Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

4 Godfrey Dr., Orono, ME 04473 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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4.8 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 25 to 250
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About Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

Black Bear Inn and Conference Center is a rustic, yet modern-style wedding venue, in Orono, Maine. This local owned family hotel is the perfect place for a weekend wedding retreat located just eight miles from the Bangor International Airport. With indoor and outdoor spaces, couples could enjoy Maine in any seasons.

Facilities and Capacity
Black Bear Inn offers spaces that provide over 7,560 square feet. For couples looking for a Maine-inspired outdoor ceremony, there is a picturesque pavilion set on the shores of the Stillwater River. The bridal party and guests will have access to golf carts to reach this location as it is a bit further from the inn. Couples can ride back to the reception in a horse-drawn carriage. The ballroom is a modern hall with a rustic feel that stays with the Maine style. This venue can host 25-250 of the couple's closest friends and family.

Services Offered
The Black Bear Inn is a wedding venue that features many other accommodations to make sure that everything leading up to and after the wedding is taken care of. A few services they offer to accomplish this are:

  • On-site catering
  • Newly renovated Maine inspired honeymoon suite
  • Event planning
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Glassware
  • Flatware
  • Tables and chairs
  • Bartending service
  • Champagne toast
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20 Reviews for Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8
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    Sarah · Married on 09/09/2018

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    Great price for the venue! The service was outstanding!! We wanted a different type of menu with food stations and the staff were more than excited to make it happen for us!! Everything was organized and decorated beautifully!! The staff made the stress of the day disappear! I would recommend the blackbear inn to anyone for any type of function!

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    Christina · Married on 12/09/2017

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    We' had one of the best Christmas party's ever!

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Black Bear Inn and Conference Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,300.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Parking, Set Up, Tables, Transportation
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 250
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 25
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Hotel, Inn/B&B, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, May, June, November

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    2078667120 (Phone number)

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