The 10 Best Wedding Locations in Rhode Island!

Make your special day even more special—by hosting it in scenic Rhode Island! Whether the occasion is intimate or grand, full of glamour or more of a rustic look, you’ll find an incredible venue to perfectly suit your tastes here in the Ocean State. Here are our favorites. 

1. Belle Mer, Newport, RI

A more contemporary location, Belle Mer provides an exquisite aura you won’t find at any other venue. Their ocean lawn features a fire pit, ceremony circle, crushed oyster shell paths—and you won’t believe the beautiful seaside sunsets. The location can host 1,000 guests, but if you’d rather be inside, then go for the water salon, which has its own retractable glass walls opening to the ocean.

2. Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI

Back in the 1800s, Slater Mill was the start of the industrial revolution in New England. Now, it’s a great site for plenty of events, including weddings! Guests will love the historic landmark on the Blackstone River and the gorgeous interiors of the preserved mill.

3. Fort Adams, Newport, RI

Take in the scenic views of Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor, and you’ll immediately understand why Fort Adams is such a popular location for wedding ceremonies. The sprawling lawns offer a great setting for a large wedding. The location is also just minutes from downtown Newport, where guests can stay!

4. The Farmer’s Daughter, South Kingstown, RI

The Farmer’s Daughter isn’t just a gardening center—it’s also a fantastic location for your wedding! The setting feels perfectly intimate—guests enter through a privet hedge into a garden of flowers that surround the area where the ceremony will take place. Then head over to the event field, which can hold up to 400 guests.

5. Ocean House at Watch Hill, Watch Hill, RI

Ocean House will make your wedding a truly memorable event for everyone involved. There, weddings become a weekend-long experience. Often, wedding parties there will enjoy clambakes or lobster boils during the rehearsal dinner, and then book a special Sunday brunch for the following day. 

6. Harbor Lights Country Club and Marina, Warwick, RI

The sweeping green lawns at Harbor Lights are a beautiful natural setting for an outdoor wedding. The bayside location, boating, and country club dining facilities also appeal to a great deal of wedding parties, so make sure to book early to reserve a spot! 

7. Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, RI

Newport is hard to compete with when it comes to stunning wedding venues. For the ultimate in lavish experiences, book your wedding at the Rosecliff Mansion. Completed in 1902, this historic space was once the home of the Nevada silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs, a famous New England socialite. Wonderfully preserved and among the most famous Gilded Age mansions of all time, Rosecliff will bring you a wedding fit for royalty. 

8. Fete, Providence, RI

Fete is more than just a music hall—it can also be transformed into a great venue for your wedding! The fun interior design is easily adapted to a unique wedding setting. The site offers three different rooms with lights and stages all perfectly set to the space. Also, what more do you need than a fully stocked bar and a vintage arcade for a great wedding?

9. Kirkbrae Country Club, Lincoln, RI

Award-winning wedding planner Tiffany Marsocci will take care of your special day from start to finish. She’s always thinking ahead—from invitations to decorations to transportation—so that you’re not left with any dilemmas on the day it all goes down. The country club setting n Blackstone Valley will be an impressive backdrop to any occasion. 

10. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum, Bristol, RI

Whether in the spring, summer or fall, Blithewold is always a charming place to host a wedding. The natural setting on a former summer estate offers both elegance and charm. Hold the ceremony in the North Garden, then enjoy cocktails on the terrace overlooking the Great Lawn and finally go dancing on the pavilion all night long!

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