First Hill Gardens

41 Ogunquit Road, Ogunquit, ME 3902 · Phone number · Visit website
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About First Hill Gardens

First Hill Gardens is a historic wedding destination nestled near the scenic seaside town of Ogunquit, Maine. Founded in the 18th century, the grounds’ timber farmhouse is the perfect location for those seeking to wed in true New England style. Guests may relax and amble through the venue’s vast gardens as experienced staff guides events from start to finish. For couples seeking a uniquely stylish occasion in a tasteful and serene setting, First Hill Gardens is a fitting choice.

Facilities and Capacity

The jewel of this exemplary property is First Hill Gardens’ farmhouse. With origins stretching back to the time of America’s founding, the structure is emblematic of New England and the architectural style of the period. Constructed using the post-and-beam system, the farmhouse is spacious, yet rendered warm by its rich timber frame. Heavy wooden beams are featured throughout, their strength subtly conveying the historicity of the venue. Its pastoral confines welcome intimate wedding gatherings, whilst larger groups may avail of the estate’s pristine lawns for a garden-party celebration of up to 200 guests. Here attendees can wander and enjoy the bountiful selection of green spaces proffered. The facilities accessible to wedding parties are broad and include:

  • Farmhouse furniture
  • A large outdoor tent
  • Outdoor power
  • Parking
  • Get-ready rooms

Services Offered

First Hill Gardens’ staff caters to weddings of all sizes, from elopements to large gatherings. They are happy to assist couples in every way they can, to ensure a special and memorable day. The venue offers wedding planning services in conjunction with an experienced local partner, including décor and event management.

Cuisine

First Hill Gardens’ staff welcomes outside vendors and is happy to work with the caterer of your choice. The on-site kitchen is fully equipped to an industrial standard, allowing you ample choice when selecting your culinary team. There is a well-stocked bar on-site, and guests may enjoy drinks basking in the fresh garden air whilst being served by in-house bar staff.

An outdoor ceremony site
An outdoor ceremony site
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First Hill Gardens
The elegant main room
The elegant main room
The lounge area
The lounge area
Escape to the nearby ocean
Escape to the nearby ocean
Natural decor
Natural decor
Beautiful cake table
Beautiful cake table
Stunning table runner
Stunning table runner
Tented reception
Tented reception
The historic farmhouse
The historic farmhouse
A beautiful garden setting
A beautiful garden setting
In nature
In nature
Love in the gardens
Love in the gardens
The happy couple
The happy couple
Amongst he flowers
Amongst he flowers
An outdoor ceremony site
An outdoor ceremony site
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First Hill Gardens
The elegant main room
The elegant main room

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First Hill Gardens 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?
    $ 4500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 4000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Parking
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Garden
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • 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
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Open Bar
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    November
    December