Waterfront wedding venues create a light-filled, fairy tale wedding setting

The waterfront in New Hampshire makes for unforgettable weddings. Celebrate your special day along the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, on the Atlantic, aboard a 65-foot replica riverboat-style, paddle wheeler. Hold an elegant or simple affair indoors or outdoors on fresh water Purity Lake, at popular waterfront resorts, cozy hotels and inns with New England charm and Yankee hospitality in every detail. You’ll find function spaces to enhance your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception and the finest waterfront accommodations and amenities for you and your guests.
Outdoor Wedding - The Wolfeboro Inn - Wolfeboro, NH - Credit Callan Photo
The Wolfeboro Inn

90 North Main Street Wolfeboro, NH, 03894 Phone: 603-569-3016 Toll-Free: 800-451-2389

At this inn, you can get married by the lake or in it on the decks of a paddleboat

Is your heart set on a beautiful wedding by a shimmering lake, with friends and family dancing the night away as the sun sets over the water? Happily, that’s exactly what the Wolfeboro Inn, on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, offers with its selection of exquisite reception and ceremony venues. You can celebrate your big day on a private beach, under a sailcloth tent on a sweeping lawn, in an inviting garden with lake and mountain views – even on the decks of the Winnipesaukee Belle, a replica of a 19th century paddleboat, as it cruises the lake. Reception meals can be buffet style, served via stations, or elegant plated dinners. Wedding coordinators can also help you plan a rehearsal dinner and day-after farewell event.
Wedding on the River - Inn at Ellis River - Jackson, NH
Inn at Ellis River

17 Harriman Road Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 800-233-8309

Riverside inn, picturesque village a romantic location for your wedding by the water

It’s only natural that the Inn at Ellis River would be the ideal setting for a waterfront wedding. Celebrate your big day with a ceremony by the river at this elegant inn, having your reception under a tent in the garden area. Or, get married at one of the many scenic locations in this classic New England village – including by the covered “Honeymoon Bridge” or a cascading waterfall – and adjourn to the inn for your reception for up to 45 people. A variety of packages include accommodations in the romantic Bridal Veil Falls room with a fireplace and jetted tub for two. Or, the staff can design a wedding package just for you. Consider combining it with the inn’s honeymoon package!
Wedding Dip - Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee - Laconia, NH
Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee

76 Lake Streeet Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-524-5210 Toll-Free: 800-627-4283

Lush lawns, lakeside pavilions: Resort offers a variety of beautiful waterfront options

You can’t get much closer to the water than you are when your ceremony and reception are held at The Margate on Winnipesaukee. This lovely resort’s Lakeside Pavilion is right at the water’s edge of picturesque Paugus Bay. From inside the pavilion, you will feel surrounded by shimmering waters, blue sky, and breathtaking mountains. Other venues are equally spectacular, including tented receptions for up to 500 guests, and the water-view West Lawn, one of the most sought-after wedding locations in the Lakes Region. Inside the resort, the elegant Mariah Room features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the lake, and the Main Ballroom, adorned with mirrors, is a perfect place to dance the night away. Extra waterfront wedding touches can include fireworks and beach bonfires.
Bride's Arrival - Seven Birches Winery - Lincoln, NH
Seven Birches Winery

River Walk at Loon - 22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7550

Weddings at Seven Birches Winery

Located in the grand new RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain, Seven Birches Winery is a perfectly majestic venue for a wedding. Imagine sharing your vows outside in the vineyard on the banks of the Pemigewasset River with mountain views in all directions, then moving inside to the Atrium Events Venue for your reception and celebration. Your guests will be delighted with the atmosphere and the locally handcrafted wines that come along with it. With our turnkey and custom wine wedding packages, your big day will be easy to plan, and never forgotten. Start planning your forever, today at sevenbircheswinery.com.