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Duxbury Bay Maritime School

Duxbury, MA View map Visit website
4.8 out of 5 rating
6 reviews
Up to 200 guests

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Up to 200 guests

Celebrate on the South Shore with a magnificent view of the Duxbury Bay at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School, a wedding venue located in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The scenic waterfront backdrop is sure to create lasting memories of the special wedding day for both couples and their guests. This classic venue in historic Duxbury lends vintage and elegance to any wedding.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples looking for a beautiful venue on the waterfront that can accommodate large and small weddings may find Duxbury Bay Maritime School an ideal setting. The venue can host up to 165 seated guests and up to 330 guests for a cocktail-style gathering in Clifford Hall. Clifford Hall spans 2,400 square feet – a spacious setting for dining and dancing. All who gather to celebrate the special day can gaze out onto the Duxbury Bay through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. The outdoor deck area spans 600 square feet and offers an up-close view of the waterfront. Overlook the water on the front porch and paver area – socialize, share conversation and a cocktail or exchange vows in the serene beauty of the waterfront. Other outdoor areas available, including the outdoor lawn and covered porch. For celebrations with a DJ and dancing, the dance floor can accommodate up to 150 guests. The venue is fully ADA Compliant.

Services Offered
Enjoy the company of family and friends while celebrating an engagement party, bridal shower, elopement, rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School. The venue provides several table options along with white folding padded chairs to accommodate different layout options. The venue has a list of vendors for catering and event planning to help the couple navigate the details of their wedding event. In addition to working with a professional and experienced staff, through this unique venue, couples can find the following event services:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • In-house bar
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$5,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,400

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?

$5,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$3,400

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Event Planning
Linens
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

Describe your venue:

Beach
Marina
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
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?

Bar Services
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Lighting
Tables
Tents

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
November
December
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    Colleen Married on 06/30/2019
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    Perfect day!

    We had our wedding at DBMS just a month ago and I am still on cloud nine; everything was perfect! Despite it raining during the ceremony they had a perfect back up plan and everything went extremely smoothly. Very easy to work with them throughout the planning process and they allowed a lot of flexibility since you bring in all of your own vendors. This also made it easy to DIY and save money in certain areas. Highly recommend!
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    Amanda T. Married on 06/15/2019
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    Fantastic venue with great staff!

    We had our wedding at DBMS in June 2019. Working with Anita as our day-of coordinator and planner, everything was great. She helped us to bring our vision to life and made sure we had the perfect day. And we were able to arrive to cocktail hour on a boat! Bonus about this venue: the view of Duxbury Bay is absolutely gorgeous, and the back lawn/patio area are perfect for cocktail hour. Our reception was held upstairs, but the upper deck allowed guests to enjoy the summer night and take in the view all day. Definitely recommend DBMS if you're looking for a hidden gem for a venue!

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    Jd Married on 08/19/2017
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    The venue is beautiful! The lawn and deck arenowrct for the cocktail reception. The dining room is gorgeous!
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PO Box 263A Duxbury, MA, 02331
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Duxbury Bay Maritime School frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Duxbury Bay Maritime School?

Duxbury Bay Maritime School includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Event Planning
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Duxbury Bay Maritime School in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Duxbury Bay Maritime School for wedding events is known for:
  • Beach
  • Marina
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Duxbury Bay Maritime School for wedding events?

Duxbury Bay Maritime School offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Duxbury Bay Maritime School offer?

Duxbury Bay Maritime School offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Duxbury Bay Maritime School offer for wedding events?

Duxbury Bay Maritime School offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Duxbury Bay Maritime School have available for wedding events?

Duxbury Bay Maritime School offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents

What percentage of users recommend Duxbury Bay Maritime School and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Duxbury Bay Maritime School is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility, 4.8 in professionalism and 4.8 in value.

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