Mill 1 at Open Square

1 Open Square Way, Holyoke, MA 01040 Map · Phone number
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About Mill 1 at Open Square

Named one of fifteen stunning wedding venues in the country under $3,000 by Buzzfeed, Mill 1 is where rustic charm meets modern design and amenities. Situated along historic canals in a renovated 19th century paper mill, Mill 1’s beautiful sandblasted brick walls, exposed high-ceiling pine beams, gleaming maple floors and stunning custom bar set the stage for your wedding while creating a serene neutral backdrop that can be customized to reflect your personality and style. Imagine exchanging your vows in a brick walled gallery flooded with natural light, enjoying delicious food from the caterer of your choice, then dancing the night away on refinished maple floors circa 1848.

And at Mill 1, you never have to worry about what the weather is doing because our indoor spaces ensure dry, comfortable guests while offering amazing photo opportunities you will cherish for decades.

Facilities and Capacity
Mill 11 at Open Square has enough room for you to enjoy your personally created wedding with up to 200 family and friends. This clean space has brick walls, sandblasted wooden ceilings and shining maple floors that provide the perfect setting.

Services Offered
Mill 1 at Open Square provides tables and chairs, bar staff and an event coordinator to ensure the wedding planning process is simple and seamless. Onside parking is provided as well. Event services include:

  • Event planning
  • Bar staff
  • Tables and chairs set up at your direction
  • Tons of on-site parking
  • Bridal suite(s)
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Image by Meg Haley Photography. Photo taken at Ashley Reservoir up the street from Mill 1.
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Winter wedding by Love & Perry
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Bride and bridesmaids
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Image taken by Meg Haley Photography. Photo taken at Ashley Reservoir up the street from Mill 1.
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Image by Sandra Costello
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Facing 1st level canal
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Linda Barry Photography
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Image by JP Langlands. Photo taken across Dwight Street near the Canal Gallery.
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Image by Love & Perry
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Image by JP Langlands Photography. Photo taken in Heritage State Park across Dwight Street from Mill...
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Image by Bunnell Photography. Photo taken in front of Mill 4.
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Wedding ceremony
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Mill 4 Ceremony location
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Ashley Reservoir Portraits
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Image by Rzescotti Photography
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Image by Bunnell Photography
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First Dance
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Image by Linda Barry Photograp
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Couple dancing
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Image by Tiffany Von Weddings
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65 Reviews for Mill 1 at Open Square

Recommended by 93% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.6
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.5

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    Lydia · Married on 05/05/2018

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    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Mill One is a perfect venue, plain and simple. Extremely versatile space that will work for any type of wedding or event. The space speaks for itself, so for our casual wedding reception, we really did almost no decorating and it was still just stunning. The staff were professional, responsive, and friendly. 10/10!

    Sent on 06/08/2018

    Mill 1 at Open Square's reply:

    We're so glad you are happy with your experience at Mill 1. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We were HONORED to host your celebration.
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    Casey · Married on 10/14/2017

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    We loved having our Wedding at Mill One! It was the perfect venue all around. From unique spaces for pictures to the ceremony and reception spaces, everything was perfect. The staff were so helpful and easy to work with. Our day was perfect, thank you Mill One!

    Sent on 11/19/2017

    Mill 1 at Open Square's reply:

    We've seen some of the INCREDIBLE images from your lovely wedding celebration and we're HOPING to see more. Thank you so much for choosing Mill 1 and for sharing your experience.

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Mill 1 at Open Square Pricing

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Mill 1 at Open Square 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?
    $ 2950.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1800.00
  • 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?
    $ 750.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 750.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Event Planning
    Parking
    Tables
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 20.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    200
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
    Loft
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Outside Cake
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    December

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Professional Network & Endorsements

11 Endorsements

  • Michael T. Davis Photography
    Michael T. Davis Photography Wedding Photographers

    I traveled from out of town to photograph a wedding here and the the place is amazing. There was a lot to offer both inside the venue and it's surrounding neighborhood. The bride and groom wanted a rustic/ industrial feel to their wedding and Mill 1 was the perfect place. The staff was great and went above and beyond to make sure that everything ran smoothly. I would most definitely recommend this venue to anyone looking the a rustic type of feel.

  • Grace Ceremonies
    Grace Ceremonies Wedding Officiants

    Maggie at Mill 1 is a pleasure to work with. She's prompt and professional while also being easy-going and creative. Her enthusiasm and skill for her work shines through in all her interactions. Mill 1 is an incredible event space as well. The intimate ceremony site as well as the reception area are totally one of a kind in the area...a real gem!

  • Hitchcock Press
    Hitchcock Press Wedding Invitations

    I'm a huge fan of the old mills, and Mill 1 in Holyoke is just gorgeous! Their rooms have been renovated, the wood floors shiny and bright, but there is still the look and feel of the old mills. Walking in the buildings I like to envision it is a hundred years ago, with the hustle and bustle of the workers moving around, and the sound of machines humming. So much history, and now, so much charm! A real treasure!

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  • 1 Open Square Way Holyoke, MA, 01040 See on map
    413-315-5030 (Phone number)
    4135325178 (Fax Number)

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