Publick House Historic Inn is a classic venue located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Couples will be surrounded by the beautiful countryside at this full-service inn and bed and breakfast. Whether you're having an intimate ceremony or a grand reception, this venue can accommodate both. Publick House Historic Inn provides experienced wedding consultants to make sure your vision becomes a reality.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 250 guests at this rustic inn. For your reception, you can choose Paige Hall, which is a grand ballroom with cathedral ceilings, large palladium windows, chandeliers and a wall of windows that overlooks their patio and gazebo. It can also be combined with their Historic Barn for additional seating. The barn contains the original horse stables and loft window where hay used to be kept. If you prefer an outdoor celebration, they offer their Garden Tent. It has a stone paver floor, a brick walkway, two chandeliers and beautiful lighting. For an outdoor ceremony, they offer their Garden Gazebo, Hillside Arbor or The Meadow. Publick House Historic Inn also has multiple smaller rooms, for more intimate celebrations.
This full-service, New England destination venue has been a part of the wedding industry for over 240 years. They've won WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Award for 2013 through 2018. Their full-time wedding consultants will help you with your menu selections, timeline of events, wedding cake design, seating plans and more. Their services include:
- Bridal suite
- Event rentals
Ebenezer Crafts opened the Inn in 1771 as a gathering place for Sturbridge residents and travelers near Boston Post Road. Through the years, they've welcomed guests such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and General Lafayette, as well as Bill Murray, Susan St James and John Travolta. They pride themselves on their hospitality and their delicious food from their 18th century Bake Shoppe.
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Publick House Historic Inn frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Publick House Historic Inn?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Publick House Historic Inn, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
What are the most important characteristics of Publick House Historic Inn in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Publick House Historic Inn for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Publick House Historic Inn offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
What services does Publick House Historic Inn offer for wedding events?
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Publick House Historic Inn have available for wedding events?
- Aisle Markers
- Dance Floor
- Tent Accessories
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