road Farm. The 110-year-old converted horse barn serves as the central destination for your wedding day with rustic touches of warm wood and leather to lend to your aesthetic. As a full-weekend rental, couples have full access to the barn's amenities and can host 22 guests in the overnight accommodations.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Mountain Top Resort in Chittenden, Vermont

If you want an amazing winter wedding, tie the knot on a snowy terrace at Mountain Top Resort with beautiful views of mountains and an ice-covered lake. Of course, the celebrations can warm up indoors at the resort's three-story event barn and loft for a grand reception. While weddings of up to 250 can be hosted at the resort, the Vermont winter wedding venue often hosts elopements and intimate ceremonies as well.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

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