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McGoverns on the Water

Fall River, MA View map Visit website
4.8 out of 5 rating
37 reviews
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

McGoverns on the Water is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Fall River, Massachusetts. Nestled on ten acres overlooking Laurel Lake, this elegant wedding venue is sure to leave a lasting impression on all in attendance. The venue is located 20 minutes from Providence, Rhode Island, and an hour from Boston, making it convenient for guests traveling from out of town.

Facilities and Capacity

McGoverns on the Water features romantic indoor and outdoor event spaces. You and your partner can exchange vows against the scenic backdrop of Laurel Lake’s tranquil waters. The grounds boast a classic white gazebo that you can personalize with your decor and floral arrangements. Your guests will be seated on the surrounding patio so they can share in your special moment. After the knot is tied, you can host your cocktail hour on the patio while soaking in the waterfront view. Your celebration continues in the Killarney Room, which features a beautiful brick fireplace. If you marry in the colder months, you and your guests can enjoy the heat from this traditional wood-burning hearth. The room can be set up with elegant round banquet tables and has space for dancing.

Services Offered

The staff at McGoverns on the Water strive to ensure each couple’s wedding is unforgettable. Their on-site wedding coordinator is happy to guide soon-to-be newlyweds through the planning process. They ensure no detail is overlooked and can assist with organizing everything from linens to catering. Couples can work alongside the culinary team to create their custom wedding menu, which includes hors d’oeuvres, a three- to five-course meal, and a champagne toast.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

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?

$150

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

$150

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Restaurant

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

What event services do you offer?

Cake
Event Planner
Event Rentals

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Tables
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

China
Chocolate Fountain
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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37 Reviews

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Recommended by 96% of couples
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    Kasey L. Married on 10/15/2022
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    Amazing Venue

    There aren’t enough words I can say about this venue, Kathy and Joey!! They vent above and beyond to make our day amazing! We were blown away at how beautiful the room looked! The service and food was amazing! Thank you all
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    Vanessa V. Married on 08/06/2022
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    loved it and the food was great

    Kathy is amazing and really helped make my vision a reality my wedding was amazing and the food was phenomenal!

    McGoverns on the Water's reply:

    Thank -you for hosting your wedding with us. It was a Great Event. The guest was also a delight to take care of. Thank-you.
    Kathy
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    Laurie A. Married on 08/28/2020
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    Great service

    They were so accomodating to our needs with such short notice. Food was delicious with big portions and staff was great. Room was decorated perfectly. It was just as I had hoped. The grounds are perfect for beautiful photos. Highly recommended!
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310 Shove Street Fall River, MA, 02724
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McGoverns on the Water frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at McGoverns on the Water?

McGoverns on the Water includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At McGoverns on the Water, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

McGoverns on the Water includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake

What are the most important characteristics of McGoverns on the Water in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by McGoverns on the Water for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Restaurant

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at McGoverns on the Water for wedding events?

McGoverns on the Water offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does McGoverns on the Water offer?

McGoverns on the Water offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does McGoverns on the Water offer for wedding events?

McGoverns on the Water offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Cake
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals

What furniture and decorations does McGoverns on the Water have available for wedding events?

McGoverns on the Water offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Tables
  • Tents

What percentage of users recommend McGoverns on the Water and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

McGoverns on the Water is recommended by 94% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in value, 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility and 4.8 in professionalism.

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