335 Main Street, Wellfleet, MA
A restored 20th-century church in Wellfleet, MA, Wellfleet Preservation Hall welcomes couples celebrating their wedding. Its traditional exterior and idyllic setting provide the perfect setting for a romantic day and unforgettable celebration. The building features the original century-old nave, sanctuary, and steeple, all of which have been thoughtfully preserved. The welcoming front doors, created by noted craftsman Jonathan Kendall, are a bright and lively green. Much of the construction has been restored and returned to its former glory, including a wooden balcony and leaded glass windows. Formerly known as Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Wellfleet Preservation Hall opened for events in 2011. It had undergone renovations and restorations following five years of fundraising to undo years of neglect. Since then, the center has brought a renewed feeling of community to the area while preserving a historic landmark. It is proud to hold more than 600 events per year and invites couples from near and far to celebrate with them. The church sits proudly on Wellfleet’s Main Street Wellfleet Preservation Hall has several event spaces, both indoor and outdoor. The hall’s dedicated event coordinator supports couples throughout their time at the venue. Couples can celebrate with up to 150 of their loved ones. The Simone Reagor Hall, which can be found upstairs, is illuminated by bespoke crystal chandeliers. A pressed tin ceiling softly reflects the light. Guests enter through those iconic Jonathan Kendall doors, a symbol of his wood carving skill. A second hall, Geiger Hall, is on the lower floor and outfitted with a professional sound and lighting system. An extension with modern amenities has been added while tying in with the historical ambiance of the rest of the building. For couples who have dreamed of an outdoor celebration, an outdoor garden is thoughtfully landscaped. The backyard can be tented, for a dreamy reception, or set up for a ceremony. Afterward, couples can celebrate with a relaxing cocktail on the patio. It is bordered by thick trees for a sense of intimacy. A new reception lobby is adorned with tile work from local residents and artists, emphasizing the hall’s dedication to honoring the arts and community. Caterers can delight in the convenience of a modern commercial kitchen.