20 Chapel Street, Brookline, MA
Located in the heart of Brookline, MA is the historic Alden Castle wedding venue. Arguably the gem of Brookline, the castle has seen a long history of lively affairs and celebrations. For those with a passion for old-world beauty and charm, the castle is a marvelous spot to host a dream wedding. Alden Castle’s rich history dates all the way back to the 1920s. Originally an opulent speakeasy, the castle hosted the likes of Red Sox General Manager, Eddie Collins and the famous Babe Ruth. They regularly could be found socializing and enjoying a good old’ game of cards with a drink in hand. In more recent years the castle has entertained distinguished folks such as Robin Williams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Steven King, Jimmy Falon and Boston sports teams. The red brick castle features two distinct spaces for wedding celebrations, the Vintage Ballroom and the Modern Club. The Vintage Ballroom and Mezzanine boast delicate candle chandeliers, dangling from white victorian ceilings. Guests can enjoy spectating lavish affairs from above by wandering up to the balcony overlooking the space. There, the venues full brilliance and elaborate architecture can be thoroughly witnessed. In addition to weddings, the Vintage Ballroom and Mezzanine room has hosted numerous extravagant events including fundraising galas, films, and fashion shows. Alternatively, the Modern Club and Balcony location features luminous gold-leaf ceilings, held up by dark wood pillars. The towering windows lining the walls allow warm sunlight to pour into the space. In the evening gold chandeliers cast a warm glow on the dark mahogany wood. The dramatic setting also boasts an elegant balcony with its own intricate characteristics. The passionate team at Alden Castle strives to be different by thinking creatively and working hard. They believe all their clients deserve a special day full of quality experiences and happiness. To achieve this goal the team of coordinators help plan every detail to ensure a smooth and relaxing celebration. The talented culinary team, led by the in house chef, Roberto Umana, focuses on providing an elevated dining experience through cuisine bursting with flavor. The bar list features top-grade liquors including Grey Goose and Patron with innovative beverages such as gluten-free Tito’s vodka. The talented mixologist can even create a custom cocktail infused with signature flavors to add a touch of the newlywed's personality.