North Shore, MA

Favorite Venues

Amesbury

The Barn Pub & Grille

Pub & Grille, originally built as the town’s livery stable, is located on Ring Street across from Amesbury’s last railroad station. The facility has a bar set up and dance floor.

5 Ring Street • Amesbury, MA
978-388-8700 • thebarnpub@gmail.com
TheBarnPub.com

Beverly

Lynch Park

A beautiful, 16-acre, ocean-front park with beaches and a formal rose garden for weddings and events. Restrooms and parking available. The Carriage House is also available as an alternate venue to the Garden at Lynch Park for your wedding ceremony in the event of inclement weather.

978-921-6067 • bevrec@beverlyma.gov
55 Ober Street • Beverly, MA
BevRec.com

Vittori Rocci

The facility has two function facilities that are available for rental. Both rooms are handicap accessible and there is Wi-Fi available.

978-921-6067 • vittorirocci@hotmail.com
143 Brimbal Avenue • Beverly, MA

VittoriRocci.com

Danvers

Danvers Art Association

The facility has two function facilities that are available for rental. Both rooms are handicap accessible and have Wi-Fi available.

978-777-8501 • archerinsurance@conversent.net
105 Elliott Street • Danvers, MA

TheDanversArt.org

Essex

Centennial Grove

978-768-6531
Centennial Grove Road • Essex, MA

Lakeside picnic area with swimming, docks, sandy beach, and two baseball fields. Outdoor pavilion to accommodate 100 people. Picnic tables seat 80. Outside rentals of tables and chairs allowed. Available for rental Monday through Friday after 1:00 PM, and anytime on Saturday and Sunday. Wine and Beer license required; $25.00 application fee.

EssexMA.org

Essex River Cruises & Charters

978-768-6981 • 800-748-3706
35 Dodge Street • Essex, MA

Enjoy a scenic River Excursion along the Essex salt marshes. They have hosted many successful weddings and special events onboard their boats and out at a secluded tidal beach. Together their boats can accommodate up to 100 people for your special celebration. Full liquor service, iPod compatible Bose sound system, and restroom are on board to ensure your maximum comfort and full enjoyment.
EssexCruises.com

Gloucester

Camp Spindrift & Grill

978-283-0470 • towera@northshoreymca.org
57 Atlantic Street • Gloucester, MA

A 48-acre property located on Gloucester’s beautiful waterfront. Amenities include two picnic pavilions, an outdoor swimming pool complex, athletic field, basketball court, and volleyball sand-pit, and charcoal barbecue.

NorthShoreYMCA

Cape Anne Marina

978-283-2112 • functions@capeannmarina.com
5 Essex Avenue, Route 133 • Gloucester, MA

The outdoor tented facility at the edge of the Annisquam River. Horseshoes, volleyball, and brick bar set-up. Totally waterproof. It can accommodate up to 300 guests.

CapeAnnMarina.com

Elks Bass Rocks

978-282-3200 • info@atlanticoceanroom.com
101 Atlantic Road • Gloucester, MA

The Elks at Bass Rocks is located on Cape Ann’s “scenic shore drive” in Gloucester, Massachusetts, the nation’s oldest fishing seaport. With the Atlantic Ocean in our front yard, our venue is framed with walls of large picture windows, featuring panoramic and spectacular views of the rocky coastline of Bass Rocks, Good Harbor Beach, and Rockport’s Thacher Island. An ideal setting for great event photos. Free parking provided.

ElksBassRocks.com

Stage Fort Park

978-281-9785 • mcole@gloucester-ma.gov
Hough Avenue • Gloucester, MA

The Park is home to Half Moon and Cressy’s beaches, with access to a sand volleyball court, a beautiful new playground, a baseball field, a basketball court, and tennis courts. There are plenty of picnic tables and cooking areas. Also an information center and bathrooms. Weddings, large group activities, and corporate outings need to make a reservation and obtain a permit before permission is granted. Wedding permits are available for $100 per permit, group outings for $50 per permit, and corporate outings or other similar activities for $250 per permit. Parking is available at $10 per vehicle on weekdays and $15 on weekends and holidays.

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The Harbor Room

978-381-3677
8 Norwood Street • Gloucester, MA

The Harbor Room is a wonderful 1200 sq. foot turn of the century hall that opens out onto a large deck over the harbor waters to provide a panoramic view of the inner harbor.

TheHarborRoom.com

Groveland

Veasey Memorial Park

978-521-9345
201 Washington Street • Groveland, MA

Complimentary banquet tables and chairs, and a large kitchen. The outdoor space is a beautiful location for a wedding ceremony/reception, with power for catering and entertainment equipment. Capacity is 100 inside and 200 outside. There are six different locations for rent on the property, including the Great Hall. The Great Hall is a 1,500 sq. foot former chapel with a high arching buttressed wooden ceiling, it has tall windows and tinted glass. Its beautiful natural light enhances this open unique space. Capacity: 70 reception style, 100 ceremony.

VeaseyPark.org

Hamilton

The Community House

978-468-4818 ext. 12 • events@communityhouse.org
284 Bay Road • South Hamilton, MA

The Main Hall accommodates up to 120 guests for a sit-down function or 160 for a cocktail reception. It is great for weddings, showers, anniversary parties, and more. The paneled library which adjoins the main hall is ideal for a formal cocktail party or seminar event. The facility is across the street from Patton Park which has a rotunda and athletic fields. Free parking available.

CommunityHouse.org

Ipswich

Masonic Temple • John Heard Lodge

978-465-3745 • JohnTHeard@MassFreemasonry.net
70 Topsfield Road • Ipswich, MA

The venue is available for both indoor and outdoor events. The lodge has a capacity limit of 120. A one-day liquor license may be obtained upon request. Free parking available.

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Appleton Farms

833–683–6837 • Managed by Mayflower Venues
219 County Road • Ipswich, MA

Close to Boston, but with all the preserved charm of a 1000 acre working New England farm, this venue transports guests to a historic era of New England nature otherwise impossible to recreate. Through the preservation efforts of The Trustees of Reservations, couples have the chance to create a day that reflects the vintage charm of a colonial farm preserved through nine generations by the same family.

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Manchester-by-the-Sea

Chowder House at Tuck’s Point

978-596-1757 • marshallc@manchester.ma.us
17 Tuck’s Point • Manchester, MA

Tuck’s Point has a beach, swings, picnic area, Chowder House, and restrooms. The open-air Chowder House can seat up to 85 people and the adjacent picnic area seats 40. Tables and chairs are included in the rental.

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Sharksmouth at Stone House

978-526-4010 • sharksmouth@comcast.net
Marianne Coon, Property Manager
305 Summer St. • Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

This stately mansion overlooking Manchester Harbor is a picturesque special event location. Step back in time in this great summer stone house, built c. 1867 on a private family-owned 40-acre woodland estate, upon a bluff overlooking the ocean and large lawn below, with a 1/3 of a mile of shoreline, tidal pools, miles of paths and trails, an apple orchard, and much more to explore.

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Marblehead

Devereaux Beach

781-631-3350
155 Ocean Avenue • Marblehead, MA

Marblehead’s most popular beach offers more than five acres of sand, picnic tables, pavilions and playgrounds, plus a nearby restaurant and parking lot. There are two pavilions available for rental; Beach BBQ and Garfield Pavilion.

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Jeremiah Lee Mansion Gardens

Managed by MayflowerVenues.com
161 Washington St. • Marblehead, MA

The 1768 Jeremiah Lee Mansion Gardens are a beautiful setting for any occasion from weddings to company outings. A guided tour of the Mansion’s first two floors can be arranged for your group in conjunction with your event for an additional fee. The garden is open seven days a week and you may visit it unescorted anytime. $500.00 per hour; 350 person maximum.

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Middleton

Creighton Pond

781-593-1772 • Contact Robert Barker
20 Essex Street • Middleton, MA

Full use of the camp facilities including the pool, water sports and game fields. Rentals include Caretaker, Certified Lifeguard, tables and chairs, balls and other sporting equipment.

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Nahant

Nahant Life Savings Station
Nahant Preservation Trust

781-632-5779 • events@nahantpreservationtrust.org
96 Nahant Road • Nahant, MA

Our facility and gazebo sit on the coastline of Nahant with a clear view of Boston across the water.

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Nahant Knights of Columbus

Robyn Howard • 781-896-1757 • nahantkofc@comcast.net
17 Relay Yard Road • Nahant, MA

Plan your event ocean side as this beautiful North Shore venue with spectacular views to Boston.

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Newburyport

Maudslay State Park

978-499-0050 • maudslay.park@state.ma.us
95 Curzon Mill Road • Newburyport, MA

The facility is comprised of the indoor concert barn and the adjacent outdoor grass patio area. Cafe and bistro tables and chairs are available to accommodate approximately 250 guests.

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Nicholson Hall

978-499-0050 • phot3126@msn.com
95 Harris Street • Newburyport, MA

The facility is comprised of the indoor concert barn and the adjacent outdoor grass patio area. Cafe and bistro tables and chairs are available to accommodate approximately 250 guests.

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Pita Hall

978-499-0050 • fpierce1@comcast.net
8 Plum Island Turnpike • Newburyport, MA

This is a beautiful open room environment,steps away from Plum Island Beach, with a capacity between 85 and 100 people. Your scheduled event must be held inside of the building and not outside on the grounds or parking lots. This fee includes use of the Hall and all facilities including parking lots, chairs, tables and the kitchen.

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North Reading

Ipswich River Park

978-664-6016 • parkpermits@northreadingma.gov
235 North Street • North Reading, MA

Ipswich River Park is a 49-acre site at the junction of Haverhill, Central, and Chestnut Streets in North Reading. The site of an old loam farm in the 60s, homestead farmland.

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Salem

House of Seven Gables

978-744-0991 • info@7gables.org
115 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970

From business meetings to clambakes, The House of the Seven Gables offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to make your corporate or social gathering a success. We offer flexible arrangements, pricing, and venues to ensure that planning your event is seamless and efficient.

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Salem Old Town Hall

978-606-7426-Deborah Greel • dgreel@salem.com
32 Derby Square • Salem, MA

The Old Town Hall is a beautiful Federal-style building located in the heart of downtown historic Salem, Massachusetts. The venue is a two-story, brick structure featuring Palladian windows, carved wood details, antique chandeliers, decorative columns, and wooden floors. The Great Hall is available year-round, seven days a week for rental. The hall can accommodate up to 75 people for a seated dinner; and 160 for row or theater seating.

SalemOldTownHall.com

Winter Island

978-745-9430 • winterisland@salem.com
50 Winter Island Road • Salem, MA

The facility is comprised of the indoor concert barn and the adjacent outdoor grass patio area. Cafe and bistro tables and chairs are available to accommodate approximately 250 guests.

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Salisbury

The Meadow at
Red Ridge Farm

978-465-2177 • redridgemeadow@gmail.com
35 Bayberry Lane • Salisbury, MA

We have over 50 beautiful, secluded, and natural acres of pasture. Two generations of family have farmed, maintained, and loved this land. It’s quiet, peaceful, and removed from the busy, noisy lives we lead.

RedRidgeMeadow.com

Tewksbury

Elk’s Tewksbury-Wilmington

978-657-6333
777 South Street • Tewksbury, MA

The facility has a spacious and elegant function room that accommodates up to 325 guests, and the lounge can handle as many as 60 guests. There is an oversized dance floor to celebrate your event. The lovely chandeliers and modern decor add to your experience. They also have a well-maintained softball field, horseshoe pits, and a grove area for barbecues.

Elks2070.com

Topsfield

Coolidge Hall at the
Topsfield Fairgrounds

Kate O’Brien • kate@topsfieldfair.org
978-887-5000 x12
207 Boston St. • Topsfield, MA 01983

Here at Coolidge Hall on the Topsfield Fairgrounds, we pride ourselves on providing one of the best wedding venues on the North Shore. Whether you are having your ceremony, reception, or both events on the Fairgrounds, our number one goal is to provide you with a location for the wedding of your dreams.

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Gould Barn

978-887-0244 • acoffin@pobox.com
1 Howlett Street • Topsfield, MA

The rental rate for a wedding is $2,000.00 for five hours excluding set up time, but including break downtime. All events must be over by 11:00 PM.
Our occupancy code is for 99 guests but a sit-down dinner is comfortable for approximately 75 guests. Rent is for the use of the Barn “as is”. We supply tables & chairs. The Barn is heated. There is a small kitchen. The restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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Peirce Farm at Witch Hill

978-867-1355 • events@peircefarm.com
116 Boston Street • Topsfield, MA 01983
 
Peirce Farm at Witch Hill weddings are timeless. Celebrate your future together surrounded by Victorian-era romance and stunning architectural detail. Peirce Farm is the perfect choice for private parties. We have several spacious, nicely appointed rooms to meet your event’s needs and enhance your guests’ experience. 
 

Wenham

Boston Conference Center

978-468-6528 • info@bostonconferencecenter.com
64 Pleasant Street • Wenham, MA

With a capacity of up to 375 people, the Boston Conference Center is a bargain on a cost-per-headcount basis. This is especially true since the facility is fully equipped with all the amenities you could ask for, from the state-of-the-art sound system to the giant covered pavilion, to the comfortable lodge building, and more.

BostonConferenceCenter.com

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