Known for the Gilded Age mansions and as the sailing capital of the world, Newport offers an array of stunning wedding venues. From having your ceremony on a beach to cocktail hour in a fort's casemates check out some of our favorite venues.
From the legendary glamour of JFK and Jackie’s marriage in Newport to the simple charm of an oceanside clambake wedding, The Classic Coast effortlessly provides a breathtaking backdrop for any celebration. Named one of the best places to marry in the U.S. by TheKnot.com, Martha Stewart Weddings and many other media outlets, Newport and our coastal communities are also, understandably, home to a host some of the industry’s most talented professionals who will make your wedding one to remember.
Here are some of our favorite Newport venues to work at:
Longwood Venues: Belle Mer & The Newport Beach House Belle Mer’s glamorous and contemporary aura provides the perfect venue for an exquisite oceanside wedding. Seven acres of manicured green lawns on the edge of Narragansett Bay allow 1,500+ guests to mingle in style, epitomizing the Newport society experience.
Newport Beach House achieves laid-back luxury by marrying raw beach with our signature style. This is the only venue in the Newport area where the beach itself can play a starring role in your wedding day.
Fort Adams With beautiful panoramic views of Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor, we’re located just minutes from downtown. You can choose from a variety of locations to host your wedding.
Newport Experience: Regatta Place & Oceancliff Regatta Place on historic Goat Island steeped in Newport’s rich sailing tradition and surrounded by state-of-the-art and classic luxury yachts, this exclusive property has the most breathtaking and unsurpassed views of Newport Harbor. Regatta Place creates an instant atmosphere with an elegant cream-and-white striped tent adorned with billowed draperies and striking chandeliers, all surrounded by the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Bohlin is centered in a world-class marina, the Bohlin's dockside terrace is surrounded by sailboats and classic luxury yachts. Say “I do” in the heart of Newport Harbor.
Rosecliff Mansion Imagine having your wedding in one of America’s most romantic locations. For an unforgettable wedding, consider Rosecliff, a Gilded Age masterpiece, as the setting for your elegant event.
Hotel Shout Outs:
The Wayfinder Hotel a new boutique hotel created by a group of local chefs, bartenders, artists, designers, and entrepreneurs who are proud to call Newport, RI home
Newport Marriott is placed amid the historic downtown district, offering scenic luxury along the shimmering Rhode Island waterfront.*
Newport Harbor Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Newport providing exceptional amenities and a prime location for guests.
Hammetts Hotel is a new kind of hotel …one that serves as a true reflection of the city’s past, present and future. … that pays homage to working-class roots and turn-of-the-century mercantile wharves … yet is a modern landing spot whose design and décor convey both quality and simplicity.
Hotel Viking a historical and chic destination hotel. The hotel is also a member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America.*
Gurney's Newport is a luxurious New England getaway that is the perfect escape for all seasons. This sprawling seaside resort features quintessential Newport amenities including expansive ocean views, poolside cabanas, and wellness services - a classic and cozy escape.*
*has event space as well!
There are too many amazing places in and surrounding Newport to mention. Already planning your Newport Wedding? Contact us about the music for your wedding day.